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WKF Entourage Commission meets via videoconference

2020-05-29

The WKF Entourage Commission met Thursday via videoconference to discuss different updates in the application of Safe Karate policies and to analyse ways to continue WKF’s progress in guaranteeing the well-being of Karate athletes. 

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Hana Antunovic: We are all really excited about the next European Championships in Sweden

2020-05-28

In about one year, the best Karate athletes in Europe will be fighting for the continental crown – and for the Olympic berth – in the anticipated 2021 European Championships to be held in Gothenburg (Sweden). Swedish karatekas are thrilled about hosting the next edition of the biggest continental event in Europe. “We haven’t had a championship (like this) in 40 years, so we are very excited. I am looking forward to competing in my home ground,” said Sweden’s Hana Antunovic. 

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Unity of Karate showcased in final day of meetings with national federations

2020-05-27

The three-day meetings via videoconference with WKF stakeholders around the world which were organised by the World Karate Federation ended Wednesday as European national federations joined the discussions. WKF President Antonio Espinós directed the meetings aiming to analyse the current situation of Karate in the world. 

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Learn Karate with the best karateka in the world

2020-05-26

Do you want to improve your Karate skills? Do you want to make the perfect Kata? Do you want to be the best in Kumite? Now you can, with WKF’s “Learn Karate with…”

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Second round of meetings with national federations via videoconference

2020-05-26

The World Karate Federation hosted today the second round of meetings with national federations via videoconference. Headed by WKF President Antonio Espinós, the gatherings had national federations from African and American countries participating in the discussions to review the current situation of Karate around the world. 

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WKF President meets with national federations via videoconference

2020-05-25

WKF President Antonio Espinós met with representatives of national federations via videoconference to discuss the development and promotion of Karate around the world and to analyse the impact of the coronavirus crisis. 

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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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