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Stories with subject: Taekwondo
  • A year on, 'model' camp for Syrian refugees has mixed record 
    Updated: May-01-15 3:47 am

    AZRAQ REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan - A year after opening, a camp in Jordan billed as an improved model for sheltering Syrian refugees has a mixed record: Azraq offers safety and a sense of order, with its close to 10,000 prefab shelters arranged in tidy rows, but refugees say life is tough because of lack of electricity, jobs and freedom of movement.

  • Silva confirms he will try to compete in 2016 Rio Olympics 
    Updated: Apr-22-15 5:54 pm

    SAO PAULO - Mixed martial arts fighter Anderson Silva will fight for a spot in the Brazilian taekwondo team at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

  • AP Interview: WADA exec disappointed by no Armstrong apology story has photos
    Updated: Apr-21-15 7:05 pm

    NEW YORK - The director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency is disappointed Lance Armstrong has not apologized for costly and time-consuming lawsuits before the former cycling champion admitted using performance-enhancing drugs.

  • British taekwondo fighter approved to compete for Moldova story has photos
    Updated: Apr-16-15 6:39 am

    LONDON - Top-ranked taekwondo fighter Aaron Cook can compete for Moldova in the Olympics and other international competitions after the British Olympic Association approved his request to switch nationalities.