RESULTS OF KARATE1 PREMIER LEAGUE SÃO PAULO 2015
For the first time, Karate1 Premier League Brazil has been held in São Paulo on May 30th and 31st 2015. This competition was the first tournament on American continent.  The tournament hosted 400 athletes from 26 countries (Canada, Chile, Dominica [...]
UFAK ZONE 6 TOURNAMENT IN JOHANNESBURG
UFAK Zone 6 held its annual karate tournament in Johannesburg, South Africa, on the 28th and 29th of May 2015. The tournament was very well attended by the National Federations of the member countries of UFAK zone 6. During the weekend it held its [...]
OLYMPIC FEST 2015 IN MOLDOVA
On May 23, Moldova celebrated the International Olympic Day. The National Olympic and Sports Committee of the Republic of Moldova organized the traditional event dedicated to sport and Olympic values – Olympic Fest 2015. For the second year  [...]
BALKAN CHAMPIONSHIPS FOR CHILDREN 2015
The 20th Balkan Karate Championships for children were recently held from 29th to 31st May 2015 in Herceg Novi (Montenegro) with the participation of a total of 755 athletes (814 entries) from 11 countries. Kindly find here further information abo [...]
WKF SUPPORTS ACTIVITY IN COIMBATORE, TAMILNADU (INDIA)
Karate Association of India expressed its gratitude to WKF President Mr. Antonio Espinós for deputing WKF Kumite Coach Mr. Antonio Oliva to train Indian Karate players for one month at an activity supported by the WKF. The camp was conducted at Co [...]
11TH KING MOHAMED VI INTERNATIONAL KARATE OPEN
The 11th Tournament HM the King Mohamed VI took place in Casablanca, Morocco from the 14th to the 17th of May, with a record of participating athletes from 18 countries. The Opening ceremony was honored by Mr Khalid Safir, Wali of the Region of Gr [...]
KARATE1 PREMIER LEAGUE SAO PAULO 2015 (BRAZIL)
The first Karate1 competition to be held on the America continent.  For the first time, São Paulo Open will take part of the WKF Premier League Karate1 tour in May 30th and 31st 2015. Brazilian Karate Federation and Sao Paulo City will host this g [...]
ELECTIONS OF THE AUSTRIAN KARATE FEDERATION
The annual elections of the Austrian Karate Federation on the 17th of May 2015 brought a new managing board alongside a new president with a clear majority of the votes of the delegates. Georg Russbacher from Salzburg is the newly elected Presiden [...]
WKF PRESIDENT VISITS RIYADH
The WKF President travelled to Riyadh in Saudi Arabia to meet, on the 26th April, HRH the general president of Youth Welfare Prince Abdullah Bin Musaed Bin Abdulaziz. He was accompanied by the President of the Saudi Arabia Karate Federation Mr. Ib [...]
KARATE SHINES AT THE EUROPEAN EVENING OF SPORT IN BRUSSELS
It was a premiere for the WKF: At the European Evening of Sport, Karate was allowed to present itself as the only sport to take part. The WKF Commissioner for Olympic and Paralympic affairs, Wolfgang Weigert, made this possible. Right after the pr [...]
HKF PRESIDENT BECOMES VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE HUNGARIAN OLYMPIC COMMITTEE
Dr. János Mészáros,  President of the Hungarian Karate Federation became Vice-president of the Hungarian Olympic Committee. The Hungarian Olympic Committee (HOC) general assembly elected Dr. János Mészáros  to vice-president of the organization on [...]
KARATE DEMO IN SOCHI – SPORTACCORD CONVENTION
During the recent SportAccord Convention that was held in Sochi last month of April, a Sports Demo Zone was organised as a showcase for some International Federations. The World Karate Federation took the opportunity to make a Karate demo through  [...]