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Monday | BloodyElbow

Welcome to the UFC, Daniel Kelly

One of the good things about the Ultimate Fighter is that even if it doesn't lead to an immediate call up to the UFC for one of its competitors, it often can lead to better things down the road. Just getting on the UFC's radar as a fighter to watch out for can be a good thing for a successful athlete working away on the regional scene.

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Related Topix: Sports, Daniel Kelly, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Mixed Martial Arts, Sheldon Westcott, Luke Zachrich

Monday | Theboltonnews.co.uk

Lewis Brooks won two medals and enhanced his reputation

The 17-year-old Canon Slade student, who is on the England talent squad, had to settle for bronze in the individual under-81kg catergory, but bounced back in impressive fashion to help England A win team gold, enjoying a revenge victory over the individual gold medal winner in the process. The double-medal haul at the Amaechi Centre in Whalley Range represents Brooks' most successful performance yet in competitive judo - his only previous success at international level coming when he won bronze at the Nord Cup in Sweden earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Cambridge Evening News

Weight loss was toughest aspect says Danny Williams on his path to Commonwealth Games gold

Chomping away on a big plate of spaghetti bolognese on the Saturday prior to the Commonwealth Games, Danny Williams took a call that suddenly thrust him into a trip to Glasgow as part of the England judo squad after injury ruled out Ben Fletcher. Many would have wilted at such a late call-up, but just six days later, the Anglia Ruskin University student was stood on top of the podium, rising to the occasion in stunning fashion by taking gold in the men's under-73kg category.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Ashley Mckenzie

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Kent Online

Paralympian Ben Quilter from Stone has been named an ambassador for KalliKids

Ben, who won a judo bronze medal in London 2012, lives in Stone and has been named as an ambassador for KalliKids. Ben Quilter, who won bronze in the men's 60kg Judo at the London Paralympic Games.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

411mania.com

Luke Zachrich vs. Daniel Kelly Set for UFC Fight Night 55

Luke Zachrich vs. Daniel Kelly Set for UFC Fight Night 55 Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 09.11.2014 New middleweight bout for the card... The UFC has announced has announced that former The Ultimate Fighter Nations contestant, Daniel Kelly, will make his UFC debut against Luke Zachrich at UFC Fight Night 55. The fight card is set for November in Sydney, Australia. Kelly is a four-time member of the Australian Olympic judo team.

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Related Topix: Sports, Daniel Kelly, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Enfield Independent

School Games silver for Enfield's Thompson

Enfield's Rhys Thompson insists the lessons he learned while winning a silver medal at the Sainsbury's 2014 School Games will help him on his way to achieving his Olympic dream. Thompson fought his way to the final of the boys +81kg judo category at the Amaechi Centre in Manchester but the 18-year-old was narrowly defeated by Valentino Volante.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Canberra Times

Women sidelined as Saudi Arabia selects all-male Asian Games team

Saudi Arabia's Sarah Attar competes in the women's 800m heats at the London Olympic Games. Photo: AFP Saudi Arabia has failed to include a single female athlete in its 199-strong team for the upcoming Asian Games in South Korea, saying its women are not sufficiently competitive.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Prince, Summer Olympic, Summer Olympics, Wojdan Shaherkani

Sun Sep 07, 2014

GhanaWeb

Athletes React to "Lies" and "Half-Truths" About Sport

Ghana Athletics: Athletes React to "Lies" and "Half-Truths" About Sport We have sat and watched in utter surprise...first we thought it would stop after the Commonwealth Games...then we thought it would end after we won the 2nd most medals in Ghana's African Championships history in Morocco...and then we realized that even after our teammate Martha Bissah won Ghana's first-ever Olympic gold medal at any level, the attacks kept coming. For those who may not know, a longtime motto adopted by the athletes from Ghana says "Our Sport, Our Passion".

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Related Topix: Olympic Track And Field, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Emmanuel Nartey, Summer Olympics

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Connecticut Post

North Korea athletes on mission for political gold

Athletes from a local gymnastics team break from training, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Gymnastics, Summer Olympics, Kum Ae An

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Radio Prague

Sports News 1.9.2014

In Sports News this Monday: KrpA lek becomes first Czech judo world champion; Synek is again world champion in men's single sculls; KvitovA fails to break US Open hoodoo with third round exit; Berdych through to last 16 at Flushing Meadows; VaidiA ovA plots comeback; and golden generation of hockey players pay tribute to coach Hlinka.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Olympic Rowing, Wimbledon

Gazette Series

Judo: Conway vows to come back stronger after World Championship exit

SALLY Conway insists she will bounce back from her first round exit at the Judo World Championships in Russia last weekend.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Sally Conway, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Judo: Japan and France share spoils in team event

Japan and France took home the gold medals in the team competition on the final day of the judo World Championships in Chelyabinsk on Sunday .

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Related Topix: Masashi Ebinuma, Sports, Romy Tarangul, Audrey Tcheumeo, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Sat Aug 30, 2014

BloodyElbow

2014 World Judo Championships day 6: Men's -100kg & +100kg, Women's +78kg

Day 5 of the Judo World Championships is underway and Bloody Elbow has a preview of the day's action to go with the official live stream.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tuvshinbayar Naidan, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Oscar Brayson, Summer Olympics, Teddy Riner, Idalys Ortiz, Daiki Kamikawa, Rafael Silva

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Kayla Harrison wins bronze at world judo championships

Last summer, Kayla Harrison tweeted photos of herself at the hospital -- fresh off knee surgery -- with the words: "The comeback has started."

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Kayla Harrison, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Mayra Aguiar

EKathimerini

Iliadis triples up as Aguiar stuns Tcheumeo

Greek star Ilias Iliadis claimed his third world title in the under-90kg category in Chelyabinsk on Friday as Brazilian Mayra Aguiar and Colombian Yuri Alvear won gold in the womenA's under-78kg and under-70kg divisions respectively.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ilias Iliadis, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Mayra Aguiar, Yuri Alvear, Ryoko Tani, Teddy Riner

Thu Aug 28, 2014

CBC News

Canada's Antoine Valois-Fortier wins silver at judo worlds

Canada's Antoine Valois-Fortier, pictured here, lost in Thursday's men's 81-kilogram final against Georgian Avtandili Tchrikishvili, the current International Judo Federation standings leader, at the world championship in Chelyabinsk, Russia.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Antoine Valois-Fortier, Summer Olympics, Judo, Martial Arts

Bangkok Post

Europeans hit back at Japanese domination

Frenchwoman Clarisse Agbegnenou and Avtandil Tchrikishvili of Georgia led the European fightback to Japan's dominance by winning gold medals at the Judo World Championships in Chelyabinsk on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Avtandil Tchrikishvili, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Automne Pavia, Antoine Valois-Fortier, Judo, Martial Arts

BloodyElbow

2014 World Judo Championships Day 4: Men's -81kg and Women's -63kg

Day 4 of the Judo World Championships is underway and Bloody Elbow has a preview of the day's action to go with the official live stream.

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Related Topix: Sports, Alain Schmitt, Summer Olympic, Jae-Bum Kim, Hilde Drexler, Avtandil Tchrikishvili, Olympics, Travis Stevens, Antoine Valois-Fortier, Summer Olympics

Kidderminster Shuttle

Laura battles back from injury to take a gold medal

Samurai Judo Club's Rory Gulliver, Frankie Marston, Arran Gulliver were in excellent form at the Eastern Area Senior Open Championships It was Dangerfield's first UK tournament since recovering from a dislocated elbow, which saw her out of action since March.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Judo: Double delight for Japanese at world championships

Japanese pair Riki Nakaya and Nae Udaka continued their country's dominance of the judo World Championships in Chelyabinsk, Russia, by taking gold medals on Wednesday .

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Riki Nakaya, Summer Olympics, Masashi Ebinuma, Automne Pavia, Musa Mogushkov, Volodymyr Soroka, Telma Monteiro

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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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