Rafael Khalatyan

Rafael Khalatyan

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Armenia again in the SAMBO spotlight as World Cup heads to Yerevan

Armenia again in the SAMBO spotlight as World Cup heads to Yerevan

The SAMBO World Cup will take place in Yerevan, Armenia from 4-5 April. The World Cup is a qualifying tournament where competitors can gain their first ranking points of the year. For combat sambists, it is one of the selection stages for the World Games, which will be held in Chengdu, China, from 7 to 17 August 2025.



Abu Taleb's success inspires other Saudi athletes

Abu Taleb's success inspires other Saudi athletes

Donia Abu Taleb has become the first female taekwondo athlete from Saudi Arabia to qualify for the Olympic Games. She reached the final of the women's -49 kg category at the Asian Qualifying Tournament to book her place at Paris 2024.







PATU President's Taekwondo Cup: A complete success

PATU President's Taekwondo Cup: A complete success

The President's Cup held last week at the Palacio de los Deportes in Heredia, Costa Rica, was a true spectacle of athletic prowess and international camaraderie. Over 1200 athletes from 33 different countries gathered to compete in Poomsae and Kyorugi.