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IJF probably postpone Junior World Championships in North Korea

21 Mar 2017 16:30

The current threat posed by North Korea's nuclear programme has reached a "dangerous level". The International Judo Federation realizes that the scheduled Junior World Championships is in jeopardy and is considering postponement of the highlight in junior judo. IJF President Marius Vizer confirmed at his Q&A session this afternoon from his office in Budapest. Read more

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Fabio Basile typical talent that gave his business card at Bremen Masters

21 Mar 2017 09:50

This weekend the Masters Tournament in Bremen is one of those appealing youth tournaments. The tournament for young men is often a good grade for talent. Many talents who won in Bremen managed the reach the top. Read more

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Chile wins two gold medal at PanAm Open in Santiago Brazil wins 8

19 Mar 2017 22:45

On Sunday the Brazilian team was able to add a few other gold medals at the Pan American Open in Santiago de Chile. In the men’s division Brazil took three titles, exception was the gold for American judoka Jack Hatton. Read more

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French judoka collect eight titles at African Open Casablanca

19 Mar 2017 19:30

The French judoka captured eight gold medals at the African Open in Casablanca this weekend. Frenchman Julian Kermarrec is one of those judoka who is in a good shape. He won his second African Open this season, he also won the edition in Tunis. Read more

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Brazilian juniors win ten gold medals at European Cup Coimbra

19 Mar 2017 17:05

At the first European Cup of the season the Brazilian juniors impressed with ten gold medals in Coimbra. The Portuguese judo city was traditionally the first host of this season and the Portuguese fans saw David Reis winning gold on Saturday and Jaime Santos on Sunday. Read more

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Brazilians dominate at Pan American Open in Santiago

18 Mar 2017 23:50

Brazil is the big winner after the first day of fighting at the Pan American Open in Santiago de Chile. The Brazilian team captured five out of the seven titles. Exceptions on the Brazilian domination were Gimena Laffeuillade of Argentina who took the title U57kg and Antoine Bouchard of Canada who defeated Brazilian Charles Chibana in an expected final. Read more

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Maria Pekli appointed technical director of Australian Judo Federation

16 Mar 2017 12:30

The Judo Federation of Australia appointed five-time Olympian Maria Pekli into a full time Technical Director role. Pekli, who won Bronze at the Sydney 2000 Olympics, was acknowledged for her world-class performances when she was inducted into the International Judo Federation’s Hall of Fame in 2015. Read more

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