Karate makes historic debut in its first – and possibly last – Olympic Games • FRANCE 24 English

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#Karate made its long-awaited #Olympic debut on Thursday, one of four new sports at the Tokyo 2020 Games, where #athletes are fighting to win not only gold but to secure the sport’s future as an Olympic discipline. France 24’s Clovis Casali reports.

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