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Karatekas #StayActive: Female Kumite -50kg edition

2020-04-07

Karatekas around the world are mastering the improvisation of solutions to maintain form and fitness in these uncertain times. Top-ranked Karate athletes are leading by example and are taking social media to inspire us to #StayActive and #StayStrong. We take a look at the training routines of karatekas of the Female Kumite -50kg category. 

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Join the campaign "ReiForApril6" and be part of the #WhiteCard movement!

2020-04-04

On the score of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) to be celebrated on April 6, The World Karate Federation is joining forces with other organisations such as Peace and Sport to showcase the positive power of sport for peace and social inclusion. 

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Karatekas #StayActive: Male Kata edition

2020-04-03

The dojos around the world may be closed, but karatekas are improvising to maintain form and fitness in these uncertain times. First-class athletes are showing us that we can #StayActive and #StayStrong while practising Karate anywhere. In the second episode of karatekas #StayActive, we review what athletes of Male Kata are doing to stay in shape. 

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Karate 1-Series A Istanbul cancelled due to coronavirus

2020-04-02

The World Karate Federation regrets to inform that the Karate 1-Series A Istanbul has been cancelled because of the coronavirus outbreak. 

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PKF Senior Championships cancelled because of coronavirus outbreak

2020-04-02

The Pan American Karate Federation has informed that the 2020 PKF Senior Karate Championships have been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak. The continental event was due to take place in San Jose (Costa Rica) from May 25 to 30. 

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WKF Athletes' Commission statement on Tokyo 2020 postponement

2020-04-02

The WKF Athletes' Commission chaired by former World champion and WKF Executive Committee member Davide Benetello has released a statement to inform karatekas of the most recent updates over the postponement of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. 

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Karatekas #StayActive: Female Kata edition

2020-04-01

In these uncertain times, karatekas get the best of themselves and show the tenacity, values, and strength of will that are associated with the sport. First-class Karate athletes are taking social media to inspire all of us; they are showing us that we can #StayActive and practice Karate anywhere and under any circumstance. 

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New dates for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 announced

2020-03-30

The International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee announced new dates for the Olympic Games in Tokyo. The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will be celebrated from July 23 to August 8, 2021. 

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AKF Senior and Cadet, Junior & U21 Championships postponed

2020-03-30

The Asian Karate Federation has informed that the 2020 AKF Senior Championships and the 2020 AKF Cadet, Junior & U21 Championships have been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. Both events are suspended until a later date yet to be confirmed. 

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Viviana Bottaro: I am honoured to represent my country at the Olympic Games

2020-03-26

Viviana Bottaro is one of the five Italian athletes who have qualified for the Olympic Games by standings. The Italian star finished in the third position of the standings of Female Kata at the end of the first stage of the Olympic qualification process. 

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Anzhelika Terliuga: "I want to put my name in Karate history"

2020-03-26

Ukraine’s Anzhelika Terliuga won the qualification to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 as the second best-ranked athlete in the Olympic standings in the category of Female Kumite -55kg. The Ukrainian star claims the ticket to the Games after a sensational winning streak over the last two seasons.  

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Karate Qualification tournament postponed

2020-03-25

The World Karate Federation (WKF) hereby informs that the Karate 2020 Qualification tournament has been postponed. The event was scheduled to be held in Paris (France) this year but it will be suspended due to the postponement of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. 

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Damian Quintero: I get goose bumps, it is a dream come true

2020-03-24

Damian Quintero of Spain is the leader of Karate's Olympic standings in Male Kata. The Spanish kata ace qualified for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 as the number one in the category of choreographed movements.

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Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 postponed until 2021

2020-03-24

The International Olympic Committee confirmed the postponement of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 to a date no later than the summer of 2021. Read below the full press release by the IOC about the rescheduling of the Games due to the coronavirus outbreak. 

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Tzu-Yun Wen: If you fight hard enough for your dreams, they will come true

2020-03-23

Tzu-Yun Wen of Chinese Taipei is one of Karate’s first Olympic athletes. The representative of the Asian nation qualified to take part in the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 after finishing among the top four in the standings of Female Kumite -55kg. 

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