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Sports briefs for June 18, 2013
Former University of Maine assistant coach Matt Thomas, who spent two seasons in Orono , has been named the new head hockey coach at the University of Alaska-Anchorage.
Northern Michigan News
Official: Olympic failure led to judoka's suicide
A Russian judo official says a four-time European judo champion who committed suicide had been depressed since failing to win a medal at last year's London Olympics.
4 Armenian sambo wrestlers to participate in Summer Universiade
PanARMENIAN.Net - President of the Armenian Sambo Federation Levon Hayrapetyan said that 4 sambo wrestlers from Armenia will participate in the Summer Universiade to be held in Kazan, Tatarstan from July 6 to 17. "Tigran Kirakosyan , Gor Mailyan , Mher Karapetyan and Hakob Arakelyan will go to Kazan.
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JUDO: Miami triumph for Tom
DEVIZES judoka Tom Reed hopes his gold at the Miami Grand Prix will stand him in good stead on the road towards his ultimate goal of qualification for the next Olympics.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Olympic Failure Prompted Russian Judoka's Suicide - Coach
Failure at the London 2012 Olympics was a contributing factor in the apparent suicide of Russian judoka Elena Ivashchenko, a judo official who knew her said Monday.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Judo: Ashley McKenzie hopes bronze at Miami Grand Prix can help Olympic bid
Great Britain's Ashley McKenzie hopes bronze at the International Judo Federation Miami Grand Prix can prove another step towards him qualifying for the Rio Olympics in 2016.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
UEL trio head to world games
A trio of elite scholarship athletes from UEL will have the proud honour of representing their countries at next month's World University Games in Kazan, Russia.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Cuban judo team to compete in IJF Grand Prix in Miami
The Cuban judo team are scheduled to fly to Miami Thursday to take part in the IJF Grand Prix between June 15 and 16, a coach said here on Wednesday.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Stuart, Jolly qualify for judo world championships
CENTRAL Victorian judo players Shayanne Stuart and Bryan Jolly have qualified for this year's world championships after their success at the weekend's Australian titles in Wollongong.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
World judo chief urges Japan to 'clean up'
The world judo chief urged Japan Monday to clean up its act after the sport was sullied in its birthplace by scandals including abusive coaching, misuse of funds and sexual harassment.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
GALLERY: Easton starts judo extravaganza in style
Tinka Easton has brought the Illawarra region success on the opening day of the Judo National Championships at WIN Entertainment Centre.
The Washington Post
French Olympic judo champion Riner alleges racism at Paris' posh Buddha Bar; waitress fired
The Buddha Bar has fired a waitress for improper behavior toward Olympic champion judoka Teddy Riner, who lashed out about alleged racism at the upscale Paris bar-restaurant.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Airdrie City View
Judo athlete heads east to train with national team
'It's not how as Austin Powers depicted it,' Elcock laughed. 'When everyone hears judo, they think of the Austin Powers scene where he judo chops everyone and I hate that' For many, judo may be one of those sports they only hear about once every four years when the Summer Olympics roll around, but for Elcock, 17, it has become his passion and his ... (more)
The secrets behind Gemma Gibbons's wedding dress
If brides were awarded medals for their wedding attire, Olympic silver medallist, Gemma Gibbons , would have won gold for the dress she wore to marry her fellow judoka, Euan Burton.
Tue May 28, 2013
Whitby's Kelita Zupancic takes judo silver in Russia
Zupancic, who is currently ranked first overall in the under-70 kg class, took advantage of a first round bye before defeating the Austrian Bernadette Graf by ippon in her first bout.
Sun May 26, 2013
Conway misses out on medal bid
Britain's Sally Conway missed out on the chance to fight for bronze as she finished seventh at the International Judo Federation World Masters.