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New role for Nicolas Gill as CEO of Judo Canada

13 Oct 2016 18:05

After a prolific career as a judoka, and more than ten years as part of the National Team’s coaching squad, Nicolas Gill is now stepping a little further away from the tatami. Gill officially stepped into a new role as Judo Canada’s Interim Chief Executive Officer as of today. Read more

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Teams of around the globe at European Open Glasgow

13 Oct 2016 15:45

This weekend the European Open of Glasgow is the last European Open of this year. The event will be used to gain the maximum of 100 qualification points for a gold medal, which can help in the seeding for future events. The event is a preparation tournament for the European U23 Championships later this year in Tel Aviv and future events such as Grand Prix Qingdao and Grand Slam of Tokyo, the last two events in the IJF World Tour. Read more

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Life-time experience Miklos Ungvari in IJF education tour through India

13 Oct 2016 08:50

The recent judo educational journey through India, organised by the International Judo Federation and the Judo Federation of Indian helped to lift the veil on judo on the Indian subcontinent. Read more

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Tina Trstenjak gets own judo stamp of approval

12 Oct 2016 17:20

Olympic champion Tina Trstenjak has been honoured for her Rio 2016 success with her own postage stamp bearing her image. Read more

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The stars in October were good for Olympic judo finallists

12 Oct 2016 09:05

Odette Giuffrida and Fabio Basile differ just 5 days and both won an Olympic medal for the same country. 21% of the Olympic finalist was born in October, by far more than any other month: Orujov, Basile, Khalmurzaev, Giuffrida, Agbegnenou and Andeol. Read more

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Former judo world champion Asami announces retirement

11 Oct 2016 15:10

Judoka Haruna Asami, a two-time world champion in the women’s U48kg division, drew the curtain on her career. Read more

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German judoka David Tekic has his lifestory on his body

10 Oct 2016 09:50

Some of the appealing newcomers in the senior division is Germany’s David Tekic. Not just because he won the European Open this year in Madrid, took his first German title and added the European Cup of Belgrade last weekend. Tekic is a story on his own and the story is partially written on his body. David Tekic a.k.a. Tattoo David is a rich man, because he enjoys life as it is. Read more

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