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.

UAE Jiu Jitsu Federation World Tour Stops in Abu Dhabi on Jan. 13 & 14

The UAE Jiu-jitsu Federation (UAEJJF), the official authority for Jiu-jitsu in the United Arab Emirates, announces the fourth leg of the most prestigious Jiu-Jitsu championship series in the world: Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour 2016-17, to be hosted, for the first time, in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

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.

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Rio de Janeiro Day 2 Results

The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam in Rio Den Janeiro continued where it left off yesterday, as the UAE National team had another impressive set of performances at the No Gi divisions and won a total of 24 medals in the presence of UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation board member Mr Mohamed Humaid bin Dalmouj and the president of Brazil Jiu-Jitsu Federation Mr Walter Matos.

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Rio de Janeiro 2016 Weigh-in Photos

The UAE Jiu-jitsu Federation (UAEJJF), the official authority for the sport of Jiu-jitsu in the United Arab Emirates, conducted the official Gi Weigh-ins today at the Rio Olympic Arena, ahead of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam.

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.

Muay Thai Ontario: Looking to the Future

Airplane mode is a strange thing. With no connection to the almighty inter-web, cruising over the Atlantic en route to an international fight gala in Vienna, Austria, I decided to begin typing into my phone’s notepad in an effort to get started on an opinion piece I had wanted to get going on for a while.

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.