Russian President Vladimir Putin was recently stripped of his judo title, but experts say he uses the same principles of the martial art in his cyber warfare strategy: using an opponent’s force against him. Putin, a huge judo fan, lost his status as “president and honorary ambassador” of the InternationalRead More →

Judo training against violence against women With the Youth and Sports Club of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Karşıyaka As part of the International Women’s Day events on March 8, the Soroptimist Club initiated judo training for women to defend themselves against d possible attempts at violence. The training will last 3Read More →

After a long enforced Covid19 hiatus, the Northern Ireland Judo Open returns to the walled city on April 9-10. The team is ready to welcome competitors from the UK, Europe and beyond. Four mats will be in action in the Foyle Arena, with competitors ranging from teenagers to masters (veterans),Read More →

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has sparked global condemnation and the country is suspended from international sporting events. Many sports federations have banned or restricted the participation of Russia and its athletes in international tournaments. This was after the IOC Executive Board issued an “urgent recommendation not to hold any sportingRead More →

ALL SMILES Members of the women’s judo team pose with their bronze medals during the 2019 Southeast Asian Games award ceremony. Left to right: Khrizzie Pabulayan, Ma. Jeanalane Lopez, Megumi Delgado, Ryoko Salinas and Mariya Takahashi. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO THE Philippines won three gold, one silver and nine bronze medals inRead More →

The second day of the 2022 Paris Grand Slam began with a special celebration, as International Judo Federation President Marius Vizer presented Saudi Judo Federation President Abdulaziz Albassam with the statue of Jigoro Kano, in recognition of their Judo Peace Prize. Meanwhile, spectators inside the AccorHotels Arena witnessed a thrillingRead More →

Following the postponement of the 2022 Commonwealth Games National Judo Trials to next month, the President of the Lagos State Judo Association (LSJA), Sheriff Hammed, believes the state is on the verge of organize the tournament. The tournament which serves as the athlete selection for the 2022 Commonwealth Games takingRead More →

On Wednesday February 2, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. Johannesburg time, the ‘Connected by Judo’ program was officially launched, in the presence of all the actors of this innovative project, the result of a partnership between the International Judo Federation and the UNHCR. , with the support of the Grand DuchyRead More →

The Combat Institute of Australia’s National Performance Center – located at Melbourne’s Lakeside Stadium – will officially open tomorrow. The opening of the Performance Center – an athlete-centred performance facility for Australia’s top taekwondo and judo athletes – will see participation from representatives from the Victorian Institute of Sport, CombatAUS,Read More →

the Nigerian Judo Federation (NJF) has postponed the Commonwealth Games Trials originally scheduled for January 26-29. The trials will now take place from February 24-27 at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos. The new development was announced by the NJF President’s Media Assistant, Ikpo Igbinoba, in a press release issuedRead More →

PESHAWAR – Pakistan Army and Pakistan Wapda players dominated the 27th Men’s and 10 Women’s National Judo Championships underway here at Lala Rafique Sports Arena on Sunday under the auspices of the Pakistan Judo Federation and the Association of Judo Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The Pakistan Army players won the top positionRead More →

KARACHI: Two-time Olympian Shah Hussain on Sunday won gold medals in the +100 kilograms and freeweight categories of the 27th Men’s Judo Championships and 10th National Women’s Ranking at the Qayyum Sports Complex in Peshawar. Shah, Army representative, defeated Hamid Ali of Navy in the open category final with enviableRead More →

The 27th National Men’s and Women’s Judo Championships jointly hosted by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Judo Association and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Sports Directorate here at Rafique Sports Arena Hall, Peshawar Sports Complex on Saturday. Pakistan Judo Federation Vice President and Toyota Frontier Motors Owner Shafiq Afridi and ICMS Owner Hammad Babar officially openedRead More →

A national judoka training camp took place in Yaoundé yesterday, December 30, 2021. The Cameroonian Judo Federation has embarked on training young people to practice judo. It is with this in mind that a national training camp for athletes took place at the gymnasium of the National Higher Institute ofRead More →

We feel a little guilty putting our colleagues to work before the holidays. While most are preparing special lunches and dinners, we ask them to look back once more before the end of the year. They are our photographers and they keep the memory of judo, in its most difficultRead More →

Avram Grant. Photo: Medija centar Belgrade. Link: http://www.mc.rs/fotografija-avram-grant.1966.html?photoId=26079&eventId=8397 Three Algerian footballers have announced their withdrawal from a “legends” football match in Qatar to protest against the participation of an Israeli coach, Avram Grant. Rabah Madjer, Rafik Saifi and Rafik Hallich withdrew from the match, which took place at Al ThumamaRead More →

Published on: 03/12/2021 – 21:48Amended: 03/12/2021 – 21:49 French judo coach Alain Schmitt, accused by Olympic judo champion Margaux Pinot of domestic violence, said on Friday he had simply defended himself in a fight he allegedly started. Pinot, who won mixed team gold at the Tokyo Olympics, accused Schmitt –Read More →

Ravi DhaliwalTribune press serviceGurdaspur, June 24 Dozens of international and domestic judo players have written to the Sports Ministry and the Indian Judo Federation (JFI) urging them to publish a notice on when and how to resume training amid growing fears that Social distancing standards do not allow “contact sports”Read More →