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The Olympic Champion Series
The Olympic Champions (41): Mashu Baker (JPN)

Interviewing an Olympic champion is something special and always delivers thought-provoking words and ...

Interview
Mother, Athlete and Member of the Refugee Team, Barbari Zharfi Mahboubeh Manages it All

Barbari Zharfi Mahboubeh is the last representative of the IJF Refugee Team who will be present this ...

Interview
I Want to Help Refugees Achieve their Own Dreams

Arab Sibghatullah will compete this summer at -81kg at the Paris 2024 Games, as part of the IJF Refugee ...

The Olympic Champion Series
The Olympic Champions (40): Shori Hamada (JPN)

Interviewing an Olympic champion is something special and always delivers thought-provoking words and ...

Equality in Sport
Ryoko Tani: the Importance of Judo for Women and For All

The movement towards gender equality has been a hot topic, one way or another, for centuries.

Interview
Tonino Chyurlia: a Life of Curiosity

Tonino Chyurlia is the secretary of the IJF Referee Commission and also an EJU Referee Commissioner.

The Olympic Champion Series
The Olympic Champions (39): Lucie Decosse (FRA)

Interviewing an Olympic champion is something special and always delivers thought-provoking words and ...

Athlete Stories
Jessica Klimkait: Holding My Breath

The Abu Dhabi World Championships 2024 saw an epic and honourable race come to an end, one that the judo ...

Athlete Stories
Goki Tajima, 90 kg of Golden Judo

Goki Tajima, Japan’s entry at -90 kg, was magnificent to watch on both his individual competition day ...

Abu Dhabi Worlds 2024
Japan Seven, the Rest of the World Nil

The mixed team event has been a highlight of the World Judo Championships ever since the introduction ...

Abu Dhabi WC 2024
The Mixed Teams Event Concludes Another Outstanding World Championships

The Abu Dhabi World Championships 2024 concluded in style today, as the mixed team event set the Mubadala ...

Athlete Stories
Margaux Pinot: I'm At Peace

In 2021 Margux Pinot, already a European champion, Paris Grand Slam medallist and world bronze medallist, ...