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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...

LANE ONE: Olympic budget pressures mean nothing to those who aren’t paying for the...

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Spending someone else’s money is pretty easy. The Olympic Movement has been great at it for decades. The International Olympic Committee, especially under the administration...

JUDO: Azerbaijan scores seven medals to lead Japan in Baku Grand Slam

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A large field of 431 judoka from 57 countries entered the Baku Grand Slam, and the home team came through with the most medals. Azerbaijani...

JUDO Preview: Six no. 1-ranked judoka headline Grand Slam in Baku

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A massive field of 449 judoka from 57 countries is gathering in Baku (AZE) for the last of the IJF’s Grand Slams prior to...

JUDO: Brazil dominates Pan American Championships in Lima

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There’s not much doubt that Brazil has been the top country in the Americas in judo since its excellent performance in Rio in 2016....

JUDO Preview: Judoka from 29 nations to compete in the Pan American Champs in...

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The parade of events leading to the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima includes this weekend’s Pan American Championships, the primary qualifying event, with...

JUDO: Korea’s An triumphs in Antalya Grand Prix as other stars fade

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There were three Olympic gold medalists entered in the Antalya (TUR) Grand Prix and all of them lost. But the one World Champion in...

JUDO Preview: Three Olympic gold medalists headline Antalya Grand Prix

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The only stop on the IJF World Tour for April is the Antalya Grand Prix in Turkey, with a huge field of 533 judoka...

JUDO: Host Georgia and France shine in Tbilisi Grand Prix

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The host team had plenty to cheer about as Georgia came away with the most medals at the Tbilisi (GEO) Grand Prix, although France...

JUDO Preview: Judoka from 52 nations register for the Tbilisi Grand Prix

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The IJF World Tour is in Georgia this week, with 371 judoka from 52 nations in the Tbilisi Grand Prix, to be held beginning...

LANE ONE: A call to eliminate guns from the Games, but that doesn’t go...

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The highly-respected Alan Abrahamson, one of the best commentators on Olympic sport, wrote on his 3WireSports site last Saturday that: "The Games and the values...

JUDO: Gahie defends no. 1 world ranking with win at Ekaterinburg Grand Slam

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Only one of the world’s no. 1-ranked judoka were in action at the Ekaterinburg Grand Slam tournament in Russia, but France’s Marie-Eve Gahie was...

JUDO Preview: Two no. 1-ranked judoka for Grand Slam in Ekaterinburg

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A large field of 403 judoka from 48 countries are entered in the Grand Prix in Ekaterinburg (RUS), at the 5,000-seat Palace of Sports....

JUDO: Germany leads with seven medals to headline Marrakesh Grand Prix

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A very large field of 440 judoka fought in the Marrakesh Grand Prix, with Germany leading the medal table with two wins and seven...

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