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THF student wins gold at international taekwondo tournament

AMMAN, Jordan (July 8, 2018) –  H.H. Prince Rashid bin Hassan, President of the Jordan Taekwondo Federation closed the El Hassan Cup International G1, a World Taekwondo officially ranked competition, in which a refugee team from THF Azraq Academy in Jordan participated (read also here). More than 1’200 players from 30 countries competed in the […]

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THF to send first ever refugee team to taekwondo G1 tournament

AMMAN, Jordan (July 5, 2018) – THF will send a refugee team from the Azraq Taekwondo Academy to participate in the upcoming 2018 El Hassan Cup International Open G1. Nine students from the academy, of which 2 girls, will take part in the competition which will be held from the 5th to the 8th of […]

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Rome becomes THF Ambassador City

Rome becomes Ambassador City for THF

ROME (May 30, 2018) – The Municipality of Rome and the Italian Taekwondo Federation (FITA) have decided to join forces with THF to work together on engaging refugees and vulnerable populations in the local community through taekwondo activities. The City of Rome was also attributed the special role of ‘THF Ambassador City’, following in the […]

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Taekwondo demonstration team performs in front of Pope Francis

Vatican City (May 30, 2018) – Pope Francis attended on Wednesday, during his weekly general audience on St. Peter’s Square, a taekwondo exhibition held by ten young Koreans, boys and girls, from the two Koreas. On the notes of Franz Schubert’s Ave Maria, five athletes dressed in black kimonos and five others dressed in white […]

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THF promotion is taken over by global taekwondo family

LAUSANNE (May 7, 2018) – 2018 seems to be the year where the promotion of taekwondo’s global humanitarian reach has become a team effort. Since the beginning of the year, several National Taekwondo Federations and Continental Taekwondo Unions stepped in to encourage support and promotion of the Foundation’s activities in major taekwondo tournaments. The 2018 […]

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Prince Albert II signs THF international petition campaign

MONACO (April 14, 2018) – His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco demonstrated strong support to the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation’s activities by signing the worldwide petition campaign at the The Prince Albert II Cup . The event was held on April 14 at the Stade Louis II, and saw 40 young cadet taekwondo practioners and officials […]

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World Taekwondo President invites IFs to collaborate on THF projects

BANGKOK, Thailand (April 17, 2018) – World Taekwondo President Chungwon Choue today called on International Federations (IFs) to join the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) in empowering refugees through sport. President Choue, who is also the THF Chairman, was invited by ASOIF to speak at the ASOIF General Assembly in Bangkok, to provide the attending IFs […]

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THF-WT-Ethiopia sign MOU

Ethiopia officially onboard as THF’s next project location

HAMMAMET, Tunisia (April 7, 2018) – THF Chairman and World Taekwondo President Dr. Chungwon Choue met with the President of Ethiopia Taekwondo Federation Mr. Dawit Asfaw in margin of the World Taekwondo Youth Olympic Games 2018 qualification tournament taking place from April 6 to 7, 2018 in Hammamet, Tunisia. Together with THF Executive Director Mr. Roger […]

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HRH Prince Rashid & Dr. Choue inaugurating the new facility of Azraq Taekwondo Academy

Grand Opening of Azraq Taekwondo Academy’s new facility

AMMAN, Jordan (April 1, 2018) – On Sunday April 1st, 2018, the Azraq Taekwondo Academy training facility was officially inaugurated by Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) Chairman and World Taekwondo (WT) President Dr. Chungwon Choue, just short of two years after the launch of the Foundation’s first pilot project in the camp. His Royal Highness Prince […]

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Taekwondo Malaysia Organizes Fundraising Run for Refugees

Innovative fundraising and promotional activities for THF took place in margin of the Malaysia Open Taekwondo Championships, which were co-organized by World Taekwondo, Taekwondo Malaysia and the Asian Taekwondo Union in Putrajaya, Western Malaysia from March 1 to 4, 2018. The most noteworthy THF promotional event occurred before the actual competition, when all of the […]

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