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Shohei Ono leads top team of Japan in Düsseldorf

20 Feb 2020 14:40

Olympic and reigning world champion Ono Shohei (U73kg) leads an 11-strong Japanese team in action at the second Grand Slam of the season this weekend in Düsseldorf. Three-time world champion Ono, who will be chasing a record fifth Düsseldorf title, starts his 2020 season on Saturday at the ISS Dome. Read more

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5 Reasons Why Martial Arts Can Bring a Positive Change

20 Feb 2020 13:45

Any kind of sports activity is always recommended by doctors as a way to improve your overall health and strengthen your physicality. Some of the most notable sports are football, weightlifting, and martial arts. Football and weightlifting might be excellent for your health, but none of them can provide you with as many benefits as martial arts, especially judo. Read more

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Grand Slam Düsseldorf super important for German Judo Federation

18 Feb 2020 16:10

"It's harder to get a medal in Düsseldorf than at a world championship," DJB President Peter Frese emphasized the importance of the Judo Grand Slam in the ISS Dome (February 21-23, 2020). Read more

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Austria celebrates historic double gold in Oberwart

16 Feb 2020 17:05

Despite te victory of Japan at the European Open in Oberwart, the Austrian male athletes can be satisfied about their performance at the Euro Open with two gold medals. It was 2001 when two Austrian took gold for their home country. On Sunday Wachid Borchashvili showed he was capable of snatching the gold U81kg and Marko Bubanja captured the title U90kg. With bronze for Kimran Borchashvili there is a new future for the Austrian men coming up. Read more

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Ketleyn Quadros sets new records with victory in Bratislava

16 Feb 2020 17:00

Brazil and Japan were the winning nations at the European Open in Bratislava. Both countries captured three gold medals in the women’s edition of the World Cup event where 100 points were at stake for the winners of each category. There was one gold medal for Anka Pogacnik of Slovenia who defeated her Japanese opponent Sugiyama. In the first edition of the European Open in Bratislava all weight categories were done in one day. Read more

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Paris Grand Slam Review

11 Feb 2020 12:50

The Paris Gram Slam is always meet the expectations. Each year it is guaranteed fireworks. The French know how to create an amazing environment, supported by their locals and enjoying themselves in every match. Besides great ippons and unforgettable contests, the Paris Grand Slam always brings huge surprises and this year was not an exception. Read more

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Peter Paltchik edges out personal hero Varlam Liparteliani

10 Feb 2020 19:50

World number six Peter Paltchik of Israel narrowly defeated Olympic silver medallist Varlam Liparteliani (GEO) in a closely contested U100kg final. The Georgian star, who had his family in the crowd waving their country’s unmistakable flag, came up just short in his quest to win the Paris major for a fourth time as he was penalised for diving after being unsuccessful with an uchi-mata attack to hand the title to Israel’s Paltchik. Read more

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