KARATE COMPETITION ON 1ST EUROPEAN GAMES IS CLOSED.
The 1st european games was held in Baku (Azerbaijan) during two days (13-14 June 2015). The Baku 2015 was the inaugural edition of the european games, an international multi-sport event for athletes representing the national olympic committees (NO [...]
EAST ASIAN KARATE FEDERATION CHAMPIONSHIPS 2015
The 5th East Asian Karate Federation (EAKF) Senior and 4th EAKF Junior & Cadet Karate Championships were held on 6th and 7th June in Hong Kong China. Athletes from 6 NFs (China, Korea, Japan, Hong Kong, Macau and Chinese Taipei) competed in 39 [...]
13TH EKF CHAMPIONSHIPS FOR REGIONS
On the increase this year, the 13th EKF Championships for Regions, organized in France for the first time, have kept all their promises. Despite the proximity to the first European Games to be held in Baku next weekend, 141 teams from 22 countries [...]
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 [...]
MARIUS VIZER RESIGNS AS PRESIDENT OF SPORTACCORD
Marius Vizer has resigned as President of SportAccord on 31st May, following recent events after his address in Sochi at the SportAccord General Assembly on 20th April. You can read the full text of M. Vizer’s resignation letter here: http://www.s [...]
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  [...]
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 [...]