William Millerson's legacy celebrated in Curacao

Karate hoping to go back to normal: successful underage tournament in Bulgaria

Karate 1- Youth League Monterrey and FISU World University Karate Championships cancelled

WKF Executive Committee takes crucial decisions in meeting held via videoconference

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President: Antonio Espinós - Spain

Website: www.wkf.net

Email: wkf@wkf.net

Federation members: 198

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ASIAN KARATE FEDERATION

President: Mr Kuang-Huei Chang

Website: www.akf-karate.net

Email: ctkftpe@ms31.hinet.net

Federation members: 43

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EUROPEAN KARATE FEDERATION

President: Antonio Espinós - Spain

Website: www.europeankaratefederation.net

Email: ekf@ekf.net

Federation members: 54

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PANAMERICAN KARATE FEDERATION

President: Mr José García Maañón

Website: www.pkfkarate.net

Email: karate@fibertel.com.ar, jose.garciamaanon@fibertel.com.ar

Federation members: 39

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AFRICAN KARATE FEDERATION

President: Mr Mohamed Tahar Mesbahi

Website: www.africakarate.com/

Email: ufakpresident@gmail.com

Federation members: 50

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OCEANIAN KARATE FEDERATION

President: Mr Michael Kassis

Website: http://oceaniakarate.com

Email: president@akf.com.au

Federation members: 12

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William Millerson's legacy celebrated in Curacao

The memory of Karate personality William Millerson was celebrated Saturday, July 4th in an emotive ceremony held in Curaçao. WKF Executive Committee member William Millerson was honoured by family, friends, and sports dignitaries in a memorial service which was attended by WKF President Antonio Espinós. 

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Karate hoping to go back to normal: successful underage tournament in Bulgaria

Nearly 200 youngsters participated in the tournament “Kids Karate League” in Sofia (Bulgaria) as the sport of Karate aims at resuming its activities all over the world. 

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Karate 1- Youth League Monterrey and FISU World University Karate Championships cancelled

The Karate 1-Youth League Monterrey and the next edition of the FISU World University Karate Championship have been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

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WKF Executive Committee takes crucial decisions in meeting held via videoconference

The Executive Committee of the World Karate Federation met Monday via videoconference to streamline the roadmap of the organisation amid the current challenging circumstances caused by the global pandemic of coronavirus. 

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WKF mourns passing of WKF Executive Committee member William Millerson

The World Karate Federation is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Mr William Millerson. Member of the WKF Executive Committee, PKF Honorary President and former World Championships and continental championships medallist, William Millerson was a beloved and most respected personality for the whole Karate family and one of the most relevant figures in the recent history of the sport.  

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AKF Executive Committee meets via videoconference

The Executive Committee of the Asian Karate Federation (AKF) met Thursday via videoconference to discuss the situation of the sport in the continent. 

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Introducing the WKF's Anti-Doping Activity Pack

As many of us around the World are currently staying safe by staying at home, we at the WKF have put together several anti-doping activities to both educate and entertain the younger athletes amongst us. 

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PKF Cadet, Junior & U21 Championships cancelled

The Pan American Karate Federation (PKF) has informed that the 2020 PKF Cadet, Junior & U21 Championships have been cancelled due to the current situation of uncertainty caused by the coronavirus outbreak. The continental event had initially been scheduled to take place in Monterrey (Mexico) from August 24 to 29. 

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WKF deeply saddened by passing of EOC President Janez Kocijancic

(Picture: WKF and EKF President Antonio Espinós (left) and EOC President Janez Kocijančič during their meeting on September 2019)

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WKF Entourage Commission meets via videoconference

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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Referees' assessment streamlined in videoconference meeting

WKF President Antonio Espinós headed Friday a meeting via videoconference aiming to outline the tools and intelligence protocols to enhance the referees’ assessment in competitions. 

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

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

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

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

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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