Rafael Aghayev - biography

Foto: rafaelaghayev.com   Rafael  Aghayev (Azerbaijani: Rafael Ağayev) was born on March 4, 1985, in Sumqayit, Azerbaijan SSR. He is a prominent Azerbaijani karateka with an impressive list of achievements. At the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, he clinched the silver medal in the men's kumite 75 kg division…

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Karate 1 Premier League Antalya 2024

Foto: WKF   The Karate 1-Premier League, the biggest event in karate, is returning to Turkey with the 2024 Karate 1-Premier League set to take place in Antalya from March 15 to 17, 2024. As one of the leading nations in the sport and a center for major events, Turkey will host the second Karate 1-Premier League tourna…

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African Games 2024

Foto: WKF   The African Games in Accra, Ghana, serve as a pivotal platform for Karate enthusiasts across the continent, attracting the best talents from various nations. With over 5000 athletes participating in 23 disciplines, the event holds significant importance, especially as it marks Karate's ninth appearance…

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Top 10 most popular martial arts in the world (Combat Sports)

Karate: Karate is a Japanese martial art that focuses on strikes with hands and feet, as well as blocking techniques. It originated in Okinawa and later became popular worldwide. Karate promotes physical fitness, self-control, and discipline. Taekwondo: Taekwondo is a Korean martial art known for its fast kicks and …

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KARATE 1-YOUTH LEAGUE FUJAIRAH 2024 - DAY 2

Foto: wkf The second day of the 2024 Karate 1 Youth League in Fujairah, UAE, was marked by thrilling performances from young karatekas who demonstrated their skills and determination across various categories. The event celebrated youth talent, with participants from around the world showcasing their best in pursuit o…

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Ali Sofuoglu - biography

Ali Sofuoglu (born June 3, 1995) is a Turkish karateka who specializes in kata. He represents Kagıthane Belediyesi S.K. In 2021, he clinched a bronze medal in the men's kata event at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. Sofuoglu's career highlights include winning the gold medal in the men's indiv…

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