Antoine Bouchard (CAN) Retires in the Best Way

On Saturday 18th November, Judo. Canada's Antoine Bouchard announced his retirement in the most perfect ...

Canada Has Good Reasons to Welcome the World

Over the next 4 days, 25 countries will have judoka competing in Montreal at the PanAmerican junior and ...

Kata Worlds 2023
The Perfect Osmosis

Danielle and Meggie Aiko have more than judo and a love of kata in common; they are mother and daughter ...

The Olympic Champion Series
The Olympic Champions (7): Haruki Uemura (JPN)

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

The Judo Family Mourns the Loss of Mr Donald Gifford

It is with sadness that we mark the passing of Don Gifford, founder of the Selkirk Judo Club in Manitoba, ...

Kelly Deguchi: to Simplify and Enjoy

Speaking with Kelly is a pleasure. She arrives with honesty and humility and begins our conversation ...

WJC - DOHA 2023
Day 5: The Medals Don't Lie

We have reached the halfway point in Doha with 4 days of individual competition behind us and 3 still ...

Athlete Stories
Christa and Kelly, Always Doing Their Best

“I never want my daughters to feel their value is aligned with their medals; either of them.

Meet your Judoka: Catherine Beauchemin-Pinard

Meet your judoka with Catherine Beauchemin-Pinard from Canada. "One dream at a time"

Athlete Stories
Revenge is a Big Word

A quarter-final against one of the host team judoka saw a confident Shady dispatch his opponent in a ...

Tony Walby Sees Beyond the Difficulties

The World Judo Day will be tomorrow and today was the second day of the Kata World Championships.

The Strength of Humility

Jim Kojima is a living legend, in the most literal sense.