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Taekwondo athletes in despair after NZOC refuses to confirm their participation

Taekwondo athletes in despair after NZOC refuses to confirm their participation

In February 2024, Insidethegames reported on the situation in Taekwondo New Zealand. Athletes who were due to represent New Zealand at the Olympic Qualification Tournament were told by the Oceania Taekwondo Union (OTU) that the New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) "will not be nominating any taekwondo athletes to compete at the Paris Olympic Games as there is no recognised organisation for the sport of taekwondo in New Zealand".









Bellevue to host 2023-24 PSA World Tour Finals in June

Bellevue to host 2023-24 PSA World Tour Finals in June

The final event of the season returns to the United States and will take place between 18 and 22 June. So far two players have qualified in both the men's and women's categories, Egyptians Ali Farag, Nour El Sherbini and Hania El Hammamy and New Zealander Paul Coll, with five tournaments remaining before the Finals. The winners will qualify automatically.