Over 400 athletes from 46 countries have already signed up for the World Karate Federation (WKF) Karate1 Premier League event in Istanbul next month, the sport's worldwide governing body has announced.
Japan claimed the top position in the final standings of the 2016 International University Sports Federation (FISU) World University Karate Championship in Braga, Portugal.
Alizee Agier of France laid down marker ahead of the World Championships later on this year by beating Alisa Buchinger of Switzerland to clinch the gold medal in the women’s under 68 kilograms kumite category at the World University Karate Championship in Braga.
World Karate Federation (WKF) President Antonio Espinos has described his sport's Tokyo 2020 Olympic inclusion as "incredible".
Karate fans around the world are being encouraged to submit their messages of support by the sport’s governing body ahead of next week’s crucial International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session in Rio de Janeiro.
An updated website has been launched by the World Karate Federation (WKF) in a bid to extend the governing body's presence in the digital world.
Over two thirds of worldwide karatekas are under the age of 14, the World Karate Federation (WKF) have declared in a statement designed to show the youth appeal of the sport.
Bosnia and Herzegovina topped the standings following the conclusion of the World Karate Federation (WKF) Karate1 Youth Cup as they claimed a haul of 19 medals in Umag in Croatia.
New Zealand Karate President Leo Donnelly has been appointed to the role of Ombudsman the country’s Parliament has been announced.
Superstars Douglas Brose and Luca Valdesi have helped inspire and instruct over 1,000 aspiring karatekas as the World Karate Federation's (WKF) Youth Training Camp and Karate1 Youth Cup opened in Umag, Croatia.
World Karate Federation President hails upcoming Youth Camp as demonstration of appeal of sport to youngsters
World Karate Federation (WKF) President Antonio Espinós believes the number of confirmed participants at the upcoming Youth Training Camp & Karate 1 Youth Cup demonstrates the high amount of interest youngsters have in the sport.
Former karate world champion Abdu Shaher claims the sport "has a right" to be included on the sports programme for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
A host of world champions have signed on as instructors for the 2016 World Karate Federation (WKF) Youth Training Camp & Karate 1 Youth Cup in Umag in Croatia, it has been announced.
Spain’s Damian Quintero has hailed the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board’s recommendation to include karate as an Olympic sport at Tokyo 2020 as a “big step”.
The success of the recent European and Pan-American Championships demonstrates the growth the sport is currently experiencing worldwide ahead of the sport’s likely Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020, World Karate Federation President Antonio Espinós has claimed.