World Judo Day 2019
A Tree Planted on Brazilian Soil to save Lives

As the World Judo Championships are fast approaching, other important events are already on the horizon ...

Nippon Budokan, Where the Judo Legend is Written

At the end of August, for eight days, the Nippon Budokan will become the temple of judo, a function for ...

Everyone wants to go to Tokyo

Who wants to go to Tokyo? Quick answer: everyone. Right?

TOP 5 IPPONS - Zagreb Grand Prix 2019

Watch the best ippons from the Zagreb GP 2019!

World Championships 2019
Closing of Entries

The moment that the entire judo community is waiting for is approaching.

Heavyweight world titles on the line at #JudoWorlds

The men's and women's heavyweight crowns will be on the line on day 7 at the 2019 World Championships ...

World Championships media accreditation will close on 11 August

The deadline to register for media accreditation for the World Judo Championships Tokyo 2019 presented ...

Brasilia Grand Slam will go ahead in 2019 and 2020

The IJF is pleased to announce that following discussions with the Brazilian Judo Confederation (CBJ) ...

Keep an Eye on Christi-Rose Pretorius: Youngest Athlete on the WJT

Sixteen-year old Christi-Rose Pretorius’ debut on the IJF World Judo Tour in Zagreb might have gone ...

Spider stops play at judo event

A spider momentarily stops play until the referee halts him at the Montreal Grand Prix 2019 in Canada.

Technical Analysis Day 3 with Jan Snijders

After Day 3 of competitions at the Grand Prix in Zagreb, IJF Media asked Jan Snijders, IJF Head Referee ...

Mixed Zone Chat with Shady Elnahas after 1st GP Gold: I was hungry for that Medal

After being disappointed losing the gold and having to settle for silver on home soil at the Grand Prix ...