Karate Pilipinas Sports Federation President Ricky Lim says four of the seven karateka set to represent the Philippines at the Olympic qualifier in Paris in June are still waiting for French visas because of coronavirus-related restrictions in place in Istanbul.
Places at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics are still up for grabs after the Karate 1-Premier League event in Lisbon, with some dominant displays as the winners of the various disciplines were crowned on the final day in the Portuguese capital.
More final line-ups were confirmed on the second day of action at the Karate 1-Premier League in Lisbon, Portugal.
Grand Winners impressed on the opening day of the latest Karate 1-Premier League event in Lisbon, an important event as karatekas build up to the sport’s scheduled debut at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Ten of the 12 reigning world champions are set to compete at the Karate-1 Premier League in Lisbon this weekend, which offers athletes the penultimate chance to earn points towards qualifying for the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The World Karate Federation (WKF) has published a draft calendar for 2022, with the organisation hoping for an increased number of events compared to the COVID-19 impacted schedule this year.
Turkish Karate Federation (TKF) President and World Karate Federation (WKF) Executive Committee member Esat Delihasan has died at the age of 52.
World Karate Federation (WKF) has announced a series of measures to protect athletes from coronavirus during the European qualifier for this year’s rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
World Karate Federation (WKF) Athletes' Commission members have joined celebrations for International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP), participating in the white card campaign.
World Karate Federation (WKF) President Antonio Espinós believes the coronavirus-enforced stoppage of its major events has given the organisation the chance to "focus on preparing our Olympic debut even better".
The Karate Federations in the United Arab Emirates and Israel have agreed to sign a cooperation agreement in May.
The French Karate Federation (FFK) has held a "test match" event to prepare its athletes for upcoming international events including the Olympic qualification tournament in Paris.
Turkey claimed three gold medals on the final day of the Karate-1 Premier League event in Istanbul as the sport hosted its first major international competition for a year.
Karatekas from Iran claimed three places in finals on the second day of action at the Karate-1 Premier League event in Istanbul, Turkey.
Turkish delight as home athletes enjoy success on opening day of Karate-1 Premier League in Istanbul
Turkish karatekas enjoyed success on home soil on the opening day of the Karate-1 Premier League in Istanbul.