“No regrets”: Taekwondo star Stevenson bows out after first round defeat

On the attack: But Sarah Stevenson lost out to Paige McPherson in her first round bout

Team GB medal hope was understandably philosophical after her first round exit at London 2012
By Agency Staff

“Sarah Stevenson said there were ‘no regrets’ for after she suffered a first-round defeat in the London 2012 women’s under-67kg taekwondo event at ExCeL.

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Britain’s taekwondo athlete Stevenson takes Olympic oath

IANS | Friday, July 27th 2012, 11:03 PM

“London, July 28 — Britain’s taekwondo athlete Sarah Stevenson took oath on behalf of all athletes taking part in the London 2012 Olympic Games, at the opening ceremony Friday night. … Holding a corner of the Olympic flag, Stevenson swore that she and other athletes to the London Games would commit themselves to ‘a sport without doping and without drugs’, reports Xinhua.… Read the rest

Erie man demonstrated taekwondo at ’88 Games

BY DAN KUBACKI, Erie Times-News | [email protected]
UPDATED: JULY 26, 2012 6:55 AM EST

“Dong O. Park never had the chance to compete for an Olympic medal. … In part because of Park, though, martial artists from around the world have been able to do just that for the past three Summer Games.… Read the rest