Georgian Lasha Shavdatuashvili is the new leader at the IJF World Ranking in his category U66kg. The Olympic Champion who is currently injured didn't fight since the Olympic Games but benefit from the 50% reduction of the points of previous... Read more
The IJF has announced new refereeing rules starting in 2013 as a test until and including the World Championships in Rio de Janeiro.
All rules can be downloaded below this page.
Major change will be one referee on the tatami... Read more
For the first time since 2002 a Dutch judoka was able to win in Japan. At the second day of the Grand Slam in Tokyo it was Linda Bolder to take the victory in the final against Haruka Tachimoto. After two days of fighting Bolder is the only... Read more
On Friday the first day of competition of the Judo Grand Slam in Tokyo was held. The opening ceremony was the occasion for the All Japan Judo Federation and the IJF to celebrate the 130th anniversary of the creation of the Judo Kodokan. On the... Read more
At the final U60kg Aram Grigoryan (RUS) defeated Gevorg Khachatrian (UKR) for the gold medal. The difference in the match was close and... Read more