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12 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Sports, Steven Lopez, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Jean Lopez, Summer Olympics, Jade Jones, Martial Arts, Tae Kwon Do

20 hrs ago | BBC News

Jones claims silver for Britain

Great Britain's Jade Jones had to settle for silver in the -57kg category on the final day of the World Taekwondo Grand Prix in Astana, Kazakhstan.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Jade Jones, Summer Olympic

Wed Aug 27, 2014

IcNetwork

Olympic champion Jade Jones aims to return home with World Cup gold

London 2012 gold medallist Jones has gone back to basics in pursuit of a first ever World Grand Prix title in Kazakhstan this weekend Jade Jones loves a bit of hardcore garage and knows all the moves but party time can wait for the Olympic taekwondo champion.

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Related Topix: Michael Harvey, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Martin Stamper

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Thetelegraphand Argus

Horizon pair keep GB squad places

Horizon Taekwondo Academy pupils Jamie Simpson-Kidd and Ellie Bowden, who have retained their Great Britain squad places Picture: Karl Mann HORIZON Taekwondo Academy pair Jamie Simpson-Kidd, from Silsden , and Ellie Bowden of Cullingworth have successfully retained their places in the Great Britain cadet development squad.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Sarah Stevenson, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Yorkshire Evening Post

Young Leeds taekwondo star has her eye on Tokyo 2020 Olympics

By then Alexandra Turner, who gained her first black belt aged just seven, will be 18 and if she continues her training at the rate she is going, she could be selected for the national Taekwondo team and represent her country.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sarah Stevenson, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Yahoo!

Adorable video of kids' Taekwondo duel goes viral

A martial art created in Korea, Taekwondo means "the way of the foot and the hand".

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Martial Arts, Tae Kwon Do, Olympics, Summer Olympics

The Northern Echo

Taekwondo pair secure places in national development squad

BRIGHT FUTURES: Katie Bone fends off the high section turning kick from Josh Long during training at Spennymoor Leisure Centre TWO young taekwondo players have won their way into the Great Britain Taekwondo Cadet Development team after successfully completing arduous trials in Manchester.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sarah Stevenson, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Martial Arts, Tae Kwon Do

Thu Aug 21, 2014

IcNetwork

The amazing tale of Wales' very first female Olympic gold medallist

The grandson of Wales' first female Olympic gold medallist has shared his precious memories of the sporting great as part of a special online archive.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic, Swimming

Wed Aug 20, 2014

This is The West Country

Jade makes golden visit to Entertainment Centre

OLYMPIC gold medallist Jade Jones took time out from her busy training schedule to meet staff and customers at Sunspot Family Entertainment Centre in Burnham.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Flintshire Standard

"Gang of thugs" attack Jade Jones' dad at Flint pub

THE family of Olympic gold medallist Jade Jones has been subjected to a campaign of violence and threats, with the taekwondo star's father being beaten up in a pub.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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