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The first Iranian woman to win an Olympic medal is eighteen-year-old Kimia Alizadeh Zenoorin in Taekwondo who beat her Swedish opponent to take the bronze.
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.
There’s been an unforgettable second day of action at the Almaty Grand Prix in Kazakhstan. In the under 63 kilos women’s final, Margaux Pinot of
Many believe Friday 13th is unlucky but it turned out to be full of good fortune for a number of competitors on the first day of the Almaty Grand
Pedro Lasuén, euronews: “The second day of the Baku Grand Slam was spectacular, emotional and full of surprises… judo at its best! Let’s start with a
The Dusseldorf Grand Prix got underway on Friday with Bo Kyeong Jeong proving unstoppable in the women’s under 48 kilo category. The 24-year-old made
Tokyo Grand Slam is the final event of the judo year and also acts as a qualification tournament for next year’s Olympic Games in Rio. In total 295
For some, selfie sticks are already a bit passé. But, this does not seem to be the opinion of a martial arts school in Moscow, Russia, which has
Turkmenistan won its first ever judo grand prix gold medal on Thursday when Gulbadan Babamuratova beat her rivals to the under 52 kilo crown. She
Turkmenistan's massive sports infrastructure investment is a reflection of its long-term national and Asian sporting ambitions.
Tina Trstenjak handed Slovenia it’s first world judo championship gold medal after reigning supreme in the women’s under 63 kilo class. The final, on
Kim Polling of the Netherlands held her nerve to down France’s Gevrise Emane in the women’s under 70 kilo final on day 2 of the World Judo Masters in
More than 1000 Muay Thai boxers from around the world gather in Thailand’s Ayutthaya province to pay homage to their teachers as part of the World
The world’s finest bobsleigh and skeleton athletes have gathered in Winterberg, Germany as the World Championships return following a one-year
Dutch sensation Noel Van T. End kept his composure to outclass Israel’s Alon Sasson in the final of the under 90 kilo category at the Judo Grand Prix
Day four of the World Judo Championships in Chelyabinsk, Russia saw French judoka Clarisse Agbegnenou avenge her defeat in last years final beating
Japanese judokas dominated day three of the judo world championships in Chelyabinsk, Russia. Tokyo Grand Slam winner Nae Udaka celebrated victory
Two gold medals were up for grabs on day one of the World Judo Championships in Chelyabinsk, Russia on Monday. First up was the women’s under 48
Four weight categories took to the tatami on Saturday on the second day of the Judo Grand Prix, Ulaanbaatar. After two gold medals on day one the
Seven titles were on offer on day one of the inaugural Budapest Grand Prix. The opening day of competition was hotly-contested – here are some of
Georgia’s Varlam Liparteliani won the gold medal at the Havana Grand Prix in Cuba on Sunday after outclassing Brazil’s Tiago Camilo in the under 90
The Baku Grand Slam in Judo kicked off with the world champion Munkhbat Urantsetseg from Mongolia taking gold in the under 48 kg class. She saw off
Cyrille Maret of France lived up to his credentials as pre-tournament favourite by winning the -100 kilo gold on the third and final day of the Judo
Reigning world champion Yarden Gerbi was made to pay for a lack of aggression in the 63 kilogram category final. The Israeli was thrown for
Japan reigned supreme on the opening day of the Judo Grand Slam in Tokyo. The major surprise of the day came when Japanese teenager Ami Kondo
The first professional sumo wrestler from Africa or the Arab region continued his meteoric rise with his promotion Monday to the sport’s elite
The final day of the individual competition at the World Judo Championships in Rio de Janeiro saw the unstoppable Teddy Riner be crowned world
Yarden Gerbi made history on Thursday night when the 24-year-old became the first Israeli to win a gold medal at the Judo World Championships. The