Japan's double world champion Ryo Kiyuna has claimed the atmosphere is more intense when he competes in karate competitions at home and is looking forward to the sport making its Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020.
The schedule for the 2018 Karate 1-Series A has been announced by the sport’s world governing body.
Ayumi Uekusa and Ryutaro Araga guided Japan to the top of the medals table at the final Karate 1-Series A competition of the year in Okinawa.
Japanese star Ryo Kiyuna clinched his seventh gold medal of the season as he produced another superb display in the men's kata event at the Karate 1-Series A competition in Okinawa.
Around 800 athletes spanning 67 nations are set to compete at the season-ending Karate 1-Series A event in Okinawa this weekend.
The World Karate Federation (WKF) calendar was unveiled in Madrid and includes dates for events such as the World Championships and the Karate 1-Premier League.
The World Karate Federation (WKF) has awarded honorary membership to Japan Olympic Committee (JOC) President Tsunekazu Takeda.
The British Karate Federation (BKF) and GB Taekwondo (GBTKD) have signed a partnership agreement, backed by UK Sport.
Madrid has replaced Lima as host the 2018 World Karate Federation (WKF) World Championships, it has been announced.
The new edition of the flagship 2018 Karate1 Premier League has been launched by World Karate Federation (WKF) representatives and delegates from all seven host cities in Tenerife, Spain.
Japan increased their gold medal tally to 10 as action concluded today at the 2017 World Karate Federation Cadet, Junior and Under-21 Championships in Tenerife.
Saudi Arabia’s Nawaf Almalki and France’s Gwendoline Philippe were among the gold medallists on the penultimate day of action at the World Karate Federation Cadet, Junior and Under-21 Championships in Tenerife.
Egypt claimed three of the nine junior kumite gold medals available on day three of the World Karate Federation (WKF) Cadet, Junior and Under-21 Championships in Tenerife.
Egypt booked their place in three junior kumite finals as action continued today at the World Karate Federation Cadet, Junior and Under-21 Championships in Tenerife.
Spain secured the men’s and women’s under-21 titles on the opening day of the World Cadet, Junior and Under-21 Championships in Tenerife.