Tag: Karate

Live at Budokan: Famed arena gets another Olympic spotlight

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TOKYO — The Nippon Budokan sits serenely nestled in a verdant park at the heart of Tokyo. Visitors admire the elegant lines of its...

Karate will make long-awaited Olympic debut in Tokyo

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WHAT'S NEW: After nearly a half-century of attempts to add karate to the Olympics, the Japanese martial art finally makes its debut on a...

Ready to roll: Skateboarding set to wow on Olympic debut

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TOKYO — WHAT’S NEW: Absolutely everything. Skateboarding is one of four sports making their Olympic debuts at the Tokyo Games, along with karate, surfing...

Ready to roll: Skateboarding set to wow on Olympic debut

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TOKYO — WHAT’S NEW: Absolutely everything. Skateboarding is one of four sports making their Olympic debuts at the Tokyo Games, along with karate, surfing...

Skateboarding and the Olympics: New friends, put to the test

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CHELLES, France — For skateboarding, a sport where the No. 1 rule is that there are no rules, the straight jacket of the Olympic...

Japan-born Yahiro named as Australia’s first karate Olympian

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SYDNEY — Japan-born Tsuneari Yahiro is heading to Tokyo as Australia’s first karate Olympian. ...

Paralympic champion swimmer wins prestigious Spanish prize

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MADRID — Paralympic champion swimmer Teresa Perales has won Spain’s annual Princess of Asturias award for sports. ...