Karate 1-Premier League, Madrid (Spain) - CANCELLED
Karate 1-Youth League, Limassol (Cyprus) - CANCELLED
Tokyo 2020 - Qualification Tournament, Paris (France) - POSTPONED
Spectacular 2019 Karate 1-Premier League
Relive the historic 2019 Karate 1-Premier League in pictures!
Now you can go back to the best moments of the memorable 2019 Karate 1-Premier League with the official e-magazine of the event.
One year ago, spectacular KARATE
Exactly one year ago, Karate celebrated its biggest event thus far, the 2018 Karate World Championships in Madrid.
It was a historic tournament full of sensational moments like this one!
Spectacular Mapping show
“Karate Soul” was premiered at the 2018 Karate World Championships in Madrid.
Karatekas #StayActive: Female Kumite -50kg edition
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.READ MORE
Join the campaign "ReiForApril6" and be part of the #WhiteCard movement!
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.READ MORE
Karatekas #StayActive: Male Kata edition
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.READ MORE
Karate 1-Series A Istanbul cancelled due to coronavirus
The World Karate Federation regrets to inform that the Karate 1-Series A Istanbul has been cancelled because of the coronavirus outbreak.READ MORE
PKF Senior Championships cancelled because of coronavirus outbreak
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.READ MORE
WKF Athletes' Commission statement on Tokyo 2020 postponement
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.READ MORE
Karatekas #StayActive: Female Kata edition
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.READ MORE
New dates for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 announced
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.READ MORE
AKF Senior and Cadet, Junior & U21 Championships postponed
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.READ MORE
Viviana Bottaro: I am honoured to represent my country at the Olympic Games
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.READ MORE
Anzhelika Terliuga: "I want to put my name in Karate history"
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.READ MORE
Karate Qualification tournament postponed
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.READ MORE
Damian Quintero: I get goose bumps, it is a dream come true
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.READ MORE
Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 postponed until 2021
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.READ MORE
Tzu-Yun Wen: If you fight hard enough for your dreams, they will come true
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.READ MORE