Pokhara, Jan 16: The Gandaki state-level full contact and first Nepal Kyokushin-kan Karate Championship concluded in Dhungesanghu on Wednesday.

Double gold medalist honored

December 15, 2019 12:45 pm

Madhyapur, December 15: The Madhyapur Thimi municipality has honoured double gold medallist Mandekaji Shrestha. A resident of ward no. 4 of the municipality, Shrestha was honoured with a cash prize of Rs. 555,555 and a letter of citation.

Anupama Magar added a gold medal on the last day as Nepali karatekas bagged the record highest number of gold medals on Wednesday since the eighth South Asian Games (SAG) twenty years ago.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Nepal martial arts player Anupama Magar has clinched a gold in Women's Karate Kumite over-68kg category at the 13th South Asian Games.

Rasaili, Maharjan win golds in karate

December 4, 2019 09:46 am

Nepal tops the karate medal chart with nine golds, four silvers and two bronzes while Pakistan is second with three golds, seven silvers and six bronzes. Bangladesh also has three golds but is on third in chart since it is five silvers short of Pakistan. It has nine bronze medals. Sri Lanka has two silvers and 13 bronzes and Bhutan has only one bronze medal.

Sunita Maharjan wins gold in Kumite

December 3, 2019 15:36 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Nepal's Sunita Maharjan has won gold defeating Pakistan's Kulsoom in Senior Women's Karate under 68 kg Kumite at the 13th edition of South Asian Games.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Nepal's Nabin Rasaili has won a gold medal in Men's Karate  Karate Individual Kumite under 67kg category at the ongoing 13th South Asian Games.

Invincible Anu Adhikari

December 3, 2019 11:23 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Anu Adhikari shone with two technical knockouts win as Nepal bagged seven golds and two silvers in nine different events of karate at the 13th South Asian Games on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: Nepal's Manday Kaji Shrestha has won the first gold medal for the country in Karate Senior Men's Individual Kata at the 13th South Asian Games(SAG) being held in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: Nepal's Chanchala Danuwar has won a silver medal in Karate Senior Women's Kata at the 13th South Asian Games being held in Kathmandu on Monday morning.

KATHMANDU, May 8: Nepal Kyokushin Karate-DO Association Bajra is set to organize the 20th Men’s and 13th Women’s National Open Full Contact Karate Tournament from Friday.

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Nepal winner with 20 gold medals

April 24, 2019 12:35 pm

PATNA, April 24: Nepal finished as a winner in the International Open Karate and Kick Boxing championship that concluded here Tuesday. Nepali athletes won 20 gold medals. In the event held at the Pataliputra Sports Complex in Patna, Nepal came first while India and Bangladesh came second and third respectively.

NEPALGUNJ, April 23: Armed Police Force (APF) Club’s Raju Rai has bagged five gold medals in the ongoing 19th Men’s and seventh Women’s National Gymnastic Tournament at the Eighth National Games on Monday. Rai also claimed a silver medal to his name.

KATHMANDU, April 20: A national team of the Japan Goju-Ryo Karate Do Mission Association left here today for India, representing Nepal in the International Karate and Kick-boxing Championship to be held in Patna, India. The 35-member team is led by association's chief instructor KB Rana (Kaji).

The weight od Dreams

April 12, 2019 09:01 am

Having grown up as a karateka (karate player), Manisha never imagined she would become a weightlifter. In fact, for the majority of her life she never knew that weightlifting itself was a recognized stream of sports. A third dan black belt in karate, 197 medals in karate and 12 best player awards, Manisha always dreamed of competing at the national level in karate but she was compelled to give up the game before ever qualifying for it.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: National shito-ryu karate team has left for the United Arab Emirates to participate in JKS Cup scheduled for February 1.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Nepal has finished as champions in the Asia Cup Fourth International Karate Championship concluded in Mumbai of India on Sunday, clinching 20 gold medals.

KATHMANDU, May 9: Nepal Wada-Ryu Karate-Do Association has felicitated its karate players who won international medals in different tournaments on Tuesday.

Karate team leaves for Japan

May 5, 2018 08:22 am

KATHMANDU, May 5: Nepal’s Karate team has left for Japan on Friday to take part in 17th AKF Junior and CADET U-21 Karate Championship to be hosted by Japan Karate Federation. The tournament is scheduled for May 7 to 13 in Okinawa, Japan.

KATHMANDU, April 30: The selection committee has selected Karate players for the 18th Asian Games which will be held in August this year.

Full Contact Karate from Friday

March 12, 2018 09:26 am

KATHMANDU, Mar 12: Nepal Kyokushin Karate-Do Association Bajra is set to organize the 15th National Men’s and the 14th National Women’s Open Full Contact Karate Tournament from March 16.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: The National Sports Council (NSC)’s Member-secretary Keshav Kumar Bista on Saturday claimed that the continuous conflict between different associations in karate will soon be resolved.

Nepal wins Int’l Karate Tournament

January 7, 2018 08:01 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: Nepal has clinched the sixth edition of the International Karate Tournament on Saturday. Nepal won 37 golds to stand first in the tournament.

KAILALI, Dec 29: Nepal has become the champion in the recently-held 8th International Karate Championship with the total 94 medals to its credit.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Nepal Karate Federation (NKF) has signed a new sponsorship deal with Samjhana Laboratory Clinic on Monday for the upcoming 50th edition of the National Karate Championship.

CALIFORNIA, Oct 10: Karate player Ujjawal Thakuri has got his name registered in the Guinness World Records. Thakuri has set a new record by lifting 63.58 kilograms weight amid a programme in the USA. He broke the record of a man, who lifted 50-kilogram weight earlier.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Prashansha dojo has been declared as champion of the First Madan Bhandari School Level National Karate Championship on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, July 16: Arati Thapa and Ishara Karki bagged gold medals on the opening day of First Madan Bhandari School Level National Karate Championship on Sunday. Arati of Prashansha Dojo defeated Suhana Rana of Genius School in the girls’ U-20 kg category final while Sandhya Thapa and Aisha Thapa won bronze medals in the same event.

Full contact karate from April 11

April 8, 2017 02:01 am

KATHMANDU (REPUBLICA): Nepal Kyokushin Karate Do Association Bajra is organizing the 19th Men's National Open and 12th Women's National Weight Category Full Contact Karate Tournament from April 11 to 12. The two-day event will be held at the Dasharath Stadium's semi-covered hall, Tripureshwar.

Invitational karate from May 4

February 21, 2017 21:20 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Nepal Shitoryu Karate Association Satdobato Branch Dojo is organizing the Invitational National Karate Championship from May 4 to 6 on the premises of the Dasharath Stadium.

BANIYANI (Jhapa), Jan 22: Nepal has become the champion of the International Karate Championship organized in Baniyani, Jhapa.

Lohani elected to lead Budokai karate

September 10, 2016 09:11 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: The special general assembly of Nepal Kyokushin Budokai Karate Association on Friday elected an 11 member executive committee unopposed under leadership of Kapil Prasad Lohani.

Shotokan karate begins today

August 26, 2016 19:47 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: Nepal Shotokan Karate Association is set to organize Nepal National Shotokan Karate Tournament from August 27 to 28 in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Dhrub Bikram Malla was re-elected as the president of Balaju Karate Do Academy through the Eighth General Assembly that concluded on Tuesday in the capital.