KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Bhupen Shrestha secured a gold medal on the final day as Nepal extended taekwondo gold to a total of 12 at the 13th South Asian Games.

Karki, Bashyal clinch golds

December 5, 2019 09:30 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: Nepal’s Saksham Karki and Sangita Bashyal added two more golds in Taekwondo played at Academy Hall in Lalitpur on Wednesday.

Sangita Bashyal bags gold in taekwondo

December 4, 2019 15:51 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Nepal's Sangita Bashyal has won a gold medal in Women's Taekwondo 62kg Fight at the ongoing South Asian Games. being held in Kathmandu.

Nepal claims seven golds in poomsae

December 3, 2019 11:04 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Nepal bagged seven gold medals and one silver in the poomsae category of taekwondo in the ongoing 13th South Asian Games (SAG) at Satdobato on Monday.

Aayesha Shakya wins gold in Taekwondo

December 2, 2019 15:12 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: Nepali Taekwondo player Aayesha Shakya has won a gold medal in Women's Taekwondo Poomsae at the ongoing 13th South Asian Games (SAG).

Taekwondo's Kamal Shrestha wins gold

December 2, 2019 14:07 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: Nepal has won the gold medal in the Taekwondo under the ongoing 13th South Asian Games (SAG).

Nepal hopes to win big in taekwondo

November 29, 2019 09:16 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Nepal hopes to win majority of medals in taekwondo in the upcoming 13th South Asian Games (SAG)--which is set to begin from Dec 1 to 10, since the combative sport has the most successful history in international competitions.

NSC sees off Taekwondo team

August 23, 2019 10:05 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: Nepal Sports Council (NSC) has bid farewell to the Nepal taekwondo team on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, June 8:  Eight Nepali taekwondo players are set to participate in the Second India Open Taekwondo Tournament to be held in Hyderabad, India. The tournament, which runs from June 11 to 16, will see five men and three women taekwondo players from Nepal participate in the tournament.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Kathmandu Sports Society felicitated the National Para Taekwondo team coach Kabiraj Negi Lama on Friday.

KATHMANDU, March 7: There is a common understanding that only normal people can involve in Taekwondo game. However, differently abled like, Ram Bahadur Adhikari, Govind Thapa and Ranjana Dhami have shown an example that they can also be successful like other normal people.

JAKARTA, Aug 22: Taekwondo head coach Deepak Bista has blamed Nepal’s lack of preparations for failure to get any medal at the ongoing Asian Games.

KATHMANDU, July 13: Neema Gurung and Nisha Rawal have won silver medal in the international taekwondo championship held in South Korea.

KATHMANDU, May 20: Nepal has won the team and pair categories of the International Gyarogi and Poomsae Taekwondo Championship on Saturday.

KATHMANDU,May 4: Taekwondo players have left for Seoul, South Korea on Thursday for the preparations of the 18th Asian Games which will be held in Jakarta, Indonesia.

KATHMANDU, April 23: As the dates for the South Asian Games (SAG) and Asian Games are on the horizon, taekwondo has been dragged into dispute concerning the selection of players for the games.

KATHMANDU, April 19: Patron of National Taekwondo Association-Nepal has been felicitated by    World Taekwondo Headquarter Kukkiwon –Korea in Seoul recently.

Taekwondo players felicitated

February 17, 2018 09:39 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Banepa Municipality, Modern Nepal College and the International Taekwondo Federation (ITF) Nepal jointly felicitated taekwondo players on Friday.

SUNSARI, Jan 14: Sunsari became champion in the 6th Eastern Regional Taekwondo Sports Championship concluded today in Itahari Sub Metropolitan City. It bagged six gold and two bronzes medals.

ITAHARI, Jan 3: Nepal has clinched the International Open Friendship Taekwondo Championship on Tuesday winning 57 golds, 42 silvers and 52 bronze medals played at the Covered Hall of Itahari Stadium.

Queen of Nepali Taekwondo

January 2, 2018 10:11 am

Sangina Baidya is the first Nepali athlete to formally qualify and become the nation’s first ever taekwondo player at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. She won a gold medal at the 12th Asian Taekwondo Championship, in Melbourne, Australia in 1996 and earned applauds as the finest Nepali taekwondo player.

12th int'l taekwondo tournament begins

January 1, 2018 19:50 pm

ITAHARI, Jan 1: The 12th International Open Taekwondo Championship Competition began at the Taekwondo Academy here on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Yan Kumari Chaulagain of Nepal has won gold medal in the Toronto Open Taekwondo Championship held in Toronto of Canada.

Nuwakot to host ITF Taekwondo

October 24, 2017 17:37 pm

NUWAKOT, Oct 24: Nepal International Taekwondo Federation (NITF) Nuwakot is set to host the 17th senior and 10th junior ITF Taekwondo tournament on November 3 and 4.

KATHMANDU, June 20: A 21-member Nepali taekwondo team, including players and officials, is leaving for South Korea on Wednesday to take part in three different tournaments.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Nepal Taekwondo Association (NTA) on Monday started a special training for orphans and helpless children with the slogan of 'Lets build the future with taekwondo'.

Female Int’l Taekwondo in April

March 6, 2017 09:31 am

KATHMANDU, March 6: Women’s Empowerment Committee (WEC) of Nepal Taekwondo Association (NTA) is set to organize the First Female International Taekwondo on April 5 to 6 in Kathmandu.

Police tops taekwondo fight category

February 12, 2017 21:55 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: Nepal Police Club became champion in the fight event of the First Kathmandu International Taekwondo Championship that concluded Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: The first Kathmandu International Kyorugi and Pumse Taekwondo Championship is going to take place from February 9 to 11 in Kathmandu.

National taekwondo from Friday

January 25, 2017 20:50 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Sankata Club of Kathmandu is organizing National Invitational Taekwondo Championship from Friday in Tebahal, Kathmandu.

Army becomes champion in taekwondo

December 28, 2016 21:29 pm

ITAHARI, Dec 28: Nepal Police Club's taekwondo player Nischal Man Shrestha was worried about his health before the Seventh National Games.

Army becomes champion in ITF taekwondo

December 28, 2016 08:24 am

JHAPA, Dec 28: Tribhuvan Army Club has become the champion in ITF taekwondo during the Seventh National Games winning 16 gold medals, four silver medals and two bronze medals.

Taekwondo kits distributed

November 8, 2016 20:20 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Former taekwondo player Deepak Bista on Tuesday distributed taekwondo kits worth Rs 2.5 million to nine districts of Far Western Region, according to National Sports Council.

PORTLAND, Oct 28: The 2nd General Assembly of the united union of former Nepalese Taekwondo players and coaches affiliated with the Universal United Nepalese Taekwondo Federation (UUNFT) held in Portland has decided to organize the Nepal Open Taekwondo Championship in Kathmandu in 2017.

OREGON, Oct 29: The united union of former Nepalese Taekwondo players and coaches affiliated to the Universal United Nepalese Taekwondo Federation (UUNTF) assembled for their second general assembly in Portland, Oregon

Para taekwondo team off to Poland

September 14, 2016 10:17 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 14:  Sita Bhandari and Ranjana Dhamala have left for Poland on Tuesday to participate in the Fifth European Para Taekwondo Championship.

Para taekwondo team off to Poland

September 13, 2016 21:13 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Sita Bhandari and Ranjana Dhamala have left for Poland on Tuesday to participate in the Fifth European Para Taekwondo Championship.

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 20: Taekwondo may be best known for its flashy and acrobatic kicks, but the electronic scoring system used at the Olympics apparently doesn't care whether or not fighters use the correct technique. That's resulting in a lot of bizarre kicks that no true practitioner of the Korean martial art would recognize, in a departure that some say cheapens the sport.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Taekwondo star Sangina Baidhya scripted her name in history books as the first Nepali player to qualify for the Olympics.

KATHMANDU, June 20: The producer and actor of a Nepali film 'Relation' has pledged cash prize for Nepali taekwondo player Nisha Rawal who has earned the wild card for the Summer Olympic Games to be held in Brazil.