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Diyorbek Urozboev sets the tone for the Grand Prix Tashkent

8 Nov 2018 13:10

This weekend the Grand Prix of Tashkent is scheduled and if 2018 was a year rich in events and results, the tournament of the coming weekend promises to be strong with no less than 349 competitors involved, representing 47 delegations from the five continents. IJF Sport Director Vladimir Barta underlined: "We are approaching the parity men and women and it is excellent news", since there will be 149 women and 200 men who will take part in the Tashkent Grand Prix in the next three days. Read more

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Judo is a lifestyle, but coming back as a mother is tough

5 Nov 2018 09:00

After having a baby, Japan's Kaori Matsumoto declared that she was ready to make a comeback for Tokyo 2020. Getting back as a mother isn't that easy. Just a hand full of strong judo women had a successful comeback, but most struggle or their mind has changed. It let's admit, there's more important than judo, but there's nothing more important for our lifestyle. Read more

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Surprising European U23 Champions rouse excitement for the next generation of seniors

4 Nov 2018 20:10

A pair of heavyweights from Russia added their golds to the medal table on Sunday and gave Russia the victory in the medal table. However, the story of the weekend is the eleven different countries that won a gold medal, with Estonia's being the most special. Never has the nation celebrated a European U23 Champion. Mattias Kuusik was the golden boy. Read more

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Croatian coast city Porec will host the 2020 European U23 Championships

4 Nov 2018 19:35

The city of Porec will host the 2020 U23 European Championships. The touristic Croatian city has a judo reputation organising the Junior European Championships in 2012 and the Croatian Judo Federation is a dedicated host of the major judo events in the world. Last year Croatia organized the Junior World Championships and a Grand Prix since 2013 and countless European Cups for cadets and seniors. Read more

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2012 Olympic judo hero Kaori Matsumoto retires

4 Nov 2018 14:50

Japan's London Olympic judo champion Kaori Matsumoto said Sunday she will retire from the front line of the sport following her first-round loss at the Kodokan Cup, one of the qualifying events for next year's world championships. Read more

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Nine different countries have gold at U23 Euros

3 Nov 2018 17:55

The last day of the U23 European Championships shall decide which country performed best as so far nine different countries have won a gold medal. In an age group in which Russia, Germany and Hungary have traditionally carried the strongest competitors, no country has emerged as the clear front runner. Read more

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Five countries win European U23 gold in Györ

2 Nov 2018 18:00

Five countries have won a gold medal at the first day of the U23 European Championships in Gyor. 18-year old Serbian lightweight Andrea Stojadinov was the youngest winner of the day as she won her category U48kg. Read more

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