Rafael Khalatyan

Rafael Khalatyan

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World Military Taekwondo Championship held in Mungyeong

World Military Taekwondo Championship held in Mungyeong

The 27th World Military Taekwondo Championship officially commenced on 31 May at Mungyeong Citizens Stadium, setting the stage for a remarkable event that has drawn elite athletes and officials from around the globe, the CISM reports. The championship, hosted by the Ministry of National Defense and co-organized by Mungyeong City and the Korean Armed Forces Athletic Corps, is proudly sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Gyeongsangbuk-do.



Israel tops medal table at Ju-Jitsu European Championship

Israel tops medal table at Ju-Jitsu European Championship

Top athletes from all over Europe gathered in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, to compete at the 2024 European Championship in different disciplines of Ju-Jitsu. Notably, this year's championship featured Inclusive Self Defence and Para Jiu-Jitsu events for the first time. 



Three Australian Taekwondo athletes selected for Paris 2024

Three Australian Taekwondo athletes selected for Paris 2024

Australian Taekwondo (AT) and the Combat Institute of Australia announced the athletes selected for Australia’s Olympic Team for the Paris 2024. Stacey Hymer, Bailey Lewis, and Leon Sejranovic, who won the Oceania Qualifiers, will represent their country after Australian Olympic Team Chef de Mission Anna Meares announced the trio's official selection.





Judo World Championships Day 3: Grigalashvili wins third consecutive world title

Judo World Championships Day 3: Grigalashvili wins third consecutive world title

The world leaders in the men's +81 kg category, Matthias Casse (Belgium) and Tato Grigalashvili (Georgia), were set to meet in the final of the 2024 Judo World Championships in Abu Dhabi from 19-23 May. The two had met in the final of the last three World Championships and the third-place match at Tokyo 2020, with Casse winning the 2021 Olympic bronze medal and Grigalashvili winning the last two World Championships.