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COUNTDOWN TO THE WORLD COMBAT GAMES

The inaugural World Combat Games are counting down the final ten days until the launch of the first worldwide martial arts event August 28 to September 4 in Beijing, China.

The brainchild of SportAccord president Hein Verbruggen the event is set to maximize visibility and to further promote sports.Verbruggen is looking to develop multi-sports events for SportAccord as the umbrella organization of 87 International Sport Federations and 17 Associated Members.

DOJO READY FOR WORLD KICKBOXING CHAMPS

Shogun Dojo was preparing this weekend for their upcoming fight at the World Karate and Kickboxing Championships in Portugal by holding a fundraising event to help support fighters on their way to the podium.

“What we’re doing here today is a fundraising barbecue event for the team to be able to go to Portugal in October,” said Marwan Abu Kadra, head instructor of Shogun Dojo and National coach of the Canadian Continuous and Full Contact Fighting.