The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has called on International Federations (IFs) to perform thorough checks before awarding event-hosting rights to Spain after renewed issues concerning Kosovan…

A new professional combat sports league has been launched today (Monday), seeking to take the martial art of karate into the future.

The World Karate Federation (WKF) has announced that the Spanish capital of Madrid will be the new host of the 2018 edition of its World Senior Championships after Lima was forced to relinquish its hosting rights to the event.

Antonio Espinós has been rewarded for steering karate onto the programme for the Olympic Games by securing a new six-year term to serve as the president of the sport’s global governing body.

Rio and PyeongChang have recently shown that repeat bidding is one of the most successful ways of gaining Olympic favour, Can karate use the same tactic as their passport to Tokyo?