Articles by Gure

European Karate Championships 2016 (WKO)

The European Karate Championships (WKO) were held in Sofia (Bulgaria) on November 25th and 26th. Some strong fighters, such as NASIROV Nazar (RUSSIA) were unfortunately absent, and some others, such as DIMITROV Valeri (Bulgaria) or MAZUR…

Kyokushin Championship Russia 2016 (IKO)

The Kyokushin Championship Russia 2016 (IKO) was held on October 22nd and 23rd in Moscow (Russia). More than 100 fighters participated in this weight-category tournament. Most of the strongest Russian fighters were present, even though…

Kyokushin Festival 2016 (IKO)

The Kyokushin Festival 2016 (IKO) was held in Tokyo (Japan) on August 20th and 21st, 2016. The Festival, organized every year, assembles several competitions for almost all categories of age and sex, and both for…

IOC approves karate for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) unanimously agreed yesterday (August 3rd, 2016) to add baseball/softball, skateboard, sports climbing, surfing, and more importantly for us, karate to the sports program for the Olympic Games that are going to…