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Dutch team with Grol and Polling full of World medal potential

7 Aug 2017 17:50

The Dutch team for the World Championships in Budapest includes a little surprise. Triple World Championships runner-up Henk Grol was not very sure how to proceed after the Olympic Games; most likely he would start +100kg. His last matchday was at 11 August 2016 when he couldn’t overcome Cyrille Maret. Now it appears that Grol will make his comeback in Budapest, fighting U100kg. This is for certain: Grol is not yet finished. Read more

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About the absent; Beslan Mudranov not in Russian team for Budapest

6 Aug 2017 14:05

Judo is a sensitive sport when it comes to injuries. For the World Championships in Budapest at the end of August some major players will be absent, either due to injuries or simply because they have no match rhythm. Also interesting to watch are those who use the Worlds to make a comeback. Read more

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Ilham Zakiyev takes seventh European title

5 Aug 2017 19:15

The Azerbaijan judoka claimed his seventh successive European title in the men’s over 100kg. Azerbaijan’s Ilham Zakiyev claimed his seventh successive European title in the men’s +100kg of the IBSA European Judo Championships in Walsall, Great Britain. Read more

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Sensational first day of IBSA European Championships

5 Aug 2017 00:05

The men’s up to 73kg featured an unexpected finale during day one of the 2017 International Blind Sport Federation (IBSA) European Judo Championships in Walsall, Great Britain. Read more

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World class Paralympians at IBSA European Championships in Walsall

4 Aug 2017 09:05

Six Rio 2016 medallists head a field of around 100 judoka competing at the 2017 International Blind Sport Federation (IBSA) European Judo Championships, which begin on Friday (4 August) in Walsall, Great Britain. Paralympic, world and European champions among competitors at the 2017 European Championships this weekend. Check the preview Read more

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Japan releases Tokyo 2020 generation with 10 Worlds debutants among 18-strong team

3 Aug 2017 09:10

Japan have been revitalised under the reign of head coach Inoue Kosei and were back on top of the Olympic medal table in Rio after a below-par outing in London. Judo’s founding nation won three gold medals in Brazil, a silver medal and eight bronze medals as 12 members of their 14-strong team returned home with medals. Read more

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Double Olympic Champion Peter Seisenbacher arrested in Ukraine

2 Aug 2017 12:45

Two-time Olympic judo champion Peter Seisenbacher of Austria was arrested in Kiev, Ukraine, on sexual assault charges after he probably spent his time in Dubai for more than seven months. The UAE doesn’t have an extradition agreement to Austria. The regional criminal court in Vienna requested Seisenbacher's extradition shortly after his arrest by Ukrainian police. Read more

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