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‘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 [...]

THF, WTF and Peace and Sport Sign Partnership Agreement

The Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF), the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF), and Peace and Sport (P&S) have signed an agreement to join forces to promote taekwondo as a tool for social development. The memorandum of understanding was signed by WTF [...]

International Fundraising Campaign Kicks off to Assist Refugees

BURNABY, Canada (Nov. 20, 2016) – The “Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation Challenge” got off to a flying start at the 2016 WTF World Junior Taekwondo Championships in Burnaby, Canada, raising US$6,545 to empower refugees. “This fund-raising campaign offers taekwondo practitioners, [...]

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