Being a judoka in a Cricket Crazy Country

Although living in a nation where they first talk about cricket before they talk about the weather, Jasleen ...

Kalonga’s Drive brings him a First

Cedrick Kalonga (-81kg) from the Democratic Republic of Congo and 223rd on the World Ranking wrote some ...

Siblings on the Tatami

What are the odds … twins on your team …? However, not one pair of twins … but two.

The Cesar Judo Family: Competing Together and Traveling with the Baby

Imagine … husband and wife practicing the same sport … both elite athletes travelling together to ...

Toma Nikiforov: Eager to return on the Tatami

The last time European Champion Toma Nikoforov (-100kg) was seen in action was at last year’s IJF Grand ...

Ruben Houkes: The Passion to Transmit

Ruben Houkes (born 8 June 1979) is a Dutch judoka who won the -60kg world title at the 2007 World Judo ...

“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 ...

Cancun GP Day 1
Neil Adams’ Technical Analysis

IJF Hall of Famer Neil Adams, who is in Cancun in his IJF Referee Supervisor role, shared his technical ...

From gymnastics ace to judo world champion - In Baku with the Bilodids

The IJF caught up with Daria Bilodid and her mother for a unique interview in Baku.

Day 5 in Baku
A Spanish first and Japanese repeat

Japanese retains while Spanish makes history on day five as Japan maintained their incredible medal rush ...

The -73kg superstar ended Japan's rule of -73kg
AN Changrim (KOR) reflects on golden display

Newly-crowned -73kg world champion AN Changrim (KOR) was the most content man in the building during ...

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.