Kelita Zupancic Takes Silver at IJF Paris Grand Slam 2017 – Judo Canada

Montreal, February 12, 2017 – Kelita Zupancic pulled off a second silver medal at the prestigious Paris Grand Slam on Sunday. Once again achieving her career best, the judoka from Whitby climbed to the second level of the podium in the U70 kg category. “I think that, like any athlete, she would have preferred to

IJF Paris Grand Slam 2017 Day 2 Recap & Photos

The season-opening Paris Grand Slam 2017 concluded on Sunday with the heavyweight titans of judo as judo elite reinforced their credentials while new stars were born in the theatre of judo that is the French capital.

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.