Karate's Olympic debut: Unforgettable from start to finish

WKF President appeals for Karate's permanence in Olympic programme after success in Tokyo

Memorable Olympic Karate competition comes to thrilling close

Masterful Ryo Kiyuna brings joy to Japan with first Karate gold

OLYMPIC KARATE

Karate will make its Olympic debut at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The first appearance of Karate at the Olympic Games will take place in the birth nation of the sport and in the same venue of the first Karate World Championships: Nippon Budokan. Moreover, Karate experienced its first Olympic event at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires. Additionally, Karate has also been included in the sports programme of the Youth Olympic Games in Dakar in 2026

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Karate's Olympic debut: Unforgettable from start to finish

From the start of the XXXII Olympiad to the end, Karate made an indelible mark on Tokyo 2020 that will be remembered long into the future.

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WKF President appeals for Karate's permanence in Olympic programme after success in Tokyo

WKF President Antonio Espinós hailed the success of Karate’s Olympic debut and appealed to the International Olympic Committee for the permanence of the sport in the Olympic programme.

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Historic day for Karate! 13 karatekas flagbearers at Tokyo 2020 Closing Ceremony!

No less than 13 karatekas have flown the flags of their countries at the Closing Ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

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Ryo Kiyuna: I hope my mother is smiling and crying in heaven

For Ryo Kiyuna, having the weight of a nation on his shoulders was perhaps no exaggeration

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Third and final day of Olympic Karate underway

The final day of the Olympic Karate competition is underway

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Down but never out, Hamideh Abbasali on cusp of Olympic glory

For Iranian karateka Hamideh Abbasali, just getting to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 counts as a huge achievement

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Saudi Arabia's Royal Highnesses delighted with Karate action at Nippon Budokan

The last category of Olympic Karate at Nippon Budokan had the royal status

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Karatekas exemplify Olympic values on and off Olympic tatami

The Olympic values of excellence, friendship and respect

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Memorable Olympic Karate competition comes to thrilling close

It was a tale of two extremes on the final day of the Olympic Karate competition here at the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo.

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Best quotes from Day 3 medallists

These are the best quotes of the medallists from day 3

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IOC Member Danka Bartekova and IWGA President Jose Perurena join list of high sports officials visiting Nippon Budokan

The Karate Olympic competition continues catching the attention of the highest sports officials.

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Day 2 has started at Tokyo 2020!

Expectations are high for great Karate action. 

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The epic Olympic odyssey of Ariel Torres

Ariel Torres couldn’t believe he was about to compete at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

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WKF President welcomes sports dignitaries at Nippon Budokan

A host of top sports officials visited Nippon Budokan

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Karate Legend Rafael Aghayev eyes golden sayonara at Tokyo 2020

Rafael Aghayev is a living legend

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