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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.  [...]
10TH CHAMPIONSHIPS OF UFAK ZONE 4
Recently, the 10th Championships of UFAK Zone 4 have been held in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (RDC), from the 22nd until the 28th June 2015 under the patronage of H.E. Mr Joseph Kabila, Head of State, and under the presidency of H.E. th [...]
WILLIAM MILLERSON IS ELECTED AS ACODEPA VICE-PRESIDENT
Mr William Millerson, current WKF Vice-president, has been recently elected as ACODEPA (Association of PanAmerican Sports Confederations) Vice-president on 8th July. WKF would like to congratulate Mr Willerson on his achievement. This appointment, [...]
2015 WKF YOUTH CAMP AND KARATE 1 YOUTH CUP
From 30th June until 4th July, the 8th WKF Youth Training Camp and Karate 1 Youth Cup organised by the WKF took place. As for the 2014 edition, the event was held in the outstanding facilities of the beautiful city of Umag (Croatia). This year, th [...]
NETHERLANDS NF PRESIDENT AT WKF HEADQUARTERS
Last Tuesday, 7th July, President of the WKF, Mr Antonio Espinós, received the new President of the Karate-Do Bond Nederland (KBN), Mr Herman van der Meulen, introduced by former President David Roovers. They joined hands in Madrid and experienced [...]
WKF IS A RECOGNISED PARALYMPIC SPORT
On 12th June, 2015 the WKF could celebrate for a great success: the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Governing Board accepted the WKF as the 30th sport discipline within the Paralympic Family. The journey began 8 years ago in Bavaria (Germ [...]
TORU ARAKAWA
It is with deep sorrow that the WKF informs that Mr Toru Arakawa, JKF special advisor, passed away on June 20, 2015. Mr Arakawa spent his life in contribution to the development of Karatedo, and was involved in JKF since its foundation in 1969. Fu [...]
ORDER OF THE RISING SUN AWARDED TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE THAILAND KARATE FEDERATION
The WKF would like to congratulate Mr Bhirombhakdi Chutinant, President of the Thailand Karate Federation, who was bestowed the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette from the Emperor of Japan for the contribution in promoting Karate and  [...]
APPOINTMENT OF MR NAGURA AT THE JOC
WKF General Secretary, Mr Toshihisa Nagura, has been appointed as an Auditor of the Japan Olympic Committee as of 23rd June 2015. The WKF congratulates Mr Nagura for this appointment that will last for a 4 years term, from 2015 until 2019.  [...]