2015/05/15 | 07:04 pm
What better way to spend your holiday than by doing what you like doing best! Some families are joining the training on the tatami and also judoka who are combining their attendance at the Olympic...
ORENBURG IS READY FOR THE EUROPEAN CUP
2015/05/15 | 02:48 pm
Another European Judo Cup will be held in Orenburg, Russia, this weekend. This year 270 athletes from 18 countries will compete in a beautiful modern Orenburzhye Sports Hall located in the...
SECOND EDITION OF EJU JUDO FESTIVAL IN ANTALYA
2015/05/14 | 05:34 pm
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The second EJU Judo Festival is now underway in the Mediterranean city of Antalya. All in all, almost 500 judo fans are participating in Antalya. Like last year there are plenty of facilities on...
COMING OF AGE FOR STEENHUIS IN BAKU
2015/05/10 | 05:01 pm
Guusje Steenhuis made her first mark on the international circuit when as an 18 year old she won a silver medal at the junior European championships in Samakov in 2010. That must seem a long time...
TOP SEEDS FIND CONWAY IN WARRIOR LIKE MOOD
2015/05/09 | 05:05 pm
The modern use of the term warrior is generally understood to refer to those who have shown great vigour, courage, and aggressiveness. In which case it is probably fair to say that Sally Conway...
SHIKHALIZADA ENDS LONG WAIT WITH STYLISH WIN
2015/05/08 | 05:26 pm
Nijat Shikhalizada’s quest to win his first international tournament in Baku ended today when he won the gold medal in the -66kg category at the Baku Grand Slam. Since winning a silver medal...
ROAD TO RIO: AMELIE ROSSENEU – FLIGHT: ISR2015 – BR2016
2015/05/04 | 12:12 pm
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Our ‘Road to Rio’ continues with Europe’s top judokas. This time had the opportunity to meet up with Amelie Rosseneu to talk through her journey to become an elite athlete as...
FAST DEVELOPING KHAMMO HAS EYE ON RIO AFTER FIRST IJF TOUR MEDAL
2015/05/03 | 09:15 pm
Unseeded Iakiv Khammo UKR took a major step toward his goal of qualifying for next year’s Rio Olympics by winning the gold medal in the +100kg category at the Zagreb Grand Prix. On the final...
TRSTENJAK TOPPLES WORLDS BEST TO WIN ZAGREB GRAND PRIX
2015/05/02 | 09:57 pm
It may be reasonable to assume that Tina Trstenjak has a liking for the Croatian capital Zagreb. Whatever the case the home fans at the Zagreb Grand Prix certainly liked her and showed it when the...
ZANTARAIA UNTOUCHED EN ROUTE TO GOLD IN ZAGREB
2015/05/01 | 09:44 pm
Being top seed at an IJF grand prix guarantees the athlete one thing; and that is the position of number one seed. Thereafter, it is up to the individual to make the most of the coveted top spot...