As if there wasn't enough buzz surrounding Kawhi Leonard's “probable” return after being sidelined since May, there's also this new video. As if there wasn't enough buzz surrounding Kawhi Leonard's “probable” return after being sidelined since May, there's also this new video.
This was Lorraine's first introduction to karate – 30 years later she and her husband Edwin McKinnon own three karate clubs in the North Waikato. The couple, along with their son Lucas McKinnon, are the head instructors and operators of Kyokushin Karate McKinnon Dojo, with premises located in Huntly, Te Kauwhata and Ngaruawahia.
Sandakan: Eighteen-year-old Mc Royce Donovon Dagul from Putatan dominated the men's 75kg kumite category and bagged the gold medal on the second day of karate at the 8th Sabah Games . Dagul, a student of Labuan Matriculation College defeated Damien Godfrey from Penampang who settled for silver while Amirul Kahimi Abdullah from Sandakan and Whaledent Joe Walter from Kinabatangan earned bronze.
With its practitioners numbering over 130 million around the world and nearly 200 nations having become members of its international governing body, karate has become more of a global sport than Japan's own, traditional martial art. Yet men's kata champion Ryo Kiyuna insists the atmosphere feels more intense when he showcases his skills in tournaments in his native Japan as opposed to other events around the world.
Muscat: With all arrangements in place, the Oman Karate Committee is all set to host the 10th Oman Karate Championship. According to information received from the OKC, this year's championship will be organised at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex from December 20 to 23. The championship, to be conducted as per the World Karate Federation rules and regulations in kata and kumite categories, will see participation of individuals and teams from different Oman clubs and karate centres.
A special needs teacher is hoping to play a Santa of sorts again but with the helping hand of the public this time. Devon Bajura-Macaulay has started a collection that she will distribute among her grades 4 to 6 students, all between the ages of 9 and 12. The St. Albert teacher at Aldergrove School said that most of her students don't have very much.