World Karate Federation (WKF) President Antonio Espinós has praised the work of the Russian Karate Federation (RKF) following a meeting with Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) counterpart Stanislav Pozdnyakov in Moscow.
Eight reigning continental champions will be among the karate kata field at the inaugural World Beach Games which begin in Doha this week.
Russian Ivanna Zaytseva stunned Japan's Ayumi Uekusa to clinch the women's under-68 kilograms gold medal at the Karate 1-Premier League in Moscow.
The President of the World Karate Federation (WKF) wants greater cooperation with European Olympic Committees (EOC) to help the sport grow across the continent.
Japan collected five gold medals as the Karate 1-Series A competition in Santiago concluded with finals day.
Japan qualified for five finals on day two of the Karate 1-Series A competition in Santiago.
Turkey's Serap Özçelik reached her sixth final from her past nine events, qualifying for the women's under-50 kilograms kumite gold medal match at the Karate 1-Series A competition in Santiago.
Santiago will host the final event of the Karate 1-Series A season, with competition taking place over three days in the Chilean capital city.
Tokyo 2020 official Yasuo Mori has claimed organisers of next year's Olympic Games are fully prepared for the impacts of any typhoon as he attended the karate test event in the Japanese capital.
Japanese star Kiyou Shimizu claimed the gold medal in the female kata event after beating Spanish rival Sandra Sánchez in a tie-breaker at the Karate 1-Premier League in Tokyo.
The Nippon Budokan sports hall will host the Tokyo 2020 karate test event tomorrow, following the conclusion of the fifth leg of the Karate 1-Premier League in the Japanese capital.
France’s Alizée Agier was among the stars to progress to finals on the second day of the Karate 1-Premier League in Tokyo.
Women's kata favourites Kiyou Shimizu and Sandra Sanchez will contest a fifth Karate 1-Premier League final after dominating the first day of competition in Tokyo.
The fifth stop of the 2019 Karate 1-Premier League season takes place this weekend, with the venue that will be used for the sport's Olympic Games debut at Tokyo 2020 playing host.
Morocco confirmed its status as the major karate powerhouse in Africa after topping the sport's medal table at the 2019 African Games in Rabat.