Grand Winners award postponed to 2021
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WKF President meets with WKF General Treasurer Michael Dinsdale

2020-09-24

WKF President Antonio Espinós welcomed WKF General Treasurer Michael Dinsdale at the WKF Headquarters in Madrid today. 

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Grand Winners award postponed to 2021

2020-09-24

The World Karate Federation announced today that the Grand Winners award has been postponed to 2021. The Grand Winners award recognises the best of the best of the season in Karate 1-Premier League. As a result of the cancellation of events due to the coronavirus pandemic, the proclamation of the top competitors of the year in Karate’s first-class series of events is delayed to 2021.

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Karate Quiz 12: Test your Karate knowledge now!

2020-09-23

The new Karate Quiz is here! 

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Picture-perfect Kata in new chapter of Karate Decades Best

2020-09-23

The new chapter of Karate’s Decades Best features one of the best Kata of all times. The memorable final of Female Kata at the 2012 Karate World Championships is reviewed in the next programme of “Karate’s Decades Best” to be premiered on WKF YouTube channel on Friday, September 25. 

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WKF joins Global Esports Federation

2020-09-22

The World Karate Federation is pleased to announce that Karate’s international governing body has joined the Global Esports Federation (GEF). The association with the GEF confirms the WKF’s interest to further develop its presence in the esport ecosystem.  

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Memorable 2012 World Championships Paris relived in new episode of Karate Decades Best

2020-09-21

The best moments of the 2012 Karate World Championships Paris are reviewed in a new episode of “Karate’s Decades Best”. The first video of the new series features the best Kata bout of all times and is premiered on WKF YouTube channel on Friday, September 25. 

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WKF Vice President Bechir Cherif confirmed as Honorary President of Tunisia Karate Federation

2020-09-17

WKF 3rd Vice President and WKF Executive Committee member Bechir Cherif has been confirmed as Honorary President of the Tunisia Karate Federation. The decision was announced Wednesday by the Executive Bureau of the national organisation. 

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Karate and the new normal: Success of Karate in Croatia showcased at massive event and prestigious award

2020-09-16

The strength of Karate in Croatia was showcased this past week at a massive event celebrated in the Medjimurje region. While the Karate family continues their efforts to go back to normal, different initiatives are successfully being held around the world to demonstrate the adaptation of Karate to the new reality. 

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Karate in the 2023 European Games

2020-09-13

Karate has been added to the list of sports of the 2023 European Games. The European Olympic Committees (EOC) announced Sunday the tentative sports programme of the third edition of the European Games, which will be held in Krakow-Malopolska (Poland). Karate, with its two modalities Kata and Kumite, was included in the competition calendar of the 2023 European Games as the sport is poised to continue causing a sensation at Europe’s biggest multi-sport event. 

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Second online coaches seminar scheduled for September 16

2020-09-09

Karate’s prospective coaches have the opportunity to revamp their Karate knowledge and take a step forward in their quest to become new trainers with the second edition of the online coaches’ seminar. The session will be held next September 16 at 14.00 CEST. 

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Karate Quiz 11: Sandra Sanchez, Kumite techniques and much more

2020-09-08

Do you REALLY know Karate? The new Karate Quiz is here! 

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WKF's most-watched video featured on Chapter 7 of Karate's Decades Best

2020-09-07

Chapter 7 of the “Karate’s Decades Best” series features the most-watched video of all times on WKF’s YouTube channel. The memorable Team Kata bout Serbia vs Italy of Belgrade 2010 will be reviewed by Karate icons Sandra Sanchez and Antonio Diaz next Friday, September 11. NOW WITH SUBTITLES! 

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Karate and the new normal: Massive kata competition in Turkey

2020-09-04

Nearly 2000 karatekas gathered in Sakarya (Turkey) for the second Karate tournament in the country under the new restrictions due to the coronavirus outbreak. The event was limited to kata categories and it was considered a success as the resumption of Karate activities continues in many countries around the world. 

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Youth Pan American Games confirmed for 2021

2020-09-04

Panam Sports and the Colombian government confirmed that the Youth Pan American Games to take place in Cali (Colombia) will be finally held in 2021. Karate is one of the disciplines included in the programme of the multi-sport event which is scheduled for September 9 to 19, 2021. 

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Intense final day of meetings with national federations showcases unity of Karate

2020-09-02

The series of meetings with national federations concluded Tuesday with the last set of gatherings with representatives of Karate national organisations. Delegates met with WKF President Antonio Espinós via videoconference in three sessions as the sport is getting ready to resume its activities.   

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