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LAST TEST FOR JUNIORS IN PLOIESTI

2016/08/22 | 05:07 pm in EJU, Juniors The Junior European Judo Cup in Ploiesti was an important test for the Junior European Judo Championships in Malaga in 4 weeks. Top of the medal table was Montenegro: Marko BUBANJA who already won...
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FLASHBACK RIO: MEN

2016/08/18 | 07:07 pm in EJU, Olympics Every sport at the Olympic Games has its superstars; athletics has Usain Bolt, swimming Michael Phelps. Well, judo has its superstar, that is Teddy Riner, and just as Bolt and Phelps delivered in...
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FLASHBACK RIO: WOMEN

2016/08/16 | 06:32 pm in EJU, Olympics So much has been written about the pressures faced by athletes at an Olympic Games and yet still they [the athletes] find ways to surprise, confound and rise to the most special of sporting...
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RINER REPEATS AS ANDEOL UPSETS FAVOURITES

2016/08/13 | 01:14 pm in EJU, Olympics As was widely expected Teddy RINER (FRA), reigning Olympic champion in the men’s +100kg category, retained his Olympic title on the final day of completion at the Rio Olympic Games. The day...
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KRPALEK CROWNED OLYMPIC CHAMPION

2016/08/12 | 07:44 am in EJU, Olympics Number three seed Lukas KRPALEK (CZE) won the gold medal in the -100kg category on day six of competition at the Rio Olympics. It was the first gold medal in any sport and only the second medal...
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PREVIEW OLYMPIC GAMES: +100KG & +78KG

2016/08/12 | 07:17 am in EJU, Olympics There can be little doubt that win or lose Teddy RINER (FRA) will be the headline of the day. Should Riner win gold the reigning Olympic and eight-time world champion will join the select group...
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NARROW MISS FOR IMPROVED LIPARTELIANI AS CONWAY AND VARGAS KOCH COLLECT BRONZE

2016/08/11 | 08:19 am in EJU, Olympics Varlam LIPATELIANI’S (GEO) attempt to win gold on day five of the Olympic Games in Rio fell agonizingly short as he was defeated by a single yuko by BAKER Mashu (JPN) in final of the -90kg...
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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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