Labuan's duo of Nur Aneesa Aira Mohamad Affendi and Mohd Norfarhan Nordin made Malaysia proud having won three bronzes in the 19th Universal Shotokan Karate Union International Karate Championship 2017 in Japan last weekend. Nur Aneesa Aira, who has been in the karate arena since she was five years old and now in primary three at the SK Pekan 2 bagged two bronze in the Girls Nine-Year-Old Kata Individual and Girls Kumite Individual, while SUKMA athlete, Mohd Norfarhan earned the third bronze through the Men's Open Kata Individual.
PINOY PRIDE! Adam Ortiz Bondoc received his gold medal during the awarding ceremony in the 7th Karate-do Goju-kai Association Global Championship in Richmond Olympic Oval in British Columbia, Canada. TEAM AAK-Philippines, led by Philippine Sportswriters Association junior awardee Adam Ortiz Bondoc and Paulo Manuel Gorospe, claimed 23 medals including seven gold to finish 5th overall in the 7th Karate-do Goju-kai Association Global Championship recently in Richmond Olympic Oval in British Columbia, Canada.
NINE south-west karate students have been invited to compete at the National All Styles Australian championship in Sydney, after the Camperdown and Terang Funakoshi dojos cleaned up eight state titles last weekend. Camperdown dojo's Kathryn Milroy , Katrina Conroy and Peter Conroy all claimed gold medals, as did Terang dojo's Melissa Hoey and Jillian Cole .
Christian Buffaloe recently won the 2017 I.K.F. U.S. East Coast Muay-Thai Kickboxing Championship title and belt at the event at the Crown Reef Resort Conference Center in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Professional Muay-Thai Kickboxing coaches Sharon Pastor and Norm Elliot also helped prepare Buffaloe for this title match.