Defending champions, Team Delta, has commenced their final preparation for the 2021 National Youth Games scheduled for Ilorin, Kwara State.
Police headquarters, Abuja, at the weekend, won the ninth edition of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Taekwondo Championship, which ended at the Badminton Hall of Police College, Ikeja, Lagos
18 Feb 2020
Three-time Olympian, Chika Chukwumerije has expressed his optimism that the national taekwondo team will arrive in Rabat Morocco on time to compete at the African qualification tournament for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to be held between February 21 and 23, 2020.
13 Jan 2020
Iran’s only female Olympic medallist, Kimia Alizadeh, says she has defected. Alizadeh, 21, posted on social media that she had left Iran because she didn’t want to be part of “hypocrisy, lies, injustice, and flattery”.
15 Aug 2019
Ahead of the forthcoming African Games in Morocco, defending African taekwondo champion in the female middleweight division, Uzoamaka Otuadinma has declared her readiness to retain the title she won at the 2015 edition in Congo Brazzaville.
18 May 2019
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim middleweight champion, Israel Mobolaji Adesanya, migrated with his parents from Nigeria to New Zealand when he was 11 years old. That was in the early 2000s, when issues of insecurity in Nigeria were at minimal. The combat fighter, who is shaping the world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), could not…
15 May 2019
Sixteen years after taking his martial arts skills to New Zealand, Nigerian-born current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya stepped his feet on his fatherland yesterday. The arrival of Adesanya, who defeated America’s Kelvin Gastelum during a UFC 236 fight in Atlanta, USA a few weeks ago, caused a major stir at…
28 Mar 2019
The Director, Korean Cultural Centre in Nigeria, Su Jin Lee believes the future of taekwondo in the country is bright, saying the country would soon...
15 Mar 2019
Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung has called on state governors to change their attitude towards Nigeria’s sport development by making adequate budgetary provisions for the sector. He said the experiences of some sport directors during the 19th National Sports Festival in Abuja was very pathetic as most of them had to travel to Abuja with the…
28 May 2018
Ahead of the Algiers 2018 African Youth Games, the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation has invited 20 youth athletes to the National Youth Training Camp, which is scheduled to commence in FCT Abuja today. The invited athletes, made up of 10 male and 10 female youngsters, earned a place to the National Youth Training Camp by emerging…
7 Feb 2018
The Korean government yesterday donated different sets of taekwondo equipment to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Universal Basic Education Board (UBEB) for primary and secondary schools in Abuja. The equipment, Korea believes, would help Nigeria discover athlete at the grassroots. Presenting the equipment to officials of the FCT UBEB at the Korean Cultural Centre Nigeria…
20 Oct 2017
Ghana has indicated her willingness to attend the 2017 Lagos International Taekwondo Classics scheduled to hold from November 23 to 25 at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos. It is the fourth in the series.