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Karate 1 Premier League calendar updated 2021

January 20, 2021 Leave a comment
Karate 1 Premier League calendar updated

The competition calendar of the 2021 Karate 1-Premier League has been updated due to the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic

The competition calendar of the 2021 Karate 1-Premier League has been updated due to the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic. Istanbul replaces Baku as the host of one of the events of the 2021 Karate 1-Premier League, while the tournament in Lisbon is postponed to April.

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New WKF referee commission

October 29, 2020 Leave a comment

WKF joins Virtus to further develop Para-Karate

October 28, 2020 Leave a comment
WKF joins Virtus to further develop Para-Karate

The World Karate Federation has partnered with Virtus: World Intellectual Impairment Sport

The World Karate Federation has partnered with Virtus: World Intellectual Impairment Sport to jointly promote and develop Karate for people with intellectual impairment.

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Grand Winners award postponed to 2021

September 25, 2020 Leave a comment

World Karate Federation one of three IFs to join Global Esports Federation

September 23, 2020 Leave a comment
The World Karate Federation is set to undergo a "digital transformation", according to its President ©Getty Images

World Karate Federation (WKF) President Antonio Espinós has expressed his desire for the sport to undergo a “digital transformation” in a bid to reach a “larger audience” after joining the Global Esports Federation (GEF).

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Karate in the 2023 European Games

September 15, 2020 Leave a comment

Provisional WKF calendar 2021

August 3, 2020 Leave a comment

WKF Ranking Commission has update the WKF Ranking Rules

July 28, 2020 Leave a comment

Following the Covid-19 outbreak and its significant impact on the sporting activites – thus also the WKF ranking, the WKF Ranking Commission has worked on the necessary updates of the WKF Ranking Rules, already approved by the WKF EC. The implementation of these rules has now been done and you can find the complete updated version here, together with the FAQ document.

Latest updates to the 2020 WKF Calendar

July 8, 2020 Leave a comment

We would like to inform you about the latest updates to the 2020 WKF Calendar, with the necessary cancellation of events due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

June-July 2020 / WKF Youth Camp & Youth League in Porec, Croatia: CANCELLED
Despite the proposal to postpone the event for a later date, the activities foreseen in Porec have now been cancelled for this year 2020 as the current circumstances still do not make the organization of this event possible.

September 2020 / Karate 1 – Youth League in Monterrey, Mexico: CANCELLED
November 2020 / FISU World University Karate Championships in Brasilia, Brazil: CANCELLED by the International University Sports Federation (FISU)

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Postpone the next edition of the World Championships to 2021.

June 23, 2020 Leave a comment

The Executive Committee of the World Karate Federation met Monday via videoconference to streamline the roadmap of the organisation amid the current challenging circumstances caused by the global pandemic of coronavirus.

The Executive Committee of the World Karate Federation met Monday via videoconference to streamline the roadmap of the organisation amid the current challenging circumstances caused by the global pandemic of coronavirus.

Far-reaching decisions were taken in the meeting which was chaired by WKF President Antonio Espinós. The Executive Committee decided to postpone the next edition of the World Championships to 2021. Karate’s biggest event, which had been scheduled to be held later this year in Dubai (UAE) will take place in the same venue in November 2021 due to the uncertain situation produced by the COVID-19 epidemic. WKF’s governing body agreed to reschedule the tournament in order to guarantee the well-being and safety of athletes, staff members and fans. Consequently, the WKF Congress which was planned to be held in Dubai in November will also be postponed to 2021. Read more…

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