Spanish star Sandra Sanchez lived up to her billing as the Karate 1-Premier League leg in Rabat got underway at the Moroccan capital's Prince Moulay Abdellah Sports Hall.
China's Xiaoyan Yin will seek a third successive gold medal at the Karate1-Premier League event that starts in Rabat tomorrow.
Tickets have gone on sale for the 2018 World Karate Championships in Madrid.
A faster and improved system for evaluating the kata competition has been tested by the World Karate Federation (WKF).
Spain’s Sandra Sanchez stormed to victory in the women’s kata event at the World Karate Federation Karate 1-Premier League leg in Rotterdam today.
World number four Antonio Diaz of Venezuela beat top ranked Spaniard Damián Hugo Quintero Capdevila to reach the men's kata final at the World Karate Federation Karate1 Premier League leg in Rotterdam today.
Sandra Sanchez of Spain impressed in the kata division at the World Karate Federation Karate1 Premier League leg in Rotterdam today.
Japanese sensation Kiyou Shimizu will aim to continue her domination of the women's kata discipline when the World Karate Federation Karate1 Premier League season resumes with the latest stop on the circuit in Rotterdam this weekend.
Grand Winner Sadriddin Saymatov of Uzbekistan produced one of the stand-out performances on the final day of action at the Karate 1-Series A in Salzburg, winning the male kumite under-60 kilogram category.
Kiyou Shimizu of Japan and Germany's Noah Bitsch were outstanding victors on the second day of the Karate 1-Series A in Salzburg.
The Austrian city of Salzburg is set to host one of the largest karate events of the year from tomorrow when it welcomes more than 1,500 athletes from 88 countries to the latest edition of the Karate 1-Series A.
Damian Quintero produced the upset of the day at the Karate 1-Premier League in Dubai as he defeated Ryo Kiyuna of Japan, the man who beat him to the gold medal two years ago in the last World Championship final, to earn his third kata victory at this event.
Damian Quintero, who has taken silver and bronze medals in the two big events so far this year, will go for gold in tomorrow’s final day of the Karate 1-Premier League in Dubai.
Hong Kong's Mo Sheung Grace Lau delivered the biggest shock on the opening day of the Karate 1-Premier League competition in Dubai.
Winners from the first Karate 1-Premier League event of the season in Paris will be hoping to keep up their good form as the competition heads to Al Wasl Club Sports Hall in Dubai from tomorrow.