Germany’s world champion in male kumite over-84 kilograms, Jonathan Horne, was beaten 5-0 on day two of the season-opening Karate 1-Premier League event in Paris as Georgia’s Gogita Arkania earned a shock progression to tomorrow’s finals.
Hosts France will be represented in two of the finals determined on day one of the season-opening Karate 1-Premier League event in Paris.
A series of events have been held in Japan to familiarise potential fans with karate, as the sport prepares to make its Olympic bow this summer.
The new Karate 1-Premier League season is set to begin tomorrow in Paris, where coveted points towards the Tokyo 2020 Olympic standings are at stake.
Iran won five gold medals at the Karate 1-Series A leg in Santiago as favourites were left shocked in the Chilean capital.
The World Karate Federation (WKF) has begun the New Year by launching a new official website.
The British Karate Federation (BKF) has appointed Paul Newby and Davin Pack as its performance coaches for this year's Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualification tournament.
The ongoing progress of major karate events was discussed at the Karate 1-Premier League meeting in Madrid, Spain.
World Karate Federation (WKF) President Antonio Espinós visited the Philippines for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games and reaffirmed his commitment to the region, supporting development plans for karate in one of the fastest-growing areas in the world.
Karate will demonstrate why it "deserves" to be a core Olympic sport when it features at the 2022 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Dakar, World Karate Federation (WKF) President Antonio Espinós has claimed.
Hosts Spain celebrated double kata gold on a day of finals at the Karate 1-Premier League in Madrid.
World Championship silver medallist Damian Quintero progressed to the men's kata final in front of a home crowd at the Karate 1-Premier League in Madrid.
Serap Özçelik of Turkey clinched the grand winner crown in the women's under-55 kilograms kumite division by reaching the final of the Karate 1-Premier League in Madrid.
Overall Karate 1-Premier League winners are set to be crowned at the final event of the season in Madrid this weekend.
The World Karate Federation has updated its standings that will determine qualification for the sport’s Olympic Games debut at Tokyo 2020.