IBSA Grand Prix Germany: a World Class Line-up

When you have eight current Paralympic champions and 13 current IBSA world champions entering the same ...

The Olympic Champion Series
The Olympic Champions (25): Yvonne Boenisch (GER)

Interviewing an Olympic champion is something special and always delivers thought-provoking words and ...

For a Safer Society

How safe do we feel in society? This is an important question. The police plays a big part in this.

Special Olympics
Emotion and Inclusion at the Special Olympics World Games, Berlin 2023

The Special Olympics World Games just took place in the German capital.

Upper Austria GP
Sport and Education: The Two Goals of German Judo

Thomas Schynol is the new German Judo Federation President and he was in Linz to witness the Upper Austria ...

Upper Austria GP
The Gift of Delays

When there are flight connections, perhaps heading to places not quite on the main drag, we often find ...

The Judo Family Mourns Uschi Braun

On 25th December 2022 Germany lost one of its most involved judo personalities as Mrs Ursula Braun, 87, ...

Judo for Peace
Judo for Ukrainians: This Is judo!

It is well-known that world-class judoka are not only champions with a lot of medals, they are also human ...

Tokyo Preview
The Smiling Judoka: A Technical Study of Eduard Trippel

“I’m the guy that smiles before the fight,” read Eduard Trippel’s Instagram bio after winning ...

A Matter of Adaptation
The International Masters Bremen

During the last week, most have been focussed on the World Championships for Veterans in Lisbon but there ...

Dietmar Lorenz Has Passed Away

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Dietmar Lorenz, the first German Olympic judo ...

Official Warning and Ultimatum to the German Coach

IJF official statement