53 years of Taekwondo in Italy through ups and downs, according to grandmaster Park Young Ghil

Park Young Ghil, a black belt (9th dan), one of the greatest Taekwondo masters in the world and the honorary president of FITA (Italian Taekwondo Federation) as well, is the man who officially introduced this sport to Italy in 1966. “I started in Rome one year after my arrival, in 1967, then I moved to […]

“I am happy with silver”, the satisfaction of Egyptian athlete Eissa in Taekwondo

“I have lost the Men’s 80 kg final at the golden point (an overtime round held when a match finishes in a tie), but I am still happy, because God granted me the silver medal”. Seif Eissa thanks even Allah for the second place on the Taekwondo podium, conquered in the afternoon of July 9th […]

“No one has been excluded in this Universiade”, Rosolino welcomes the renovation of Palacasoria, venue for Taekwondo

“It is amazing and exciting to see an abandoned sport venue such as the one in Casoria coming back to life after 10 years: just like in the case of the Scandone swimming pool, now provided with a new pool, and the one in Mostra d’Oltremare. All this is an inspiration to do more and […]

Volleyball, Italian Women’s team advances to quarters. Coach Paglialunga: “We move forward with great enthusiasm”

The Italian women’s team defeats Switzerland with a clear score of 3-0 at the PalaSele, in Eboli, and advances to the quarters, where they will compete against Brazil. The match will take place on Tuesday, 7:30 pm, at Nocera’s PalaCoscioni.   Coach Paglialunga, do you think the team felt more relaxed against Switzerland? “After a […]

Captain of the Russian water polo team Stepakhina: “We are happy for the first place, now we will visit Naples”

Svetlana Stepakhina, goalkeeper and captain of the Russian water polo team, after the success over China and having achieved the first position in the group B, says: “We won two matches, two important results for our team, but the tournament has just begun. Now we are tired and we want to return to the hotel […]