Veteran Worlds
Effort Supersedes Most Things

Let’s begin from the premise that judo is hard. Let’s also accept that once it gets in your blood, ...

“We Are Part of the Evolution”

Refereeing at an event such as the European Youth Olympic Festival is an honour, one not undertaken lightly ...

Referees from Asia Level Up

On 10th and 11th May 2022 Almaty in Kazakhstan hosted an IJF refereeing seminar ahead of an examination ...

Refereeing: The New Gestures

Together with the new refereeing rules, implemented for the first time on the occasion of Grand Prix ...

Judo: A Living Being

There is always a certain excitement that arises when the doors of a World Judo Tour event open and the ...

Judo Rules - Olympic Cycle 2022-2024

Find below the most updated information about the judo rules (Sport, Education and Medical) for the Olympic ...

IJF Academy
From the IJF Academy to Refereeing

During the last IJF congress, held in Budapest in June 2021, Florin Daniel Lascau moved to form part ...

New Olympic Cycle, New Judo Rules

Judo is a dynamic sport, constantly exposed to new training and competition situations.

Education Above Everything

So it’s day one of the first competition of the new Olympic cycle.

Olympic Stories
Evgeny Rakhlin

There is a convergence of judoka at every big tournament.

Mr Juan Carlos Barcos Steps Down

During the 2021 IJF Congress, it was announced that Mr Juan Carlos Barcos is stepping down from his role ...

Family Spirit

While the health protocol is, rightly, at the heart of all concerns, so that all participants in the ...