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Deanna Kyriazopoulos – Traveling with Taekwondo

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Deanna Kyriazopoulos is one of the nation’s young prospects in the Olympics’ preferred kick-and-punch martial art. At 19, she has already been a member of the Australian senior team for three years, and carried the flag for the country at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games last September in Ashgabat, in Turkmenistan. Deanna talks […]

Deanna Kyriazopoulos – Flexibility key to Taekwondo

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Deanna Kyriazopoulos is one of the nation’s young prospects in the Olympics’ preferred kick-and-punch martial art. The diminutive Sydneysider competes in the under-46kg category, the lightest weight class on the women’s side.  Deanna talks to Inside Sport about how she started out in the sport Origins “For me, as a young kid, my parents put […]

Getting started on the journey to UFC glory

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It’s been non-stop since Australia’s own Ultimate Fighting Championship star, Jake Matthews, won his bout at UFC 193. He was straight back to training in preparation for his appearance next month at a UFC Fight Night in Brisbane. He may not be ruling the UFC world, but as he explains, you don’t need to be […]