Poznan Junior European Cup 2024 - Poznan, Poland

POZNAN AWAITS JUNIORS

Over 400 junior athletes are heading to Poznan, Poland, to compete over the 13th and 14th of April. The Junior European Cup brought great success for the home team, including gold medal wins for Grzegorz TERESINSKI (+100kg) and Kinga KLIMCZAK (-52kg). Neither athlete will be competing in this edition, however…

11 April 2024

Reims Kata Tournament 2024 - Reims, France

MOVING TO REIMS 

The next destination of the EJU Kata Tour is Reims, France this weekend where, to date, 63 couples from 9 countries have entered to compete at this event. Afore all demonstrating their best forms, a mandatory practical seminar for kata judges will be held alongside an exam for all new judges. Despite…

11 April 2024

European Judo Championships Seniors Zagreb 2024 - Zagreb, Croatia

EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS: A HISTORY

This year will be the first time that the Senior European Championships will be held in ‘Croatia’, as in October of 1990, Dubrovnik held the Championships for men and women in the former Yugoslavia. Croatia has now become a stronghold of both the European and IJF World Judo Tour, hosting…

10 April 2024

1st Scientific-Professional Conference and Practical Demonstrative Activities of Adapted Judo - Rome, Italy

ADAPTED JUDO CHAMPIONSHIPS 2025 CONFIRMED

Following the successful 1st Scientific-Professional Conference and Practical Demonstrative Activities of Adapted Judo, it has been confirmed that the Adapted European Championships will be held in Italy in 2025. This is of the request of Italian Judo who are very excited to be more involved with this programme. Already we…

9 April 2024

1st Scientific-Professional Conference and Practical Demonstrative Activities of Adapted Judo - Rome, Italy

PUTTING IN TO PRACTICE: A DAY ON THE TATAMI

Following the informative day in the FIJLKAM (Italian Judo Wrestling Karate and Martial Arts Federation) Olympic Centre, where experts and invited lecturers presented their studies for adapted judo, today the instructors and professionals demonstrated their work. Sessions with children and adapted judoka like took place on the same tatami we…

9 April 2024

BEYOND PARIS TO LOS ANGELES

The Government of Kosovo has approved the programme, “Super Athletes”, through which it aims to increase the number of Olympic norms and Olympic medals for Kosovo for the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Games. This programme looks to support future athletes with support worth four million euros in the Olympic sport.…

9 April 2024

1st Scientific-Professional Conference and Practical Demonstrative Activities of Adapted Judo - Rome, Italy

EXPERTS EXPLAIN RULES AND DEVELOPMENT OF ADAPTED JUDO

It’s a wrap here in Rome, with day one of the 1st Scientific-Professional Conference and Practical Demonstrative Activities of Adapted Judo concluded by the Expert presentations and discussion panel concluded. Partners of FIJLKAM, the Italian Judo Wrestling Karate and Martial Arts Federation, included the European Judo Union and University of…

8 April 2024

1st Scientific-Professional Conference and Practical Demonstrative Activities of Adapted Judo - Rome, Italy

SOLID START IN ROME

The opening of the first Scientific-Professional Conference and Practical Demonstrative Activities of Adapted Judo was a resounding success. During the morning session, the Italian Judo Wrestling Karate and Martial Arts Federation (FIJLKAM) Olympic Centre in Lido di Ostia, Rome hosted a number of invited lecturers to take the floor, presenting…

8 April 2024

European Judo Championships Seniors Zagreb 2024 - Zagreb, Croatia

ANNOUNCEMENT: ZAGREB EC TICKET WINNERS

THE COMPETITION HAS CONCLUDED! The Senior European Judo Championships 2024 is only a couple of weeks away and we are delighted to announce the ticket winners of the social media competition. Five lucky individuals have won two competition tickets each to see who will be crowned as champion between the…

8 April 2024

A FIVE SEMINAR PROGRAMME

IJF-ITA: ONLINE ANTI-DOPING EDUCATION

Source: IJF The International Testing Agency (ITA), in collaboration with the International Judo Federation (IJF), is launching the 2024 spring edition of its anti-doping webinars. Find all necessary information below. The IJF and the ITA are inviting everyone to participate in the 2024 spring edition of the ITA webinar series for…

8 April 2024

Tata EJU OTC 2024 - Tata, Hungary

TATA IS THE PLACE TO BE 

Hundreds of judoka are presently in Hungary at the annual Tata EJU OTC which runs from 8-13 April. Evidently, the Tata Olympic Centre locates the Hungarian ‘A’ squad and more. Almost 50 nations are joining the training camp which also serves as the final preparation ahead of the European Judo…

8 April 2024

Dubrovnik Senior European Cup 2024 - Dubrovnik, Croatia

OVERALL SATISFACTION

Today, the “Gospino Polje” sports hall was reserved for judoka of all upper weight categories. The home team had as many as six representatives in the final block, of which, five Croatian athletes managed clamp a podium spot each. Consequently, bronze medals were won by Dominik DRUŽETA, Anđela VIOLIĆ, Nika…

7 April 2024

Teplice Cadet European Cup 2024 - Teplice, Czech Republic

NOTHING UNUSUAL

The Teplice Cadet European Cup 2024 delivered mostly what was expected especially the moment Anna OLIINYK-KORNIIKO (UKR) won the -70kg category. With her and another three golden moments gained by Khazar HEYDAROV (-55kg), Dmytro LEBID (-90kg) and Ilariia TSURKAN (-63kg), topped by five silver and three bronzes, Ukraine finished on top of…

7 April 2024

BEYOND LIMITS: EXPLORING ADAPTIVE JUDO CONFERENCE

An exciting week is about to start in Rome, Italy, as the Italian Judo Wrestling Karate and Martial Arts Federation (FIJLKAM) will host the first Scientific-Professional Conference and Practical Demonstrative Activities of Adapted Judo. If you’re not wanting to miss a moment, the conference will be live on YouTube including…

7 April 2024

Dubrovnik Senior European Cup 2024 - Dubrovnik, Croatia

RUEBO AND SIMIĆ ON TOP IN DUBROVNIK

The 10th anniversary of the European Cup in Dubrovnik brought together exactly 350 judokas from 28 different countries. The competition in “Gospina polje” once again proved to be a great destination, and two-time world champion Barbara MATIĆ also came to accompany the team from the stands. In the category up…

6 April 2024

WHITE CARD FOR PEACE

Today, April 6, marks a very important day in the sporting calendar, not just within judo. The White Card campaign was established by Peace and Sport in 2013 to encourage efforts made globally for peace, it is a gesture of inclusion and equality. Judo is a special sport with values…

6 April 2024

Teplice Cadet European Cup 2024 - Teplice, Czech Republic

CADETS LAND IN TEPLICE

This weekend, over 600 cadet athletes are descending on Teplice, Czechia. Travelling from over 32 nations, the future champions are gathering to test their abilities, many within the top 10 in the world ranking list. Czechia have been hosting this Cadet Cup event since 2009, as well as a Championships…

4 April 2024

Dubrovnik Senior European Cup 2024 - Dubrovnik, Croatia

DUBROVNIK IS SET FOR ACTION

No rest for the Croatian Judo Federation as almost 400 judoka from 28 countries are heading to Dubrovnik for the annual senior European Cup. The arena called Sportska dvorana “Gospino polje” is ready for action. According to the current list, the busiest weight category for men is, unusually, the -90kg…

4 April 2024