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Two golds for Russia on last day of Antalya Grand Prix

At the final of judo's Grand Prix of Antalya Russia gained two golds, one in the men's under 100 kilo category, the other in the women's under 78 kilo category.

At the final of judo's Grand Prix of Antalya Russia gained two golds, one in the men's under 100 kilo category, the other in the women's under 78 kilo category.

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Krssakova outshone all other competitors

Man of the day was Uzbekistan’s Giyosjon Boboev after he came through an epic final when the world number 9 met world number 8 Tommy Macias.

Man of the day was Uzbekistan’s Giyosjon Boboev after he came through an epic final when the world number 9 met world number 8 Tommy Macias.

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Judo: Ismayilov and Alvear shine on day two of Baku Grand Slam

Rufat Ismayilov thrilled his home support on day two of the Baku Grand Slam thanks to a standout performance that saw him strike gold in the men’s -81kg…

Rufat Ismayilov thrilled his home support on day two of the Baku Grand Slam thanks to a standout performance that saw him strike gold in the men’s -81kg…

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Judo: Tokyo Grand Slam wraps up 2016 season in style

Serbian judoka Aleksandar Kukolj celebrated his second consecutive Grand Slam victory after winning the men’s -90 kilo title on the third and final day in Tokyo – the last event of the 2016…

Serbian judoka Aleksandar Kukolj celebrated his second consecutive Grand Slam victory after winning the men’s -90 kilo title on the third and final day in Tokyo – the last event of the 2016…

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Japan dominates on first day of the Tokyo Grand Slam

Pedro Lasuén, euronews: “The World Judo Tour is drawing to a close and it’s time for competitors to wrap up the season in style.

Pedro Lasuén, euronews: “The World Judo Tour is drawing to a close and it’s time for competitors to wrap up the season in style.

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Qingdao Judo Grand Prix signs off in style

The final day of the final staging of the Qingdao Judo Grand Prix before it moves to Hohhot in Inner Mongolia next year, took place on Sunday with five gold medals for the…

The final day of the final staging of the Qingdao Judo Grand Prix before it moves to Hohhot in Inner Mongolia next year, took place on Sunday with five gold medals for the…

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Qingdao Grand Prix: Japanese fighters strike on day two

Four gold medals were up for grabs on day two of the Qingdao Grand Prix in China and Japanese judoka’s won two of them to finally open up their account on the east…

Four gold medals were up for grabs on day two of the Qingdao Grand Prix in China and Japanese judoka’s won two of them to finally open up their account on the east…

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Judo: Abu Dhabi Grand Slam ends in style

European Championships silver medallist Guusje Steenhuis of the Netherlands enjoyed her fourth Grand Slam victory in the -78kg division on the third and final day of the Abu Dhabi Grand…

European Championships silver medallist Guusje Steenhuis of the Netherlands enjoyed her fourth Grand Slam victory in the -78kg division on the third and final day of the Abu Dhabi Grand…

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Russia wins most medals at Zagreb Judo Grand Prix

The Zagreb Grand Prix 2016 has ended with the competition producing a new crop of champions, many of whom won medals for the first time.

The Zagreb Grand Prix 2016 has ended with the competition producing a new crop of champions, many of whom won medals for the first time.

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New winners grab medals glory on day two of IJF World Cup in Zagreb

Day Two of the Judo Grand Prix in Zagreb, Croatia, and with most Olympic stars taking a well-earned break or others being at the wrong stage of their preparations, it was an all-new set of judoka carr

Day Two of the Judo Grand Prix in Zagreb, Croatia, and with most Olympic stars taking a well-earned break or others being at the wrong stage of their preparations, it was an all-new set of judoka carr

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Egyptian judoka sent home from Rio Olympics

Egyptian judoka Islam el-Shahabi (in blue) has been sent home from the Rio Olympics by his national team for refusing to shake hands with an Israeli judoka.

Egyptian judoka Islam el-Shahabi (in blue) has been sent home from the Rio Olympics by his national team for refusing to shake hands with an Israeli judoka.

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Rio Olympics: Kelmendi places Kosovo on sport map with historic gold

Majlinda Kelmendi has steadily taken the world of judo by storm ever since she burst onto the scene to win the World Junior Championships in 2009.

Majlinda Kelmendi has steadily taken the world of judo by storm ever since she burst onto the scene to win the World Junior Championships in 2009.

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'City of God' become 'City of Gold'

The people of Rio de Janeiro's City of God' favela are hoping that a gold medal win by one of their own - Rafaela Silva - will help remove the stigma they face daily.

The people of Rio de Janeiro's City of God' favela are hoping that a gold medal win by one of their own - Rafaela Silva - will help remove the stigma they face daily.

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Five athletes tipped to shine in Rio

Chris Froome will lead the Great Britain team as he bids to emulate the feat of compatriot Bradley Wiggins in the Olympic cycling road race on Saturday.

Chris Froome will lead the Great Britain team as he bids to emulate the feat of compatriot Bradley Wiggins in the Olympic cycling road race on Saturday.