Tokyo 2020 Olympic Qualification System revised
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Karate Quiz #4: Luigi Busa, Haya Jumaa and famous stars in action movies!
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Karatekas #StayActive: Male Kumite +84kg edition

2020-05-21

Karatekas around the world continue inspiring us to stay active and strong in these difficult times. As some countries start coming out of isolation, we complete our review of Karate’s home training with a glimpse of the last category, Male Kumite +84kg. 

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WKF Referee Commission meets via videoconference

2020-05-21

The WKF Referee Commission held a meeting Thursday via videoconference to analyse the situation of Karate’s referee body amid the current crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. 

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The International World Games Association celebrates 40th anniversary

2020-05-21

The International World Games Association (IWGA) is celebrating its 40th anniversary. Founded on May 21st, 1980, the IWGA held the first edition of The World Games a year later in Santa Clara, USA. The World Karate Federation is a founding member of the IWGA, and WKF President Antonio Espinós acts as one of the members of the IWGA Executive Committee. 

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Qualification System revised

2020-05-20

After the postponement of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and in agreement with the International Olympic Committee, the World Karate Federation has revised the Qualification System for the Karate competition at the Olympic Games. 

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WKF Athletes Commission backs revision of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Qualification System

2020-05-20

Following the modification of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Qualification System, which was announced today, the WKF Athletes’ Commission wants to state its total support of the decision to review the Olympic Qualification pathway for the Karate competition of the Tokyo 2020 Games. 

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Karate Quiz #4: Luigi Busa, Haya Jumaa and famous stars in action movies!

2020-05-19

Do you know Karate? In WKF’s Karate Quiz, fans can test their knowledge of the sport and show the strength of their Karate passion. 

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Karatekas #StayActive: Female Kumite +68kg edition

2020-05-14

Let us show you the best karatekas in the world in action as they are trying to maintain form and fitness in these difficult times. First-class Karate athletes continue inspiring us to stay active and stay strong during these unprecedented moments. In this new episode of karatekas #StayActive, we review the category of Female Kumite +68kg. 

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EKF Executive Committee commits to further develop Karate in Europe despite current difficult circumstances

2020-05-13

The Executive Committee of the European Karate Federation met Wednesday via videoconference to discuss the future of the sport in the continent and the effects of the coronavirus crisis on European Karate.

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WKF Executive Committee sets course for progress of sport amid uncertain times

2020-05-12

The Executive Committee of the World Karate Federation met Tuesday via a videoconference to discuss the prospects of the sport amid the current climate of uncertainty caused by the global pandemic of the coronavirus outbreak. 

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WKF saddened by passing of Portuguese Karate Federation founder Raul Augusto Queiroz da Mota Cerveira

2020-05-11

The World Karate Federation mourns the passing of Portuguese Karate legend Raul Augusto Queiroz da Mota Cerveira at the age of 76.

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#KarateValues: Alton Brown strives to give girls in India a fighting chance

2020-05-07

Alton Brown of Jamaica is putting his Karate skills to the service of those who need them the most: disadvantaged girls in India. It is another example of #KarateValues. 

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KarateQuiz #3: Ayumi Uekusa, Steven Dacosta and Karate in TV Shows

2020-05-06

In “Karate Quizzes”, Karate fans can test their knowledge of their favourite sport. Enthusiasts of this discipline have the opportunity to show their friends know how much they know about Karate.

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Karatekas #StayActive: Male Kumite -84kg edition

2020-05-04

Let us show you the different methods that karatekas of the category of Male Kumite -84kg are using to maintain fitness in these uncertain times. Come with us in a new episode of “Karatekas #StayActive” where first-class Karate athletes inspire us to #StayActive and #StayStrong. 

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Karate Quiz #2: Rafael Aghayev, Karate movie stars and more

2020-04-29

In “Karate Quizzes” you can test your Karate knowledge and you can let your friends know how much you know about your favourite sport. 

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Karatekas #StayActive: Female Kumite -68kg edition

2020-04-29

First-class karatekas continue inspiring us to stay active and stay strong during these uncertain times. Now it is the turn to look at Karate athletes of the Female Kumite -68kg. What are they doing to #StayActive and #StayStrong? 

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