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British coach Fitzroy Davis films Cambrils terrorist attack, Winston Gordon wounded?

18 Aug 2017 13:40

Multiple British judo champion Fitzroy Davies was one of the witnesses of the terrorist attack in Cambrils and filmed the terrorists. The judo champion ran for his life as five terrorists wearing suicide belts rammed civilians with a car in a Spanish seaside town before being shot dead by police. Seven people, including a police officer, were injured, hours after a rampaging van driver left 15 people dead and more 100 wounded in nearby Barcelona. Read more

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Azerbaijan sets tone for 2018 with hopeful team

18 Aug 2017 10:10

2018 World Championships hosts Azerbaijan bid to make an impression with blend of youthful élan and wily vets in Budapest. Azerbaijan have picked arguably their most complete and capable team of all time for the World Championships. Read more

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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

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Miryam Roper wants to write history for Panama

17 Aug 2017 09:55

Panama’s history maker Miryam Roper will be their first seeded athlete at a World Championships. Ekaterinburg Grand Slam winner Roper made history in May when she won Panama’s first ever IJF World Judo Tour medal. Read more

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Kuala Lumpur host of South East Asian Games this week

16 Aug 2017 16:40

This week two major events take place in cities where we usually don’t report on too much. The FISU Universiade in Taipei, and the other event is the SEA Games, another multisports events for the South East Asian Region held in Kuala Lumpur. Read more

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Fanny Malmborg fights back leukemia, support Fanny

16 Aug 2017 10:00

Former Swedish Cadet and Junior Champion Fanny Malmborg is having a total other battle than expected. The end of 2016 brought her bad news and it's her toghest fight in her life. Malmborg was diagnosed with leukemia. After booking good progress cancer got back introducing a next nasty phase of fighting the disease. Read more

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Hopes of home heroics for Hungary at World Championships

16 Aug 2017 09:00

Since the first joint men’s and women’s World Championships in 1987 the hosts have claimed at least one gold medal in all but four editions. The tradition, which also extends to having home field advantage on the tatami at the Olympics, has been reinforced over the last decade since the Worlds became an annual event in 2007 (except for Olympic years). Read more

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