India finished with a rich haul of three gold, two silver and 11 bronze medals. India finished with a rich haul of three gold, two silver and 11 bronze medals at the US Open Karate Championship held in Las Vegas.
Tamworth-based martial arts stars, siblings Scott and Kristie Chaffey, have been left bitterly disappointed after a chance to compete for Australia against the mighty Russians in Siberia next month was cancelled at the last minute. THE GOAL: Multiple karate world champions and siblings Scott and Kristie Chaffey will aim to successfully defend their world titles in Canada.
JOANNE Phelan says her extra efforts are paying off as she reflects on winning a European Championships gold medal for the second successive year. The Warrington 24-year-old defeated the reigning champion in a closely-fought final to secure first place in shito-ryu kata at the WUKF event in Romania.
MEMBERS OF Simon Coope Karate School have been in action at the English National Karate Championships at its brand new home at the Leicester Community Sports Arena. The event was held over two days starting with boys 12- 3 years team event, Midland Karate Association had a bye in to the second round, fighting as a two man team, they were always at a disadvantage against the three man team of Kaizen.
ARCADIA >> Police jailed an Altadena man who punched one person, then grabbed a sword from a karate studio and attacked three employees before being subdued by the martial artists and some good Samaritans, authorities said. There was no apparent motive for the bizarre and unprovoked rampage, which unfolded just before 8 p.m. in the area of Huntington Drive and 1st Avenue , Arcadia police Lt.