Olympics: Karate Appeals For Inclusion In Tokyo Olympics

Olympics: Karate appeals for inclusion in Tokyo OlympicsThe head of karate's world governing body made a case on Thursday for his sport's inclusion in the Olympic program at the 2020 Tokyo Games.

Antonio Espinos, president of the World Karate Federation, told a press conference that karate, which originated in Japan was a sport of great potential.

Espinos spoke on the same day on which he paid visits to Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Minister Hakubun Shimomura as well as Tokyo Gov. Yoichi Masuzoe.