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Qatar World Masters in Doha continues with top 36 athletes

26 Nov 2020 09:50

Further to the International Judo Federation’s recent communication regarding the suspension of the World Judo Tour for the year 2020, the IJF announced the first IJF competition of 2021. Read more

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Why You Should Try Betting on Judo Online

26 Nov 2020 07:30

With the Olympic Games ahead of us, the world of Judo is looking forward to see the best stars in Tokyo within 240 days. Online sports betting during the Olympic Games continues to expand and evolve, and we have seen how it could adapt to changing times, especially during the pandemic. Now, more types of sports and betting fans can watch and play as most sportsbooks move their bets digitally, also in judo Read more

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Yvonne Boenisch new headcoach of Judo Austria

24 Nov 2020 13:15

The Austrian national judo team will be trained by a woman from 1 January. When looking for an internationally experienced head coach, the Austrian Judo Association struck gold with Yvonne Bönisch, the most successful German judoka of all time. Most recently, the 39-year-old from Potsdam worked as a women's national coach in Israel. Read more

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Denis Vieru takes bronze at Europeans while suspected for doping use in 2019

23 Nov 2020 22:40

According to French website Lesprit du Judo, Denis Vieru is suspected of the use doping in 2019. Denis Vieru of Moldova captured the gold medal at the Grand Slam in Paris in 2019. Vieru captured bronze at the 2019 World Championships. Vieru lost the points he earned during the summer of 2019, including his world bronze medal in Tokyo in August and his final at the Croatian Grand Prix in July. Usually that is not a good sign in judo Read more

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Shirine Boukli remains hopeful on Olympic dream

22 Nov 2020 14:05

Shirine Boukli eventually wasn’t even selected for the French team for the European Championships in Prague. Posvite had to witdraw from the Championships and Boukli was added to the team. Not a bad alternative as Boukli captured the gold medal and continued her success at senior level after she won the Düsseldorf Grand Slam in February. She gave Bilodid her toughest fight of the year in Paris and in Prague she defeated Andrea Stojadinov in the European final. Oon Yeoh of JudoCrazy interviewed Europe’s best U48kg. Read more

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Brazil and Canada win four titles at Pan Am Championships

22 Nov 2020 07:50

Brazil and Cuba were strong at the second day of the Pan-American Judo Championships in Guadalajara, Mexico. Maria Portela and Maria Suelen Altheman took gold for Brazil and Ivan Felipe Silva Morales and Andy Granda took men’s gold for Cuba. Shady el Nahas grabbed another gold medal for Canada equaled the strong Brazilian team that won the medal tally in Mexico. Read more

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Israel, France and Russia celebrate gold medals

21 Nov 2020 17:50

The French women remain the strongest in Europe. With five gold medals at the European Championships in Prague the French dominated the tournament. On Saturday Madeleine Malonga and Romane Dicko captured the European title. For men it was Russia that met the expectations with two extra gold medals on the closing day in Prague. Mikhail Igolnikov and heavyweight Tamerlan Bashaev claimed the gold and with two silver medals, Russia was truly strong. Only Israels Peter Paltchik could escape the Russian takeover. Read more

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