Non-Olympic Sports



ITF aims strategic development of Taekwon-Do in Asia

ITF aims strategic development of Taekwon-Do in Asia

Asia is the continent where Taekwon-Do was born and where it took its first steps at the hands of its creator, General Choi Hong Hi, and a select group of students, who carried out demonstrations beyond the borders of Korea. But now only 20 Asian countries are active members of the International Taekwon-Do Federation (ITF).


One World, One Muaythai: IFMA invites Ukrainian and Palestinian teams

One World, One Muaythai: IFMA invites Ukrainian and Palestinian teams

IFMA believes in building a peaceful and better tomorrow through sport, the Olympic ideals and the values of muaythai which are based on respect. Our world is facing so much division, that it is more important than ever that we come together as one in the IFMA mantra of “One World, One Muaythai.” the International Federation of Muaythai Association declared in a press release yesterday. 



And… he’s out: much-maligned baseball umpire retires

And… he’s out: much-maligned baseball umpire retires

Cuban-born Angel Hernandez was often criticised by players, fans and media members alike in Major League ballparks because many of his decisions left most dumfounded. After 33 years, some memorable games and an unsuccessful lawsuit, he leaves the sport with little regrets.






Newgarden wins second straight Indianapolis 500

Newgarden wins second straight Indianapolis 500

Josef Newgarden of Team Penske denied a late challenge from Mexican Pato O'Ward to win a thrilling and incident-packed Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, becoming the first back-to-back winner in 22 years, Agence France-Presse reported on Monday.