LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Boxing is known as soft science. A man from Lexington used it to change lives and in some cases save lives. He has been making a difference for a long time, and with the increase in youth violence, his coup de grace is needed more than ever. “I decided that I …

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games run from July 23 to August 8, 2021. Nineteen Filipino athletes competing in 11 sports will be in action as the Philippines seek to win their first official Olympic gold medal. Ahead of the Games, ESPN5 is producing a four-part series about the 19 athletes. This is the second part, …

Buckley’s David Munden has been named the head coach of Team USA adult karate, which will compete in July 2022 at the Maccabiah Games in Israel. The Maccabiah Games, held every four years, are known as the Jewish Olympics and are said to be the third largest international multi-sport event in the world. Team USA …

The former champion wished his veteran colleague good luck in his attempt to return to the ring. Felix Tito Trinidad is not interested in a comeback fight but believes modern boxing is not what it used to be. The 48-year-old Puerto Rican was a multi-division champion but retired in October 2009 after two years without …

Even if compared to its predecessors, The Karate Kid II | was a big box office disappointment in 1989, the film has since gained cult status, not least due to Thomas Griffith’s iconic performance as crafty businessman, Terry Silver. The Netflix series, Cobra Kai has been busy reintroducing the world of Karate kid and now, …

By Mauricio SulaimanSon of José Sulaiman / President of the WBC This time, I’m going to tell you everything our organization does the week before a main event. The World Boxing Council is a non-profit organization that actively participates in a large number of boxing card-related events that take place around the world. On this …

Source: Change.org / Aliyah Shipman A Teenage Taekwondo fighter who used to compete with Team USA says she is barred from fighting in the Tokyo Olympics because she represents Haiti now. Aliyah Shipman, 18, says US Olympic officials are trying to sabotage his “dream” of fighting in the Olympics by questioning his eligibility under false …

EDMONTON – An Edmonton man is on the verge of making his dreams of an Olympic referee come true after decades of dedication. Hong Kong-born Eric Wah, 67, was one of 30 selected across the world to referee taekwondo competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Much of his life has been focused on purpose. …

Some athletes who once competed for their homeland Iran are asking the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to investigate their allegations of abuse. Iran has a habit of treating female athletes inferior to their male counterparts, banning athletes from competing against Israel at international events, and threatening athletes involved in anti-government protests. Some athletes who fled …

As a child in an authoritarian and socialist country, Choi Hyunmi’s athletic talent was spotted early on and his progress accelerated by a coach keen to impress the leader of North Korea. After putting the gloves away when her family defected to the South, it was boxing that helped her two years later after being …