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World Taekwondo President attends the Inaugural Board Meeting of Olympic Refuge Foundation

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (11 December, 2017) – World Taekwondo President Chungwon Choue attended the inaugural Board meeting of the newly created Olympic Refuge Foundation – an initiative of the IOC to support creating accessible and sustainable sports facilities within disadvantaged [...]

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Awarded Taekwondo Black Belt

SEOUL, Korea (Nov. 22, 2017) – The UN High Commissioner for Refugees was today awarded an unusual honor: A high-level black belt in the combat sport of taekwondo. World Taekwondo President Chungwon Choue awarded Filippo Grandi, who heads the [...]

TAEKWONDO CLUB IN NORTH CAROLINA OPENS ITS DOORS TO REFUGEES

A little over a year ago, Neshat Mirzaei and her husband Houman Mirzaei opened the Elite Fire Taekwondo school in the city of Raleigh, situated in the state of North Carolina, in the Southeast of the United States. As a [...]

THF academy students win gold and silver medal at local taekwondo competition

On Friday October 13, 2017, the Jordan River Taekwondo Championships took place, with many taekwondo players from all over Jordan participating. Among them, two students from THF’s Azraq refugee camp academy, Yahya Alqotany and Suliman Alahmad, also competed and [...]

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