Articles tagged 'zku'

Muripo upgraded to Shihan 21 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe's leading karateka Samson Muripo added another title to his many accolades after he was upgraded to Shihan during a five-day Iko World So Kyokushin grading event in India on Tuesday. Shihan is a Japanese term that is used in many Japanese martial arts as an honorific title fo...
Sekerani hails Africabet 28 June 2017 HARARE - Rising female karateka Tishana Sekerani is grateful to the sponsorship the Zimbabwe Karate Union (ZKU) is getting from Africabet which has helped turn around her life. Sekerani recently returned from Mozambique where she was part of the ZKU team which scooped 13 medals at the AUSC Reg...
Convent hosts karate tourney 4 February 2017 HARARE - At least 27 primary and secondary schools will converge this morning at Dominican Convent School in Harare for the annual Inter-Schools Karate tournament. Some of the schools that are expected to attend the tournament include Falcon College, Peterhouse, Heritage School, St Dominic's, ...
Africa Bet partners Zim Karate 6 December 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe Karate Union (ZKU) yesterday received sponsorship worth $10 000 from a local betting company Africa Bet which is set to go towards the association's National Karate Champion of Champions Tournament scheduled for Harare later this month. ZKU was racing against time to secure s...
Karate team returns 21 April 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Karate Union (ZKU) team was greeted by a sizeable and appreciative crowd at Harare International Airport upon their return from the All Japan tournament in Shizuoka City yesterday. Admire Chingozhoro won a silver medal in the heavyweight category at the tournament while S...
Madzimbamuto wins gold in South Africa 8 March 2016 HARARE - Karateka Tungamirai Madzimbamuto was the toast of the Zimbabwe Karate Union (ZKU) delegation after winning a gold medal at the 5th Matlosana Cup in Klerksdorp, South Africa over the weekend. The Zimbabwe delegation travelled by road to South Africa but managed to shake off the fatigue...
Karatekas leave for Japan 15 April 2015 HARARE – The Zimbabwe karate team finally left for Japan yesterday via South Africa to take part at the 46th All Japan Karate Senshuken Taikai tournament scheduled for this weekend. The two-day tournament will run from April 18 to 19 in Shizuoka. Initially, the Zimbabwe Karate Union (ZKU) i...
Karate team intensifies preps 14 August 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe’s karatekas have intensified preparations for the Len Barnes memorial karate tournament to be held in Johannesburg next week. The tournament is held annually in commemoration of the late Shihan Len Barnes, who passed away 11 years ago. He was responsible for introducing ka...
ZKU prepares for Zone 6 games 16 May 2013 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Karate Union (ZKu) has started preparations for this year s edition of Zone Six Karate Championships to be held in Namibia next month. ZKU president Joe Rugwete, who is also the vice secretary general of Zone Six Karate Union, said: Karatekas are training in three centres ac...