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GCS International to deliver development funds for Ukraine Taekwondo Federation

GCS International to deliver development funds for Ukraine Taekwondo Federation

By Seok-Jae Kang Asia Journalists Association Vice President SEOUL: GCS International will deliver taekwondo equipment and/or funds for the war-ridden Ukraine Taekwondo Federation. In this regard, Kim Sang-jin, vice president of the GCS Global Peace Corps under the auspices of GCS International, handed over a taekwondo development fund board to GCS International President Dr. Chungwon […]

World Taekwondo President awarded Honorary Doctorate from Dankook University in Korea

World Taekwondo President awarded Honorary Doctorate from Dankook University in Korea

By Seok-Jae Kang Asia Journalists Association Vice President SEOUL: World Taekwondo President Chungwon Choue received an honorary doctorate in science from Dankook University in Yongin, Korea on March 7 in recognition of his dedication to the global promotion of taekwondo and peace through sport, which is closely aligned with the university’s tenet of truth and […]

GCS Founder Young Seek Choue receives ‘Special Achievement Award’ from KSOC

GCS Founder Young Seek Choue receives ‘Special Achievement Award’ from KSOC

By Seok-Jae Kang Vice president of AJA SEOUL: Dr. Young Seek Choue, founder of the GCS movement and Kyung Hee University System, has received a special achievement award from the Korean Sport & Olympic Committee (KSOC) in a ceremony in Seoul, Korea. The KSOC honored the GCS founder with the special sport award in recognition […]

2022 GCS International Board Meeting held at GCS HQs in hybrid format

2022 GCS International Board Meeting held at GCS HQs in hybrid format

SEOUL: The 2022 GCS International Board of Directors Meeting was held in a hybrid format at the conference room of GCS International in Seoul, Korea on January 26, 2022. The board members unanimously approved the 2021 income-expenditure report and the 2022 budget and business plans. Board members attending the meeting in person were Dr. Chungwon […]

Awarding ceremony held for ‘2021 Taekwondo UCC Contest’

Awarding ceremony held for ‘2021 Taekwondo UCC Contest’

By Seok-Jae Kang Asia Journalists Association Vice President SEOUL: An awarding ceremony for the 2021 Taekwondo UCC Contest and a panel discussion on taekwondo development were held at Hotel Riviera in Seoul, Korea on December 3, 2021. The event was promoted by the Asia Development Foundation (ADF) and jointly organized by the Korean Alliance for […]

‘World Taekwondo Peace Festival’ Held to Mark Olympic Taekwondo, UN International Day of Peace

‘World Taekwondo Peace Festival’ Held to Mark Olympic Taekwondo, UN International Day of Peace

  By Seok-Jae Kang Asia Journalists Association Vice President SEOUL: The World Taekwondo Peace Festival was held in Seoul, Korea on November 22 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Olympic taekwondo and the 40th anniversary of the UN International Day of Peace. The event, which took place at the Seosomun Shrine History Museum, was jointly […]

Dostonbek Otabolayev makes history as first Uzbek to win world karate championship

Dostonbek Otabolayev makes history as first Uzbek to win world karate championship

By Dilmurod Jumaboyev Editor-in-chief of Vodiymedia.uz TASHKENT: Uzbek karateka Dostonbek Otabolayev brought the first world championship title to his country by winning by winning gold medal at Karate World Championships in Dubai, UAE. At the tournament held at Hamdan Sports Complex in Dubai Dostonbek went on the tatami in male kumite -75kg . On his […]

Uzbek boxer Murodjon Akhmadaliev defends his IBF, WBO featherweight titles

Uzbek boxer Murodjon Akhmadaliev defends his IBF, WBO featherweight titles

By Dilmurod Jumaboyev Editor-in-chief of Vodiymedia.uz MANCHESTER: Uzbek boxer Murodjon Akhmadaliev (10-0, 7 knockouts), defended his IBF and WBO featherweight titles against Jose Velasquez (29-7-2, 19 KOs). The 12-round bout has taken place at SNHU Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire. Akhmadaliev, 27, dominated all 12 rounds against his Chilean opponent gained one-sided verdicts from all three […]

ICM International Martial Arts Academic Seminar explores social value of martial arts

ICM International Martial Arts Academic Seminar explores social value of martial arts

By Seok-Jae Kang Asia Journalists Association Vice President CHUNGJU: An international martial arts academic seminar was held at the International Conference Room of the UNESCO ICM (International Center of Martial Arts) in Chungju, North Chungcheong Province on November 16. Under the topic “Exploring the Social Value of Martial Arts: Mutual Respect and Nonviolence,” the annual […]

Kyrgyzstan’s Meerim Zhumanazarova becomes world champion in women’s wrestling

Kyrgyzstan’s Meerim Zhumanazarova becomes world champion in women’s wrestling

  BISHKEK: Kyrgyzstan’s Meerim Zhumanazarova has won the gold medal at the World Women’s Wrestling Championships in Oslo, Norway. In the final in the weight category up to 68 kg, Zhumanazarova, who will be 22 next month, defeated Japan’s Rin Miyazhi, Kabar news agency reported. Meerim now ranks second in the United World Wrestling (UWW) […]

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