January 25, 2021 (Cuba)-On this week’s episode Taekwondo Life Magazine revisits the 2008 Summer Olympic incident, which resulted in the ban of Cuban Taekwondo athlete, Angel Matos, for life.
This episode uses a recent Texas high school incident as the launching point to discuss a notorious 2008 incident where a Taekwondo player attacked an International Referee. We also look at the Roy Jones, Jr. response to his corrupt Olympic fight decision.
Is it fair to ban an athlete for life, even if they make a serious mistake?
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