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MMA and karate questions: What have UFC and IOC learned?

The increasingly indispensable Morning Report at MMAFighting.com is a fun read today that also raises a lot of questions: - Jon Jones says the UFC has “learned a lesson” about offering “full cards” in the wake of the UFC 151 &...

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2012 medal projection update: Taekwondo

Should we worry that the home page for the 2011 World Championships at 2011taekwondo.org has been replaced by a 400-word piece of prose? It starts with this:  “The happiness is simple that they did not guess, who it such. And … Continue...

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2012 taekwondo: Slightly more violent than Riverdance

Hop, hop, hop, hop, KICK, hop, hop, hop, KICK, hop, hop, hop, hop, hop, hop, hop, hop, hop, hop … It’s a curiously constrained combat sport, and it has gone through some changes recently. The new scoring system (see the rules PDF) giv...

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