KARATE1 PREMIER COBURG (GERMANY): THE SECOND TOURNAMENT ON NEW KARATE1 SEASON
For the first time, German Karate Federation hosted German Karate1 Premier League Open on Coburg. This event has been held in HUK Coburg Arena on September 26th and 27th 2015. It is the second Karate1 of this new season after Istanbul. The tournam [...]
AFRICAN GAMES BRAZZAVILLE 2015
Between the 2nd and the 19th of September the 11th African Games were held in Brazzaville, Congo, with a programme of 23 sports. Karate, as one of them, hold competitions from 7th to 9th of September. A total of 200 competitors karate athletes fro [...]
8TH COMMONWEALTH KARATE CHAMPIONSHIPS, NEW DELHI
The 8th Commonwealth Karate Championships held at Talkatora Indoor Stadium, New Delhi (India) from 18th to 20th September 2015 was successfully concluded with the huge participation of more than 600 players and delegation from 10 countries. The Sp [...]
AKF CONGRESS AND CHAMPIONSHIPS, YOKOHAMA 2015
The AKF annual Congress took place in Yokohama (Japan) on September 2nd with the presence of WKF President Mr. Antonio Espinós. There were 34 National Federations present and important decisions were taken, like the unanimous approval of new Statu [...]
KARATE1 PREMIER ISTANBUL (TURKEY)
For the fifth time, Turkish Karate Federation hosted the Istanbul Open (Karate1 Premier League). This event has been held in Hidayet Turkoglu Sport Hall on September 5th and 6th 2015. This competition was the first tournament on new season and Kar [...]
PKF JUNIOR, CADET AND U21 CHAMPIONSHIPS
The XXVI PKF Junior, Cadet and U21 Karate Championships have recently be held in the city of Santa Cruz, Bolivia, from 27th until 30th August. The event was a major success for the country, since a total of 22 countries, over 750 athletes, 180 Ref [...]
EQUATORIAL GUINEA JOINS THE WKF
The WKF welcomes its new member federation from Equatorial Guinea under the leadership of its President Mr. Andrés Ikuga Fernández, after the compliance with the necessary formalities and according to the existing procedures for application of new [...]
KARATE PRESENTATION FOR TOKYO 2020 ADDITIONAL SPORTS PROGRAMME
The presentation of the sport of karate for the candidature for the inclusion in additional sports programme of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to the TOCOG has been made by a delegation of WKF and JKF, with the attendance of: – Antonio Espinós [...]
PAN AM GAMES TORONTO 2015 IS CLOSED
Karate competition during the XVII Pan American Games was held in Mississauga Sports Centre – Toronto (Canada) during three days (23-25 July 2015). The karate competition consisted of 10 individual kumite events (fighting). Pan Am best athle [...]
THE JAPANESE DIET MEMBERS SUPPORT KARATE FOR TOKYO 2020
All-Party Parliamentary Federation for the Promotion of Karatedo hold the 3rd session on July 15th, 2015 in Tokyo, Japan with attendance of Mr. Takashi Sasagawa, Japan Karatedo Federation President and Mr. Toshihisa Nagura, World Karate Federation [...]
ASIAN KARATE FEDERATION TRAINING CAMP 2015 – PATTAYA/THAILAND
The Asian Training Camp 2015 was held in Pattaya/Thailand from 6-10 July 2015, under Sensei Suguo Sakumoto and Sensei Masao Kagawa (Chairman WKF TC) Teaching. In partnership with Thailand Karate Federation, under the patronage of ASIAN KARATE FEDE [...]
MR. GER BRUIN, MEMBER OF THE DUTCH KARATE FEDERATION, PASSED AWAY LAST 1ST JULY 2015.
From the WKF we would like to express our condolences to the family and friends of an important member of the Dutch Karate Federation, Mr. Ger Bruin, who passed away last 1st July 2015.  [...]