Alexandre Émond: New Coach at the National Judo Training Centre

Olympian Alexandre Émond will undertake an exciting new challenge as of today. The international multiple medallist in judo will become the new coach at Judo Canada’s National Training Centre (NTC) in Montreal for athletes under 18 years old who train there part-time.

IJF Tokyo Grand Slam 2016 Preview

What better place than Tokyo in Japan to conclude a particularly successful Olympic season for judo! After a busy and amazing year of judo, the best athletes will again be present on the tatami of the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium, from December 2-4, for the last IJF event of the 2016 calendar.

Fight Network Italia Set to Launch Across Italy

Fight Network today announced the launch of Fight Network Italia, which will be available free to Sky Italia subscribers on SKY 804, reaching over 6 million passionate viewers. The service will launch on November 18, 2016.

IJF: Judo For The World – India

The International Judo Federation has just released the 8th episode of the Judo for the World series which was a nominee and finalist at the Sportel Awards in Monaco. After Japan, Cuba, Brazil, Turkey, Australia, Zambia and Hungary, the focus is now on how judo changed and impacted lives of people in India.

IJF Abu Dhabi Grand Slam 2016 Day 2 Recap & Photos

The United Arab Emirates’ first Olympic judo medallist Sergiu TOMA (U.A.E.) took centre stage on day two of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam 2016 as he became his country’s first IJF Grand Slam winner at the IPIC Arena.

IJF Abu Dhabi Grand Slam 2016 Day 1 Recap & Photos

The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam 2016, the penultimate Grand Slam of the year, opened on #WorldJudoDay as Rio 2016 Olympic medallists returned to the IJF World Judo Tour for the first time in the United Arab Emirates.

IJF Abu Dhabi Grand Slam 2016 Preview

The United Arab Emirates is the setting for the fourth IJF Grand Slam of the 2016 season from Friday 28 to Sunday 30 October and marks the return of a number of Rio 2016 Olympic medallists who will compete for the first time since Brazil.

Judo for the World – Finalist at Sportel Awards

After a very successful first day for the International Judo Federation at Sportel Monaco 2016, the world’s leading marketing and TV rights convention, with the important and historical signature of the partnership with Japanese based company, Hakuhodo DY Media Partners Incorporated, the IJF had a fruitful second day as the IJF Judo for the World film dedicated to Japan was a finalist at the Sportel Awards.

IJF Tashkent Grand Prix 2016 Day 3 Recap & Photos

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.

IJF Tashkent Grand Prix 2016 Preview

Uzbekistan was one of the standout nations on the tatami at Rio 2016 – in both the Olympics and Paralympics – and now it is their turn to welcome the judo world as the IJF World Judo Tour has landed in Asia for the Tashkent Grand Prix.

IJF Zagreb Grand Prix 2016 Day 3 Recap & Photos

The Zagreb Grand Prix 2016, the first IJF Grand Prix following the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, heralded a new term as a new generation of judoka tasted IJF World Judo Tour action.

IJF Zagreb Grand Prix 2016 Day 2 Recap & Photos

The Zagreb Grand Prix 2016 passed the halfway point on Saturday with a day of compelling judo and a plethora of new and exciting contests as the hosts ended their wait for a home medal with gold from their inspirational Rio 2016 Olympian Barbara Matic from Croatia.