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.
The IJF World Judo Tour 2016 will start a new chapter this weekend as the Zagreb Grand Prix will be the first IJF event following the Rio 2016 Olympics as Croatia ushers in a new Olympic cycle towards Tokyo 2020.
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 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.
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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.
Team Canada’s Junior squad grabbed two silver and one bronze medal today, on the final day of Junior European Cup in Ploiesti, Romania. Judokas Emily Burt, (Under 63 kg) and Mina Coulombe, (Under 78 kg) each earned places on the second step of the podium, while Louis Krieber-Gagnon (Under 90 kg) earned bronze in his weight category.
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.
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.
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.
An unannounced doping test was organized on June 16, 2016 during the training camp of Saint-Cyprien in France. The controller had a list of French athletes present in the camp and was surprised to also meet foreign athletes.
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.
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.