Inside the Japanese team

Japan are among the 47 nations at #JudoRussia2019 and we followed their start to the competition on Friday.

Cheikhou Oumar Sow: a Passion for Languages and Volunteering

He’s studying on another continent miles away from home.

Ekaterinburg Grand Slam Preview
5 Must-See Preliminary Round Clashes

The stars of the IJF World Judo Tour are out in force at the Ekaterinburg Grand Slam this week but joining ...

#JudoRussia2019 Promo

Watch the Ekaterinburg Grand Slam live and free from 15-17 March at

Gregg Varey: British champion, IJF TV Director and Grand Prix competitor

British champion Gregg Varey resumed his day job in Morocco, two weeks removed from being behind the ...

Cameroon’s Dieudonne DOLASSEM driven by Tokyo 2020 dream
Meet the oldest judoka on the IJF circuit

Cameroon judoka Dieudonne DOLASSEM is not necessarily a name that stands out on first glance of the -90kg ...

Marrakech Grand Prix Day 2
Bulgaria, France, Slovenia and Russia strike on a momentous day for judo in Morocco

Four more Marrakech Grand Prix gold medallists were crowned on day two in Morocco as four different anthems ...

Honours well distributed in Marrakech
Day 2 Technical Analysis by Loretta Cusack-Doyle

Throughout the day the battle was about the kumi-kata, the most successful grip that got the scores was ...

"I still have a fire inside of me" - Leandro Guilheiro (BRA)
A Legend Fighting to Keep Pace With The Changing Times Of Judo

Judo makes no exceptions.

Locked In On Target
Day 1 Technical Analysis by Sheldon Franco-Rooks

The opening day of the Marrakech Grand Prix provided plenty of high quality action.

IJF TV Director switches suits to fight at Marrakech Grand Prix
Lights, camera, action…. for British champion Gregg Varey

“I felt more pressure directing than I did fighting,” British champion Gregg VAREY conceded as he ...

Starting over with a year to go until Tokyo 2020
Interview - Alexandra-Larisa FLORIAN (AZE)

Azerbaijan newcomer Alexandra-Larisa FLORIAN (AZE) returned to IJF duty for the first time in a year ...