THE 20th TAEKWON-DO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
PYONGYANG, DPR KOREA
from the 14th to 21st September, 2017
Lausanne, 15 March 2017 - The Athlete voice, compliance and whistleblowing were three leading themes to emerge from the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA’s) 13th Annual Symposium held this week at the SwissTech Convention Center (STCC) in Lausanne, Switzerland. Convened from 13-15 March under the theme ‘Tackling our Challenges and Strengthening the Future of Clean Sport’. The agency welcomed a record number of delegations over 740 delegates from around the world. ...
Ad-Hoc meeting held in Vienna
An ever first Ad-Hoc meeting was held in Vienna, Austria from the 8th to the 10th December at the meeting room of ITF Headquarters.
The Meeting was initiated by Prof. Mst. Ri Yong Son, ITF President at the Enlarged Executive Board Meeting held in Pyongyang in June of this year during the festivities of 50th anniversary of the Foundation of ITF, legacy of our beloved General Choi Hong Hi.
GM. Adolfo J. Villanueva in Public Hospitals.
GM. Adolfo J. Villanueva renders his visit to the children interned in Public Hospitals with Taekwon-Do instructors and teachers Tucumanos. This rewarding experience is deeply inspired by this feeling of social well-being in its solidarity, incarnation of our ITF real values far from being a simple example.
The Open Cup of CIS & World Cup Taekwon-Do ITF Championships
The Open Cup of CIS & World Cup Taekwon-Do ITF Championships for its 3rd edition held in Minsk, Belarus from the 2nd to the 5th December 2016 were concluded with success. The events were attended by 1266 persons out of which 941competitors from 39 teams of 19 countries.
Mrs. Choi Chun Hi, the widow of late Gen. Choi Hong Hi, welcomes Prof. Mst. Ri Yong Son,
the ITF President
Prof. Mst. Ri Yong Son, the ITF President, paid his historical visit to Mrs. Choi Chun Hi, the widow of late General Choi Hong Hi, Founder of Taekwon-Do & First President of ITF.
The reception for Prof. Mst. Ri Yong Son, the ITF President, was made by Mrs. Choi Chun Hi, in person, at her residence in Toronto, Canada on 16th October this year.
ITF Honorary Certificate of 9th Dan to Pope Francis
At the informal Enlarged Meeting of the ITF Executive Board held in Andria, Italy on 6th September 2016 during the 12th Junior & 7th Veteran ITF World Taekwon-Do Championships, Prof. Mst. Ri Yong Son, the ITF President entrusted GM. Adolfo J. Villanueva, the ITF Vice-President with his mandatory commission to present the ITF Honorary Certificate of 9th Dan to Pope Francis on the specific occasion of canonizing Mother Terresa in St. Peter’s Square in the Vatican.
Thousands of people packed in the Square to witness the Ceremony where Pope Francis was receiving the ITF Honorary Certificate of 9th Dan from GM. Adolfo J. Villanueva, the ITF Vice-President.
This promotion will be of such great echo to reach the whole martial arts across the world with real ITF values.
ITF Headquarters, Vienna, Austria