IMAGINE if we had this during the SEA Games.At a demonstration last month at the KTA Power Taekwondo Premium League, the Korea Taekwondo Association (KTA) rolled out some new tech that judged a match by "life bars". Anyone who's ...
Jan 15, 2020
AFTER a hat-trick of Southeast Asian Games titles, taekwondo jin Samuel Morrison is considering retiring from the sport.Morrison, 29, ruled the men's 80-kilogram class by beating Joshua Amirul Abdullah of Malaysia, 30-8, for his third straight gold ...
Dec 16, 2019
SO many golds have come the Philippines' way that Kurt Bryan Barbosa also wanted to be a part of the gold rush this 30th Southeast Asian Games."Sobrang daming gold sa SEA Games, gusto ko silang gayahin," he said.But more ...
Dec 10, 2019
PAULINE Lopez won't be taking a long break after winning the gold medal in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.Lopez said she has been invited to compete in the World Taekwondo Grand Slam set Dec. 18 to 20 in Wuxi, China, ...
Dec 9, 2019
THE long wait is over for Timor Leste as the country finally nailed a medal in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.The distinction belongs to taekwondo jin Imbrolia De Araujo Dos Reis Amorin, who placed third in the women's -57kg division ...
Dec 8, 2019
PAULINE Lopez led the country's assault in taekwondo after the team won three gold medals on Sunday in the 30th Southeast Asian Games at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium.Lopez captured the first gold for the Philippines in kyorugi (combat) when she ...
Dec 8, 2019
TAEKWONDO jin Pauline Lopez steps out of the mat as she stars in the new Erik Matti film Yo!The Filipina taekwondo champion plays the role of Tala Aragon, who handles bullies using her yoyo."Ang sabi ko, pag binato ka ng ...
Mar 1, 2019
THE Philippine Taekwondo Association (PTA) has slapped an indefinite ban on the taekwondo jin who came under fire after videos showing him bulliying schoolmates at Ateneo Junior High School became viral.In a statement signed by president Robert Aventajado, the PTA said ...
Dec 23, 2018
THE Ateneo Junior High School taekwondo athlete who was seen in a viral video bullying his schoolmate has been dismissed, the school said on Sunday."After a thorough investigation that included listening to all parties involved, the decision of the administration is ...
Dec 23, 2018
MONSOUR Del Rosario pinned the blame on the parents of a taekwondo student athlete who bullied schoolmates in videos that have gone viral.The Makati City representative said he is disappointed with the taekwondo jin from Ateneo Junior High School for using ...
Dec 21, 2018
DENVER - The U.S. Center for SafeSport has permanently banned two-time Olympic taekwondo champion Steven Lopez for sexual misconduct involving a minor.The center has been investigating Lopez for about four months and made his ban permanent Thursday night (Friday, Manila ...
Sep 8, 2018
JAKARTA - The Philippines got an early boost in its 2018 Asian Games campaign when taekwondo particularly the poomsae team delivered two bronze medals in the first day of competitions here.Dustin Jacob Mella, Jeordan Dominguez, and Rodolfo Reyes Jr. captured the country' ...
Aug 19, 2018
JAKARTA - The Philippines formally begins its campaign in the 2018 Asian Games in sports outside basketball on Sunday in Indonesia.The Filipino athletes already started out the Asian Games with the Gilas national squad beating Kazakhstan by 37 points on Thursday, but ...
Aug 18, 2018
THE leading taekwondo organization in the world honored President Duterte and his special assistant Christopher 'Bong' Go with honorary blackbelt titles during an official visit to South Korea.Duterte was bestowed an honorary 9th Dan Blackbelt certificate while Go was given an ...
Jun 8, 2018
THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) is looking at a total of eight sports, including the ever-dependable boxing and taekwondo, as possible sources of gold medals in the coming Asian Games in Indonesia.Also identified by the Olympic body are the sports ...
Apr 16, 2018
TWO National Sports Association (NSA) leaders on Tuesday urged the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) to hold a reelection on February 23 that a Pasig City court has ordered.Monsour del Rosario of taekwondo and Robert Bachmann of squash said holding another election ...
Jan 9, 2018
KUALA LUMPUR - Kirstie Elaine Alora could not solve the riddle that is Sorn Seavmey as the Filipina jin lost again to her Cambodian rival, 13-6, in the women's -73kg final on Tuesday in the 29th Southeast Asian Games taekwondo ...
Aug 29, 2017
KUALA LUMPUR - Samuel Morrison handed the Philippines its second gold in taekwondo after beating Indonesia's Dinggo Ardian Prayogo, 28-18, in the men's lightweight division of the 29th Southeast Asian Games on Sunday at the Kuala Lumpur Convention ...
Aug 27, 2017
KIRSTIE Elaine Alora is more motivated than ever to perform well in the taekwondo competitions in Kuala Lumpur after being named the Philippine delegation's flag-bearer in the opening ceremony of the 2017 Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur.The 2016 ...
Aug 11, 2017
THE Philippine Olympic Committee on Wednesday has approved the final list of athletes that will see action in the 2017 Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.SPIN.ph has obtained a copy of the list of 497 athletes from the 38 ...
Jun 29, 2017
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