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Karatekas may train in Turkey in preparation for Olympic qualifiers

Karatekas may train in Turkey in preparation for Olympic qualifiers

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA       The Karate Pilipinas Sports Federation plans to send its athletes to a training camp in Istanbul, Turkey in preparation for the world qualification tournament to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Karate president Richard Lim said select athletes will be up for extensive training from March to May, apart from taking part […]

Pinoy karate sensation seeks more  glory in 2021

        By WAYLON GALVEZ         As full contact competition remains uncertain for karate next year due to the COVD-19 pandemic, world e-kata No. 1 player James De los Santos said he is focusing on competing in online meets as he tries to collect more gold medals and honor for […]

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De los Santos caps 2020 with 3 golds

  By WAYLON GALVEZ World No. 1 James de los Santos has solidified his bid to retain the top ranking in the male senior’s e-kata category for 2020 as he capped his impressive performance this year with three gold medals the past two days. The 30-year-old De los Santos ruled the fifth leg of the […]

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Another hat-trick for Pinoy e-kata sensation

By WAYLON GALVEZ         For the second time in a month, world No. 1 e-kata fighter James De los Santos recorded a golden treble as he displayed excellent routine, poise and power. Results from three tournaments that came out Monday night saw De los Santos topping the third edition of the Athletes […]

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Pinoy karateka stuns Olympic hopeful

BY WAYLON GALVEZ     World No. 1 James De los Santos claimed his 25th gold medal with a stunning victory over Olympic hopeful and Guinness world record holder Nagy Botond of Hungary in the final round of the 4th Katana Intercontinental League e-Tournament. After beating Cornelius Johnsen of Norway in the quarterfinal and Nejc Sternisa […]

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De los Santos bags 24th gold

Online karate sensation James de los Santos captured his 24th gold medal, winning against Matias Moreno Domont of Switzerland 24.9-23.7 in the 5th Sportsdata e-Tournament World Series. It was the second time that the 30-year-old De los Santos ruled the event, which is the biggest e-tournament for kata since it gives more points, as compared […]

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