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October 29, 2020

Announcement: WKF referees for Olympics Tokyo 2021

Dear President, Attached you will find the new composition of the WKF Referee Commission that has been approved by the WKF Executive Committee. Also find attached, approved […]
October 23, 2020

WKF 50th Anniversary

IOC President Thomas Bach congratulates WKF for 50th Anniversary
October 12, 2020

Breaking news ! WKF celebrates 50th anniversary and launches commemorative logo

Dear National Federations:  October 10, 2020, represents a very important date for us. It is the day that the World Karate Federation is celebrating its 50th […]
July 28, 2020

Ranking Rules

Dear National Federations, Following the Covid-19 outbreak and its significant impact on the sporting activites – thus also the WKF ranking, the WKF Ranking Commission has […]
July 16, 2020

Youth Olympics Dakar 2022 Postponed

Dear friends, Please find here the link to the official press release made yesterday evening by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on the postponement of the […]
July 10, 2020

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May 21, 2020

Tokyo Olympic Games

Revised Qualification System for Tokyo Olympic Games The Tokyo 2020 Qualification Period for the World Karate Federation began on 2nd July 2018, and the first phase […]
May 18, 2020


SASCOC cannot prescribe to federations when to resume sporting activities The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) takes the opportunity to disassociate ourselves from […]
May 13, 2020

Protea champ trying to encourage and inspire during Covid- 19

Yes! Another one of our GKF coahes working hard and motivating the squad. We know the lockdown is a difficult time for every member of karate, […]