The Netherlands Timothy Petersen and Tania Nortan Vanesca each claimed home victories as the World Karate Federation (WKF) Karate1-Premier League leg wrapped up with competition in the four heaviest kumite categories at the Topsportcentre in Rotterdam today.
France claimed three gold medals on the opening day of the Karate1-Premier League leg as Geoffrey Berens provided the home highlight with Dutch gold at the Topsportcentre in Rotterdam.
"Quality guaranteed" promises Dutch Karate-do Federation President as Rotterdam hosts Premier League
Rotterdam will host the third leg of the Karate 1-Premier League this weekend, following events in Paris and Sharm El-Sheikh.
Emad Almalki triumphed in an all Saudi Arabian final on day two of the World Karate Federation (WKF) Karate 1 World Cup in Laško in Slovenia.
Croatia won three gold medals at the World Karate Federation (WKF) Karate 1 World Cup in Laško in Slovenia today.
Karate South Africa (KSA) has had the threat of its membership from the African Karate Federation (UFAK) being terminated reversed after resolving disputes with the organisation.
Karate is set to enjoy increased television coverage after the sport’s worldwide governing body signed an agreement with Manolo Romero's International Sports Broadcasting (ISB) today.
Hosts Egypt won the female team kata event on the final day of the World Karate Federation (WKF) Karate1 Premier League in Sharm El Sheikh as they finished top of the medal standings with six golds.
Reigning under 61kg kumite world champion Giana Lotfy led a successful opening day of the World Karate Federation (WKF) Karate1 Premier League for the host counrtry Egypt at Sharm El Sheikh.
Turkey were able to celebrate a hat-trick of men’s kumite titles at the European Karate Federation (EKF) Cadet, Junior and under-21 Championships in Limassol.
Reigning world champion Philippe helps France to hat-trick of golds at EKF Cadet, Junior and under-21 Championships
Reigning world champion Gwendoline Philippe topped the podium in the women’s junior under 59 kilograms kumite category as France bagged a hat-trick of gold medals on the second day of the European Karate Federation (EKF) Cadet, Junior and under-21 Championships in Limassol.
Turkey were the dominant nation on the opening day of the European Karate Federation (EKF) Junior, Cadet and under-21 Championships as they claimed a haul of seven gold medals in Limassol in Cyprus.
The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) has called upon the World Karate Federation (WKF) to step in and settle its row with Karate South Africa (KSA) over which body has the right to govern the sport.
The Karate1 Premier League event in Sharm el-Sheikh will go ahead as planned despite security concerns in the region, World Karate Federation (WKF) President Antonio Espinós has confirmed after claiming cancelling the event would be “following the recommendations that the terrorists are giving us”.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Frankie Fredericks and project manager Ansley O’Neal “have seen a good picture of our sport”, World Karate Federation (WKF) President Antonio Espinós has claimed after the pair conducted a visit to the Paris Open here this weekend.