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JSV Speyer captures the ECC Golden League

17 Dec 2016 18:10

At the Golden League in Grozny the women of JSV Speyer have won the gold medal. In the final the German team defeated Vienna Samurai by 4-1. In the semi final Speyer defeated RSC Champigny by 3-2 as Jasmin Kuelbs was on fire and defeated Olympic Champion Audrey Tcheumeo. Read more

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Promising teams battle at European Club Championships in Belgrade

14 Dec 2016 13:20

The European Club Championships promise to be a competitive competition on Saturday in Belgrade, Serbia. 29 Teams have registered from twelve nations. In total 14 teams for the women’s event and 18 for the men’s event, including some teams with both men’s and women’s participants. It’s the first time since ever that Serbia is organizing a European Club Championship. In 2006 the European Team Championships were held in Belgrade. Read more

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IJF Publish new rules for this Olympic period

10 Dec 2016 10:05

The International Judo Federation has published the new regulations. They will apply for the next Olympic cycle. The goal is to promote the rules of judo and make them easier to understand, as well as to simplify them. The purpose of these rules is to give priority to the attack and to the realisation of IPPON. Read more

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Analysis of the possible Rules changes by JudoCrazy.com

8 Dec 2016 19:40

Assuming the majority of the new rules changes are true, will it be better for judo? For the television audience? Anything that moves the matches along more quickly and encourages more throws and less tactical play will make for better TV viewing. And like it or not, being TV-friendly is important for the growth of the sport. Read more

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New rule rumours: yuko disappears, men to four minutes

8 Dec 2016 15:30

At the Grand Slam in Tokyo the new rules were discussed in the IJF Executive Committee at 5 December. The official version will be unveiled by the end of December by the IJF. The unofficial rumours are widely spread today via French website All Judo. Read more

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Ojitani Takeshi tops Grand Slam medal podium in Tokyo

4 Dec 2016 14:15

Ojitani Takeshi gave Japan and Tokai University a second heavyweight triumph on the final day having seen his teammate Asahina Sarah win the women’s title. Ojitani, 24, also celebrated his first gold medal success at a Grand Slam and had to overcome domestic opposition to achieve it. Read more

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Kirill Denisov takes second victory in his new weight

4 Dec 2016 14:05

Russia Kirill Denisov seems to be the best candidate for the World Championships in 2017. Denisov made it two wins from two U100kg outings as his gold in China was a sign of things to come. Read more

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