On this second day of competition at the Judo Grand Slam Tokyo 2016 in Japan, four categories were in action: Women’s -63kg and -70kg and men’s -73kg and -81kg.
There are events that nobody wants to miss and the Tokyo Grand Slam is one of those.
What better place than Tokyo in Japan to conclude a particularly successful Olympic season for judo! After a busy and amazing year of judo, the best athletes will again be present on the tatami of the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium, from December 2-4, for the last IJF event of the 2016 calendar.
The UAE Jiu-jitsu Federation (UAEJJF), the official authority for Jiu-jitsu in the United Arab Emirates, announces the fourth leg of the most prestigious Jiu-Jitsu championship series in the world: Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour 2016-17, to be hosted, for the first time, in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
The Canadian delegation to the Veterans World Judo Championships in Fort Lauderdale earned a total of eight medals in the tournament.
The last ever Qingdao Grand Prix crowned five gold medallists on day three from four different countries as Russia finished top of the medal table in China.
Check out the video highlights from the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam 2016 tour stop in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The IJF World Judo Tour’s final Grand Prix for 2016 showcased the middleweights on day two in China as four judoka were crowned Qingdao Grand Prix gold medallists with Japan starring playing a starring role.
The final edition of the Qingdao Grand Prix burst into life on Friday as the fast-paced and free-flowing lightweights fought for the five titles at stake on day one at the Qingdao Guoxin Stadium.
Majlinda Kelmendi collected an ANOC Breakthrough Award on behalf of the Kosovo Olympic Committee and Rafaela Lopes Silva (BRA) was presented with the ANOC Award for Most Inspirational Performance.
Fight Network today announced the launch of Fight Network Italia, which will be available free to Sky Italia subscribers on SKY 804, reaching over 6 million passionate viewers. The service will launch on November 18, 2016.
The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam in Rio Den Janeiro continued where it left off yesterday, as the UAE National team had another impressive set of performances at the No Gi divisions and won a total of 24 medals in the presence of UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation board member Mr Mohamed Humaid bin Dalmouj and the president of Brazil Jiu-Jitsu Federation Mr Walter Matos.
The UAE Jiu-jitsu Federation (UAEJJF), the official authority for the sport of Jiu-jitsu in the United Arab Emirates, conducted the official Gi Weigh-ins today at the Rio Olympic Arena, ahead of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam.
The International Judo Federation has just released the 8th episode of the Judo for the World series which was a nominee and finalist at the Sportel Awards in Monaco. After Japan, Cuba, Brazil, Turkey, Australia, Zambia and Hungary, the focus is now on how judo changed and impacted lives of people in India.
Airplane mode is a strange thing. With no connection to the almighty inter-web, cruising over the Atlantic en route to an international fight gala in Vienna, Austria, I decided to begin typing into my phone’s notepad in an effort to get started on an opinion piece I had wanted to get going on for a while.
IJF President Mr. Marius Vizer received a Prominent Recognition Award as a special guest of the Kosovo Olympic Committee as the country celebrated their two year anniversary of being members of the International Olympic Committee.
The most prestigious Jiu-Jitsu championship series in the world: Abu Dhabi Grand Slam World Tour 2016-17 returns to Rio De Janeiro, Brazil for a two day [GI and No-GI] Jiu-Jitsu extravaganza on 12th and 13th November.
The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam 2016, the fourth and penultimate Grand Slam of the season, produced a pulse-raising final day as the ippons flowed at the IPIC Arena in the Emirates.
The United Arab Emirates’ first Olympic judo medallist Sergiu TOMA (U.A.E.) took centre stage on day two of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam 2016 as he became his country’s first IJF Grand Slam winner at the IPIC Arena.
The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam 2016, the penultimate Grand Slam of the year, opened on #WorldJudoDay as Rio 2016 Olympic medallists returned to the IJF World Judo Tour for the first time in the United Arab Emirates.
The sixth annual #WorldJudoDay is Friday 28 October, the birthday of judo founder Jigoro Kano.
The United Arab Emirates is the setting for the fourth IJF Grand Slam of the 2016 season from Friday 28 to Sunday 30 October and marks the return of a number of Rio 2016 Olympic medallists who will compete for the first time since Brazil.
After a very successful first day for the International Judo Federation at Sportel Monaco 2016, the world’s leading marketing and TV rights convention, with the important and historical signature of the partnership with Japanese based company, Hakuhodo DY Media Partners Incorporated, the IJF had a fruitful second day as the IJF Judo for the World film dedicated to Japan was a finalist at the Sportel Awards.
The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam returned to Tokyo for the second leg of the Jiu-Jitsu World Tour Series, as Mackenzie Dern made easy work of Meagan Green by a knee-bar submission within 2 minutes at the Gi 70kg female black belt division finals and Alexandre Ribeiro lost a highly competitive and close fight to Felipe Pena at the Gi 94kg male black belt division at the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour.
The UAE Jiu-jitsu Federation (UAEJJF), the official authority for the sport for Jiu-jitsu in the United Arab Emirates, conducted the official Weigh-ins today at the Big Turtle Fukaya, ahead of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam | Tokyo, Japan.
Over 500 jiu-jitsu players from around the world have registered to compete at the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour in Tokyo, Japan, taking place on Sunday 23rd October 2016 at the Big Turtle Fukaya, Saitama.
The most prestigious Jiu-Jitsu championship series in the world: Abu Dhabi Grand Slam World Tour 2016-17 returns to Tokyo, Japan after an exceptionally successful two-day event in Los Angeles, USA last month.
Alix Renaud-Roy was the best-placed Canadian in Belgrade, Serbia’s European Judo Cup this Sunday, walking away with an Under 70 kg bronze medal around her neck.
The Tashkent Grand Prix 2016, the second IJF Grand Prix following the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and penultimate Grand Prix of the year, came to a rip-roaring conclusion on Saturday as the heavyweights had their chance to shine in Uzbekistan.
Hosts Uzbekistan overtook Russia at the top of the medal table at the Tashkent Grand Prix as they won three of the four gold medals at stake on day two including history-making Gulnoza Matniyazova (UZB) who became the first woman from Uzbekistan to win IJF Grand Prix gold at the Uzbekistan Sport Complex on Friday.
The Tashkent Grand Prix 2016, the second Grand Prix of the new Olympic cycle, opened on Thursday with a day of compelling judo at the Uzbekistan Sport Complex.
Check out the best ippons from IJF World Judo Tour before Olympic Games in Rio.