INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE WELCOMES THE NEW ERA OF ITKF

We are very happy and proud to report that NEW ERA of ITKF seated in Geneva (Switzerland) is very welcome and recognized by International Olympic Committee.

The main target of the ITKF for the nearest future is to organize the 17th World Traditional Karate Championship wich will be held on October 24-26, 2014 in Geneva. This event will take place in conjunction with World Children`s Karate Cup "Children for Peace" as part of our global "Traditional Karate for Peace" initiative being promoted worldwide in cooperation with major partners.

Traditional Karate has been also nominated to be included in the next World Games to be held in 2017 in Wroclaw (Poland). We are now awaiting the final decision of the International World Games Association (IWGA).

We encourage you to cooperate with Sport Authority in your country to start preparation to the World Games 2017 in Wroclaw!

Please find attached letter from International Olympic Committee.