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1980 Women’s World Championships: Interview
The Witness and The Beneficiary

In 1937 a dictatorship-style government was in power in Brazil, gaining strength and imposing rules that ...

Interview
Kerrye Katz

As Australia is in the Antipodes, this time, we will do things the other way around and we will start ...

New York, 1980: Interview
Margherita De Cal: An Ordinary Trailblazer

All the interviews talk in the present tense because when these trailblazers take themselves back, for ...

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Jocelyne Triadou: The Rage to Win

With multiple medals from major international competitions, including five European titles, Jocelyne ...

Story
Jane Bridge: The Survival Instinct

Born on 4th February 1960 in England, Jane Bridge is known for being among the first women in history ...

Interview
André Mariano Dos Santos: Safety Feeds Confidence!

Prior to the Hungary Grand Slam, IJF referee Andre Mariano dos Santos of Brazil gave us generous access ...

Interview: Tina Trstenjak & Maria Portela
Friendship, Fights and Needing a Hug!

“How is everything, Tina? Are you looking forward to fighting?” “Yes, it’s been a long time!”

Interview
We are watching!

It’s no secret that the whole world has been waiting for the restart and we are finally here.

Interview
"You can’t sell the bear’s skin before hunting it”

Moshe Ponte is tanned because, he says, that's what the beach is for.

Interview
André Mariano dos Santos - “Without Jita Kyoei, We Don’t Have Judo”

He is ‘Mariano’ to his friends and colleagues, 49 years old and unable to live a life without judo, ...

Interview
The Strength of Humility

Jim Kojima is a living legend, in the most literal sense.

Interview: the Children’s Way
“Never Give Up - Just Be Stubborn!”

Some judoka just have it! One in particular commands respect and demands your gaze, not via volume or ...