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Is that a kick? Taekwondo fighters devise new ways to score
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Taekwondo may be best known for its flashy and acrobatic kicks, but the electronic scoring system used at the Olympics apparently doesn't care whether or not fighters use the correct technique. That's resulting in a lot of bizarre kicks that no true practitioner of the Korean martial art would recognize, in a departure that some say cheapens the sport....

What to do with an Olympic gold medal? Give it to the king
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- After winning Jordan's first Olympic medal ever - a gold, no less - Ahmad Abughaush has an unexpected plan for it: The taekwondo champion intends to give it to his king....

Taekwondo grudge match in Rio off after surprising loss
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- The taekwondo grudge match that was supposed to happen at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics will not come off....


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