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Khubulova, Ozbas and Sulca promising Youth Olympic Champions

8 Oct 2018 20:45

Young impressive athletes at the second day of the Youth Olympics Games in Buenos. Even the lighter judoka gave a strong impression and set new highlights in their young careers. Gold medals for Romania, Russia and Hungary Read more

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Youth Olympic Games kick off with three young champions

7 Oct 2018 22:30

At the first day of the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires three young champions were crowned. Artsiom Kolasau (BLR U55kg), Maria Gimenez (VEN -U44kg) and Vugar Talibov (AZE U66kg) took the gold medals. Read more

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French Women Unstoppable at European Open Glasgow

7 Oct 2018 19:30

The French team have won another four gold medals, making it eight titles at the European Open in Glasgow this weekend. The British machine that won two gold medals on Saturday continued rolling on Sunday. The Netherlands won two gold medals at the Emirates Arena. Read more

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Teen Josie Steele Youngest Winner at British Euro Open

6 Oct 2018 20:25

France clearly dominated the European Open in Glasgow. With four gold medals and four silvers, there were French finalists in six of the seven weight classes. The French swept the women’s U48kg weightclass, winning gold, silver, and bronze. Read more

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Rustam Orujov Can Eat Birthday Cake Again

4 Oct 2018 19:55

The World Championships in Baku were not a success for Rustam Orujov. The runner-up of the 2017 World Championships won two contest in Baku, but after the third his event was over. Rio’s U73kg silver medallist celebrates his 27th birthday with mixed feelings. Read more

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Who is Going to be the New Hifumi Abe at YOG

3 Oct 2018 12:45

At the Youth Olympic Games starting on Saturday in Buenos Aires, the judo event will be carefully followed by the fans. In 2014 Hifumi Abe was one of the winners. Both Bogdan Iadov (UKR) and Hifumi Abe (JPN), won silver at U60 kg and U66 kg categories at the World Championships for cadets in Miami. Read more

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No end in sight to Japan’s male heavyweight drought

2 Oct 2018 13:00

Japan last held the men’s heavyweight world crown in 2013. Their 15-year wait for a champion is their one weakness at the elite level. Muneta Yasuyuki was the last man to hold the title and did so at home in Osaka in 2003. Japan has won all 13 other titles since then and have had a stranglehold of many categories such as U73kg. Read more

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