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Aaron Cook successfully defends his European title

Aaron Cook defended his European -80kg taekwondo crown and Michael Harvey strengthened his case for Olympic selection on a great night for Team GB.

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Jade Jones wins Olympics taekwondo gold

Jade Jones wins Olympics taekwondo gold. Great Britain's Jade Jones beats Yuzhuo Hou of China to win Olympic gold in the 57kg class of taekwondo. The 19-year-old's 6-4 victory at the ExCel secured Britain's first Olympic taekwondo gold medal and takes Britain's gold medal tally to 25. Jade comes from Wales.

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Largest exercise ball class: To achieve this huge class successfully, 391 members had to follow instructions from Team GB taekwondo Olympian Sarah Stevenson and former 'Record Breakers' host and three-time Olympic medallist Kriss Akabusi. A once in a lifetime chance to get workout tips from a real Olympian, participants left feeling good about their bodies and achieving the record.

Taekwondo under 57Kg Olympic gold medallist Jade Jones of Team GB on Royal Mail's 25th commemorative gold medal stamp

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Mahama Cho: How taekwondo saved me from a life of bullying

Meet the incredible Mahama Cho. Born in Africa, raised in the UK, overcame bullying, racial and physical abuse - now targeting Olympic taekwondo glory with Team GB...

Jade Jones won Britain's first Olympic taekwondo gold medal after beating China's Hou Yuzhuo in the final of the women's featherweight division at the London Games.

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