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What's Happening This Week In Martial Arts - December 11-17, 2017

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It's set to be a busy week in the world of martial arts. From Karate to Boxing, there are many exciting events to keep an eye on. We've compiled a roundup of some of the more important goings-on this coming week to help you keep up to date on the wor...
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Natalie Powell: Britain's First Ever Female World No. 1 Judoka

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  Want to know what it takes to be Britain's Number 1 Judoka master? Well, one thing we know for sure is that Natalie Powell's got the winning combination. As she wins the 2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Gold medal on October 28th with her world-class...
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Rio 2016 Judo (day 6) – Women’s 78kg gold won by USA’s Kalay Harrison and Men’s 100kg by Czech Republic’s Lukas Krpalec

Rio 2016 Judo (day 6) – Women’s 78kg gold won by USA’s Kalay Harrison and Men’s 100kg by Czech Republic’s Lukas Krpalec

The atmosphere on this 6th and before last day of the Rio 2016 Judo Olympics was once again amazing. The public and fans around the world expected a lot of the male category with all these champions, world and Olympic medalists, who was going to claim the title in 2016 and succeed to the 2012 Olympic Judo gold medalist (men's 100kg) Russian Tagir Khaibulaev ?

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Rio 2016 Judo (day 5) – Japan obtains both women’s 70kg and men’s 90kg judo gold medals.

Rio 2016 Judo (day 5) – Japan obtains both women’s 70kg and men’s 90kg judo gold medals.

​Japanese judoka's win all the gold on day five of the Rio 2016 Judo Olympics. A day also marked by emotions with the judo legend Ilias ILIADIS (GRE) in his last competition on the international scene. Olympic champion in Athens in 2004, at the age of just 17, and triple world champion, the Greek bows out after an incredible career leaving place to a new generation of judoka's for which Japan took double gold in men's 90kg and women's 70kg.

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Rio 2016 Judo (day 4) – Slovenia’s Tina Trstenjak (women’s -63kg) and Russia’s Khasan Khalmurzaev (men’s -81kg) top the podium for Judo gold medals

Rio 2016 Judo (day 4) – Slovenia’s Tina Trstenjak (women’s -63kg) and Russia’s Khasan Khalmurzaev  (men’s -81kg) top the podium for Judo gold medals

Rio's 2016 Judo Olympic halfway point was a contested and dramatic day with an emotionally driven and action paced day for Judo.

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