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3 min ago | Fermanagh Today

Team Ni: Lisa Kearney leads judo team in Glasgow

London 2012 Olympian Lisa Kearney leads the Northern Ireland Judo squad in Glasgow.

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1 hr ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Aussies land favourable Games judo draw

The draw, which seeds the top four ranked judoka, has given many of the Australians a bye in the first round, meaning they have a free ticket straight to the quarter-finals in the knockout tournament starting in Glasgow on Thursday.

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5 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Glasgow 2014: Coatbridge sisters discover judo opponents as draws are made

TEAM Scotland duo of Louise and Kimberley Renicks are going for gold tomorrow along with Edinburgh's John Buchanan and Stephanie Inglis from Inverness.

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7 hrs ago | BBC News

Judo club support inspires Clark

Sarah Clark has found a new hunger for judo having been inspired by the children at her club in Edinburgh.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

The lighter side of Glasgow 2014

The Queenslander isn't just an elite athlete representing Australia at the Glasgow Games - she's also a corporate solicitor.

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The Daily Record

Glasgow 2014: Judoka star Sally Conway believes 'small...

THE 27-year-old Edinburgh Ratho fighter has made steady progress since London 2012, climbing up the rankings with consistent displays on the International Judo Federation circuit.

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The New Zealand Herald

Comm Games: Judo team to test rankings

Three of New Zealand's highly-rated judo team, Ivica Pavlinic, Moira de Villiers and Ryan Dill-Russell.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Olympic silver medallist Gemma Gibbons gunning for Commonwealth Games ...

OLYMPIC silver medallist Gemma Gibbons hopes memories conjured by Kendal Dojo can inspire gold at the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

ABC News

Judo fighter Didier draws on inspirational team-mates

Australian judo fighter Duke Didier says he is finding inspiration from his illustrious Commonwealth Games team-mates in Glasgow, even if he failed to recognise cycling champion Anna Meares.

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BBC News

Police continue Morningside probe

They spoke to passengers on buses, as well as motorists and people in the street, and carried out further door-to-door inquiries at businesses and homes.

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The Daily Record

Glasgow 2014: Judo's Euan Burton named as flag bearer who will...

THE 35-year-old was announced as the flag bearer at a team reception in host city Glasgow and presented with the all-important flag by Sir Chris Hoy, Scotland's greatest-ever Olympian.

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IcNetwork

Commonwealth Games 2014: Team Wales injured duo forced to pull out of Glasgow

Weightlifter Faye Pittman and judo ace Kyle Davies have taken to Twitter to say they have been forced to miss out on Glasgow Team Wales have been hit by two late Commonwealth Games withdrawals after weightlifter Faye Pittman and judo ace Kyle Davies were forced to miss out on Glasgow.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Pitman: I wanted to be a gymnast but I was so bad I turned to judo

SHE may now call Essex home but Todmorden remains very much in Commonwealth Games gold-medal hopeful Faith Pitman's heart.

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Scotsman.com

Glasgow 2014: James Millar still has time to shine

THE earliest batch of athletes selected for Team Scotland have now had around ten months to get used to the fact that they will represent their country at the Commonwealth Games.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Yahoo!

Pint-sized Rayner ready for big challenge

With her team bag almost the same size as her, diminutive Chloe Rayner does not cut an imposing figure as she exits Glasgow Airport.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Yahoo!

Training trumps Games for judo team

After taking on the world's best in training, Australia's judo team should be in for a comparative cruise during the Commonwealth Games.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Examiner.com

Beauchemin-Pinard becoming the face of Canadian judo

According to Marie-Eve Leclerc of www.olympic.ca on Monday, Catherine Beauchemin-Pinard of Montreal, Quebec won the gold medal won a grand slam event in Russia this past weekend.

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DurhamRegion.com

Silver for Whitby's Kelita Zupancic in judo

Sunday was a good day for Whitby's Kelita Zupancic, who was one of three Canadians to find their way to the medal podium at the Russia Grand Slam.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Korean News

DPRK Judoists Prove Successful at Int'l Judo Competitions

DPRK judoist Sol Kyong won a gold medal in the women's 78kg category at IJF Grand Prix Ulan Bator 2014 in Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Washington Post

Judoka wins appeal against ban but loses medal

Belgian judoka Charline van Snick won her appeal against a two-year doping ban but was stripped of her bronze medal from the 2013 world championships by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday.

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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