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‘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) […]

Dr. Chungwon Choue re-elected World Taekwondo President

Dr. Chungwon Choue re-elected World Taekwondo President

By Seok-Jae Kang GCS International Secretary General, Asia Journalists Association Vice President SEOUL: Dr. Chungwon Choue was reelected as World Taekwondo President for the term 2021 to 2025 by electronic vote during the virtual World Taekwondo General Assembly 2021 in Seoul, Korea on October 11, 2021. President Choue, who also serves as president of GCS […]

Korea Hangung Association approved by KSOC as recognized sport organization

Korea Hangung Association approved by KSOC as recognized sport organization

By Seok-Jae Kang GCS International Secretary General, Asia Journalists Association Vice President SEOUL: The Korea Hangung Association was officially approved as a recognized sport organization by the Korean Sport & Olympic Council (KSOC) in its board meeting in Seoul, Korea on October 6. The KSOC’s recognition came in 12 years after the establishment of the […]

‘2021 Taekwondo UCC Contest’ to be held on Oct. 5 – Nov. 12

‘2021 Taekwondo UCC Contest’ to be held on Oct. 5 – Nov. 12

By Seok-Jae Kang GCS International Secretary General, Asia Journalists Association Vice President SEOUL: Under the theme “All for Taekwondo in Everyday Life,” a taekwondo UCC contest will be held from October 5 to November 12, 2021. The 2021 Taekwondo UCC Contest, open to everyone who loves taekwondo at home and abroad, is hosted by the […]

Saudi female rider breaks stereotypes, wins T3 title

Saudi female rider breaks stereotypes, wins T3 title

RIYADH: Saudi rider Dania Akeel has made history by becoming the first Arab woman to win the T3 title at the FIA World Cup for Cross Country Bajas event. Dania’s outstanding achievement and remarkable comeback from a serious injury suffered earlier this year prompted the Saudi sports minister Prince Abdul Aziz bin Turki Al Faysal […]

What is in the 2020 Olympics? Genuine Olympic values, spirit

What is in the 2020 Olympics? Genuine Olympic values, spirit

By Habib Toumi MANAMA: What is the 2020 Olympics? Achievements and failures, tears of joy and tears of frustration, hard work, new friendships, impressive fair play, stretching the limits, and confronting COVID-19! The Olympics, the international sporting events held every four years, are the best chance to bring together the best athletes across the globe. With […]

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