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2017 New York Open Judo Championship

admin - January 25, 2017
Tickets go on sale today for the 2017 New York Open Judo Championship on March 26 Available at www.NewYorkOpenJudo.com For the past few years this event was SOLD OUT and we had to turn people away. Featured guests will be 2016 Olympic Medalists: Kayla Harrison (USA, GOLD) Travis Stevens ...more

Ronda Rousey's former training partner

admin - January 25, 2017
Ronda Rousey's former training partner, Kayla Harrison -- who's still friends with the UFC superstar -- says Ronda is surrounded by some people who don't have her best interests at heart ... and she needs to ditch them ASAP. FYI, Kayla is a 2-time Olympic gold medalist in judo -- and trained ...more

Two-time Olympic judo gold medalist Kayla Harrison

admin - January 25, 2017
Two-time Olympic judo gold medalist Kayla Harrison believes Ronda Rousey is surrounded by people who don’t have her best interests at heart....Harrison, a judoka who’s known Rousey since before Rousey was a celebrity or even an MMA fighter, believes it is time for the former champ to take a good ...more

IJF President's End of the Year Message

admin - January 25, 2017
IJF President's End of the Year Message / IJF.org "For 2017, I wish all the Judo community to continue their activity with passion and in unity, to have a prosperous and successful year, filled with moments of joy and professional satisfaction. Happy New Year!" - Marius L. Vizer IJF - ...more

New York Athletic Club Judo Club year in review

admin - January 25, 2017
Here's the New York Athletic Club Judo Club year in review (ht @Lynn Goldberg)more

Harrison became the first American judoka

admin - January 25, 2017
In August, Harrison became the first American judoka, male or female, to win back-to-back medals of any kind. Harrison’s, of course, were gold, which she won in 2012 in London and successfully defended in August in Rio de Janeiro. She signed a contract with the World Series of Fighting, and is ...more

Vladimir Putin Grants Steven Seagal Russian Citizenship

admin - January 25, 2017
Excerpt: Last year, Seagal said, “I’m Russian. My family is from Vladivostok and Belarus. I love Russia from the time I was born. Russia is a great country, and there’s a lot to love.” Seagal frequently visits Russia and spends time with his long-time friends including Putin. The American ...more

Upcoming Tournaments and Special Events

admin - January 25, 2017
Upcoming Tournaments and Special Eventsmore

Congratulations to Kevin Earls and Travis Stevens

admin - January 25, 2017
Congratulations to Kevin Earls and Travis Stevens, U.S. Judo Athletemore

Finnish Olympian Juho Reinvall shows the vulnerable side of judo

admin - January 25, 2017
Finnish Olympian Juho Reinvall shows the vulnerable side of judo 27 Sep 2016 09:00Lightweight Juho Reinvall is multiple Finnish judo champion U60kg since 2007 with a range of consecutive titles. He competed at European and World Championships and fought at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. He won ...more