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New type of judogi being tested by IJF

25 Jul 2018 22:35

It is a source of irritation for the IJF that athletes stretch time or get an artificial break because their judogi let loose. The IJF is now working on an experiment that should hold the judogi a lot firmer. JudoCrazy did some research. Read more


Antoine Valois-Fortier on forced rest for the next few months

24 Jul 2018 17:40

The beginning of the selection process for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo will have to wait a little longer for Antoine Valois-Fortier. The Quebecois judoka, who underwent surgery on Sunday for two disc herniations, is now back home. Read more


Many winning countries at Junior European Cup in Prague

22 Jul 2018 20:40

Eight different countries have won the women’s titles at the European Cup for Juniors in Prague. The host nation was proud to be among the winning countries since Vera Zemanova won the gold U57kg on Saturday. Another Czech female talent who grabs a European Cup this year. Read more


IJF takes action, IJF Tour in UAE and Tunis suspended

20 Jul 2018 14:40

The International Judo Federation is committed to promoting the moral principles and values of Judo, Olympism and sport in general, thus making an active contribution to the promotion of peace and equality between nations, races and genders. At those Grand Prix the national anthem of Israel wasn't allowed to be played. Read more


Germany claims the first European mixed title

18 Jul 2018 18:40

The team of Germany has taken the first European Mixed title. In the final Germany was too strong for the Netherlands winning by 4-2. The city of Jekaterinburg hosted the first Europeam mixed event at senior level. At Junior and and Cadet level mixed team title were already introduced. The Mixed team events will be introduced at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Read more


Netherlands and Germany in the final of Mixed Europeans in Ekaterinburg

18 Jul 2018 11:55

Germany and The Netherlands have qualified for the finals at the European Mixed team Championships in Ekaterinburg. The Dutch defeated number one seed France. On the other side of the sheet Russia got spanked by the German team. The Home team Russia was impressive with two 4-0 victories, but lost 4-1 to the Germans. Read more


Bad timing for European Mixed Team Championships

17 Jul 2018 10:00

This week on Wednesday the European Mixed Team Judo Championships will take place in Ekaterinburg, Russia. A city that just co-hosted the FIFA World Championships, a city of located on the geographical borderline of Europe and Asia, and at the foot of the Ural Mountains, Ekaterinburg with a population of 1.4 million. Read more

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