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SLOVENIA RETAIN -63 TITLE AS RUSSIA TAKES MEDAL TABLE TOP SPOT

2016/08/10 | 07:24 am in EJU, Olympics There can be little argument as to who at present is the best -63kg player in the world. That title, along with the European, world and now Olympic titles, belongs to Tina TRSTENJAK (SLO). Her...
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FAIRY TALE DAY FOR SILVA AS ONO SAVES FACE FOR JAPAN

2016/08/09 | 07:40 am in EJU, Olympics The Carioca Arena 2 where the Olympic judo event is being staged in Rio burst into life on day three of competition. It’s not the first time that the crowd has been animated. However, by...
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PREVIEW OLYMPIC GAMES: -100KG & -78KG

2016/08/08 | 07:15 pm in EJU, Olympics In the -78kg category all eyes will be on reigning Olympic champion Kayla HARRISON (USA) as she seeks to join judo’s unique band of double Olympic gold medal winners. A favourite on the...
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PREVIEW OLYMPIC GAMES: -90KG & -70KG

2016/08/08 | 07:14 pm in EJU, Olympics It is a tall order to carry the hopes of your nation on your shoulders. But current European champion Varlam LIPATELIANI (GEO) will be doing more than most as he seeks to emulate countrymen Zurab...
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KELMENDI HEROIC AS BASILE BRAVADO PROVES JUSTIFIED

2016/08/08 | 08:56 am in EJU, Olympics Majlinda KELMENDI (KOS) put herself in the record books when she won Kosovo’s first ever Olympic medal, and a gold one at that. Competing in the -52kg category, number two seed Kelmendi had...
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MUDRANOV WEATHERS THE STORM TO BASK IN RIO GOLD

2016/08/07 | 08:43 am in EJU, Olympics Whatever motivates an athlete to produce an Olympic gold medal winning performance, and it must be assumed that there are a myriad of reasons, Beslan MUDRANOV (RUS) certainly found his today. The...
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PREVIEW OLYMPIC GAMES: -81KG & -63KG

2016/08/06 | 03:17 am in EJU, Olympics In the -81kg category world number one Avtandil TCHRIKISHVILI (GEO) is in good form having lost only once this year and that was to the exciting Khasan KHALMURZAEV (RUS) in the final of the...
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PREVIEW OLYMPIC GAMES: -73KG & -57KG

2016/08/06 | 01:39 am in EJU, Olympics In the -73kg category current European champion Rustam ORUJOV (AZE) has the tools and the confidence to beat the best. He is also enjoying a fine run of form this year with six out of six podium...
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PREVIEW OLYMPIC GAMES: -66KG & -52KG

2016/08/05 | 11:14 pm in EJU, Olympics In the -66kg double world silver medallist Mikhail PULYAEV (RUS) is among the favourites and is one of Russia’s best hopes for a medal. The 29 year old Russian is seeded number three here...
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PREVIEW OLYMPIC GAMES: -60KG & -48KG

2016/08/05 | 04:27 pm in EJU, Olympics It is described among other things as being The Greatest show on Earth; the Olympic Games. The judo event at the Games of the 31st Olympiad that begin tomorrow is being staged in the city of Rio...
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