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#Karate

# karate - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

World Karate Federation intervenes in Irish political dispute ahead of European Championships

The WKF has released a statement on the political in-fighting which has divided Irish karate.

# karate - Friday 15 February, 2019

Top Irish Karate athletes threatened with Olympic expulsion amid 24-hour deadline

Caradh O’Donovan, Shauna Mullaney, Lauren Duffy and Paul Brennan are among those who could suffer.

# karate - Thursday 18 October, 2018

'I'm just over the moon - all the hard work is paying off': Bronze medal for Cork's Sean McCarthy at Youth Olympics

The teenager came up short in the Men’s Kumite semi-finals but certainly made his mark on the tournament.

# karate - Saturday 21 April, 2018

'Since I was a teenager, I would always have felt sick after certain types of food' Interview This post contains videos

'Since I was a teenager, I would always have felt sick after certain types of food'

Irish karate star Caradh O’Donovan on battling Crohn’s disease, funding her dream and aiming for the Tokyo Olympics.

# karate - Sunday 14 January, 2018

‘I was literally spending hours vomiting and five minutes later, I’d have to go and compete’

Caradh O’Donovan chats to The42 about her battle with Crohn’s disease and hopes of representing Ireland at the 2020 Olympics.

# karate - Thursday 19 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge This 10-year-old Irish karate kid kicked ass on Ellen yesterday Yass Queen

This 10-year-old Irish karate kid kicked ass on Ellen yesterday

Jesse Jane McParland is. A. Boss.

# karate - Friday 20 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge This 3-year-old karate student is impossibly cute Karate Kid

This 3-year-old karate student is impossibly cute

Her name is Sophie, and she’s badass.

# karate - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Meet the 14-year-old Irish girl who’s now a world champion in karate Young Star This post contains images

Meet the 14-year-old Irish girl who’s now a world champion in karate

Leeanne Royle spoke of how Katie Taylor inspired her to claim Ireland’s first-ever gold at the recent event.

# karate - Thursday 25 July, 2013

The 9 most important martial arts (movie) kicks of all time Gone To The Movies This post contains videos

The 9 most important martial arts (movie) kicks of all time

Michael Fassbender is about to get his ass kicked by a girl.

# karate - Friday 17 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Most epic Jean-Claude Van Damme splits ever Epic Splits This post contains videos

VIDEO: Most epic Jean-Claude Van Damme splits ever

“Because of my big legs and karate…I can do the splits no problem.”

# karate - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Some people watch UFC because they 'think the fighters are going to die'

A senior American journalist has given a less-than-glowing portrayal of the increasingly popular sport.

# karate - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

WATCH: Sandro thinks the Spurs dressing room is a martial arts dojo Skills This post contains videos

WATCH: Sandro thinks the Spurs dressing room is a martial arts dojo

Football isn’t the only thing the Tottenham midfielder is passion about, it seems.