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.
Brazil surge to summit of Pan American Karate Championships with hat-trick of golds on final day in Rio
Home star Douglas Brose led his Brazilian side to the team kumite crown as the host nation finished the Pan American Karate Championships in style by finishing in pole position on the medals table in Rio de Janeiro.
Two-time world champion Douglas Brose delivered success for the host nation as he secured gold in the men’s kumite under 60 kilograms event on the second day of the Pan American Karate Championships in Rio de Janeiro.
Formidable Venezuelan star Antonio Diaz continued his domination of the men’s kata division as he secured a ninth straight Pan American Karate Championships gold medal on the opening day of the event in Rio de Janeiro.
World Karate Federation open potential Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualification process to every athlete in the world
Every karateka across the globe will be able to compete in the Olympic qualification process should the sport get the nod for inclusion at Tokyo 2020, the World Karate Federation (WKF) has announced.
There was more home success as the World Karate Federation (WKF) Karate1 Premier League leg in Rabat wrapped up today.
Morocco claimed two gold medals today as the Karate-1 Premier League event opened with action in both kata and kumite events at the Prince Moualy Abdellah Venue in Rabat.
Karatekas from 30 countries are due to participate in the sixth leg of the Karate-1 Premier League season starting in Rabat tomorrow.
The Hungarian Karate Federation has re-elected János Mészáros as its President.
Karatekas with refugee status will have the opportunity to participate at the 2016 Karate World Championships in Linz in Austria, it has been announced.