TAEKWONDO

  • Asian Games: India's Shaloo Raikwar, Maria Margerette Regi lose in women's taekwondo October 3, 2014

    Incheon: India's Maria Margerette Regi and Shaloo Raikwar lost their respective women's quarter-finals taekwondo bouts in the 17th Asian Games at the Ganghwa Dolmens Gymnasium on Friday. While Maria (+73kg) was thrashed 1-15 by China's Li Donghua, Shaloo put up a strong fight against Kuwait's Alfahad Abrar, who registered a 3-3...
  • As it happened: Asian Games 2014, Day 14 October 3, 2014

    (For Updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Indian hockey gave the world a timely reminder on Thursday to not count them out yet as the men from the land of hockey beat Pakistan in nervy penalty shootout to win the Asian Games gold after 16 years. And minutes...
  • Indian taekwondo players ousted from Asian Games October 2, 2014

    Incheon: India's taekwondo players had another bad day in office as none among the men and women in fray could make it to the medal round at the Asian Games in Incheon on Thursday. Saurav lost in the men's 63kg quarter-final to Afghanistan's Abasi Ahmad Roman's 4-5. In the round of...
  • Asiad taekwondo: Indians knocked out October 1, 2014

    Incheon: India's Nakul Malhotra (+87 kg) and Anand Pandia Rajan (-80 kg) were knocked out of men's quarter-final and Round of 16 matches, respectively, in men's taekwondo competition at the Asian Games on Wednesday. Earlier, Aarti Khakal was also ousted in the Round of 32 of the women's -57 kg category...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indians disappoint in taekwondo October 1, 2014

    Incheon: India did not have the best of outing in taekwondo competitions on the 12th day of the 17th Asian Games with Aarti Khakal and Rajan Pandia Anand crashing out in their respective events, here on Wednesday. While Aarti lost 8-15 to Ganiya Alzak of Kazakhstan in the round of 32...
  • Asian Games Taekwondo: Latika Bhandari enters 53 kg quarters September 30, 2014

    Incheon: India started their taekwondo campaign on a bright note as Latika Bhandari made it to the quarter-finals of the women's 53 kg event by defeating Farzona Radzhabova of Tajikistan in a one-sided bout at the Asian Games here on Tuesday. The 19-year-old Latika won the bout 7-2 with a judcious...
  • Tiger Shroff gets fifth degree honorary black belt from World Taekwondo headquarters August 1, 2014

    Mumbai: After a successful debut, actor Tiger Shroff has now received a fifth degree honorary black belt from the Kukkiwon World Taekwondo headquarters, an organisation established by the South Korean government. "I am so honoured to have received a 5th degree honorary black belt from the Kukkiwon World Taekwondo headquarters!...
  • India Positive: Stories of art, care and sacrifices August 24, 2013

    An International Taekwondo trainer left his lavish lifestyle to serve the poor and the needy and is providing shelter to those with disabilities who have been abandoned by their families. ...
  • Delhi: Taekwondo trainer's home open for all those left on streets August 20, 2013

    New Delhi: An International Taekwondo trainer left his lavish lifestyle to serve the poor and the needy and is providing shelter to those with disabilities who have been abandoned by their families. The shelter located in Delhi's Vasant Kunj area provides love and care to the mentally challenged, elderly, differentlyabled,...
  • Brothers claim Guinness World Record in taekwondo July 21, 2013

    Aurangabad: Two brothers from Aurangabad, Naeem and Rais Shabbir Khan, claim to have created a Guinness World Record in taekwondo by hitting 37,161 full contact kicks in one hour. The Khan brothers say they created the record at the LP Community Hall, Hyderabad on April 21, 2013. The rare feat was earlier...
  • Snapshot: Shah Rukh's son Aryan throws a flying kick February 7, 2013

    Shah Rukh's son Aryan, who is a black belt in Taekwondo, is seen throwing a flying kick during his training session. The photos were uploaded on Aryan's page on Facebook. ...
  • South Korea, Argentina take taekwondo golds August 11, 2012

    London: South Korea and Argentina won Olympic taekwondo gold medals on Friday in two dramatically different finals. In the women's 67kilogram division, Hwang Kyungseon defended the title she first won at the Beijing Games by beating Nur Tatar of Turkey 125 in an actionpacked final where both fighters were on the...
  • Turkey's Tazegul wins men's taekwondo gold August 10, 2012

    London: Servet Tazegul of Turkey has won the Olympic taekwondo gold medal in the men's 68kilogram division on Thursday. The 23yearold Tazegul is the world No. 1 and defeated Mohammad Bagheri Motamed of Iran by a score of 6 to 5 in a closely fought final where he was often in...
  • Olympics: Jones wins women's 57kg taekwondo gold August 10, 2012

    London: Jade Jones won Britain's first taekwondo gold medal on Thursday in the women's 57kilogram division. Cheered on by thousands of British fans, Jones defeated China's Hou Yuzhuo 64 in a cagey final where both fighters struggled to score. Jones eventually managed to get past Hou's blocks and landed several body...
  • Four Indians in taekwondo quarterfinals November 18, 2010

    Guangzhou: Four Indians advanced to the quarterfinals of Taekwondo competition in their respective categories in the Asian Games here on Thursday. Latika Bhandari and Y Shantibala Devi entered the quarterfinals of women's 53kg and 57kg respectively while P Anand and Sandeep Kundu made it to the last eight in men's 80kg...
  • SRK cheers for his kids at Taekwondo competition October 5, 2010

    Actor Shahrukh Khan took time out from his busy schedule to cheer for his kids Aryan and Suhana, who were competing in the 6th National Taekwondo competition held in Mumbai. ...
  • Neil Nitin learns taekwondo March 29, 2010

    After a rigorous crashcourse in taekwondo in Bangkok, Neil Nitin Mukesh not only performed the martial arts for the camera he also directed the action scenes of an innerwear ad himself. It was a sure sign of this young actor's progression towards his ultimate goal direction. In fact Neil's mentor...
  • Olympic hopeful opens brothel to pay for training July 14, 2009

    Wellington: A cashstrapped Olympic hopeful in New Zealand says he has been forced to open a brothel to fund his bid for taekwondo glory in 2012, but officials say his entry into the sex trade could mean his exit from international sport. Logan Campbell, who represented his country in Beijing last...
  • Taekwondo fights for Olympic survival after kick in the face August 24, 2008

    Beijing: A kick in the face of a taekwondo referee by furious loser Angel Valodia Matos had officials in damage control on Sunday as they tried to prop up a sport which is fighting for Olympic survival. Controversy was the last thing taekwondo needed in Beijing following angry scenes in Athens...
  • Cuban exchamp expelled for kicking referee August 23, 2008

    Beijing: Cuba's former Olympic taekwondo champion Angel Valodia Matos was expelled from major international competitions for kicking the referee in the head when he was disqualified in a match on Saturday. The 31yearold chased Swedish referee Chakir Chelbat as soon as he was sent off for taking too much injury time...
  • Judges overturn decision for 'robbed' British fighter August 23, 2008

    Beijing: British taekwondo fighter Sarah Stevenson was on Saturday declared the winner of a controversial Olympic Games quarterfinal tie which had been originally awarded to her Chinese opponent. Stevenson had lost the +67kg heavyweight clash after judges failed to award her highkick to the head of Chen Zhong which would have...
  • UAE sheikha kicked in her face in taekwondo debut August 22, 2008

    Beijing: A sportsloving princess from the United Arab Emirates made her Olympic debut at the Beijing Games Friday and was kicked in the head by a twotime world taekwondo champion. "I'm pretty hard headed. It doesn't bother me at all. I'm pretty used to it. I'm a tough girl. Don't worry,"...
  • Taekwondo champ Lopez wins clash of the clans August 22, 2008

    Beijing: Olympic and world champion Steven Lopez of the United States subdued Turkey's Bahri Tanrikulu Friday to settle a score in a rivalry between two taekwondo clans. The American, fighting for a third straight Olympic gold medal, came from behind to beat 7884kg world champion Tanrikulu in the 80kg welterweight first...
  • Olympic, world taekwondo champs set to clash August 20, 2008

    Beijing: Taiwan's defending Olympic champion Chu Muyen and world champion Juan Antonio Ramos of Spain stayed on course for a highprofile 58kg semifinal clash at the Beijing Games on Wednesday. Chu, 26, overwhelmed Kenya's Dickson Wamwiri 70 in his opening bout to face Yulis Gabriel Mercedes of the Dominican Republic in...
  • Taekwondo August 1, 2008

    The 8 events Men (four events): under 58kg, under 68kg, under 80kg, over 80kg Women (four events): under 49kg, under 57kg, under 67kg, over 67kg The format For each weight category, the competition unravels in a straight knockout format. The losers of the semifinals drop into the final four of the consolation...
  • No arrest in taekwondo champ rape case August 17, 2006

    New Delhi: Gurgaon Police said on Thursday they are yet to nab the five people accused of raping a 21yearold taekwondo expert for over six months. Police said teams had been sent to Haryana, Rajasthan and Delhi where the five men could be hiding. "We have identified the accused and would...
  • Taekwondo player alleges rape by coach August 16, 2006

    New Delhi: A national level taekwondo player has accused the national team's coach of raping her. The woman has alleged that her coach Subhash Yogi along with three other men have been gangraping her for the past six months. She has also alleged in her complaint that after a couple...