The World Taekwondo Federation changed its to World Taekwondo. The is to avoid over its acronym 'WTF'. This is used as a slang term on social media, but it has a very and very rude meaning there. The abbreviation 'WTF' is a term used to indicate . The World Taekwondo president said: "The acronym of our federation has developed connotations unrelated to our organization, and so it was important that we rebrand to engage with our fans...stay relevant and appeal to young and audiences."
Taekwondo is a Korean art that uses head-height , and jumping and kicks. The Taekwondo Federation president said: "Since 1973, we have been known as the World Taekwondo Federation. Over the 44 years, we have grown taekwondo into the sport it is ; we have led taekwondo to the Olympic Games, and in 2020, we will have the of seeing taekwondo at the Olympic and Paralympic Games; and we have reinforced our federation’s as a global leader in taking taekwondo beyond sport and into the of humanitarianism."