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Matthias Casse vs Sami Chouchi Belgiums luxury problem

18 Apr 2019 17:35

Belgium is happy to have a good race between two men in the category U81kg for one place at the Olympic Games. Both athletes appreciate each other and train in peace, but are both very aware of the situation. One thing is for sure for both, the on that goes to Tokyo will win an Olympic medal. Matthias Casse (WRKL-6) and Sami Chouchi (WRL-15) have their opinion. Read more


Stoll twins climb in German TV commercial

17 Apr 2019 17:20

In judo you need the ultimate creativity to earn a few bucks. So getting the opportunity to play a role in a TV commercial is a no brainer for most of the athletes. Let’s face it, we’re not all like Teddy Riner. The twin sisters Stoll are obviously a remarkable couple in judo. Both were asked to represent the German Bank in a TV commercial of 30 seconds, alongside a few videos about their life and road to Tokyo. Only one can go. Read more


Yahima Ramirez searching for points and records

16 Apr 2019 12:00

Cuba-born 39-year-old Yahima Ramirez of Portugal is the only judoka that has participated in all seven IJF events so far this year. She can become the oldest ever athlete to take a top 8 position in the IJF World Judo Tour. Read more


18 years difference between winners European Cup in Dubrovnik

14 Apr 2019 17:20

France and the Ukraine were the most efficient nations at the European Cup in Dubrovnik. 235 athletes from 25 nations battled in the beautiful Croatian city. The Ukrainian men captured three gold medals, the French women also took three titles. Hot nation Croatian celebrated two gold medals. Read more


Young Kazakh judoka Aelita Chsherbakova passes away

13 Apr 2019 20:20

Sad news arrived in the world of judo where 24-year old Aelita Chsherbakova of Kazakhstan passed away on Thursday. Chsherbakova who won bronze at the 2016 Grand Prix in Tashkent, made her Worlds debut in Baku in 2018. Read more


Montenegro Judo Federation recognised by IJF

12 Apr 2019 10:45

Recently the Montenegro Judo Federation didn’t get any support anymore from its government nor the IJF. Last month The International Judo Federation suspended the federation but meanwhile the situation is cleared and the new leadership of the Montenegro Judo Federation received an official letter of recognition from the International Judo Federation. Read more


Judo’s message of peace on IDSDP 2019

11 Apr 2019 13:40

The resort city of Antalya has been hosting the International Judo Federation World Judo Tour since three consecutive years; with the third edition expanding the number of events. Read more

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