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The coaches of a talented taekwondo champion who died suddenly last week are raising funds to give the 20-year-old the farewell he deserves. Armadale’s Ian Ford won the junior world taekwondo title aged just 15 in 2017 – a victory his club Pro-Edge Martial Arts described as a “record achievement”. The former Armadale Academy student …

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Israeli taekwondo fighter Dana Azran, 21, won a silver medal at the World Taekwondo Championships in Guadalajara, Mexico, marking Israel’s second medal in international competition. Azran, competing in the +73kg category, lost the final round of the championship to Uzbekistan’s Svetlana Osipova, who beat the Israeli 2:1. During the preliminary stages of the competition, Azran …

The 2022 World Taekwondo Championships continued in Guadalajara, Mexico, with the Canadian contingent missing out on the podium for a second straight day. On Tuesday, Mexico’s Leslie Soltero won gold on home soil after beating Serbia’s Aleksandra Perisic in the women’s 67 kilogram final. Cecilia Castro Burgos of Spain and Milena Titoneli of Brazil, ousted …

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Tokyo Olympics veteran Kurt Bryan Barbosa will lead an 8-player Filipino SMART/MVP Sports Foundation taekwondo team as they compete for pride and glory against the world’s best and toughest fighters at the World Championships Taekwondo 2022 scheduled for November 13-20 in Guadalajara, Mexico. . Former Senator and Head of Delegation Anna Dominique ‘Nikki’ Coseteng (center) …

An official receiving a trophy from dignitaries in Kargil on Sunday. Excelsior Sports CorrespondentKARGIL, November 6: The Kargil 12th District Taekwondo Championship ended at the indoor stadium here today.About 10 clubs with 150 players took part in the district championship.Syed Mehraj Ud Din Shah, secretary general of the district association was the chief guest, while …

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Shahzaib Khan and Naqsh Hamdani showed their prowess by reaching the final in their respective categories at the Combaxx Asian Open International Taekwondo Championships here on Thursday. Shahzaib started by getting the better of Elwalid Mahdy Khalid 2-0, then defeated another Egyptian, Muhib Muhammad, 2-1 in the quarterfinals before defeating Islalmov Zhakhrekan of …

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ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan attended the 4th Annual Governor’s Cup Taekwondo Championships at the Han Pan Korean American Cultural Center in Harford County today. The Governor and First Lady serve as honorary co-chairs of the championship, and all proceeds from the event go to the Children’s Cancer Foundation. …

Born in New York, Chae and her parents moved to Airdrie four years ago. According to his father Master Chae, the athlete has been practicing taekwondo since he was just two years old, but started playing the sport more regularly when he was six years old. A youngster from Airdrie recently won a gold and …

The third and last day of Taekwondo World Grand Prix Manchester 2022 seen Lorena Brandl to make amends for his defeat in the +67 kg final at the European Championships. The German avenged their Munich home loss to the British Bianca Cook in the quarter-finals before beating Poland Aleksandra Kowalczuk. In the final, Brandl needed …

NNA | Updated: October 21, 2022 7:08 p.m. STI New Delhi [India], Oct 21 (ANI/GPRC): Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and Kareena Kapoor attended his son AbRam and Taimur’s annual taekwondo competition on Sunday, hosted by Kiran Upadhyay, at Mount Litera School International (MLSI) in BKC, Mumbai. The child star again won a medal at …

The 24-year-old from Doncaster shot to fame when he won the 68kg World Championship in Manchester three years ago. He has since added Olympic silver and European gold before defending his title in Guadalajara. “The world championships are one of the two pinnacles of sport and we had to wait another year for that chance,” …

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On October 7, Dave Mustaine, lead singer of heavy metal band, Megadeth received his BJJ brown belt from Reginaldo Almeida at Gracie Barra Spring Hill. A black belt in 4th degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Almeida also promoted Mustaine to blue and purple belt, with the 61-year-old guitarist receiving his purple belt in January 2021. Almeida shared …

Image source: INDIA TV Atul Raghav is one of the best taekwondo players in India Atul Raghav, an international taekwondo player from Ghaziabad, has strived to improve the sports culture in his city. Raghav, Uttar Pradesh’s first international taekwondo player, has also contributed to society by promoting government welfare programs. He is also working on …

VANESSA LAURIE / Stuff Kirsten Livingstone, en route to her 7th Dan black belt, and Alex Lovell. Five minutes of concerted effort ended with a celebratory double pump from a New Plymouth woman who achieved master status after training in taekwondo for nearly 30 years. On Saturday, Kirsten Livingstone managed to earn her 7th Dan …

Georges St-Pierre, former cfu champion, is one of the biggest names in the game. So, seeing as St-Pierre takes advice from a commentator Joe Rogan perhaps surprising to some but his years of intensive taekwondo training during which he held the national championship for four years taught him well. In the video, Rogan shows St-Pierre …

LAHORE: Sinan Ashfaq has done it again. A big win indeed for the UAE-based Pakistani athlete. He won the gold medal at the prestigious European competition – the Albanian Taekwondo Open – on October 1, 2021. He beat an Italian player in the semi-finals and then a Greek player in the final to win the …

Students attend BYU Clubs Nigh, an event held on Tuesdays from 7-10 p.m. Two new fight clubs have joined BYU’s Clubs Night, held Tuesdays from 7-10 p.m. at the Wilkinson Student Center. (Joe Wirthlin) Two new fight clubs have joined BYU’s Club Night, which takes place Tuesdays from 7-10 p.m. at the Wilkinson Student Center. …

CARACHI: Young Pakistani athlete Shahzaib Khan has outclassed Indian Aman Kumar to win a gold medal at the 3rd Mount Everest International Taekwondo Championships taking place in Pokhara, Nepal. Shahzaib emerged triumphant in a tough Kyorugi -54kg event contest. In the first round, Shahzaib easily defeated Kumar 7-4, but his opponent fought back in the …

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After three years of hard work, an 18-year-old Colorado with Down syndrome broke stereotypes by earning his taekwondo black belt. ROCKY MOUNTAIN PBS DAWN | IIn many ways, Nick Hansen is a typical 18-year-old high school graduate. “The person I am is not a complicated guy. I’m just Nick,” Hansen said. Babette Hansen, Nick’s mother, …

The Republic of Korea International Taekwondo Federation Headquarters Secretariat, Oh Chang Jin, announced that 40 leaders and cadres from taekwondo affiliates headquartered in Tampa, Florida are to visit Taekwondoon in Jeonju and Muju, Jeollabuk-do from September 14 to 15. It’s about discovering another story and another spirit of Taekwondo by visiting Taekwondowon, the representative training …

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Edelman South Africa has released local findings from the global communications company’s 2022 Trust Barometer report, The cycle of mistrustrevealing that 69% of South Africans surveyed tend to be suspicious first – not to believe news until they have proof that something is trustworthy. Picture provided The global and local findings show a cycle of …

Mohamed Shaaban will be the first Egyptian to preside over a competition at the Olympic Games after his appointment as technical delegate to the Paris Olympics in 2024. Basically, Shaaban, better known as Meedo, becomes the first non-African Arab to preside over taekwondo events at the Olympics. At Paris 2024, Meedo, who is a member …

A traditional Korean wrestling sport, Ssireum, was officially introduced in Nigeria with a first amateur competition organized by the Korean Cultural Center Nigeria (KCCN). The two-day event held over the weekend from Nigeria’s capital city of Abuja attracted at least 30 participants with winners emerging afterwards during its demonstration. In the end, Tosin Olaniyan and …

Akshay Kumar’s birthday is on September 9, that is, today. Today, he celebrates his 55th birthday. Akshay is the only Bollywood hero who is called Khiladi Kumar in the industry. Yeah, and that’s because he likes to do stunts himself in most movies. Akshay Kumar’s real name is Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia. Yes, he had …

In another achievement, a 24-year-old taekwondo athlete from the Danish Manzoor of Jammu and Kashmir is set to be the ‘Fit India Mission Ambassador’ of the Fit India movement. While confirming to Rising Kashmir, the Danish taekwondo athlete said he has been appointed as a Fit India Ambassador for the Fit India Movement. “I feel …

20 students participated in the Indian team, 10 boys and 10 girls The 11th Asian Junior Taekwondo Championship was held in Vietnam. In this competition which was held from August 25 to 28, 20 students, 10 boys and 10 girls participated in the Indian team. In this competition, Surat players managed to get the bronze …

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The Korean Cultural Center in Nigeria (KCCN), in its quest to help develop the combat sport of taekwondo in the West African country, has trained 30 additional coaches for the sport.The coaches, drawn from various institutions, states and clubs, were trained in blocking, striking and kicking poomsae (techniques) as well as training methods, warm-up activities …

The nation’s largest and most prestigious taekwondo competition – the 45th SMART Sports Foundation/MVP National Taekwondo Championships – will be held September 3-4 at Ayala Malls-Manila Bay in Pasay City. The organizing Philippine Taekwondo Association announced that more than 2,000 taekwondo jins from 20 different regions, including BARMM, CAR, CARAGA and the National Capital Region, …

From the outside, it looks like there is no room for a martial arts studio. But beyond the entrance to the Sunshine Taekwondo Academy, a few dozen children dressed in crisp white uniforms stretch, practice punches, kicks and other maneuvers in unison in the large, brightly lit gym, called “dojang” in Korean. Korean terms are …

Eddie Tuan SIBU (August 23): The real reason taekwondo is being pulled from the Malaysia Games (Sukma) is that Taekwondo Malaysia (TM) monopolizes the sport in the country, banning talented representatives of other taekwondo associations from participating . This is according to Eddie Tuan who is the general secretary of the Malaysia Taekwondo Association (MTA), …

Police are investigating a case in which a first year student at an elementary school died more than 40 days after falling into a coma due to drowning in a water park. When spotted, the child was floating in the water for about eight minutes after losing consciousness in the accident, but no lifeguard or …

As summer is about to turn into fall, the Capital Region’s combat sports community has much to celebrate. From mixed martial arts, to judo, karate, wrestling – the pro and amateur types – here are just a handful of events taking place in the area in the coming months. After hosting their Mike Tyson’s Fight …

Breadcrumb Links New local sports Local News (Left) Cameron Bourdages and Evan Hicks faced off at Olympian Sparfest, held in July after training with Olympic medalists Sayed Najem and Shelley Vettese-Baert. Photo courtesy WHITECOURT TAEKWONDO Content of the article Like many local clubs and groups, Whitecourt Taekwondo has been hit hard by COVID. Advertisement 2 …

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tvN has shared new stills of Jung Woo in new drama “Mental Coach Jegal”! “Mental Coach Jegal” is a sports drama about a former national athlete who leaves the sport after causing a scandal and becomes a mental coach to help retired former professional athletes and current athletes who have fallen into crisis. Jung Woo …

“Representing both the firefighters and our taekwondo school on the world stage is an honor,” says a local firefighter A longtime local firefighter returned from the 2022 World Police and Fire Games (WPFG) with a gold medal. Teague Huyssen triumphed in taekwondo last week, cementing his 27-year career as a competitor and coach. The 42-year-old …

Former Columbus longtime taekwondo instructor Ken Brooks recently passed away, but those who knew him say he had a lasting impact on the community. According to Brooks’ obituary, he owned and operated Pulse Fitness and American Taekwondo and Hapkido Academy in Columbus for 40 years. He died on August 6 in Florida. Marc Beller, who …

The Guam Taekwondo Center and the ROK Consulate are teaming up to host the inaugural Korean Consul’s Cup with Taekwondo Master Noly Caluag. The center and Master Noly continue to celebrate 20 years of teaching more than 2,000 students and promoting more than 135 black belts on the island, according to a statement from the …

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Children and adults alike are having a blast during martial arts classes this summer, learning the discipline and art of taekwondo. Denisse Ramos is the co-owner of Ramos Championship Martial Arts, along with Paula Thompson. “We’re teaching Olympic-style taekwondo and preparing to bring Gracie jiu-jitsu to town,” Ramos said. RCMA recently changed its name on …

SIOUX CITY (KTIV) – 11 years of preparation, Alejandro Campos, recently graduated from South Sioux City, at only 18 years old, is already a double world taekwondo champion. This time it means a little more. “I would say definitely different, I put a lot more work on this one.” Said Campos. “Younger kids have a …

Who saw this coming? Seriously, who could have predicted this outrageous scenario of a rookie head coach taking over one of college football’s most iconic brands — one coming off of five straight 10-win seasons — and managing to breathe new life and a new life into it. new energy? In the hours and days …

Horizon West resident and Ocoee Victory martial arts student Noah Sidabutar became a three-time world taekwondo champion after competing in the Tournament of Champions on July 13 in Phoenix, Arizona. “It’s great,” he said. “A lot of my friends, they sit at home and play video games, and it’s really great to know that I’m …

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination (IPC) Ehsanur Rehman Mazari congratulated the Pakistan Taekwondo Federation (PTF) for the Asian Championships and assured his full support for the smooth running of the mega-events. “I also congratulate the National Federation for winning the bid to host the 4th Combaxx Asian Taekwondo Championship in November this year and …

Thinley Namgay The 19th Asian Games will be held in Hangzhou, China from September 23 to October 8 next year. The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) announced new dates for the competition on July 19 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The games were due to start from September 10 to 25 this year. In his …

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SCENES shines the spotlight on young people around the world who are breaking down barriers and creating change. The character-driven shorts will inspire and amaze as these young changemakers tell their remarkable stories. Afreen Hyder, 22, has dedicated his life to the sport of Taekwondo. The training, lifestyle and routines she follows are all geared …

Weekends are a time of relaxation and fun for everyone, including our B-Town celebrities. Speaking of which, Bollywood diva, Kareena Kapoor is currently vacationing with her husband, Saif Ali Khan and their two little munchkins, Taimur Ali Khan and Jehangir Ali Khan in London. Now, the actress has posted a series of photos enjoying melting …

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The Brazilian put his faith in an Olympic gold medalist during a promotional event in the Far East Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker had some fun in Thailand before getting back to business as he took on the potentially dangerous challenge of a taekwondo champion. The Reds are set to face Manchester United in a friendly …

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André’s taekwondo academy has had a busy few months. Chief instructor and owner of Norwood academy, Sabumnim Andre van Tonder said in early May that the academy hosted the Johannesburg regional tournament in which the academy won 53 gold, 32 silver and 24 bronze. Participants competed in form, weapon form, sparring, combat weapon, extreme martial …

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Market reports has recently released a new study in its database which highlights the in-depth analysis of the market with the future prospects of taekwondo equipment market. The study covers important data that makes the research document a handy resource for managers, industry executives and other key people who get a ready-to-access, self-analyzed study and …

Chandragiri Municipality Takes First Place in Taekwondo Championship KATHMANDU: Chandragiri Municipality in Kathmandu clinched first place in the second Mayor’s Cup National Taekwondo Championship held at Bharatpur in Chitwan. Chandragiri tops the list with six gold, one silver and three bronze. In the championship, the municipality of Gaindakot de Nawalparasi (Bardaghat-Susta-Est) obtained the second position …

That’s exciting. A new brewery is coming to Lawrence Township soon, according to ROI, and a taekwondo studio has just opened. The two new businesses have signed leases in the Manors Corner shopping center on Lawrenceville – Pennington Road. With the additions, the center will be at full capacity. The new brewery is called La …

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Summerlands Taekwondo returned to action on its final weekend of competition. Following the conclusion of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the World Taekwondo Federation has chosen to review and amend its current rules to make a major rule change on June 1, 2022. As a result, the Summerlands competitors were thrust into their first competition since …

LYNNWOOD, Washington, June 22, 2022 – Four teenage taekwondo athletes, fighting out of the Northwest Black Belt Academy in Lynnwood, have been selected to represent the United States at this year’s Pan Am Championship. Two others from the academy will compete for their home country, Malaysia. The Pan American Championship is a continental championship where …

A new piece of Stranger Things fan art sees Murray Bauman practicing his illegal crane kick in a hilarious crossover with The Karate Kid. Warning: SPOILERS ahead for stranger things season 4. stranger things‘Murray Bauman channels his inner Danny LaRusso in a new track from The Karate Kid-inspired fan art. The 1984 action classic follows …

AFZAL JAVED ISLAMABAD, June 17: The strong Pakistani taekwondo team will participate in three international taekwondo championships which will be held from June 22 to July 02 in South Korea. Pakistan Taekwondo Federation (PTF) President Col. (R) Raja Wasim Ahmed Janjua says Pakistan Taekwondo Team is ready for the formidable challenges of the upcoming 7th …

The first week-long Canadian multicultural festival in Peterborough will take place next week from June 20-27, organizers announced on Wednesday. Citizens are invited to participate in a series of free events until June 27, Canadian Multiculturalism Day. The festival is organized by the New Canadians Centre, which for the past few years before the pandemic …

The video shows a city parks worker with a black belt in taekwondo performing his best martial arts moves to fight off a thug in Riverside Park. The NYPD released cellphone video of the confrontation and photos in hopes of finding the puncher. DCPI The attacker had swept away a park solar panel around 8 …

The WATERSIDE Taekwondo Club celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. Boasting clubs in Holbury, Netley, Totton and Redbridge, Waterside offers a variety of courses ranging from ‘Tiny Tigers’ to ‘Sports Sparring’. Master Colin Graves started taekwondo in Southampton at the age of 18 and quickly became addicted to the sport. During his competitive days, Graves …

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TULSA, Okla. – The Taekwondo Regional Grand Prix was held at the Cox Business Center in downtown Tulsa this weekend. “It’s more than you think. Like sparring, it takes so much hard work,” said 14-year-old Paden Beck. “When you’re here you only see five minutes and think that’s it for the sport, but there are …

FOR THE BIG ACCOUNT A dozen members of the Enterprise YMCA Taekwondo school traveled to Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi, for the American Taekwondo Foundation (ATF) Gulf Coast Championship over Memorial Day weekend. This was the final tournament in the ATF National Championship Series for 2021–22. Only the top 5 earning points in each black belt …

Indore (Madhya Pradesh): Indore swimmers bagged two gold medals in the second day of the national swimming competition to be held here at Mhownaka, located in Taran Pushkar on Thursday. In the men’s 100-meter butterfly, Ojas Agarwal won the gold medal. In the 800m freestyle, Taha Chandurwala secured first place among the boys by posting …

Tribune press service New Delhi, May 31 The Delhi High Court has ordered Indian taekwondo officials to forward the names of Indian athletes for the upcoming Asian Taekwondo Poomsae Championships to Taekwondo World for timely registration. This direction came following a petition for review filed by the Sports Authority of India (SAI) after …

Taipei, May 30 (CNA) Four Taiwanese taekwondo athletes, including an ailing Olympic medalist competing in an unknown weight class, won medals at the recently concluded 2022 Austrian Taekwondo Open. Two of them won gold medals — Hsu Hao-yu (徐晧祐) in the men’s under 63 kg category and Ma Yu-hsin (馬妤昕) in the women’s under 49 …

Something looked different at the European Championships in Manchester, Britain – and it wasn’t just having able-bodied colleagues at home. Time and time again, favorite fighters from almost every division have struggled to outrun their lower-ranked opponents, leaving spectators feeling like they’ve just witnessed a seismic shift in the sport. Perhaps the biggest story was …

Standing just 4ft 11in tall, the religious little sister knows how to hold her own. A sister from Singapore, who weighs less than 110 pounds, says, “I’ve always been small and short. If I can run and kick, I don’t need to carry a gun to defend myself. Sister Linda Sim explains that despite being …

Little nun, 67, stands tall as Singapore’s first world taekwondo champion Published on: Monday, May 23, 2022 Text size: Sister Linda Sim wins a gold medal at the taekwondo poomsae world championships in South Korea. (Photo: worldtaekwondo.org) Kota Kinabalu: A 67-year-old Catholic nun has become Singapore’s first world taekwondo champion. Sister Linda Sim, who is …

May 21, 2022 – Ivan Šapina from Marjan Split is the new European taekwondo champion in the category up to 87 kilograms, while Nika Klepac returns to Zagreb with silver! The Croatian taekwondo team thus won its fourth and fifth medals at the Senior European Championships in Manchester after only two days of competition, reports …

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Over the weekend, Swift Current Christian Taekwondo students showed their fists of steel. On Saturday, the Open Bible Church provided its gymnasium to the Christian Taekwondo School so they could showcase their skills during a presentation that helped raise funds for the International Justice Mission (IJM). IJM works to counter and eliminate slavery and human …

To mark the occasion of World Athletics Day on May 7, 2022, Shikhar Dhawan Foundation celebrated the occasion as – Youngistaan, Ek Kadam padhai ki ore, Ek Kadam Uchai Ki Ore on May 8 and 9 with various schools and non-profit organizations around the country. The vision of this initiative is to meet the basic …

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In its bid to ensure adequate training for Nigerian athletes ahead of the 2024 Paris Olympics, the Nigerian Olympic Committee (NOC) has secured an International Olympic Committee (IOC) sponsored training scholarship at the German High Performance Center for national taekwondo champion, Elizabeth Oluchi. Anyanacho. Anyanacho joins eight other Nigerian athletes, who had already been captured …

Bradly Sinden from Doncaster will be competing for GB at the European Championships. Photo by Mike Egerton/PA. Huddersfield teenager Aliyah Powell, bronze medalist at the 2019 World Championships, will compete in the -57kg category. Caden Cunningham, also from Huddersfield, gets the nod at -87kg and hopes to add to the three medals he has already …

The 23-year-old was eight seconds away from being crowned Britain’s first Olympic taekwondo champion when his opponent, Ulugbev Rashitov of Uzbekistan, hit him with a swinging kick to the head and follow through to the body . Sinden crashed to the mat heartbroken, his Olympic gold dreams shattered. Money was no consolation. “I went for …

The Kerala Olympics is a multi-sport mega event organized by the Kerala Olympics Association (KOA). The games would continue until May 10. The first gold medals of Kerala’s inaugural Olympics were won by Andhra Pradesh native T Varun and Manipur native T Praseetha in the taekwondo competition on Sunday. Varun won the medal in the …

Vision Taekwondo will finally catch their breath after a busy month of action which has seen them travel overseas twice and hold their own competition. The Wishaw-based club faced disruption due to Covid 19 but with restrictions now eased they were able to kick start their plans. Last month, together with Glasgow-based club Momentum, they …

Junior Nikita Chaychenko has a hobby that few people can do. It’s Taekwondo, a Korean martial art that differs from other forms of combat. Taekwondo originated in 1940s Korea, stemming from influences such as karate, martial arts, taekkyeon, gwonbeop, and subak. “You use your legs a lot more and you fight standing up,” Chaychenko said. …

Olympic taekwondo champion Panipak Wongpattanakit, back row left, other Thai athletes and cheerleaders attend a press conference on Wednesday. Eight TV channels will broadcast live the SEA Games events to be held in Vietnam next month, officials said on Wednesday. The 31st SEA Games will officially take place from May 12-23, although some competitions will …

Pearl River Central High School held its Family Health Fair on Thursday, an event that brought together more than 20 providers offering a variety of health care options and tips. Vendors provided information related to mental, physical and spiritual health. This year’s Family Health Fair featured representatives from Picayune Smiles, Picayune Taekwondo, Picayune Eye Clinic …

Long before becoming a state athletics champion in hurdles, long jump and heptathlon, Mariella Schweitzer practiced another sport. She was 4 years old when she started taekwondo. “I don’t know exactly what made me want to do it,” Schweitzer said. “I just know that as a little kid I was very active, a little mischievous …

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