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Handful of Olympic Champions in the field of Masters Guangzhou

13 Dec 2018 17:05

Five reigning Olympic champions and eight current world champions are among the 235 judoka from 53 countries who are all set for action at the season-ending World Judo Masters in Guangzhou, China on Saturday and Sunday. The field includes four 2016 Olympic Champions in their weight category. Obviously Lukas Krpalek is the fifth now fighting +100kg. Read more

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Montreal host new top event: 2020 Pan American Championships

11 Dec 2018 16:20

The Senior Pan American Judo Championships in 2020 will be held in Montreal, the same city that will host the Grand Prix in Canada in 2019. On April 16-19, 2020, at the Centre Pierre-Charbonneau will host the PanAm Championships, another major event on the international calendar in which athletes will be able to earn points for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic selection. Over 250 athletes from 25 countries are expected during the competition. Read more

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Daria Bilodid cancels Judo Masters in Guangzhou

11 Dec 2018 11:25

The Masters in Guangzhou are approaching, the last top tournament of the year 2018. The icing on the cake of an excellent judo year where many judo stars showed their real capacities. New stars were born, but at the Masters most top athlete will showcase their best judo, but without Daria Bilodid who planned to go to China but had to cancel her participation due to illness that caught her since Monday. Read more

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New generation knocking at the door at British Championships

10 Dec 2018 09:40

It was a breathtaking weekend in Sheffield once again at the 2018 Senior British Championships with a host of new champions crowned. Read more

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Red Star Champigny and Golden Gori win Europa League

9 Dec 2018 16:15

The women of Red Star Champigny have captured the Europa League on Sunday afternoon. The strong team took gold in the final against French compatriots of ESBM Blanc-Mesnil of which the men’s team also took silver on Saturday. Read more

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The passing of Italian World medallist Michele Monti

9 Dec 2018 14:20

It is a sad day for Italian judo, the team of Fiamme Gialle and the family of Michele Monti. The 48-year-old Italian judoka passed away on Saturday evening after a tragic car accident, although he was suffering a brain tumor. Read more

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First ever European club title for Sporting CP Lisbon

7 Dec 2018 17:40

Sporting Clube Lisbon have won the first edition of the Champions League. In Bucharest the strong Portuguese team captured the gold after three excellent bronze medals over the last year, but this medal tops it. Against Yewara Newa, the defending champion from Russia the men from Lisbon won by 3-2 as world champion Nikoloz Sherazadishvili won a crucial key contest. Read more

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