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European Cup second round this weekend

2009/09/10 | 04:40 pm in EJU This weekend the second round of the European Club Cup takes place in Valencia. Last week the first round was held. Poulewinners Valencia Club de Judo from Spain and Fiamme Azzure from Italy will...
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New World Championships guarantee a better World ranking

2009/09/08 | 07:02 pm in EJU, IJF After the World Championships the IJF World Ranking has been changed. Below the major changes follow. Georgii Zantaraia (UKR-1) is the new leader in the men’s U60kg category. He took over this...
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Birmingham is warming up for the GB World Cup

2009/09/06 | 02:09 pm A 52-strong British team, including 13 players who competed in the World Championships, have been selected for the 2009 GB World Cup being staged later this month. The event will take place at...
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EJU delegation visits Armenian government

2009/09/05 | 08:56 pm in EJU In advance of the European U20 Championships, to be held as of Friday 11 September, EJU President Sergey Soloveychik visited the Armenian Government, among them the Minister of Sports and youth...
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Daily Review World Championships - Day 5

2009/08/30 | 05:19 pm in EJU, IJF Two overwhelming favourites and a newcomer to the top of the podium provided a fitting end to the Judo World Championship in Rotterdam here Sunday. China’s TONG Wen in the Women’s +78kg and...
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Interview World Champion +100kg Teddy Riner (FRA)

2009/08/30 | 04:45 pm in EJU, IJF Teddy Riner seems to be unbeatable if he attends at World Championships. He has now won 16 World Championships matches in a row since 2007 and a complete clean sheet in three events. On Sunday he...
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Daily Review World Championships - Day 4

2009/08/29 | 10:39 pm in EJU, IJF In the women’s -78kg category the host country eventually won their long awaited gold medal. But Marhinde Verkerk (NED) had to go the extra mile for it. After wins over Jeong Gyeong-Mi (KOR) and...
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Interview World Champion U78 Marhinde Verkerk (NED)

2009/08/29 | 05:12 pm in EJU Marhinde Verkerk won the 11th ever World Title of The Netherlands today in the Weight class U78kg in Rotterdam. Verkerk couldn’t believe her performances: “It’s absolutely fantastic! I had...
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Preview Women’s O78kg: Excellent field of participants with two outstanding performers

2009/08/29 | 02:49 pm in EJU, IJF Wen Tong (CHN) and Maki Tsukada (JPN) are old rivals and will probably meet again at the world championships in the plus weight category. Tong beat Tsukada twice at previous world championships, in...
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Preview Men’s U100kg: European fighters face Takamasa Anai

2009/08/29 | 02:41 pm in EJU, IJF Home favourite Henk Grol (NED) should be one of the strongest fighters in the competition, but his injury is expected to limit his chances. He was outstanding at the 2008 Olympic Games but made one...
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