Sports - Karate
  • Egypt: Int'l Karate Federation holds World Cup, African championship in Egypt
    02 august 2016 14:45:32
    Sahl Hasheesh, Egypt (PANA) - The United International Karate Federation has said it will host its “International Youth Championship” and the “African Adult Championship” at Sahl Hasheesh, a resort destination in Egypt's Red Sea governorate. Full text...

  • 14th African karate championships begin Friday in Rabat
    06 september 2012 16:49:22
    Rabat, Morocco (PANA) – The 14th African championships for senior karatekas will hold from 7 to 9 September in Rabat, Morocco, according to the president of the Moroccan Royal Federation of Karate and Associated Disciplines (FRMKDA), Mohammed Moktabil. Full text...

  • Japanese experts train Angolan karate fighters
    20 october 2011 11:08:35
    Luanda, Angola (PANA) - Japanese masters Wednesday commenced the training of over 50 Angolan karate fighters in the capital city of Luanda, as part of efforts to update the fighters' skills. Full text...

  • Senegal wins maiden Zonal karate championships
    14 june 2011 11:39:33
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) - Senegal has won the first Zone 2 karate championships of the Supreme Council for Sports in Africa (SCSA), taking home 10 gold medals. Full text...

  • Bamako to host Africa's first karate championships Wednesday
    07 june 2011 14:40:10
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) - The Malian capital, Bamako, will, from 8 to 11 June, host the Zone II of the Supreme Council for Sports in Africa's (SCSA) first karate championship, a statement from the Malian Federation of Karate (FEMAKA) announced. Full text...

  • Mali wins international Karate tournament
    11 april 2011 11:54:39
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) - Mali has won the second edition of the Open International Karate Tournament, named after "Abdul Wahab Traoré''. Full text...

  • Mauritania to participate in African Zonal karate championship in Dakar
    01 july 2010 10:59:00
    Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- The Mauritanian national Karate team is due in Dakar Thursday to take part in the African Zone 2 karate tournament, scheduled for 2-4 July in Senegal, PANA learnt from sports sources. Full text...

  • Senegal wins int'l karate championship in Mali
    01 april 2010 14:52:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- Senegal has won the second edition of the karate Open inte rnational championship in Bamako, Mali, after winning 29 medals, including 14 gold, 6 silver and 9 bronze. Full text...

  • Libya to host Arab Karate championships in March
    17 january 2010 17:15:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Libya will host the Karate championships for Arab clubs from 10-11 March to which many Arab countries are expected to send teams, sports sources told PANA here on Sunday. Full text...

  • Abidjan hosts Zone III Karate championships 3 May
    28 april 2009 15:09:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- The first edition of Karate championships of the African Zone III will be held from 3-10 May in Abidjan, Ivoirian Federation of K arate and Associated Disciplines (FIKDA) said. Full text...

  • Libyan karate team wins 10 medals in Arab tournament
    09 may 2008 15:13:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- The Libyan karate team has made outstanding performance after winning ten medals in various categories in the ongoing third Arab karate championship in Syria. Full text...

  • Libyan Karate team on training session in Algeria
    16 april 2008 11:48:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- The Libyan national Karate team has been taking part in a five-day session with its Algerian counterpart since Monday in Algiers, Algeria, PANA reported. Full text...

  • Nine Arab countries for karate competition
    25 july 2007 19:23:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) – Nine Arab countries from A-frica, the Near and Middle East are expected to participate in the Arab karate championship competition scheduled next month in Libya, informed sources told PANA here Wednesday. Full text...

  • Libya to feature at Mediterranean Karate Championship
    28 august 2006 19:13:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Libya's national karate team will participate in the Mediterranean Karate Championship scheduled 1- 4 September in Tunisia, official sports sources announced here Monday. Full text...

  • Benin tops Africa's zone III karate championship
    14 august 2006 17:06:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- Benin emerged first at the 8th African Karate Championship (UFAK Zone III) held here at the weekend with 8 gold, 4 silver and 3 bronze medals. Full text...

  • 11 athletes to represent Togo at 8th Africa Karate meet
    09 august 2006 21:48:00
    Lome- Togo (PANA) -- Eleven athletes, including four women will represent Togo at the Supreme Council for Sports in Africa (SCSA) 8th Karate Zone III Championship opening Thursday in Cotonou, Benin, officials of the Togolese Karate Federation (FTK) said here. Full text...

  • Togo to host karate tourney in August
    11 july 2005 09:52:00
    Lome- Togo (PANA) -- Togo will in August host the seventh edition of the karate championship for Zone III of the Supreme Council for Sport in Africa (SCSA) and the Union of African Karate Federations (UAKF). Full text...

  • Karate World Championships end Saturday in Cape Town
    08 october 2004 08:58:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Over 700 karate martial artists under the command of four chief instructors worldwide have gathered in the South African city of Cape Town for the World Karate Championships which are being held here for the first time. Full text...

  • Algeria wins four medals at world karate championships
    23 august 2004 23:30:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- The Algerian karate-koshiki squad has won four medals in the senior category and two medals in the Under-15 category at the world championships that ended Sunday evening in Alkidiki, a suburb in Athens, Greece. Full text...

  • 17 Congolese take part in Durban karate tournament
    23 august 2004 11:18:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- DR Congo will field 17 athletes at a karate tournament billed for 1-5 September in Durban, South Africa, according to sources at DR Congo Karate Federation. Full text...

  • Gabonese Karate Federation gets new chairman
    15 december 2003 11:06:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- Gregoire Joumas has been elected as the new chairman of the Gabonese Karate Federation at the end of an extraordinary general assembly held at the weekend here. Full text...

  • Eleven clubs in East African Inter-cities Karate duel
    24 september 2003 22:40:00
    Kampala- Uganda (PANA) -- Eleven clubs will participate in the second East African Inter-cities Karate championships slated here from 27-28 September, Uganda Karate-Do Association (UKA) Secretary General Asana Mahmoud Ulwora said Wednesday. Full text...

  • Kenya to host Zone 5 Karate revival championship
    15 august 2003 11:18:00
    Kampala- Uganda (PANA) -- Kenyan has agreed to host a "reunification" Karate championship 29-31 August to revive the sport in the nine-nation African Zone 5 after a lull of over a decade, official sources disclosed here. Full text...

  • Mauritanian karate fighters bag bronze medals in Dakar
    14 august 2003 21:56:00
    Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Mauritanian karate practitioners, Ismael Traore and Nagi Ould Vihel Barka, won two bronze medals at the Dakar Karate Open held 7-10 August, sporting sources revealed here Thursday. Full text...

  • Congo wins Central African Karate Championship
    28 july 2003 18:01:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Congo (Brazzaville) has won the 5th Central African Karate Championship held here last weekend after capturing nine gold medals ahead of Central African Republic (CAR) which got one gold medal and DR Congo won a bronze medal. Full text...

  • Brazzaville hosts 5th Central African karate championship
    24 july 2003 08:45:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- The 5th edition of the Central African karate championship opened here Friday with the participation of athletes from Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Gabon and DR Congo. Full text...

  • Brazzaville to host sub-regional karate championship
    14 july 2003 21:21:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- The fifth Central African sub- regional karate championship comes up 24-26 July in Brazzaville, sports officials said here Monday. Full text...

  • Congo wins regional Karate competition in Cotonou
    25 april 2003 21:48:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Congo's Red Devils (Karate) have won the Zone 3 tournament of the Supreme Council of Sports in Africa (SCSA) in Cotonou by getting 12 medals ahead of Nigeria, the Congolese sports ministry said Friday. Full text...

  • Benin hosts training for karate referees, coaches
    16 april 2003 23:50:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- Benin will on Thursday host a four-day training session in Cotonou for referees and coaches in the Zone 3 of the Union of West African Karate Associations. Full text...

  • Karate referees, coaches to attend training in Benin
    11 february 2003 09:04:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- Karate referees and coaches in Zone III of the Supreme Council of Sports in Africa (SCSA) will take part in a training workshop from 16 to 20 April in Cotonou, Benin's business capital, official sources have told PANA. Full text...

  • Algeria to feature in world karate event
    18 november 2002 07:19:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- Algeria's karate squad has gone to Madrid in Spain to take part in the world karate championship set for 20-24 November, the Algerian Karate Association said. Full text...

  • Congolese teams off to world karate contest in Spain
    14 november 2002 22:33:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Congo national karate teams (men and women) are expected to leave Brazzaville Friday for Madrid in Spain to take part in the 16th World Championship set for 16 to 24 November. Full text...

  • Congo names 20 competitors for 16th World Karate Championship
    07 november 2002 18:57:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- The Congolese Martial Arts Federation (FECOKA-AMA) has named twenty karate competitors to take part in the 16th senior male and female world championship scheduled 16- 24 November in Madrid, Spain. Full text...

  • Benin to host 2003 African karate championships
    09 september 2002 09:41:00
    Gaborone- Botswana (PANA) -- Benin has been chosen to host the 2003 Africa zonal karate championship, according to Botswana Karate Association (BOKA) public relations officer Joseph Lesenya Monday. Full text...

  • Botswana Hosts Third African Karate Youth Championship
    05 september 2002 15:53:00
    Gaborone- Botswana (PANA) -- The third African Cadets and Junior Karate championship kicks off Friday with hosts Botswana aiming to record a rare win in international sport. Full text...

  • Nigeria wins SCSA zone 3 karate championship
    19 august 2002 13:29:00
    Lome- Togo (PANA) -- Nigeria has won the just-ended 5th zone three karate championship organised in Lome by the Supreme Council of Sports in Africa (SCSA). Full text...

  • Brazzaville wins Congo's U-17 and U-21 karate championship
    05 august 2002 16:59:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Brazzaville's Karate league won the first Congolese national U-17 and U-21 championship staged 2-4 August in Pointe Noire, the national radio announced Monday. Full text...

  • Niger hosts Zone III karate championship
    17 august 2001 15:40:00
    Niamey- Niger (PANA) -- The fourth karate championship in Zone III of the Union of West African Karate Federations is underway in Niamey, Niger. Full text...

  • Benin's Paraiso elected African Karate Union Vice-President
    19 july 2001 17:35:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- Yves Mohammed Paraiso, a former chairman of Benin Karate Federation, has been elected a Vice-President of the Union of African Karate Federations (UAKF). Full text...



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