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Judo in the time of Covid-19: Neil Adams

10 Apr 2020 12:00

Neil Adams is the voice of Judo. He is expert to convert judo knowledge into action. Neil has some good advise for everybody training in lock-down. Make sure you get proper instruction with proper exercises without cutting corners. Focus on quality, not quantity. Oon Yeoh of JudoCrazy left out the easy questions, he chose for quality of quantity. Read more

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Judo in the time of Covid-19: Shirine Boukli

9 Apr 2020 22:20

Shirine Boukli of France, a relative unknown until 2020, gave double World Champion Daria Bilodid the shock of her life in the 2020 Paris Grand Slam semifinal where she took the Ukrainian all the way to Golden Score and very nearly defeated her. In the 2020 Dusseldorf Grand Slam she met Funa Tonaki, another World Champion, in the final and this time she emerged the victor. French judo has a new rising star. JudoCrazy’s Oon Yeoh interviewed her. Read more

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Japan's Olympic training bases close after emergency declaration

9 Apr 2020 14:15

The Japan Sport Council said Wednesday it will close two major Olympic training facilities including the judo training center, in response to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's declaration of a state of emergency, to curb the spread of COVID-19. Read more

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Judo in the time of Covid-19: Gabriella Willems

8 Apr 2020 09:45

Belgian’s super talent Gabriella Willems took a silver medal at the Grand Slam in Düsseldorf. She was in good shape and eager to qualify for the Olympic Games in these decisive months. The coronavirus hurts all of us and Willems is now stuck like so many without randori training. Willems is limited to train alternatively with alternative training’partners’. JudoInside partner Oon Yeoh of JudoCrazy and JudoInside spoke to the lady from Liege. Read more

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Sagi Muki auctions judo wannahaves to buy ventilators for coronavirus patients

7 Apr 2020 16:05

Israeli judoka Sagi Muki is auctioning off his memorabilia to raise money for more ventilators to treat coronavirus patients at the Laniado Hospital in Netanya, the 2019 World Judo Champion told i24NEWS. “I hope I can raise as much money as I can for the purpose of saving lives.” Read more

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Birthday boy Teddy Riner optimistic about equal chances in 2021

7 Apr 2020 11:30

Double Olympic judo champion Teddy Riner believes that staging the Tokyo Games in 2021 will put all athletes on an equal footing after the sports extravaganza was postponed for a year due to the coronavirus outbreak. At his 31st birthday he speaks about the delay. Read more

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European Judo Championships in Prague in November

6 Apr 2020 17:15

The European Judo Championships in Prague that was postponed from April to June is now again postponed and will be held from 8-10- November from Sunday until Tuesday. The European Judo Championships of 2021 were already given to Lisbon and The Czech Judo Federation and organisation were determined to organise it this year. All EJU scheduled until the end of July are cancelled, like tournaments, training camps, seminars and festival. Read more

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