The Zagreb Grand Prix 2016, the first IJF Grand Prix following the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, heralded a new term as a new generation of judoka tasted IJF World Judo Tour action.
The Zagreb Grand Prix 2016 passed the halfway point on Saturday with a day of compelling judo and a plethora of new and exciting contests as the hosts ended their wait for a home medal with gold from their inspirational Rio 2016 Olympian Barbara Matic from Croatia.
Check out the best ippons from IJF World Judo Tour before Olympic Games in Rio.
Travel and training jiu-jitsu are more intertwined than we all think. Whether you are traveling specifically fro training, or just on vacation, you should have an idea of the offerings of every city. Matt kuris is a brown belt from Nova Uniao Toronto and has committed himself fully to his gym and his healthy lifestyle – he has given himself to the sport.
Canadian judoka Priscilla Gagné came very close to bringing home a Paralympic bronze medal this Thursday, at Rio’s Arena Carioca 3. In the end, she came in fifth in the Under 52 kg class.
Montrealer Louis Krieber-Gagnon is bringing home a silver medal from the Asian Open in Taipei, Taiwan this Sunday.
The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam in Los Angeles continued where it left off yesterday, as UAE National team rose to the occasion in the No Gi divisions and won a total of 7 medals in the presence of UAE General Counsel to Los Angeles, His Excellency Abdulla Alsaboosi and UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation CEO, His Excellency Fahad Al Shamsi.
The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam returned to Los Angeles as Alexander Ribeiro [Brazil] beat Arnold Maidana [Brazil] by a foot-lock submission at the Gi 94kg male black belt division finals and Ricardo Evangelista picked up the Bronze medal.
The UAE Jiu-jitsu Federation (UAEJJF), the official authority for the sport for Jiu-jitsu in the United Arab Emirates, conducted the official Gi Weigh-ins today at the L.A Convention Center, Los Angeles ahead of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam | Los Angeles.
The UAE Jiu-jitsu Federation (UAEJJF), the official authority for the sport of Jiu-jitsu in the United Arab Emirates, has announced the launch of the first leg of Abu Dhabi Grand Slam [the most prestigious Jiu-Jitsu championship series in the world] which kicks off on the 3rd and 4th September, 2016, at the L.A Convention Center, Los Angeles, USA.
The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour comes to L.A. this season at the L.A. convention center on 3rd & 4th September 2016.
On August 8th 2016, Rafaela Silva made the public of the Carioca Arena 2 erupt along with all the Brazilian people as she won the Olympic title in the -57kg.
The worlds best Jiu-jitsu players from across the globe are preparing to battle it out at the first leg of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam.
The UAE Jiu-jitsu Federation (UAEJJF), the official authority for Jiu-jitsu in the United Arab Emirates, announces the return of the most prestigious Jiu-Jitsu championship series in the world: Abu Dhabi Grand Slam World Tour 2016-17.
After seven days of extraordinary intensity, the Olympic judo tournament #JudoRio2016 ended tonight with the coronation of the two French, Emilie Andeol and Teddy Riner.
One more final block and the judo at #JudoRio2016 will be over. Seven days of competition and already 12 Olympic champions, 12 silver medalists and 24 bronze medallists, while everyone awaits the last two winners tonight, in the Carioca Arena 2.
The apotheosis of the Olympic judo tournament will come on Friday when, after six days of fierce fighting, a seventh and final day will showcase the heavyweights who will have their chance to be crowned Olympic champion on the tatami of the Carioca Arena 2.
Kyle Reyes’s first Olympic experience came to an end after a single match, against two-time Olympic medallist and three-time World Champion, Henk Grol. Two minutes forty-four seconds into the bout, Grol, from the Netherlands, scored a kosoto-gake for an ippon to eliminate the Ontario judoka.
On the eve of the closing day of the judo tournament in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, two categories were in action since 10:00 am this morning at the Arena Carioca 2: Men’s -100kg and Women’s -78kg. The -100kg category, to the general opinion, was one of the most impressive of the tournament so far, with a dozen athletes at least who could claim the supreme title.
Five! Five days of judo, five days of a breathtaking show of elite sport and five women and five men already at the top of the Olympics, while four are still to be decided by the end of the week.
Kelita Zupancic had her opponent, Austrian Bernadette Graf, pinned down to the ground. If she held her down for 15 seconds, she would score a waza-ari, tie the score, and take the match into overtime. After 14 seconds, Graf managed to get out of her hold.
Joey Oddessa makes his return to MMA Meltdown joining Gabe Morency to check out the best bets at Rio 2016 Olympics for wrestling, judo and boxing.
The Rio 2016 Olympic Games judo competition passed the halfway point on Tuesday as two new Olympic champions were crowned as Slovenia and Russia topped the podium in a momentous day in Rio de Janeiro.
The Rio 2016 Olympic Games judo competition reached the halfway stage on Tuesday afternoon as the men’s -81kg and the women’s -63kg categories were engaged in action.
Catherine Beauchemin-Pinard’s Olympic experience was brought to an early end by a simple shido dealt out 51 seconds into her first match today, at Rio’s Arena Carioca 2.
For the third consecutive day, the Carioca Arena 2 was ignited by the performances of the two weight classes engaged today in the Olympic tournament in Rio 2016: Women’s -57kg and Men’s -73kg.
The Rio 2016 Olympic Games crowned two new champions on a magical day of judo with surprises aplenty while superstars of the sport sealed their legacies and new stars were born on Sunday at the Carioca Arena 2.
After a first amazing day yesterday, from a technical point of view as well as from the atmosphere point of view in a Carioca Arena 2, which saw the coronation of two magnificent Olympic champions and the complete renewal of the podiums from the London Games in 2012, two new categories have been engaged today in Rio: Women’s -52kg and Men’s -66kg.
The Rio 2016 Olympic Games officially started on Saturday as the judo competition opened with a riveting and historic day at the Carioca Arena 2 in the heart of the Olympic park.
In his second Olympic experience, Brazilian-origin Montrealer Sergio Pessoa bowed out of the Under 60 kg competition after losing his first match to Georgian Amiran Papinashvili, at Rio’s Arena Carioca.
For four years the judo world and fans from around the world have been waiting. For four years the International Judo Federation has been working hard to prepare for the Olympic tournament.
The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), will be conducting a grappling tournament on Saturday, 13 August in Macao, China. The ONE GRAPPLING CHALLENGE MACAO is set to be held between 10am to 4pm in conjunction with the live pay-per-view event ONE: HEROES OF THE WORLD, which takes place that evening at The Venetian Macao’s Cotai Arena. The tournament will follow IBJJF rules.