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Abu Ghaush treated to a hero's welcome

Jordan’s first ever Olympic medalist Abu Ghaush was treated to a hero’s welcome as he arrived back home on Tuesday night.

Jordan’s first ever Olympic medalist Abu Ghaush was treated to a hero’s welcome as he arrived back home on Tuesday night.

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18-year-old becomes first Iranian female Olympic medalist

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.

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.

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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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France, Georgia and Cuba victorious in Almaty Grand Prix finals

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

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

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Judo: Almaty matters for Rio qualifying hopefuls

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

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

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Nagase and Schlesinger strike gold in Baku

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

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

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Bo Kyeong Jeong strikes gold in Dusseldorf

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

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

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Defending the selfie stick?

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

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

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Third Tashkent Judo grand prix begins in Uzbekistan

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 won its first ever judo grand prix gold medal on Thursday when Gulbadan Babamuratova beat her rivals to the under 52 kilo crown. She

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Trstenjak and Nagase win gold on day four of Judo World Championships

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

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

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World Judo Masters, Morocco: Round up from day two

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

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

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Wai Kru Day in Thailand

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

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

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Qingdao Grand Prix: Final Day

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

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

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World Judo Championships: Japan dominate day three

Japanese judokas dominated day three of the judo world championships in Chelyabinsk, Russia. Tokyo Grand Slam winner Nae Udaka celebrated victory

Japanese judokas dominated day three of the judo world championships in Chelyabinsk, Russia. Tokyo Grand Slam winner Nae Udaka celebrated victory

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Judo Grand Prix Budapest

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

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

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Liparteliani shines in Cuba

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

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

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Baku Grand Slam in Judo under way

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

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

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Judo Grand Prix Samsun: day three

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

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

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Dusseldorf Judo Grand Prix: Day two

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

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

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Japan dominate day one of Tokyo Grand Slam

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

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

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First Egyptian sumo wrestler reaches sport’s elite division

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 first professional sumo wrestler from Africa or the Arab region continued his meteoric rise with his promotion Monday to the sport’s elite

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Sixth world title for unstoppable Riner

The final day of the individual competition at the World Judo Championships in Rio de Janeiro saw the unstoppable Teddy Riner be crowned world

The final day of the individual competition at the World Judo Championships in Rio de Janeiro saw the unstoppable Teddy Riner be crowned world

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Gerbi makes history at Judo worlds

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

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