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Taekwondo debuts at Kiziba Refugee Camp, Rwanda

Continuing its sustained efforts to bring the benefits of taekwondo to refugees and displaced persons, the THF started a new pilot project in Rwanda, with a first visit to Kiziba Refugee Camp, a camp established in 1996 and located [...]

‘Impossible is Possible,’ says Ex-Refugee Olympian

Every Olympic athlete’s road is long and hard – but Raheleh Asemani’s was longer and harder than most. In fact, for a time, it looked as if her Rio dreams would be shattered on the rocks of nationality. The [...]

THF and the City of Paris signed Common Agreement

The Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF), the City of Paris and the French Taekwondo Federation (FFTDA) signed a Common Agreement on the 29th of January on the occasion of the 25th World Men’s Handball Championships in Paris, France. The agreement [...]

Global Taekwondo Champs hold up ‘White Cards for Peace’

BAKU, Azerbaijan (Dec. 10, 2016) – The World Taekwondo Grand Prix Final 2016, held in this city on the Caspian Sea concluded with a powerful message of support for the “Peace Through Sport” movement: all medallists held up white [...]

Chinese Charity pledges USD 600,000 to Establish Refugee Taekwondo Academies

SEOUL, Korea (Dec. 5, 2016) – China’s Huamin Charity Foundation has committed to donate USD600,000 to the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation, or THF, and the World Taekwondo Federation, or WTF, to establish taekwondo academies for refugee children. The money will [...]

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