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8 June 2021

Jessica Klimkait: World Champion and Future Olympian!

Montréal, June 8, 2021 – The suspense is over! In a few weeks, Jessica Klimkait will represent Canada in the under-57 kg weight class at the […]
7 June 2021

Ecaterina Guica Plans to Bounce Back

Montréal, June 7, 2021 – Although she is still recovering from a hand injury, Ecaterina Guica was fully motivated to compete in today’s under-52 kg division […]
4 June 2021

Conquer the world, then Tokyo

The worlds will be webcast live on CBC Sports Even though they may be the world number one and two in the under 57 kg category, […]
3 June 2021

Mike Tamura to Join International Federation’s Executive Committee

Antoine Valois-Fortier Named to IJF Athletes’ Commission At the 2021 Congress of the International Judo Federation (IJF), Austria’s Marius Vizer was unanimously re-elected as head of […]
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 […]