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11 May 2021

The transpacific judo of Yoshihiro Uchida and Hiroshi Nakamura

“For him, the most important accomplishment is to finish school and get a degree. To become a key contributor to society, to give back to others […]
22 April 2021

May the Best Woman Win…Tokyo!

Health Ban on Fight-offs in Canada On June 8 in Budapest, Christa Deguchi and Jessica Klimkait will not only be fighting for the title of World Champion, but also, and […]
18 April 2021

Kyle Reyes Dominates to Win Gold in Guadalajara

Canadian judoka Kyle Reyes once again climbed to the top of the podium in the under-100 kg category at the Pan-American Championships in Guadalajara on Friday. He doubled […]
4 April 2021

Kyle Reyes Keeps Chin Up after Fifth-Place Finish

Canadian judoka Kyle Reyes ended the final day of the Antalya Grand Slam at the foot of the podium in the under-100 kg category on Saturday in Turkey. […]
3 April 2021

Beauchemin-Pinard and Margelidon on the Podium Again

Canadian judokas Catherine Beauchemin-Pinard and Arthur Margelidon are back on the podium! The two athletes clinched bronze medals at the Antalya Grand Slam in Turkey on Friday. Beauchemin-Pinard, who won […]
1 April 2021

Christa Deguchi Wins All-Canadian Final

After more than four minutes of overtime, Christa Deguchi beat Jessica Klimkait in what turned out to be an all-Canadian Under-57 kg final on Thursday at the Antalya Grand Slam […]
28 March 2021

Shady El Nahas Decorated in Gold!

Shady El Nahas added a final medal to Canada’s haul when he earned a gold medal Sunday on the final day of the Tbilisi Grand Slam in […]
27 March 2021

Unbeatable Catherine Beauchemin-Pinard Wins Gold

Arthur Margelidon Earns Silver Canada’s judo team had a great second day at the Grand Slam in Tbilisi, Georgia on Saturday. The Canadians added two more […]
26 March 2021

Bronze Medal for Christa Deguchi in Return to Competition

At her first competition in more than a year, world champion Christa Deguchi earned a bronze medal in the under-57 kg weight category on day one of the […]
25 February 2021


Montreal, February 25, 2021 – After representing Canada for 12 years on the international judo stage, Kelita Zupancic has retired from her athletic career. Although the decision was […]