Sports - Taekwondo
  • Rwanda: Rwanda participates in World Taekwondo championships in Russia
    12 may 2015 20:33:38
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - The Rwanda national Taekwondo team comprising of a male and female have travelled to Russia to participate in the World Taekwondo championships which opened in the Russian City of Chelyabinsk on Tuesday. Full text...

  • Angola to send 7 taekwondoists to African tourney in Madagascar
    25 october 2012 15:01:18
    Lubango, Angola (PANA) - Seven taekwondoists will represent Angola in the African Taekwondo championships, taking place in Madagascar from 2-6 November, according the the Angolan national coach, Salomão Lumbo. Full text...

  • Mali’s taekwondo champion invited to London Olympics
    02 may 2012 11:54:30
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) - Mali's heavyweight taekwondo world champion Daba Modibo Keita will participate in the 2012 London Olympics, after the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) sent him an invitation last week, PANA learnt from the Malian Taekwondo Federation (Femat). Full text...

  • Malian world taekwondo champion not for title defence
    22 april 2011 12:01:17
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) - Mali's double world heavyweight taekwondo champion, Daba Modibo Keita, will not defend his title at the next world championships 1-6 May in Gyeongju, South Korea, for medical reasons, the national daily "L’Essor" said Friday. Full text...

  • Mali to attend world taekwondo championships in South Korea
    14 april 2011 11:31:55
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) - Mali will take part in the 20th men's and the 13th women’s taekwondo world championships scheduled to hold 1-6 May in Gyeong Ju, South Korea, PANA learnt from the Malian Taekwondo Federation. Full text...

  • Mali's referee for World Taekwondo Championships
    24 march 2011 17:07:38
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) - Technical Director of the Malian Taekwondo Federation (FEMAT), Alioune Badara Traore, a sixth Dan black belt and international referee, has been selected to be part of referees during the upcoming World Taekwondo Championships, scheduled for 1-6 May in South Korea, FEMAT said in a statement Thursday. Full text...

  • DRC to host 4th Zone 4 African taekwondo championship
    22 march 2011 22:42:45
    Kinshasa, DR Congo (PANA) – The fourth Zone 4 African Junior and Senior Taekwondo Championship will take place from 11 to 18 April in Kinshasa, a communiqué of the Congolese Taekwondo Association (FECOT) announced on Tuesday. Full text...

  • Benin hosts 7th Francophone Taekwondo World Cup
    30 april 2010 10:30:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- The 7th Francophone Taekwondo World Cup starts Saturday in Cotonou, Benin's business capital, with the participation of about 50 countries. Full text...

  • World Taekwondo Federation rewards four Gambians
    03 february 2010 20:05:00
    Banjul- Gambia (PANA) -- The Gambia Taekwondo Association presented certificates from the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF), Kukkiwon, South Korea, to four black b elt holders of the Subac Taekwondo Club at the clubâ?s gymnasium in Jeshwang her e Wednesday. Full text...

  • Libya to host maiden Taekwondo championships for CEN-SAD member States
    16 july 2009 15:54:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Libya will host the maiden edition of the Taekwondo cham pionships for CEN-SAD member countries, the Libyan press agency, JANA, reported q uoting sports officials. Full text...

  • Training seminar for Taekwondo coaches in DRC
    03 july 2009 17:55:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- A training seminar for Taekwondo coaches will be hel d from 13 to 25 July in Kinshasa, DR Congo, the country's Taekwondo league told P ANA. Full text...

  • Kinshasa to host headquarters of Taekwondo Confederation
    13 june 2008 21:40:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- The Congolese capital, Kinshasa, will host the headq uarters of the African All Styles Taekwondo Confederation, Russian General Sergu i Barisovich Kovaliov, President of the International All Styles Taekwondo Federa t ion, said in Kinshasa on Thursday. Full text...

  • Morocco for 2008 Olympics taekwondo qualifiers
    30 october 2007 11:54:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- Morocco's national taekwondo team will participate in the two-day qualifying tournament for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, the Royal Taekwondo Association said here. Full text...

  • Malian Taekwondo World Champion to miss All-Africa Games
    22 june 2007 18:19:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) – Taekwondo World Champion, Da-ba Modibo Keita, of Mali, has withdrawn from the July All-Africa Games in Algeria, on his doctor's advice, informed sources said here Friday. Full text...

  • Young Congolese crowned world taekwondo champion
    02 march 2006 19:44:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- A 16-year-old Congolese athlete Ruddy Ngongo, who lives in Germany, was crowned as world taekwondo ETF champion after he won a gold medal in his category during a Martial Arts World Cup held recently in Grevenbroch, Germany. Full text...

  • Morocco names squad for Africa taekwondo championship
    05 september 2005 19:51:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- Morocco has named its male and female national teams for the African taekwondo championship scheduled for 7-11 September in Madagascar. Full text...

  • Swazi taekwondo squad for South Africa tourney
    22 september 2004 14:02:00
    Mbabane- Swaziland (PANA) -- The Swaziland Taekwondo Association (STA) has named a 22-member squad to participate in the South African Open International Championships starting this Saturday. Full text...

  • Ouagadougou hosts international taekwondo tourney
    22 july 2004 21:47:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- Some 50 taekwondo fighters in five categories are on roll for an international tournament to be organised here this weekend by the National Telecommunication Company (ONATEL). Full text...

  • Ivorian taekwondo master to referee at Olympic Games
    10 july 2004 15:25:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- Ivorian taekwondo master Christophe Ediemou has been chosen from a group of 24 referees to officiate taekwondo matches at the August Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, official sources said. Full text...

  • Senegal seeks to host World Francophone Taekwondo Cup
    07 november 2002 19:12:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Senegal has presented its candidacy to host the world Francophone Taekwondo Cup in 2005, the official Senegalese News Agency (APS) reported here. Full text...

  • Mali wins West African Taekwondo championships
    01 october 2002 20:25:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- Mali won the seventh West African Taekwondo championships staged from 26 to 29 September in Bamako, after clinching 10 gold, seven silver and six bronze medals. Full text...

  • Benin holds third National Taekwondo competition
    21 september 2001 23:21:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- More than 300 athletes are expected to take part in Benin's third national Taekwondo championship slated for Cotonou Saturday. Full text...

  • Senegal wins sixth African championships
    10 september 2001 11:24:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- The Senegalese national team won in Dakar Sunday the sixth African taekwondo championships with 12 medals: four gold, two silver and six bronze. Full text...

  • Benin to take part in African Taekwondo Championship
    14 august 2001 15:21:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- Benin would take part at the African Taekwondo Championship to hold 1-10 September in Dakar, Senegal, a source close to the Benin Taekwondo Federation said. Full text...

  • Ouagadougou hosts West African Taekwondo championships
    03 august 2001 22:46:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- About 200 athletes are participating in the sixth men's senior West African Taekwondo championships officially opened in Ouagadougou Friday by Burkina Faso's youth and sports minister Rene Emile Kabore. Full text...



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