World Championships
Baku’s Bustling Beehive

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

Baku Postcard

On the eve of the Judo World Championships, discover Alan Abrahamson's Baku postcard.

Judo for the World
Azerbaijan, a Country of Fire... and Judo

On September 20th, the Judo World Championships will start in Azerbaijan in the heart of the capital ...

IJF Academy Recognized as an Autonomous Higher Education Institute

Today was an historical day for the International Judo Federation as its Academy was officially recognized ...

Ilham Zakiyev: An Exemplary Colossus

The man is a true colossus, of those who impose respect just by entering a room and whose sports record ...

Namibia Believes in Judo

Namibia is located in the south part of Africa. Well-known for its incredible landscapes and wildlife, ...

Amazing adventure for the Judo for the world Judoka

In July, the members of the Judo for the World program (South Africa) let by IJF coach, IJF academy graduated, ...

Zagreb 2018
Four gold medals awarded to different countries on day two

The second day of the Zagreb Grand Prix produced winners from Kosovo, Germany, France and Japan as the ...

Japanese world beater and Russian tyro eye Zagreb titles

We have picked out two judoka to follow at #JudoZagreb2018 this weekend.

Paula Pareto: An iron-will

'La pequeña' is how everyone calls her in Argentina, 'The Small One'.

Judo for the World in Iran

In April 2018, the International Judo Federation and the Iranian Judo Federation, with the support of ...

Road to Tokyo 2020
The Big Day is Approaching

It is unequivocally, indisputably the case that the International Judo Federation runs a world-class ...