"I Made A Mistake"

We havent seen Christa DEGUCHI (CAN) on the World Judo Tour since February 2020 and her victory in Paris. ...

Grand Slam Tbilisi 2021
Five Countries, Five Golds

There is something cathartic about a judo tournament; a sense of elation, as if there is a release expected ...

A Proud Boss

Giorgi Atabegashvili is part of a caste of young and dynamic leaders.

Knocking On Heaven's Door

Talking to Florin Daniel Lascau carries danger because, as he is a walking encyclopedia, he can lecture ...

The Draw: In Memoriam

It was a draw of infinite sadness, but professionally presented from start to finish.

Athens and Koga

In 2004 I saw Iliadis become the youngest ever male Olympic champion and I witnessed Nomura-San achieve ...

Half Way

Luckily, we have Tbilisi and that light which guides our step.

Judo for Children
The Ungvari Brothers Share Their Experience With UZB Judo Children

Judo is a sport with a presence in many international settings, whether sporting, social, or even political, ...

Grand Slam Tashkent 2021
Technical Analysis Day 3

For the last day of competition in Tashkent, we asked several coaches what were their impressions after ...

Day 3: Japan Concludes the GS with Four Gold Medals on Day 3

The third and last day of competition has just ended in Tashkent, on the occasion of Uzbekistan’s first ...

Gulnoza MATNIYAZOVA: The Generous Judoka

Yesterday Gulnoza MATNIYAZOVA made history by being the first woman to win a first grand slam medal on ...

Grand Slam Tashkent 2021
Six Things That You May Have Missed on Day 2 of the Tashkent Grand Slam

If you were not with us on the second day of competition in Tashkent, see what you missed.