International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach believes that hosting the Tokyo 2020 Olympics next year will be even more significant to karate after the World Karate Federation (WKF) celebrated its 50th anniversary earlier this month.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic karate venue, the Nippon Budokan Hall, has hosted the sport's first major event in Japan since the coronavirus outbreak in March.
The Executive Committee of the European Karate Federation (EKF) has agreed to postpone the 2021 EKF Cadet, Junior and Under-21 Championships in Tampere in Finland due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The national karate teams of Turkey and Ukraine returned to action with a joint training camp, held with coronavirus restrictions in place.
Belarus has successfully hosted a national youth championships featuring more than 250 competitors, an event the World Karate Federation (WKF) hope will signal the start of the sport "going back to normal."
World Karate Federation (WKF) President Antonio Espinós has claimed the sport will be a "remarkable asset" to the European Games after provisionally keeping its place on the programme.
World Karate Federation (WKF) President Antonio Espinós met with treasurer Michael Dinsdale to discuss the governing body's financial position.
Grand winners will not be crowned in any category contested as part of the World Karate Federation's (WKF) Karate 1-Premier League circuit this year following the cancellation of several events due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Croatian Karate Union has staged a national event for more than 600 competitors, under coronavirus restrictions in the Medjimurje region.
The World Karate Federation’s (WKF) judging body is poised to undergo an overhaul in a bid to improve officiating at top competitions.
Nearly 2,000 karatekas gathered in the Turkish city of Sakarya for a tournament which was held under strict COVID-19 safety guidelines.
The World Karate Federation (WKF) travelled around the world in just one day as part of its final series of meetings with its National Federations.
World Karate Federation (WKF) President Antonio Espinós has addressed how the sport is dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic in a second round of online meetings with national bodies.
A training camp is underway in Italy to prepare its national karate team for next year’s postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
World Karate Federation President Antonio Espinós welcomed Sweden's return to training and urged other nations to "follow the example".