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7 September 2021

A very special facet of Dr. Pierre Plourde’s volunteering in Manitoba

People from all walks of life have stepped up since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic to allow Canadian judokas to train. Among them is Dr. Pierre […]
6 September 2021

Strength in unity in Judo New Brunswick

Judo New Brunswick can count the youthful energy within its governance, since last year, at the age of 21, Andrew Vienneau became the youngest president in the history […]
27 August 2021

Priscilla Gagné Also Makes History in Tokyo

Priscilla Gagné had a dream week in Tokyo. For the judoka from Sarnia, it started when she carried Canada’s flag in the opening ceremonies of the Paralympic […]
20 August 2021

Family before Olympics for Kelita Zupancic

In September 2020, Kelita Zupancic was making one of the most difficult decisions of her life: giving up her dream of competing in her third Olympic […]
13 August 2021

Alexandre Arencibia earns fifth place in encouraging return to the tatami

Udine Junior European Judo Cup Montréal, August 12, 2021 – Some of Canada’s junior judokas happily returned to the tatami for Udine, Italy’s Junior European Judo […]
30 July 2021

El Nahas Places Fifth to Conclude Historic Olympic Games for Canadian Judo

A third Canadian judoka came close to stepping onto the podium at the Tokyo Olympic Games on Thursday as Shady El Nahas advanced to one of the two […]
27 July 2021

Catherine Beauchemin-Pinard Claims Second Unprecedented Medal for Canada

Makes History for Second Day in a Row Today, it was Catherine Beauchemin-Pinard’s turn to leave her mark on Canadian judo history by winning an Olympic bronze […]
26 July 2021

Klimkait Makes History

First Canadian Woman to Win Olympic Judo Medal World champion Jessica Klimkait (-57 kg) has done what no female Canadian judoka has ever done before: step onto the […]
25 July 2021

Ecaterina Guica Beaten in First Bout

In the elimination round of 32, Ecaterina Guica (52 kg) bowed out to Belgium’s Charline Van Snick on the legendary tatamis of the Nippon Budokan. Van Snick first […]
21 July 2021