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VIDEO
JFTW Italy - On the Side of Legality

Scampia near Naples, Italy, is considered as one of the most dangerous suburb in Europe.

Full results from Cancun
IJF Kata World Championships Day 2

Germany, France and Japan claimed gold on the final day of the IJF Kata World Championships 2018 in Cancun.

“My family say I should have a pipe and slippers but I’m not ready yet”
Stan Cantrill – The Fighting Grandfather

Welsh judoka Stan Cantrill, 73, is among the 1,000-plus judoka in Cancun, Mexico, for the 10th edition ...

STORY
A fight for life

Ali Khousrof (YEM) is in Baku. He was invited by the International Judo Federation, along with four of ...

Story & Video
Against all Odds

Imagine you’re ripped out of your comfort zone as a young child.

Profile & VIDEO
The Day After

How do you feel the day after? That day when you climbed on the highest step of the world podium.

Video & Story
Breaking the Gender Barrier

A petite woman in a macho country telling giants of men what to do to conquer medals on the tatami … ...

Baku Postcard: Martyrs’ Lane

Ilham Allahverdiyev was 27 years old when he was shot and killed during what, here in Azerbaijan, is ...

Profile
Daria Bilodid: The Youth Flag Bearer

If you cross Daria Bilodid (UKR), it's a safe bet that you will not believe your eyes on learning that ...

The Best Way to Learn About a City is to See it at Dawn

This is the city as it really is. There’s little to no traffic.

Happy with the Draw?

The fact that the draw prior to each judo tournament can be a herald of a successful or not so successful ...

World Championships
Baku’s Bustling Beehive

That unmistakable smell and feel of the tatami... The texture of rough cotton fibers of the judogi in ...