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Athletes from the U.S. Taekwondo Academy in Bel Air have qualified to compete at the 2013 USA Taekwondo National Championships in Chicago July 3-9 at McCormick Place. This is the first step toward competing in the 2016 Summer Olympics, in which Taekwondo...
West HartfordOn Saturday June 8 West Hartford residents Janayah Body, Caleb Rainey and Taylynn Rainey traveled to Boston, MA to compete at the 2013 Boston International Taekwondo Championships. All three competitors competed in Olympic Sport Taekwondo Sparring...
Tags: Sports, Awards and Prizes
Published: September 27, 2007 SELBY --- By day, he dons a black robe. In the evenings, he wears a black belt. Scott Myren can put you away in or out of the courtroom. Myren, who lives near Mound City in Campbell County, is a judge for South Dakota's 5th...
Tags: Sports, Justice System, Crime, Law and Justice, Judges, Karate
From a 1-in-8 shot to a 1-in-3. Those are pretty good odds, but still not good enough for wrestling. The world wrestling community cleared one hurdle on Wednesday when wrestling was named as one of three finalists for inclusion into the 2020 Olympic...
Tags: Judo, Wrestling, Modern Pentathlon, Marty Nothstein, Bud Selig
As federal officials plunged into yet another investigation over ricin-laced letters sent to public officials, court documents reveal peculiarities about another recent poison-by-mail case. James Everett Dutschke, 41, a taekwondo instructor, remains...
Tags: Barack Obama, Lawyers, Sports, Prosecution, Justice System
It was not the smartest idea for movie director and producer Brett Ratner to pick on classmate Sang Koo Kang, a third-degree black belt when they attended Miami Beach Senior High School together in the 1980s. "I used to chase him to beat him up," said...
Tags: Sports, Dwayne Johnson, Movies, Entertainment, Karate
Reuters(Reuters) - Representatives at the United Nations may think twice about crossing Ban Ki-moon in future after the secretary-general was awarded an honorary 10th degree black belt in the Korean martial art of taekwondo. While is unclear whether the 68-...
ReutersPor Peter Rutherford 6 jun (Reuters) - Los diplomÃ¡ticos en la ONU se lo pensarÃ¡n dos veces cuando a partir de ahora se crucen con el secretario general, Ban Ki-moon, despuÃ©s de que recibiera un cinturÃ³n negro honorario de dÃ©cimo grado en taekwondo....
Tags: Sports, Ban Ki-moon
ReutersST PETERSBURG, Russia, May 29 (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday recalculated the rankings of the 26 sports federations in the Olympics to determine revenue distribution from the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. 2016 Rankings Group...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- Alecia Danch has faced unusual odds on her path to learning taekwondo. The 22-year-old South Bend woman was born with mental and physical disabilities, and some things that most people take for granted are challenges for her. Walking can...
Tags: Sports, Birth Defects
Grab your lucky rabbit's foot, modern pentathlon fans (all 12 of you). Your sport could be dropped from the Summer Olympics on Tuesday. That is when International Olympic Committee leaders will decide which sport to drop from the Summer Olympics...
Killed in Friday's horrific shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School were 20 children, ages 6 and 7, and six adults. The shooter's mother was also killed Friday. Stories of the adult heroes of this tragedy and tributes to the children who lost their...
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