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Thursday Sep 11 | Gawker

Denver Deputy Suspended for Beating Inmate Who Mocked Taekwondo Skills

In a year that, by any measure, hasn't exactly been slopping over with shining examples of American law enforcement -the profoundly troubled Denver Sheriff's Department may be the least brilliant of them all. Which means that the last thing they probably needed was yet another one of their deputies getting caught on video beating the hell out of yet another inmate-this time for allegedly daring to mock a deputy's martial arts skills.

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Thursday Sep 11 | ABC2 Maryland

VIDEO: Deputy uses taekwondo moves on inmate

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Denver Post

Denver deputy suspended for taekwondo moves on inmate

A Denver Sheriff Deputy who provoked a fight with an inmate by using taekwondo kicks and punches has been suspended for 90 days. Deputy Roberto Roena received his suspension on July 29 for the fight that occurred in April 2013, according to his disciplinary letter obtained by The Denver Post.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Wolverine Diaries

It is similar to wanting to become president or an astronaut, but with bigger claws and an uncanny ability to heal very quickly. For local martial artist Kirk Jenkins, portraying Wolverine in Marvel's live- action arena extravaganza is just another stop on the way to world domination.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Canada.com

Striking B.C. teachers learning how to fight

The lush grounds of VanDusen Botanical Garden served as a fitting backdrop to Canada's most valuable collection of motoring glory at the Luxury and Supercar Weekend on Saturday. Highlights included an Aston Martin spy car complete with missile launchers, an Italian-manufactured Pagani Huayra Carbon Edition and a classic 1962 Maserati.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Sandy teen crowned Pokemon world champion

Fifteen-year-old Nikolai Zielinski has returned to the routine of school and tae kwon do - but just last month, he was crowned a world champion Pokemon player. In 2013, Nikolai started taking his Pokemon team to tournaments, and before long, he had earned a spot at the annual World Championships.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwanese MMA pioneer Sung Ming Yen to fight in Cambodia

After a spectacular victory at the One Fighting Championship's War of Dragons event in Taipei July 11, Taiwanese mixed martial art pioneer Sung Ming Yen is scheduled to return to action at ONE FC's Rise of the Kingdom event in Phnom Penh, Cambodia September 12 against an Nicholas Lee in less than one minute in his ONE FC debut by mounted guillotine choke and will look to notch another victory over an opponent from Sung's interest in martial arts began at a very young age.

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Examiner.com

Ocala Karate Dojo masters authentic Shito Ryu

There are hundreds of various styles of martial arts throughout the world, with each style having the ability to contain thousands of variations. In Korea, there is obviously, Taekwondo and dozens of others; there are Japanese arts such as Judo, Aikido and Karate ; there is Wen-Do in Canada and Nhao t Nam in Vietnam; Savate in France and Silat Seni Gayong in Malaysia and the list goes on and on.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

The Reminder

Jaylen Cornish of Millville displays his sparring gold medal he recently earned in Florida.

A calm, mild mannered 16-year-old city resident is making quite a name for himself on the Taekwondo national scene.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Bangkok Post

Size doesn't matter

They might not be a physically imposing bunch, but that won't stop the Thai national women's rugby squad from tearing up the pitch at the 17th Asian Games in South Korea Thai female athletes have earned much public recognition and many accolades in past decades - from tae kwon do star Yaowapa Burapolchai, to badminton champion Ratchanok Intanon, to ... (more)

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Daily Herald

Women improve fitness with self defense

Before DeKalb resident Kim Rodr-Luzzi began taking a kickboxing class in DeKalb, she used to walk with her keys tucked between her knuckles.

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The Washington Post

Meet Moe Alafrangy, the martial arts star who plays Spider-Man in Marvel Universe Live

Moe Alafrangy - the 25-year-old who plays the comic book character in the "Marvel Universe Live!" tour - at first wasn't happy when his mother dragged him to taekwondo classes starting when he was 9. "I didn't see the point of it," Alafrangy says.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Scotsman.com

Taekwondo: Sansum kicks on along road to Rio

Elgin's Damon Sansum claimed his first Taekwondo World Grand Prix medal when he took bronze in Astana, Kazakhstan, after losing narrowly in the semi-final to America's double Olympic champion Steven Lopez.

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Jamaica Observer

HISTORIC

Jamaica brought the curtains down on a wildly successful Fifth International Tae kwon do Federation's World Cup at the Montego Bay Convention Centre yesterday with a historic gold medal in the blue ribbon senior men's black belt team sparring.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Jamaica Observer

Juniors rise to occasion

Despite the massive letdown from their top stars, Jamaica's fighters continued their impressive showing at the fifth International Tae kwon do Federation World Cup at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in Rose Hall with another 18 medals yesterday, bringing the total to 37. The fighters, representing three clubs, won six gold medals, five silver and ... (more)

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Ridgewood entrants excel at USA Taekwondo National Championships

Six competitors from Ridgewood-based Taekwondo All In qualified for this summer's USA Taekwondo National Championships and traveled to San Jose, Calif.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Western Star

Stephenville Crossing native reflects on long road to achieving taekwondo master status

Master Scott Downey recently became the first Atlantic Canadian to acheive the rank of 8th degree black belt in taekwondo.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Examiner.com

More to Martial Arts than self defense

When one considers martial arts , the first image which comes to mind is self defense .

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Parksville Qualicum News

Parksville instructor excelled in Tacoma

Parksville taekwondo instructor Seth Fleming-Alho recently had the chance to compete in the Historical European Martial Arts gathering in Tacoma, Washington, coming home with a great experience.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Patch.com

14-Year-Old New Canaan Twins Earn Black Belts in Taekwondo

It took almost seven years to achieve, but 14-year-old New Canaan identical twins earned their black belts in Taekwondo last week.

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