ATRadio: Karate Prepares for Olympic Debut

World Karate Federation president Antonio Espinos is looking forward to Tokyo and an end to the pandemic's grip on sport.

VINICIUS FIGUEIRA (BRAZIL) vs STEVEN DACOSTA (FRANCE) in Senior Kumite -67 Kg - Final bout
Photo taken during World Championship Madrid 2018 in (Wizink Center) on 10/11/2018. Event organized by World Karate Federation.
©2018 Xavier Servolle / Kphotos
VINICIUS FIGUEIRA (BRAZIL) vs STEVEN DACOSTA (FRANCE) in Senior Kumite -67 Kg - Final bout Photo taken during World Championship Madrid 2018 in (Wizink Center) on 10/11/2018. Event organized by World Karate Federation. ©2018 Xavier Servolle / Kphotos

(ATR) World Karate Federation president Antonio Espinos says the past year has been challenging for karate with the double blows of the pandemic and postponement of the Tokyo Olympics.

Espinos talks with Around the Rings Editor Ed Hula about karate's Olympic debut just five months away in Tokyo and what it means for the future of the sport.

AroundTheRings · ATRadio - Karate Readies for Olympic Debut, with Antonio Espinos