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Helen Marsh: A Journey of Resilience and Triumph in Para-Karate

2024-07-18

Helen Marsh of England represents the perfect example of the passion and dedication that Karate embodies. As the Paralympic Games are on the horizon and Para-Karate continues its bid to be included in the next edition of the Games, Ms Marsh’s story in Para-Karate encourages everyone to look beyond the obstacles and see the potential within while showcasing the tremendous benefits of Karate for athletes with disabilities.

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Karate Delegation Visits Andorra to Discuss Participation in 2025 Games of the Small States of Europe

2024-07-17

A high-profile Karate delegation visited Andorra to discuss the participation of the sport in the 2025 Games of the Small States of Europe.

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Guardian Girls Karate Seminar Empowers Women in Curacao

2024-07-16

A Guardian Girls Karate seminar was held last week in Curaçao. The activity, integrated into the Guardian Girls Global Karate project, successfully empowered nearly 30 women through a unique and impactful training program.

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WKF mourns passing of Karate Icon Mike Billman

2024-07-14

The world of Karate mourns the passing of Mike Billman, a true trailblazer in the world of karate. An icon of the sport and a highly respected personality of Karate, Mr Billman passed away this week at the age of 78.

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WKF World Ranking Update: Karate Stars Headline Ranking Before Summer Break

2024-07-10

As the summer break approaches, the World Karate Federation (WKF) World Ranking highlights the most successful karate athletes of the season so far, based on their performances in major events. The next significant event in the senior divisions is the Karate 1-Series A in Salzburg, scheduled from September 13 to 15. Here is a detailed look at the current leaders in each category.

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Jamaican Women Empowered at Guardian Girls Karate Seminar in Kingston

2024-07-08

A successful Guardian Girls Karate seminar was held last week in Kingston, Jamaica as part of the global expansion of Karate’s initiative against gender-based violence.

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WKF President Antonio Espinós Celebrates Support of Karate in Porec with Meeting with City Mayor Loris Persuric

2024-07-04

The World Karate Federation (WKF) President, Antonio Espinós met with the Mayor of Porec, Loris Persuric, during the 2024 Karate 1-Youth League. The meeting, also attended by Croatian Karate Union President and WKF Assistant General Secretary Davor Cipek, underscored the strong support from local and national institutions in Croatia for karate events.

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Official Presentation of the 2024 Karate World Cup - National Team Championships in Madrid

2024-07-03

The Higher Sports Council of Spain (CSD) headquarters in Madrid hosted Tuesday the official presentation of the 2024 Karate World Cup - National Team Championships. The event was attended by WKF Senior Advisor Francisco Alegrete, Spanish Karate Federation President and WKF Executive Committee Member Antonio Moreno, CSD Sports General Director Fernando Molinero, and the Councillor for Culture, Sport, and Tourism of the Government of Navarre, Rebeca Esnaola. Members of the Spanish national karate team also participated in the event.

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WKF President Antonio Espinós Meets with Karate India Organisation President Bharat Sharma in Madrid

2024-07-02

The World Karate Federation (WKF) President Antonio Espinós welcomed Bharat Sharma, President of the Karate India Organisation (KIO) to the WKF headquarters in Madrid. This significant meeting marks a pivotal step in strengthening the ties between the WKF and KIO, focusing on the future of karate in India.

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Thrilling Final Day Wraps Up Memorable 2024 Karate 1-Youth League in Porec

2024-07-01

The final day of the 2024 Karate 1-Youth League in Porec, Croatia, showcased the talents of young karatekas in the U14 categories and put a golden finishing touch to a memorable event. Here’s a detailed look at the winners of each category.

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Thrilling Performances Highlight Day 3 of Karate 1-Youth League in Porec

2024-06-30

Day 3 of the 2024 Karate 1-Youth League in Porec, Croatia, saw cadet categories take centre stage. With fierce competition and stunning performances, young karatekas from around the world showcased their skills. Here are the highlights from each category:

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Junior Up-and-Coming Karate Stars Shine on Second Day of Karate 1-Youth League in Porec

2024-06-29

The second day of the Karate 1-Youth League in Porec showcased the remarkable talents of junior athletes. Each category displayed fierce competition and outstanding skill. Here’s a rundown of the winners and their achievements.

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Thrilling First Day at 2024 Karate 1-Youth League in Porec

2024-06-28

The 2024 Karate 1-Youth League kicked off in Porec, Croatia, with an electrifying start as the U21 categories took the stage. Young karatekas from around the globe displayed their skills, determination, and values, setting the tone for an exciting competition ahead. Here are the highlights of the first day's winners in each category.

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WKF General Secretary Meets with Japanese Ambassador to Nigeria to Discuss Progress of Karate

2024-06-27

World Karate Federation (WKF) General Secretary Toshihisa Nagura met with the Japanese Ambassador to Nigeria Kazuyoshi Matsunaga at the WKF Secretary General's office in Tokyo to analyse ways to develop the sport further worldwide.

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WKF President Attends Closing Ceremony of WKF Youth Camp 2024 in Porec

2024-06-27

The 16th edition of the WKF Youth Camp concluded with a magnificent closing ceremony in Porec (Croatia), marking the end of three days of one of the most popular youth Karate events in the world. The closing ceremony was headlined by WKF President Antonio Espinós who highlighted the success of the event and the popularity of the sport among youngsters.

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