The world number five calls for calm in the lead-up to Indonesia after the Olympic Committee suspends her sport Leading karate athlete Grace Lau Mo-sheung has called for damage control in her sport so she can focus on the Asian Games and, more importantly, when it debuts at the Olympic Games in 2020. “I had never thought beyond the Asian Games in Indonesia but now the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has become the biggest dream, especially for a karateka,” said 27-year-old Lau, the world number five in the women's kata, one of the two competition disciplines along with kumite.
Ryan O'Neil trains with Yanick Boudreau at the Halifax Ryuseikan Karate Club in Cole Harbour in October 2017. O'Neil was a double medallist at the Pan American karate championships in Santiago, Chile Halifax's Ryan O'Neil was a double medallist at the Pan American karate championships over the weekend in Santiago, Chile.
Students from Gonsalves Tae Kwon Do in Acushnet recently competed at the Boston International Tae Kwon Do Championships in Hanover, where they brought home 17 medals. Competing in his first tournament, Fairhaven's Lucas Brum earned a gold medal in forms, board breaking, and sparring.
Indian students participate in an attempt to create the world record of the most people performing KATA at the same time in Ahmadabad, India, to mark World Karate Day. Relatives and volunteers work searching for missing villagers after the Volcan de Fuego or “Volcano of Fire” eruption, in San Miguel Los Lotes, Guatemala.
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Hundreds of martial artists squared off on the mats to compete with expert timing and moves as fast as lightning at the annual Manawatu Karate Championships. Organiser and the host's head instructor Gregor McLachlan said the competition's 26th year had been fantastic, with supporters and families filling the St Peter's gym.
Yamaguchi Goju-Kai won two silver and two bronze medals at the British 4 Nations Karate Championships at the Leicester Arena. More than 1,000 competitors from England, Scotland and Wales competed over two days of stiff competition, and the Grays club was among those celebrating.