January 28, 2019 /
KARATE – Paris Premier League / Uekusa strikes again

She had never won the Paris Open (January25-27). It’s done ! Japan’s Ayumi Uekusa (+68 kg) defeated Nancy Garcia in...

January 27, 2019 /
KARATE – Paris Premier League / Ayumi Uekusa in the final

Saddened by her defeat in the finals of the World championships, Ayumi Uekusa (+68 kg) did not want to miss her Parisian...

January 26, 2019 /
KARATE – Paris Open : Aghayev qualified for the final !

He is indestructible ! Bronze medallist at the World championships last November, Rafael Aghayev (-75 kg) has again str...

January 25, 2019 /
KARATE – Johanna Kneer : « Focused and full of energy »

At just 21 years old (since December 25th), Johanna Kneer thinks big. Cadet World Champion in 2013, U21 European champio...

January 25, 2019 /
KARATE – EPISODE 01 – KARATEKA’S LIFE (Jonathan Horne)

Jonathan Horne has just lived a crazy year 2018, his best in his career ! 6 podiums in Karate 1, including 2 wins, and ...

January 25, 2019 /
KARATE – Burak Uygur : « From now on, every competition is a goal »

Two-time running European champion, European and vice-world team champion, Turkey’s Burak Uygur (-67 kg) did not make ...

January 25, 2019 /
KARATE – Vinicius Figueira : « I am sad but vice World champion is not a bad result »

Vinicius Figueira has just experienced an extraordinary year, the most beautiful of his career. Panamerican champion, vi...

January 21, 2019 /
KARATE – Jordan Thomas : « Just like Rocky did to Creed »

World champion in 2016, 1st round in 2018, moreover in the Olympic race ! A setback that sows doubts... Not for Jordan ...

December 10, 2018 /
KARATE – Series A Shanghai : Horne winner, Figueira finalist

World champion in Madrid in November, Germany’s Jonathan Horne (+84 kg) keeps going to shine. Last weekend, he won the...

November 15, 2018 /
KARATE – Madrid 2018 : Horne in gold, Aghayev and France 3rd

In Madrid, it was... The right time for Jonathan Horne, the freshness of Naoto Sago, the tears of Ayumi Uekusa, the vigo...

November 11, 2018 /
KARATE – Madrid 2018 : Horne and Da Costa World champions !

Germany’s Jonathan Horne became World champion (+84 kg) on Saturday in Madrid after a long quest. Steven Da Costa (-67...

November 08, 2018 /
KARATE – Madrid 2018 : Figueira in the final, Aghayev for the bronze !

The smile of Vinicius Figueira (-67 kg) was very nice to look ! The Brazilian fighter qualified for the World champions...

November 07, 2018 /
KARATE – Champion’s ticks and tricks

Do they have a talisman ? A morning ritual the day of the competition ? What music do they listen to during the warm-u...

November 07, 2018 /
KARATE : Madrid 2018 – Vinicius Figueira : « My goal has always been to be World champion »

3rd in 2013 and 2016, Vinicius Figueira (-67 kg) finally won the Panamerican championships last June. Finalist in Berlin...

November 07, 2018 /
KARATE – Valeria Kumizaki : « Being World champion is my big dream »

Two-time Panamerican champion, Valeria Kumizaki (-55kg) was aslo silver World medalist 2 years ago in Linz. The Brazilia...

November 07, 2018 /
KARATE – Ayumi Uekusa : « In Madrid to win »

She just joined the adidas Team before the World championships in Madrid (November 6-11). Japan’s Ayumi Uekusa, 26 yea...

November 07, 2018 /
Karate – Amir Mehdizadeh : « To be a 3rd time World champion »

He made himself discreet in 2018, preferring the shadow of the training halls to the lights of the competitions. Only fi...

November 07, 2018 /
KARATE – Sara Cardin : « If I won once, I can win again and again »

At 31 years old, she has never been so strong. And she is already World champion ! It was in 2014. In 2010, she also ra...

November 07, 2018 /
KARATE – Madrid 2018 : Uekusa and Horne in the final !

Japan’s Uekusa (+68 kg) will defend her title this weekend in Madrid. Germany’s Horne (+84 kg) brilliantly qualified...

October 16, 2018 /
KARATE – Burak Uygur : « I want to be World champion »

World n°1, two-times European champion last May in Novi Sad (-67 kg, team), winner of the Tokyo Premier League this wee...

October 15, 2018 /
KARATE – The 2018 Grand Winners are Aghayev, Cardin, Horne and Uygur !

12 winners, 4 members of the adidas Team ! Sara Cardin (-55 kg), Burak Uygur (-67 kg), Rafael Aghayev (-75 kg) and Jona...