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Lutalo Muhammad: ‘I thought people were just excited to see taekwondo’

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This Olympics has seen the rise of new British stars, from the likes of Tom Dean and Duncan Scott in the pool to Tom Pidcock and Georgia Taylor-Brown on a bike. But one of those who has shone brightest is someone who ...

Taekwondo pundit Lutalo Muhammad becomes BBC’s breakout Olympic star

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The BBC has faced a lot of criticism over its Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games coverage, but one element that seems to have only attracted praise has been the reassuring and calm presence of Lutalo Muhammad giving his experti...

Teenager Anastasija Zolotic wins USA’s first women’s taekwondo Olympic gold

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Anastasija Zolotic won the United States’ first gold medal in women’s taekwondo by beating Russian Olympic Committee team athlete Tatiana Minina 25-17 on Sunday to claim the featherweight division title. The 18-year-o...

Britain’s Bradly Sinden edged out for gold in Olympics taekwondo final

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Bradly Sinden had to settle for a heartbreaking silver medal after losing his -68kg men’s taekwondo final to Ulugbek Rashitov of Uzbekistan. The Briton led with eight seconds left on the clock but teenager Rashitov pu...

‘Absolutely gutted’: Britain’s Jade Jones laments shock Olympic taekwondo exit

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A forlorn-looking Jade Jones admitted she was left feeling “absolutely gutted” by defeat at the first hurdle in Tokyo 2020. Jones came to these Olympic Games looking to become the first taekwondo athlete to win a thir...