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Kimono shoulder stripes used for national colours or official advertising

2010/01/21 | 09:16 am in EJU The EJU has been very successful recently to gain more and more sponsors for its marketing program to get more attention for the sport general. Judo is becoming more professional by the day. As of...
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EJU Coaches Commission

2010/01/20 | 09:32 am in EJU The EJU recently formed the Coaches Commission. The coaches will attend annually in the EJU referee and coach seminar, to be held this year at 12/13th March in Italy and exchange information...
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EJU remains one participant per country for Europeans

2010/01/18 | 10:25 pm in EJU The European Judo Union Directing Committee does not yet adopt the new IJF rule regarding the two athletes per country. The notice is considered too short to make the adjustment for the European...
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Anai takes revenge on Hwang at IJF Masters in Suwon

2010/01/17 | 11:57 pm in IJF Last day of competition in Suwon for the Judo World Masters saw another beautiful sequence of ippons and “old” and “new” judoka crowned “masters of judo”. If the Japanese woman were...
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Japan overpowers everyone at first IJF Masters

2010/01/16 | 11:39 am in EJU The Japanese women were super powerful winning all four gold medals at the first day of the IJF masters in Suwon, Korea. In the women’s category U48kg, Japan took all four medals. Haruna Asami...
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First IJF Masters this weekend in Suwon

2010/01/14 | 11:53 am in EJU The best judoka of the world have an appointment this weekend as the first ever IJF Masters will take place in Suwon/KOR. Only the 16th best qualified athletes in each of the 14 weight divisions...
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Georgian Irakli Tsirekidze retires at the age of 27

2010/01/12 | 01:43 pm in EJU Georgian judoka Irakli Tsirekidze will retire at the Grand Slam of Paris next month at the age 27 years. The World Champion of 2007 and 2008 Olympic Champion U90kg will take part in Tbilisi at...
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IJF allows two athletes per weight/nation in all World Championships

2010/01/11 | 10:11 am in IJF The International Judo Federation Technical Committee meeting held in Tokyo in the last days of December 2009 decided that starting in 2010, two athletes per weight category are allowed to...
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Olympic Heroes join 70 Years Anniversary of Dutch Federation

2010/01/09 | 04:57 pm in EJU Anton Geesink, Willem Ruska and Mark Huizinga this afternoon received the first copies of the anniversary of 70 YEARS Dutch Judo Federation. This happened during the New Year reception of the Dutch...
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Book of 50 Years Portuguese Judo Federation released

2010/01/07 | 09:40 am in EJU As part of the commemorations of the 50th Anniversary of the Portuguese Judo Federation, a book entitled “50 years of the Portuguese Judo Federation” was recently published by this federation...
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