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  1. At Rio, taekwondo departs from origins as Korean martial artRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | KDWN

    At the upcoming Rio de Janeiro Olympics, taekwondo may be moving further away from its roots as a Korean martial art, but organizers hope the new changes to the combat sport will produce more dynamic fights featuring even more of the acrobatic kicks it has become known for. Not only has the size of the competition ring shrunk, giving competitors less space to retreat from the usual onslaught of kicking, but the sport's governing body is again encouraging athletes to use more spinning techniques - competitors will now get an extra point for any kick where they turn their backs.

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  2. Haryana offers research chairs for corporate, industrial housesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Chandigarh, June 24 : The Haryana government on Friday announced that it will frame a new policy for setting up of research chairs in various universities of the state to commemorate the memory of prominent personalities and invited corporate and industrial houses for the purpose. "As per the new policy, big industrial and corporate houses or any other institution who intend to get a chair instituted in any university of the state in the name of any prominent personality would have to pay a specified amount to be fixed by the state government," a state government spokesman said here.

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  3. The GrandMaster: Bay native Joe Kim has built a career in the NFL...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

    Joe Kim's life pivoted when he was almost 5 years old and his massive, expensive eyeglasses with bi-colored lenses were smashed by a bully. His mom took him to a martial arts studio so he could gain self-confidence and learn to defend himself.

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  4. Taekwondo athlete driven to learn and achieveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The team of 25 taekwondo athletes from Terrace returned well-decorated from the recent BC Cup in Prince George, with one visibly improved with new drive. "I saw everybody sparring very well, they did a great job on their patterns, and I was quite proud of all the students," said coach Cody Skog.

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  5. Glow-irous & Glow-ifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | Ottawa Life

    Such a fun time at #Glowfair last night. It had been a while since I got to dance like that This weekend Bank Street may very well have been visible from space with alien races gazing down in wonder on the city's third annual Glowfair .

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  6. In Your NeighbourhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | The Gleaner

    Contributed JamaicaA's Nicholas Dusard is joined by Julio Carlos, Alex Aloian and Emmanuel Carlos at the Legacy Tae Kwon Do Open in New Jersey. Dusard won a bronze medal at last weekendA's Legacy Tae Kwon Do Open in New Jersey.

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  7. From Muhammad Ali and Bruce Lee to UFC: The long, strange journey of MMARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Canada.com

    This file photo taken on May 13, 2016 shows a ring girl holding up a round number sign during an Extreme Fighting Championship match at Carnival City in Brakpan. Formed in 2009, the EFC is now a launchpad for fighters across the continent -- where traditional sports like football dominate -- and other parts of the world.

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  8. The fighter and the sword: The story of one Ottawa man's UFC dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Canada.com

    One misstep, one poorly timed punch, one bob instead of a weave and the sword's edge can fell either combatant in The Octagon. The world's biggest mixed martial arts promotion, the Ultimate Fighting Championship, descended on Ottawa this week, bringing with it several days of spectacle that will culminate tonight in a slate of fights at TD Place.

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  9. Is it ever OK to fight back against a bully?Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 16 | Jamaica Observer

    TWO wrongs never make a right, and when it comes to bullying, the old adage should remain true. Many times, bullying makes you feel the need to throw in a few punches or mean words to settle the score; however, Dr Patrece Charles-Freeman, executive director of the National Parenting Support Commission, says it's best not to encourage your children to fight back as this could have serious repercussions.

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  10. The definitive guide to Wales' Olympics hopefuls with 50 days to go until Rio 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | IcNetwork

    The Rio Olympics are now just 50 days away and Wales stars are preparing for the greatest sporting show on earth It might be slipping under the radar with Wales' involvement at Euro 2016 and Warren Gatland's men trying to defeat the All Blacks in New Zealand. But the Rio Olympics are now just 50 days away and Wales stars are preparing for the greatest sporting show on earth.

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  11. The definitive guide to Wales' Olympics hopefuls with 50 days to go until Rio 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | IcNetwork

    The Rio Olympics are now just 50 days away and Wales stars are preparing for the greatest sporting show on earth It might be slipping under the radar with Wales' involvement at Euro 2016 and Warren Gatland's men trying to defeat the All Blacks in New Zealand. But the Rio Olympics are now just 50 days away and Wales stars are preparing for the greatest sporting show on earth.

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  12. Health Column: Martial arts is more than self defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Shelter Island Reporter

    RACHEL YOUNG PHOTO Expert Martial Arts owner Sung Choi, far left, leads students in kicking drills Thursday evening at the Aquebogue school. Whenever I tell someone I have a black belt in karate, his or her eyes invariably widen.

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  13. Ali mixes it up with GIs in KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 1976 | Stars and Stripes

    World heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali, who collected $6 million for about six punches in Tokyo Saturday, earned a souvenir sweater for hundreds of punches at a U.S. Army unit Sunday. Ali fought exhibitions for the U. S. 2nd Infantry Division after receiving a hero's welcome in downtown Seoul from hundreds of thousands of Koreans.

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  14. Mythology, History, Sports in Navarino Challenge 2016 Register today take advantage of the special packages! - Hellenic News of AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | Hellenic News of America

    ... invites people of all ages to compete in a vast array of sports activities including running, swimming, tae kwon do, climbing, bike-riding, pilates, boccia, basketball and kick boxing . In addition, this year the program will introduce new ...

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  15. Greece is the word for European taekwondo champion Lauren WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | IcNetwork

    Lauren Williams has conquered Europe once already this year but it didn't satisfy her ambition to enjoy more success. But she knows there will be more scrutiny on her performances when competing as part of a four-strong GB Taekwondo squad at the Greek Open on Saturday.

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  16. Welcome to the UFC, Jonathan MeunierRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | BloodyElbow

    It's been a minute since the UFC brought in some talent from north of the border. The Canadian MMA scene has struggled over the past few years to produce the volume of exciting young fighters that the country was once known for.

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  17. Almost three years after the tragic death of 8-year-old Aidan...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | NewsOK.com

    They know some folks worry about saying "Aidan" around them. Will it make them sad? Will it make them cry? It might, but when they hear "Aidan," it won't be the first time that day they have thought about their blond-haired, bright-eyed boy.

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  18. Football: Superstar Zlatan prepares for Euro swansongRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic and teammates celebrate after a goal during a friendly football match between Sweden and Wales in Solna near Stockholm on Jun 5, 2016. PARIS: Zlatan Ibrahimovic has one of the hottest shots in football and he is not at all modest about it.

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  19. Superstar Zlatan prepares for Euro swansongRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Yahoo!

    "One thing is for sure, a World Cup without me is nothing to watch," said the Swedish superstar after his country failed to qualify for Brazil 2014. So it is just as well he has made it to Euro 2016.

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  20. Newall: Soda tax could make a difference at rec centers32 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Philly.com

    ... when the leaks return. The fitness room was shuttered a few years back when the ceiling started crumbling. The tae kwon do room was closed when mold spread across the ceiling. Summer camp starts soon. There are no swings on the swing set, an eerie ...

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