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An Chang-Rim as the challenger for Ono

1 Feb 2021 10:15

The Doha masters unveiled that the frontman to challenge Shohei Ono in the category U73kg is clearly An Chang-Rim of Korea. Besides the fact that a country can only send one competitor to the Olympic Games and Hashimoto was outside the selection of Kosei Inoue. An proved to be stable and the worlds number two in strength behind the undisputed Ono. Read more


Varlam Liparteliani is back as a medal prospect for Georgia

30 Jan 2021 13:30

The warrior is back, Varlam Liparteliani of Georgia captured the gold medal at the IJF Masters in Doha and put right back where he belongs, as the ultimate medal candidate for the Tokyo Olympic Games. He won Olympic silver previous time… almost five years ago in Rio. In this case he will fight in U100kg and it is perhaps the category where you won’t know the outcome as there are so many good competitors. Read more


Olympic Games level will require optimal mental health

29 Jan 2021 13:50

One of the most competitive weight classes in judo is the U81kg division for men. Many athletes and a lot of youngsters who are eager to win the world’s most important medal in judo in July in Tokyo’s Budokan. Also it is a weight category where Japan may not be so strong…. That’s an assumption though as you simply haven’t seen one of the main contenders for an Olympic gold medal, he’s ben hiding but will show his face just in advance of the Olympic Games as he doesn’t have to qualify. Read more


What to consider when betting on Judo

29 Jan 2021 13:00

As sports betting has moved into the digital world, it’s opened up a variety of new and interactive experiences for users. Horse racing and football have been two of the most popular games to bet on but as fans have been restricted at event attendance, bookmakers have been striving to offer more variety. Read more


Lots of Olympic medal candidates U70kg

27 Jan 2021 08:15

The Doha IJF Judo Masters has been more than the starting gun of the judo season, because the previous analyses are over. There they fought and we saw those who were above the rest, who surprised and who disappointed. With Tel Aviv as the next stop and Tokyo in the final spotlight, Doha was a first chapter of how things are in the world of professionals. The situation U70kg is interesting enough to zoom in. Read more


Kosovan athletes rewarded for years of performances

26 Jan 2021 10:35

The performances of the Kosovan women’s athletes have not been unnoticed. The popular judo team of Kosovo is state of the art top sports in the small country. The Kosovo Olympic Committee (KOC) has announced it will double support given to 20 athletes on its scholarship beneficiaries' list for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The judo team is led by Driton Kuka. Read more


Christophe Gagliano appointed men's headcoach for France

26 Jan 2021 08:10

Newly-appointed head coach Christophe Gagliano insists the French Judo Federation must "dare to change habits" to transform the men’s team’s fortunes ahead of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. Read more

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