Actus 28/02/2019

Medalist for the first time on a K1 at the Dubai Open (3rd), France’s Farouk Abdesselem (-84 kg) has been performing well for several months. 2nd at the Santiago Series A (Chile) last September, 5th in Shanghai in December, ¼ finalist at the Paris Open in January, the 27 years old Frenchman seems to have reached a higher stage in his karate and targets new goals. A victory at the Salzburg Series A (March 1-3) is one og them.

By Florian Fournier

Photo : Kphotos

Actus 18/02/2019

The 2nd Premier League of the year has just ended. The Emirati stage (February 15-17) has delivered some lessons that foreshadow the strong « men » of the year, even if the points for the Olympic ranking will count 100% only from Rabat (April 19-21). The tournament in short...


By Ludovic Mauchien

Photo : Kphotos


Actus 17/02/2019

France’s Steven Da Costa (-67 kg) and Gwendoline Philippe (-61 kg), as Turkey’s Serap Ozcelik (-50 kg) won their 2nd Premier League of 2019 in Dubai (February 15-17) after the Paris one. In Kata, Sandra Sanchez Jaime beat once more (after the World’s) Kiyou Shimizu. Terliuga (-55 kg) was beaten by Tzu-Yun Wen in the final. Aghayev (-75 kg) is still on the podium with his bronze medal. All the results and podiums.


By Ludovic Mauchien

Photo : K-photos


Actus 15/02/2019

The Dubai Premier League (February 15-17) has given its 1st Sunday’s finals. France’s World champion Steven Da Costa (-67 kg) is again in the final 3 weeks after winning Paris, as Anzhelica Terliuga (-55 kg) and Serap Ozcelik (-50 kg), also both winners in Paris. Aghayev (-75 kg) was beaten by Asgari in ½ final and will play for bronze, as Italy’s World champion, Crescenzo (-60 kg). Rseults of the day.


By Ludovic Mauchien

Photo : Kphotos


Actus 16/02/2019

Like in Paris, France's Gwendoline Philippe and Egypt's Giana Lotfy are in final (-61 kg). The World champion Irina Zaretska (-68kg), Damian Quintero and Ryo Kiyuna (Kata) have also made the job. Horne (+84 kg), Poorshab (-84 kg) or Agier (-68 kg) will play for the bronze medal.

By Florian Fournier / Photos : Kphotos

Actus 31/01/2019

She missed her World championships. She did not miss the Paris Open (25-27 January). The Swiss European Champion Elena Quirici won with brilliance. Her reactions after her success, the first one in Paris.

By Ludovic Mauchien