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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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The Royal Prince Albert wants a EJU World Cup in Monaco

2010/01/05 | 07:54 pm in EJU At the international judo tournament of Monaco Mr. Franco Capelletti was guest of Albert II, the Sovereign Prince of Monaco, current head of the House of Grimaldi and the current ruler of the...
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New referee rules available online

2010/01/05 | 11:09 am in EJU For the new referee rules there’s a new website giving many examples of allowed actions. The website is based on the latest IJF referee DVD, but also available online for all interested people of...
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Backnumbers not yet ordered by every federation

2010/01/04 | 01:21 pm in EJU A letter from the Vice President Daniel Lascau Dear EJU and IJF Member Federations, I use this opportunity to congratulate all EJU Member Federations and also IJF Member Federations, who...
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Nifontov (RUS) and Ribout (FRA) European best judoka

2009/12/31 | 02:02 am in EJU Ivan Nifontov (RUS) and Morgane Ribout (FRA) have won the honour to become EJU Best Judoka of the year. Both judoka were chosen by the EJU Sports Commission because of their fantastic year based...
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Vladimir Putin offers to join Russian judo team

2009/12/20 | 03:59 pm in EJU Black belted Russian leader Vladimir Putin has offered to join the national judo team after showing off his martial arts skills to members of the squad. The 57-year-old prime minister made the...
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Karina Bryant named Olympic Judo Athlete of the Year

2009/12/18 | 03:44 pm in EJU “Karina Bryant won a silver medal in the 2009 World Championships – taking her total World medal tally to eight over an incredible 11 year international career. Her consistency, success rate...
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