Gender Equality
Where There’s a Will, There’s a New Way

On Wednesday 29th March the IJF Gender Equality Commission organised its second round table on gender ...

Antalya GS 2023
Four Things to Look Out For in Antalya

The 2023 Antalya Grand Slam: 600 athletes, 83 countries!

Antalya GS 2023
The Final Pre-Event Meeting

Sitting round a coffee table in the hotel foyer, is an increasingly large group of the IJF team who will ...

Judo for the world
In the Name of Jita-Kyoei

While the best judoka on the planet competed in the Tbilisi Grand Slam 2023, another major event for ...

Tbilisi GS 2023
The Youngest Member of the Team

At every World Judo Tour event there are dozens of volunteers, on top of the core staff, referees, local ...

Judo in Schools
From Dream to Reality

At the beginning of March 2023, we announced the upcoming implementation of the Judo in Schools programme ...

Tbilisi GS 2023
Is There a Secret?

Is there a secret to the success of Georgian judo? This is the question that can be asked sincerely when ...

Eteri Liparteliani: A Pioneer

Her story began in Svaneti, a mountainous region of Georgia around 400km from its capital Tbilisi.

A Sport of Opposition

We push so we can pull. We aim to trip people, to bring them down with efficiency, strength and skill ...

Judo in Schools
Nicaragua Sets the Example

A few weeks ago, in February, we presented the Judo in Schools programme launched in Nicaragua within ...

Hands on, with Blandine Pont

Having won two grand slams back to back, Blandine Pont has made big waves both in French judo and the ...

Judo for Peace
Judo Keeps Showing Solidarity

As war continues to rage in Ukraine, claiming the lives of thousands and throwing millions more on the ...