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Georgian judoka ejected from Olympics

Two male judoka from Georgia have been ejected from the Tokyo Olympics for leaving the athletes village to go sightseeing in violation of COVID-19 protocols, a spokesperson for the country's Olympic committee said Saturday, Kyodo News …

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Judo Grand Prix moved from Azerbaijan to Turkey

The International Blind Sport Federation (IBSA) Judo Committee has moved its Grand Prix competition in Baku to Antalya due to COVID-19 restrictions. Despite the switch to Turkey, the event will still be organised by the National …

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Azerbaijani judoka wins Grand Slam gold

Judoka from Azerbaijan Zelim Katsoev (100 kg) in the final of the Grand Slam held in Antalya defeated Japanese Aaron Wola and won a gold medal. Another representative of the Azerbaijani team Ushangi Kokauri (over 100 kg) will fight for …

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Vugar Talibov reaches EYOF Baku 2019 finals

Azerbaijani judoka Vugar Talibov (73 kg) has reached the finals as part of the XV Summer European Youth Olympic Festival in Baku 2019. Talibov scored a landslide victory in the semifinals over Turkish athlete Musa …

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Karabakh war veterans win paintball tournament in Baku

The National Paralympic Committee of Azerbaijan on the eve of the Grand Prix on Paralympic judo in Baku, organized a paintball tournament held under the motto "Victory of the Spirit!" According to the Trend news agency, the …

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Putin injures his finger during judo training

Russian President Vladimir Putin, who attended a judo training in the ‘Yug Sport’ center in Russia’s Black Sea resort city of Sochi late on Thursday, said that wrestling helps him to maintain a positive, but …

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Spain names street after Georgian judoka - media

A street in the town of Brunete, Spain, has been named after Georgian judoka Nikoloz Sherazadishvili, who competed for Spain at the world judo championship in Baku in September and emerged with a gold medal, becoming the first in …

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Azerbaijani judoka becomes eight-time world champion

Azerbaijani judoka Farhad Rajabli has become eight-time world champion as he claimed gold at 10th IJF veterans World Championships in Cancun, Mexico. Rajabli secured the gold medal in the 90kg weight category, AzerTAC …

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IJF Conference on gender equity held in Baku

The International Judo Federation hosted its inaugural Conference on Gender Equity in Baku on 19 September, one day prior to Judo Worlds. The conference was chaired by IJF head of Gender Equity Lisa Allan. The conference was attended by …

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