In The Heart Of Paris

We are everywhere, organising tournaments, preparing for the Olympics and foreseeing the future, which ...

Tribute to Toshihiko Koga

The judo family joins in celebrating the life of the great Toshihiko Koga.

The Taste Of Victory

It was the first time he had heard his country´s anthem from the top of the podium.

The Good Rhythm

The image convulsed within the judo community. On mat 1 at the Tel Aviv Grand Slam, Irishman Benjamin ...

Knocking On Heaven's Door

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

Athens and Koga

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

There Can Be Only One Left

There can be only one left and that's the problem.

Half Way

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

Gender Equity
Judo Fights for Equal Opportunities

Dr. Lisa Allan is a member of the IJF Executive Committee and is the IJF Events Director.

Grand Slam Tashkent 2021
Behind the Show

What we are all looking for when watching a World Judo Tour event is the beautiful ippon, athletes in ...

Judo Values: Friendship
From Athletes to Coaches, But Always Friends

Every contest stands alone, presenting itself exactly as it is, with two individuals fighting to realise ...

The Privilege of Chance

Being in the right place at the right time is an art and it has a lot to do with experience, but it is ...