Olympic Games Los Angeles - Event

Olympic Games Los Angeles

  • Date: 4 Aug 1984 - 11 Aug 1984
  • Place: Los Angeles, United States
  • Type: Olympic Games
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COLUMN: Tribute to Neil Adams

16 Jun 2020 13:00

The first time I saw Neil in person, was at a Destination Judo event in the north of England, where he was the attraction at a kids seminar. At the end of the day he stayed back for photos. A lot of photos. Every kid that day went home with a memento of having shared the mat with a living legend, one who’s smile in the last picture of the day, matched the first. I got him to sign my copy of his great book A Life In Judo. Read more

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Egyptian icon Mohamed Ali Rashwan awarded

13 Oct 2019 23:25

Egyptian judo icon Mohamed Ali Rashwan is one of the world’s most famous athletes, having represented both Egypt and all Arabs on the global stage. For his achievements in the sport, Rashwan is to receive the Sunshine Award from the Emperor of Japan Naruhito this month during a grand ceremony. Read more

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Olympian Arthur Schabel passes away after silver at Veteran World Championships

26 Oct 2018 16:15

Germany mourns the death of judoka Arthur Schnabel. Los Angeles 1984 Olympic bronze medalist surprisingly died in Mexico on Monday. A corresponding message confirmed the first Mannheim judo club, where Schnabel was honorary member. The 71-year-old was in Cancun at the Veteran Judo World Championships, where he finished with a second place. Read more

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Frank Wieneke successful judoka even more successful as coach

4 Jul 2018 15:05

There are not many great players who manage to transition into a great coach. The one who immediately comes to mind is Ezio Gamba, an Olympic champion from Italy who has gone on to coach several Olympic champions from Russia. Read more

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World Judo Day: Courage by Yasuhiro Yamashita

28 Oct 2017 01:05

At 28 October Judo celebrates a special day. #WorldJudoDay 2017 displays the theme of Courage. Yasuhiro Yamashita Yasuhiro, who is now the All Japan Judo Federation President and IJF Development Director, is more than familiar with this year’s theme of Courage having displayed one of judo’s core values throughout his illustrious career. Read more