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HOME FANS GET HOME WIN ON OPENING DAY OF DUSSELDORF GRAND PRIX

2017/02/24 | 10:05 pm in IJF There is nothing better for the host nation than to open proceedings with a home win. And so it was that Teresa STOLL (GER) delivered exactly what German Judo Federation President Peter Frese had...
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FIRST GRAND SLAM GOLD FOR DUTCHMAN DE WIT

2017/02/12 | 07:22 pm in IJF Paris may be a happy hunting ground for Frank DE WIT (NED) as he collected his first ever IJF Grand Slam gold medal here today when he won the -81kg category. This was not his first appearance in...
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TRSTENJAK TURNS IT ON IN PARIS-BERCY

2017/02/11 | 09:25 pm in IJF One is never too old to learn, or so the saying goes. I like to think, being as I am somewhat advanced in years, that I am possessed of a fair amount of knowledge and know a good deal about judo....
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NEW RULES: WE HAVE TO DO THE NEXT STEP

2017/01/07 | 04:29 pm in IJF

That the International Judo Federation will test new rules is already known. End of December the IJF informed the public about the changes in a short article on their website. The goal: To make Judo more attractive and more dynamic.


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SELFLESS KUKOLJ THANKS OTHERS FOR PERSONAL TRIUMPH

2016/12/04 | 04:20 pm in IJF Number one seed in the -90kg category Alexander KUKOLJ (SRB) lived up to his top billing by taking the gold medal on the third and final day of competition of the Tokyo Grand Slam. En route to his...
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UNTERWURZACHER REWARDED FOR CONSISTENCY AND PERSERVERANCE

2016/12/03 | 01:03 pm in IJF Number two seed Kathrin UNTERWURZACHER (AUT) put in a solid all-round performance to take the gold medal in the -63kg category on day two of the Tokyo Grand Slam. This is undoubtedly...
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WRONG PLACE, WRONG TIME FOR BASILE RETURN

2016/12/02 | 01:57 pm in IJF Reigning Olympic champion at -66kg category Fabio BASILE (ITA) chose the Tokyo Grand Slam, one of the most difficult tournaments on the IJF calendar, to make his return to the tatami after his...
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NEAR PERFECT PERFORMANCE AS KUKOLJ CLAIMS GRAND SLAM GOLD

2016/10/31 | 08:45 am in IJF Alexander KUKOLJ (SRB) had a near perfect day to win gold in the -90kg category on the third and final day of competition at the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam. His three fights yielded three ippons and not...
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MACIAS SIGNALS ARRIVAL WITH STYLISH WIN

2016/10/30 | 09:53 am in IJF His name may not have been the first to jump off the page. Yet Tommy MACIAS (SWE) gave a convincing performance in winning gold in the -73kg category on day two of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam. In a...
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PERSISTENT SHAMILOV REWARDED WITH FIRST GRAND SLAM GOLD

2016/10/28 | 10:40 pm in IJF The -66kg category offered up an interesting question on the opening day of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam. How would the newcomers from the -60kg category cope with life in the heavier weight division?...
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