Karate espera que informe del COI de Tokio 2020 en septiembre le favorezca para el Programa Olímpico de LA2028

Federativo mundial Antonio Espinós sugiere a Córcega como una sede para salvar el torneo olímpico de karate de París 2024

Karate hopes Tokyo 2020 IOC report in September will favor it for LA2028 Olympic program

Federation president Antonio Espinós suggests Corsica as a venue to save Paris 2024 Olympic karate tournament

WKF mourns passing of WKF Executive Committee member William Millerson

Karate espera exito en Tokio y confirmar "injusticia"

(ATR) Federación Mundial de Karate sigue con atención acontecimientos en Chile

Mundial de Karate en Chile sin incidentes pese a disturbios

(ATR) Corporación Santiago 2023 "sigue adelante" dice Miguel A. Mujica a ATR.

Protestas sociales no impiden Mundial de Karate en Chile

(ATR) Presidente de Comite Olimpico Chileno envia "mensaje de tranquilidad" en entrevista con ATR.


Karate hails 'unique situation' of the sport as campaign to request Paris 2024 inclusion continues

The wave of support to include Karate in the list of additional sports for the Olympic Games Paris 2024 intensifies ...

Karate Desearia Respaldo del Movimiento Olimpico

(ATR) Paris 2024 ha reiterado decisión a partir de Agenda 2020 del COI, los nuevos tiempos. y de "juegos revolucionarios"


Reunion de la WKF con el Comite Organizador de Paris 2024

WKF Hails Success of Record-Breaking Karate World Championships

More than 1200 athletes from 131 countries gathered at the WiZink Center sports hall in Madrid for the event.

Karate Aiming to Continue Success After Record-Breaking Year

(ATR) The World Karate Federation says 2018 will grow upon a "landmark year" in 2017.

Karate Heads to Changes for Tokyo

(ATR) Federation president says 2018 World Championships set the stage for karate in 2020 Olympics.

Peace and Sport's Friendship Games Closes Following Inspirational Weekend of Sport for Change and Intercultural Dialogue

The 8th edition of the Friendship Games concluded after a weekend full of sport, learning and intercultural dialogue in  Bujumbura, Burundi last week.

Karate Commemorates One Year of History-Changing Moment

Karate’s Olympic dreams came true with inclusion in sport program for Tokyo 2020.

Karate Celebrates Memorable Edition of The World Games

The 2017 World Games represented the last instance of Karate in a multi-sport event before Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020.

Karate Shows Influence of Sport on Young Ages in Record-Breaking Event

Over 2,000 young karatekas from 64 countries gathered last week in Croatia for a celebration of the impact of Karate. 

Antonio Espinos Re-elected as WKF President for Six-year Term

He vowed to continue taking Karate to “historic and memorable times”.

Karate's influence at early ages featured in massive event

More than 1,000 youth came together for a massive karate event in Croatia sponsored by the WKF showing the importance of youth karate.

Karatekas to find open pathways to the Olympic qualification process

WKF president Antonio Espinos reaffirmed commitment to allow Karatekas to have access to Olympic qualification process as fed awaits decision on Tokyo 2020 inclusion.

Karate Changing Format for Olympics

(ATR) WKF president Antonio Espinos tells ATR karate is optimistic about inclusion in Tokyo 2020 Games.

Bowling, Karate Excited by Tokyo Shortlist

(ATR) Tokyo will announce its decision on September 30.

On the Record - Karate President Confident Ahead of IOC Presentation

(ATR) "The time of karate has come," World Karate Federation President Antonio Espinos tells Around the Rings. He goes on the record with ATR's Matthew Grayson inside ...

Bernard Lapasset to Stand Against Marius Vizer for SportAccord Presidency

(ATR) International Rugby Board chairman Bernard Lapasset today announced his candidacy for the presidency of SportAccord. He will stand against Marius Vizer in next month's elections. European editor Mark Bisson reports.

Karate Pitches "Win-Win Situation" for 2020 Olympics

(ATR) President Antonio Espinos tells Around the Rings the World Karate Federation is “more than ready” for inclusion in the 2020 Olympics.

Tuesday Talk - Karate Chief on Universality, 2020, Managing the Size of the Games

(ATR) "With all respect to the others," Antonio Espinos tells Around the Rings, "if there is a combat sport in the Games, it should be karate" ... He explains why inside this Tuesday Talk ...

Monday Memo - Euro 2012; Torch Relay; Tuesday Talk

(ATR) Euro 2012 enters first full week ... Olympic Flame spends bulk of week on Scottish soil ... Argentina decides on Pan Am bid...World Karate Federation president talks 2020 ... All that and more ahead this week from Around the Rings ...

Karate Prepares to Unveil 2020 Olympic Bid Campaign

(ATR) World Karate Federation president Antonio Espinos tells Around the Rings his sport's bid to join the Olympics is in better shape than the WKF's previous two attempts.

Federations React to IOC's Shortlist of New Sports

(ATR) Sport federations tell Around the Rings there is a long road to Olympic inclusion… Sports that missed out express disappointment.