FINAL LIST FOR BAKU 2015 EUROPEAN GAMES QUALIFICATION
THE 1ST EUROPEAN GAMES WILL BE HELD IN BAKU (AZERBAIJAN) AND WILL BE THE INAUGURAL EDITION OF THE EUROPEAN GAMES, AN INTERNATIONAL MULTI-SPORT EVENT FOR ATHLETES REPRESENTING THE NATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEES (NOCS) OF EUROPE. KARATE EVENTS WILL CON [...]
INTERVIEWS OF RIKA USAMI AND GIORGINA XENOU
To better understand the role of the ambassadors for the Karate2020 promotion campaign, we asked Rika Usami (Japanese kata female) and Giorgina Xenou (Greek kata female) to explain their work and purpose. Rika Usami (宇佐美 里 香), born February 20, 19 [...]
NEW AMBASSADOR TO TOKYO 2020: XENOU GEOGIA-ARCHONTIA
With the support of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Japan Karate Federation, Xenou Geogia-Archontia became ambassador for the campaign Karate2020 (promotional campaign for the participation of karate in the Olympic Games in 2020 in Tokyo). The  [...]
QUALIFICATION FOR BAKU 2015 EUROPEAN GAMES
Karate competition in Baku 2015 European Games will start in two months (13-14 June). The 1st European Games will be held in Baku (Azerbaijan) and will be the inaugural edition of the European Games, an international multi-sport event for athletes [...]
NORDIC CHAMPIONSHIPS 2015
Every year during the second weekend in April the Nordic Karate National Federations attend the Nordic Karate Championships. This year the host nation was Iceland and the Championships took place in the capital Reykjavik. WKF President, Mr. Antoni [...]
FRUITFUL OLYMPIC CAMPAIGN IN TOKYO
Mr.Espinos met important people such as Mr.Suga, the Chief Cabinet Secretary during his 4 days stay in Tokyo. More than 700,000 signatures were handed over to Mr.Takashima, the chairperson of Tokyo Assembly. World Karate Federation president Mr. A
MEETING BETWEEN PROF. DR. UĞUR ERDENER AND PRESIDENT ANTONIO ESPINOS IN ISTANBUL
IOC Executive Board member, World Archery and Turkish Olympic Committee President Prof. Dr. Uğur Erdener and World Karate Federation President Antonio Espinos met on the occasion of European Karate Federation’s 50th Senior Championships being held
EUROPEAN AND PAN AMERICAN SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP, AN OBJECTIVE, THE GAMES QUALIFICATION
Next week, two continental events will be played. These competitions are an important objective for athletes because they are an important step for future qualifications. From 19 to 21 March the XXIX Pan American Adult Karate Championship will be
RESULTS OF THE 50TH EKF SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS IN ISTANBUL
During 4 days (19-22 March 2015), the adult karate elite from 47 European nations has taken place in Istanbul (Turkey). 495 ambitious competitors shown challenging forms (kata) and attractive fights (kumite). This year, all best competitors are qu
FIRST RESULTS OF EUROPEAN SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP 2015
First results of European Senior Championship 2015 in Istanbul (Turkey) Female Kata 1. Sanchez Jaime Sandra Spain 2. Bozan Dilara Turkey 3. Bleul Jasmin Germany 3. Miskova Veronika Czech Repuplic Female Kumite -50 Kg 1. Plank Bettina Austria 2. Re
50TH EKF SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS IN ISTANBUL
The registration of athletes for the 50th EKF Senior Championships in Istanbul (Turkey) has now closed and the names of the participants are disclosed. From Thursday 19th to Sunday 22nd of March, around 495 athletes from at least 47 nations will c
KARATE BREMEN 2014 – FINAL RESULTS
22nd World Championships has taken to an end at the ÖVB arena in Bremen on this Sunday evening after 5 days of intense competition. As expected, competition provided incredible excitement in all weight categories. A total of 996 athletes from 116