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Russian gold expected at day one of European Championships Prague

18 Nov 2020 20:45

The European Judo Championships draw in Prague was conducted on Wednesday evening as first official sportive fact of a weird championship, a historic championship but Prague was able to organise it despite the doubtful and severe conditions. Forty countries were able to send athletes, in total 345, the lowest amount in 10 years when in Iceland the volcano erupted and caused enormous disruption to air travel across western and northern Europe over an initial period of six days in April 2010. Read more

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Olympic Judo Chronicles: 1992 Men's U95kg finals

18 Nov 2020 17:20

JudoCrazy's oon Yeoh takes us back to Barcelona at the Olympic Games in 1992. One of the most awesome categories at that time. The men’s -95kg was probably the most competitive category of the entire competition. The top two favourites were World Champion Stephane Traineau of France and Pawel Nastula of Poland. Read more

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Guadalajara hosts Pan American Championships

18 Nov 2020 10:05

This week continental championships will be held in Europe and Pan America. The Championships will start at the 19th in Prague (CZE) and Guadalajara (MEX). African Championships are scheduled for December. In Guadalajara the cadet Championships have already been conducted and athletes are preparing for the senior championships where countries such as Brazil and Canada will have a big stake in the medal share. Read more

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Olympic Judo Chronicles: 1992 Women's U72kg finals

18 Nov 2020 09:00

We are going back to the Olympic Games in Barcelona. The women's U72kg category had two top favourites. The reigning World Champion Kim Mi-Jung of South Korea and the World Silver Medallist Yoko Tanabe of Japan. Oon Yeoh of JudoCrazy writes the Olympic Judo Chronicles with JudoInside. We were present in the Palau Blau Grana sports venue in 1992. Vamos! Read more

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Joshiro Maruyama and Hifumi Abe battle for Olympic spot

16 Nov 2020 16:10

Japanese World Champions Joshiro Maruyama (MIKI HOUSE) and Hifumi Abe (Park 24) will have a match to determine who gets onto the Olympic team. With 250 days to go for the Olympic Games start, this is what the fans are looking forward to. It's the ultimate clash between the two top athletes. Read more

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Olympic Judo Chronicles: 1992 Men's +95kg finals

16 Nov 2020 15:30

David Khakhaleishvili became Olympic Champion in Barcelona using the grip on the belt. Oon Yeoh of JudoCrazy is again creating cutting-edge judo content in the series of the Olympic Judo Chronicles. JudoInside was present in the Palau Blau Grana venue witnessing the distinguished grip of the Georgian fighter. Read more

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Pregnant 2012 Olympic Champion Sarah Menezes announces career break

15 Nov 2020 16:40

Olympic Champion Sarah Menezes revealed last week that she is becoming a mother: "I live a dream, to be a mother". The announcement was made last Friday, on her insta account, along with a photo with her fiancé 2013 World Champion Loic Pietri. Sarah Menezes herself is London’s 2012 Olympic Champion who decided to have a break in her judo career to fulfill her dream of becoming a mother. Read more

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