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JFKO International Karatedo Championship – day 1

May 19, 2018 in Osaka, Japan, was held the first day of the 1st international tournament on full contact karate, which was attended by about 500 athletes from different countries and organizations. As a result of the first day, the strongest 8 men and 4 women will continue on second day. Men Lightweight -65kg / Top […]

1st International Full Contact Karatedo Championship

JFKO is a host of the 1st International Full Contact Karatedo Championship – May 19-20, 2018, EDION ARENA Osaka (Osaka Prefecture Gymnasium), Japan ◆ Tournament Schedule ◆ It may be changed due the day May 19 (Sat) – Japanese time 9:00 Door opening 10:00 Start 16:30 End May 20 th (Sun) – Japanese time 10:00 Door opening […]

Karate hopes to be added for 2020 Olympics

Karate hopes to join the Olympic program under new rules that allow host cities to propose adding sports. The sport, which has never been contested at the Olympics, eyes inclusion for the Tokyo 2020 Games. “Karate is a sport with Japanese roots,” World Karate Federation President Antonio Espinos said, according to The Associated Press. “Together […]