The Northern Ireland Karate Board (NIKB) is recognised by Sport NI as the official National Governing Body (NGB) for the sport of Karate in the Northern Ireland.
World Class Programme
As the NGB, only our members will be eligible for potential selection to become a member of future Olympic Squads.
To clarify this, the British Karate Federation (BKF) has released a flow chart depicting how the BKF World Class Programme will operate - the flow chart also depicts how the Medal Support Plan operates as a separate entity.
See BKF World Class Program
2018 Youth Olympic Games
This summer the 2018 Youth Olympic Games will takes place in Buenos Aeries, Argentina (6-18 October 2018). It will be the first Summer Youth Olympic Games to be held in the Southern Hemisphere.The Youth Olympic Games is the world’s largest multi-sport event for high-performance young athletes. The games aim at inspiring the athletes to embrace the Olympic values of Respect, Friendship and Excellence. Thirty-two sports will be contested during the games and Karate will be making its debut.
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