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JUDO: Japan dominates World Champs in Tokyo … or did they, as France wins...

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The 2019 World Judo Championships came back to its Olympic home, the famed Nippon Budokan in Tokyo where the sport was introduced to the...

TSX DAILY: A Hall of Fame team that launched the no. 1 U.S. women’s...

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≡ TSX DAILY ~ 30 August 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: Which of the three team nominees for the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Hall...

TSX DAILY: Middle East politics part of Israeli judoka’s path to World Champs gold;...

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≡ TSX DAILY ~ 29 August 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LEADING OFF: Israel’s Muki wins Judo Worlds gold, but not a handshake from beaten Egyptian The...

TSX DAILY: “Why does a popular Olympic sport struggle?” is the wrong question ~...

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≡ TSX DAILY ~ 28 August 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: World Champion asks "Why does a popular Olympic sport struggle?"  In last week’s edition...

TSX DAILY: Amazing story of 17-year-old Nevin Harrison’s World title win ~ U.S. men’s...

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≡ TSX DAILY ~ 27 August 2019 ≡ | 1. |  CANOEING: Nevin Harrison’s journey from junior competitions to World Champion in one year!  One of the...

TSX DAILY: USOPC Hall of Fame voting open, and our picks ~ fabulous Meeting...

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≡ TSX DAILY ~ 26 August 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: You can vote on the next class for the U.S. Olympic Hall of...

TSX DAILY: Track & field fans who want the sport to be more popular...

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≡ TSX DAILY ~ 23 August 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: If you think track & field could once again be a high-profile sport,...

JUDO Preview: World Championships in Tokyo presage Olympic competition one year ahead

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One of the great shrines in judo is the Nippon Budokan, built to initially host the first-ever Olympic competition in the sport in 1964....

PAN AMERICAN GAMES: Nothing miraculous about U.S. women dominating wrestling, as well as two...

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Among the wrestling cognoscenti, the power of the United States women’s program is well known, but after four victories and a silver medal at...

JUDO: Georgia puts in a heavyweight performance in Croatia, but Japan leads the medal...

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A large field of 552 judoka from 86 countries gathered for the last IJF World Tour event before next month’s World Championships in Tokyo,...

LANE ONE: Judo’s fear of gambling means no one knows who is competing in...

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The International Judo Federation has a reputation for efficiency and thoroughness, both traits endemic to that sport. It has a comprehensive World Tour, continental championships,...

JUDO: Japan impresses with five wins in Budapest Grand Prix, but Aguiar and Silva...

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A fine field of 544 judoka from 82 countries came to Hungary for the Budapest Grand Prix, but it was Japan that had most...

JUDO: Superstar Riner returns as Japan scores seven golds at Montreal Grand Prix

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He came into the Montreal Grand Prix ranked only 35th in the IJF World Rankings, but there was no doubt who was going to...

JUDO Preview: Three reigning world champs, two Rio gold winners entered in first-ever Montreal...

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After a hiatus in June, the IJF World Tour resumes in North America – for a change – with the first-ever Montreal Grand Prix,...

JUDO: Five defenders win again at USA Judo National Championships in Las Vegas

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As no national teams were selected from the results of the 2019 USA Judo National Championships in Las Vegas, many of the top U.S....

JUDO Preview: Three trying for sixth U.S. titles in last eight years at Senior...

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The Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino will be the scene for the USA Judo National Championships from Novice divisions all the way to...

JUDO: Three world champions triumph in Hohhot Grand Prix

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Many of the top judoka skipped the Hohhot Grand Prix in China, but some were there, including three reigning World Champions who won their...

JUDO Preview: Five recent world champions headline Hohhot Grand Prix in China

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The third Hohhot Grand Prix will feature 301 judoka from 43 nations in competition at the 6,000-seat Inner Mongolia Stadium at 28 Genghis Khan...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: South Africa confirms it will appeal Court of Arbitration holding in...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● Despite its agreement in June with the IAAF that it...

THE BIG PICTURE: Iran’s judo federation pledges not to discriminate against Israel … maybe

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All credit to the International Judo Federation, which has consistently championed the right of all countries – notably Israel and Kosovo – to compete...

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