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Russian President Vladimir Putin invited for World Championships in Budapest

17 Aug 2017 18:10

Russian President Vladimir Putin has been invited to attend the opening ceremony of the World Judo Championships, scheduled to take place in Hungary’s capital of Budapest on August 28. Read more


Watch the 17 candidates for the IJF athletes commission

17 Aug 2017 15:20

At the World Championships in Budapest five judoka will be elected to represent the athletes in the IJF athletes commission. The next four-year period runs from 2017 to 2020 and current chairman Teddy Riner is not in the list. Read more


Trstenjak and Agbegnenou as always favourite but watch the roadblocks U63kg

17 Aug 2017 10:20

There are two very obvious top contenders in the category U63kg in Budapest and both won the world title before; Tina Trstenjak of Slovenia and Clarisse Agbegnenou of France. Of the two, Trstenjak has the slight edge. She is the defending Olympic, World and European champion and she has won the last four encounters with Agbegnenou. But this time it cannot be the final. Read more

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