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More than 600 Team USA athletes will be at the Team USA

admin - January 25, 2017
More than 600 Team USA athletes will be at the Team USA Awards presented by Dow, Best of the Games, at Georgetown University's McDonough Arena on Wednesday, Sept. 28. The taped event will be aired on NBCSN on Oct. 4 at 10 p.m. Confirmed athletes include: Maya DiRado (swimming), Anthony Ervin ...more

Bizarre Olympic trivia

admin - January 25, 2017
Bizarre #Olympic trivia: St Louis 1904 Just 9 miles into the #marathon, Fred Lorz stopped running due to exhaustion… and his manager picked him up in a car. He was driven 11 miles, then got out and walked the final 5 miles to win the gold. Lorz basked in the accolades… until tattletale ...more

Kayla Harrison distinguished herself as a serious athlete

admin - January 25, 2017
Kayla Harrison distinguished herself as a serious athlete in middle school. In her teens, she rose to the top of her sport in the U.S. By 22, she became the first American to win an Olympic gold medal in judo. Despite her accolades, the Middletown, Ohio, native hasn’t been very visible in her ...more

The 2016 U.S. Paralympic Team has been officially announced!

admin - January 25, 2017
The 2016 U.S. Paralympic Team has been officially announced! Here is USA Judo's Team: Dartanyon Crockett, Myles Porter, Ben Goodrich, and Christella Garcia! The Rio Paralympic Games start September 7th! Dartanyon Crockett Ben Goodrich - US Paralympian Myles Porter USA Judo Athletemore

Kayla Harrison is living the dream

admin - January 25, 2017
Kayla Harrison is living the dream. She prolonged her Olympic title and where she though 2012 was the max, doubling feels so much better. "Winning my first Olympic gold (in 2012), I thought nothing would ever get better but this is better." Kayla was the lightest judoka in the field, even in ...more

ATTN USA Judo judokas!

admin - January 25, 2017
ATTN USA Judo judokas! REMINDER: USA Judo Board Of Directors Athlete Candidates Voter Registration Dear USA Judo Athlete, Your deadline of September 30 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific to register to vote is fast approaching. Only forty-one athletes have registered to vote as of Tuesday evening. More ...more

Kayla Harrison has taken the gold twice in judo

admin - January 25, 2017
Kayla Harrison has taken the gold twice in judo — she took it in London in 2012 and then again this summer in Rio. She, along with judo silver medalist Travis Stevens, coach Jimmy Pedro — who took the bronze twice in the same sport — and figure skating bronze and silver medalist Nancy Kerrigan ...more

U.S. PARALYMPICS

admin - January 25, 2017
Judo has been part of the Paralympic Games since the 1988 Games in Seoul and has quickly grown in the number of competitors. In Athens in 2004, 120 athletes competed in 13 weight classes (84 men in seven classes, 36 women in six), compared to the 1992 Paralympic Games in Barcelona, where there ...more

Top judo moments from the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

admin - January 25, 2017
From outstanding upsets to Kayla Harrison going out on top, these were the stories everyone was talking about in judo.Judo provided plenty of memorable action at the Rio Games.For Team USA, two athletes reached the gold medal match in their division: Kayla Harrison and Travis Stevens. Harrison ...more

Kayla Harrison Aims for A Repeat in Rio

admin - January 23, 2017
Kayla Harrison, the first American to win gold in judo, aims for a repeat in Rio — as a lucrative MMA career looms. http://www.wsj.com/…/how-an-american-took-down-judo-1468945… Kayla Harrison - Olympic & World Champion The Wall Street Journal USA Judo Team USA Jimmy Pedro United ...more