WKF reelects Espinós as president

Antonio Espinós has been head of the World Karate Federation since 1998

Guardian Girls Global Karate Project to be unveiled in Los Angeles

The event happening this weekend is launched in part through the World Karate Federation

World Karate Federation and Koyamada International Foundation sign memorandum of understanding

World Karate Federation president focused on LA28

The WKF president met with U.S. Olympic athletes with an eye on regaining Olympic inclusion

Karate goes green in hunt for sustainability

The WKF has announced new initiatives to address sustainability in the sport and has engaged sponsors who support #GreenKarate

Refugees given more opportunities to compete in Karate

Participation in some of Karate’s top international competition series has been opened up to refugee athletes following a decision by the WKF Executive Committee. The move represents the next step towards the inclusion of refugee athletes in international sport.

World Karate Federation suspends all Russian and Belarusian athletes

Like many organizations, the WKF is closely monitoring the situation in Ukraine

World Karate Federation to evaluate situation in Ukraine

They will hold a videoconference next week open to all national federations

A Closer Look: Karate struggles to gain Olympic acceptance but they will continue to fight on

Karate debuted at Tokyo 2020 Games but has been dropped by Paris 2024 program for unspecified reasons.

Karate governing body holding out hope for inclusion in future Olympic Games

The sport made its debut at Tokyo 2020 but is currently off the program for Paris 2024.

FIFA delegation travels to U.S. stadiums as the next stage in choosing host cities for 2026 World Cup begins - Federation Focus

Also: World Curling Federation holds AGM; star-studded field for TotalEnergies BWF Sudirman Cup Finals 2021; pandemic forces changes to athletics and karate events

Karate 1-Premier League Rabat cancelled

WKF NEWS: Cairo replaces Tashkent as host of 2021 Karate 1 Premier League

WKF NEWS: Cairo replaces Tashkent as host of 2021 Karate 1 Premier League

Last Olympians for Karate Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020 confirmed

WKF NEWS: Watch Karate 2020 Qualification Tournament LIVE

World Rugby, Mastercard All In on Women's Game - Federation Focus

Also: Tokyo 2020 qualification spots for karate on offer in Paris; two candidates for IIHF presidency (so far)

WKF launches #KarateSpirit campaign to mark Olympic Games debut

Karate: spiritual homecoming, anniversary and a rebirth - ATR Extra

Karate comes home in 2020

WKF unveils list of first 40 athletes to qualify for Tokyo 2020


FIFA Boss Infantino Wins Court Battle - Federation Focus

Also: FEI names new comms director; new IWF qualification rules for Tokyo; Karate qualifying comes down to the wire

USA Weightlifting Sets the Bar for Hybrid Events - Federation Focus

Also: Japan owns the judo podium in Tashkent; Karate Olympic qualifier postponed; Sport climbing fills Olympic quota

ATR Extra: Karate Strengthens Outstanding Progress of Audience and Social Media Performance

2 Minute Newscast: A Look Into 2021 Sports Part 2

(ATR) With a crowded sports calendar in 2021, here's a glimpse at what's coming up.

ATR Extra: WKF Publishes 50th Anniversary Commemorative Magazine

The magazine reviews the most important milestones of the organization in its 50 years of history.

ATR Extra: WKF Hails Success of COVID-19 Test Event in Lisbon

The protocol to adapt Karate events to the new situation of the coronavirus pandemic was effectively analyzed at the event.

EKF Senior Championships to be held in Croatia

Second day of meetings with national federations highlights Karate's efforts to resume activity

Second day of meetings with national federations highlights Karate's efforts to resume activity