Judo

Honour to be the theme of World Judo Day 2014

By Gary Anderson

Honour is the theme of World Judo Day 2014 ©IJFThe International Judo Federation (IJF) has revealed that honour will the theme of this year's World Judo Day celebrated annually on October 28.

Iaromka wins all-Ukraine final on last day of International Judo Federation Grand Prix in Tashkent

By Daniel Etchells

Svitlana Iaromka (blue) overcame team mate Iryna Kindzerska in the women's 78 kg category ©IJFUkraine's Svitlana Iaromka beat compatriot Iryna Kindzerska in the final of the women's over 78 kilogram category as the International Judo Federation (IJF) Grand Prix at the Uzbekistan Sports Complex in Tashkent came to a close.

Uzbekistan favourite beaten on day two of International Judo Federation Grand Prix in Tashkent

By Daniel Etchells

Uzbekistan's Yakhyo Imamov (far) was beaten by Greece's Roman Moustopoulos to the disappointment of the home crowd ©IJFHome favourite Yakhyo Imamov suffered a shock defeat to Greece's Roman Moustopoulos in the final of the men's under 81 kilogram category on the second day of the International Judo Federation (IJF) Grand Prix in the Uzbekistani capital Tashkent. 

Romania reigns on first day of International Judo Federation Grand Prix in Tashkent

By Gary Anderson

Andreea Chitu of Romania (left) won one of two gold medals for Romania on the first day of the judo Grand Prix in Tashkent ©IJFAndreea Chitu and Corina Caprioriu ensured the Romanian contingent inside the Uzbekistan Sports Complex in Tashkent had the most to shout about as they won two gold medals on the opening day at the International Judo Federation Grand Prix.

Imamov big hope for host nation as Tashkent gets set for International Judo Federation Grand Prix

By Gary Anderson

Yakhyo Imamov will be hoping to power his way to gold on home soil at this week's judo Grand Prix in Tashkent ©Getty ImagesYakhyo Imamov is the leading medal-hope for hosts Uzbekistan as the International Judo Federation (IJF) World Tour pitches up in Tashkent for the latest Grand Prix instalment.

Rakov delights home fans in Astana while Ustopiriyon wins first ever gold for Tajikistan at judo Grand Prix

By Gary Anderson

Maxim Rakov (left) won gold for Kazakhstan on the final day of action at the judo Grand Prix in Astana ©IJFKazakhstan's former world champion Maxim Rakov was the most popular winner on the final day of the judo Grand Prix in Astana, taking gold in the men's under 100 kilogram event, while Komronshoh Ustopiriyon created history by winning a first ever title for Tajikistan.

Khubetsov comes out on top in all-Russian final on second day of judo Grand Prix in Astana

By Gary Anderson

Russians Alan Khubetsov and Khasan Khalmurzaev competed in the final of the men's under 81kg category in Astana ©IJFRussia's Alan Khubetsov prevailed in the final of the men's under 81 kilogram class against compatriot Khasan Khalmurzaev on the second day of action at the judo Grand Prix in Astana, which also saw wins for judoka from France, Israel and Austria.

Smetov delivers gold for hosts on first day of judo Grand Prix in Astana

By Gary Anderson

Yeldos Smetov (second from left) delivered gold for hosts Kazakhstan on the first day in Astana at the IJF Grand Prix ©IJFYeldos Smetov sent fans home happy in Astana as he claimed gold for Kazakhstan on the first day of action at the International Judo Federation (IJF) Grand Prix.

Kazakhstan champions head entries for Astana leg of Judo World Tour

By Nick Butler

The draw taking place for the Astana Grand Prix, which begins in the Kazakh capital tomorrow ©IJFA total of 277 competitors from 37 countries are descending on Astana for this weekend's Grand Prix, the first stop on the season-ending Asian leg of the International Judo Federation's (IJF) World Tour.
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