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Hall of Fame is a Well-Deserved Recognition for Jimmy Pedro

18 Sep 2018 19:35

Jimmy Pedro will be the first ever American judoka to be inducted into the International Judo Federation Hall of Fame. In Baku, Azerbaijan, a celebration and commemoration is in store for one of the most profound American judoka in history. Read more

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Miryam Roper-Yearwood, Captain of her soul

17 Sep 2018 10:50

At 22 September Miryam Roper-Yearwood will fight at the World Championships for Panama. Roper decided only SHE could decide when she’d retire, the former German, in her thirties, is feeling young again, fighting under the Panamanian flag since 2017. Read more

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Russia take first Junior European Mixed Team title

16 Sep 2018 20:35

Russia is the first Junior Mixed team champion of Europe. In Sofia the Russian Juniors defeated the team of France in the final by 3-5. The first victory though was for France. Read more

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Georgia powerful judo nation for men

16 Sep 2018 17:05

Georgia is a powerful judo nation, but only for men. For a long time, it had no female players in its World Championships team. Its first female representative, Esther Stam, was not even from Georgia but was an import from the Netherlands when she switched in 2014. Read more

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Georgian men and women shine at Junior European Championships

15 Sep 2018 17:45

Georgia is traditional strong at the last day of the Junior European Championships. With their power in the categories U100kg and +100kg the Georgians celebrated two European champions on the third day in Sofia. Read more

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United Korean Judo team at World Championships

15 Sep 2018 10:00

South and North Korea will form a joint judo team for a mixed team event at the upcoming World Judo Championships. Three male and four female judokas from North Korea will join South Korean judokas for the mixed team event at the 2018 World Judo Championships, which will be held next week in Azerbaijan. Read more

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Historic beautiful day for Georgia at Junior Europeans

14 Sep 2018 16:50

Another five different countries winning the title at the second day of the Junior European Championships in Sofia. However overall Italy, France and the Ukraine secured a second gold medal. Highlight though was an all Georgian final U81kg. Read more

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