Women's World Championships 1980
It's Time to Celebrate

The celebrations for the First Women’s World Judo Championships are fast approaching.

First Women's World Championships: The Trailer

On Novermber 28th, we celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the First Women's World Championships in New ...

Kerrye Katz

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

1980 Women's World Championship
Celebrations Take Shape

The celebrations for the 40th anniversary of the first Women's World Championships, which took place ...

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 ...

Jocelyne Triadou: The Rage to Win

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

Peter Perazio: Pushing Fatigue to Dream Bigger

After an event and especially after a world championship, what we remember above all are the medalists, ...

The Lady with a Secret

In 1972, being a woman and practising judo in Ecuador was frowned upon.

Rusty Kanakogi and Her Battle for Women’s Rights

By Andrea Sozzi - In late November 1980, in New York, at the incredible Madison Square Garden, in a ...

Jane Bridge: The Survival Instinct

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

The Spirit of the Samurai

We have put Rusty Kanokogi's fights firmly in the spotlight; a lady who was the instigator and organiser ...

Gender Equity
Judo Celebrated the International Day of the Girl Child

On October 11, USA judo kicked off its “Celebrating Women in Judo” campaign with videos on International ...