Religious Headwear For Male Athletes

Karate Canada is pleased to announce that, following its recommendation, the World Karate Federation (WKF) has approved a new version of the rules which will allow all athletes to wear a head covering during competition for religious reasons.  Prior to this change, only female athletes were permitted to wear a head covering.  This decision, which underscores the WKF value of inclusion, will come into effect on January 1, 2019.

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