2024 Continental Championships
Daria’s New Smile

In 2017, 16 year old Daria Bilodid (UKR) won the European Championships in Warsaw.

Judo for Peace
Judo Keeps Showing Solidarity

As war continues to rage in Ukraine, claiming the lives of thousands and throwing millions more on the ...

IJF Judo Stories Tour
Daria Bilodid’s Star Shines on IJF Judo Stories Tour

The IJF Judo Stories Tour continued last week in California, with two-time judo world champion and Olympic ...

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 ...

Judo for Peace
They Are Not Alone

Despite the difficulties and the hardship, Ukrainian children continue to move towards their goals and ...

Veteran Worlds: Athlete Stories
A Golden Heart and a Judo Scooter

The veteran worlds is full of interesting and extraordinary people who travel here from all around the ...

Judo for Peace
Denis Vieru Meets Ukrainian Judoka and Shares his Valuable Experience

Recently, world number one at -66kg, Denis Vieru of Moldova, met with Ukrainian refugee children and ...

Judo for Peace
No Borders: 300 Ukrainian Children Welcomed to Hungary

For weeks the world has been watching what is happening in Ukraine, with bewilderment.

WJD 2022, Inclusion, Judo for Peace
WJD 2022: Wiesbaden, a Shelter, a Fortress

34 young judoka from Ukraine now train in Wiesbaden, Germany, and have the possibility to practise their ...

Judo for Refugees
Young Ukrainian Judoka evacuated to Romania

As the bombs continue to drop in Ukraine and the news is filled with the horrors of the war, there are ...

Judo for Peace
No Borders: Side by Side With the Refugee Community

In response to the continued humanitarian crises around the world, the International Judo Federation ...

Athlete Stories
Honcharko Steps Up

Just 18 years old and fighting for a bronze medal, up against Shamilov (RUS) with his 8 grand slam medals ...