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  1. Susan Egelstaff: Scottish judoka have already proved they can compete ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Sunday Herald

    Susan Egelstaff: Scottish judoka have already proved they can compete on the world stage, so why relocate them to England? EARLIER this week, a story in The Herald caught my eye: Sam Ingram, double Paralympic judo medallist, gave an exclusive interview expressing his disappointment that if any athlete wants to continue to be funded by the national governing body, they must relocate to the national performance centre in Walsall in the West Midlands. Ingram is currently based in Edinburgh and trains at the Judo Scotland national training centre at Ratho alongside some of the current greats of British judo including London 2012 silver medallist Gemma Gibbons and Rio 2016 bronze medallist Sally Conway.

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  2. Susan Egelstaff: Scottish judoka have already proved they can compete ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Sunday Herald

    Susan Egelstaff: Scottish judoka have already proved they can compete on the world stage, so why relocate them to England? EARLIER this week, a story in The Herald caught my eye: Sam Ingram, double Paralympic judo medallist, gave an exclusive interview expressing his disappointment that if any athlete wants to continue to be funded by the national governing body, they must relocate to the national performance centre in Walsall in the West Midlands. Ingram is currently based in Edinburgh and trains at the Judo Scotland national training centre at Ratho alongside some of the current greats of British judo including London 2012 silver medallist Gemma Gibbons and Rio 2016 bronze medallist Sally Conway.

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  3. Video: Scots-based Paralympian slams judo ruling body for 'base yourself in England' demandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Sunday Herald

    A JUDO Paralympics medallist has criticised the sports's ruling body for insisting athletes quit Scotland and base themselves down south to get vital funding. Judo medallists Sam Ingram and Gemma Gibbons have refused to relocate from Edinburgh at the demand of the sport's governing body.

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  4. Olympians in MMA: Top 10 Fighters of Today Who Competed in the Olympic GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 23 | BleacherReport

    ... an impressive performance that saw her ippon her way to the gold-medal match and shut out hometown favorite Gemma Gibbons to seal the deal. Then in 2016, she waza ari'd her way through the field to capture her second gold medal. She signed with ...

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  5. Natalie Powell: Commonwealth champion 'ready to go again' after breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | BBC News

    ... first Welsh woman to compete in judo at the Olympics after collecting more ranking points than British rival Gemma Gibbons, who won silver in London 2012. "It was a really unique situation for Rio really because me and Gemma were going head to head ...

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  6. American makes history with gold in women's judoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | USA Today

    ... rivals and had split their first 14 meetings. It would have recalled echoes of 2012, when she beat Britain's Gemma Gibbons in London in the gold medal match. Instead, she faced Tcheumeo and did not seem to be getting the best of the action until the ...

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  7. American Kayla Harrison has another gold medal. Call it one more for the road.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | NorthJersey.com

    ... rivals and had split their first 14 meetings. It would have recalled echoes of 2012, when she beat Britain's Gemma Gibbons in London in the gold medal match. Instead, she faced Tcheumeo and did not seem to be getting the best of the action until the ...

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  8. Welsh judo star Natalie Powell moves through to Olympic quarter-finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | IcNetwork

    Natalie Powell competes against Sarah Myriam Mazouz of Gabon during the women's -78kg elimination round judo contest on Day 6 of the 2016 Rio Olympics at Carioca Arena 2 on August 11, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Welsh judo star Natalie Powell moved into the judo quarter-finals at the Rio Olympics by winning her opening -78kg bout against Gabon's Sarah Myriam Mazouz. The Commonwealth champion, who qualified for the Games ahead of London 2012 silver medallist Gemma Gibbons, won by Ippon to set up a tough-looking meeting with France's bronze medal winner from four years ago, Audrey Tcheumeo.

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  9. Sally Conway hopes Olympic bronze helps friend Steph Inglis make a full recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | Hampshire Chronicle

    ... Conway had the word 'Believe' tattooed onto her right forearm and did just that to follow in the footsteps of Gemma Gibbons, who won silver in London. She said: "Since London, seeing other British athletes getting medals at the highest level shows ...

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  10. Welsh judo star Natalie Powell aims to emulate London 2012 silver star Gemma GibbonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | IcNetwork

    Natalie Powell watched Gemma Gibbons win a silver medal at the London Olympics with tears in her eyes as she feared she would never get the chance to emulate her team-mate on the biggest stage, writes Mark Staniforth. The Welsh judoka had only taken up the sport six months before London and shared the same weight category as Gibbons, whose emotional march to the silver medal seemed to cement her place as number one in the domestic -78kg division.

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  11. Rousey-Tinted Glasses: Why Olympic champ Kayla Harrison is contemplating MMARead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | BloodyElbow

    ... made history as the first American judoka to win a gold medal at the Olympics. She defeated hometown hero Gemma Gibbons, and did so with a dislocated knee and the harrowing experience of the sexual abuse she had endured as a child. The Harrison that ...

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  12. London wounds still healing for Sally ConwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... at the Paris leg of the sport's global tour this spring, cutting the odds on her following in the footsteps of Gemma Gibbons, her training partner at Ratho, who bullied her way to silver four years ago. Girls on top, I remark. Conway, whose father ...

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  13. Welsh judo star Natalie Powell delighted to be handed Olympics challenge at Rio 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | IcNetwork

    Natalie Powell watched Gemma Gibbons win a silver medal at the London Olympics with tears in her eyes as she feared she would never get the chance to emulate her team-mate on the biggest stage, writes Mark Staniforth. The Welsh judoka had only taken up the sport six months before London and shared the same weight category as Gibbons, whose emotional march to the silver medal seemed to cement her place as number one in the domestic -78kg division.

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  14. Olympic star puts young athletes through their pacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | Bournemouth Echo

    OLYMPIC medallist Gemma Gibbons paid a special visit to Wessex Judo Club, where she put young members through their paces. Gemma, who won silver at the London Olympics in 2012, dropped-in at the Corfe Mullen -based club just days after they scooped their own impressive medal haul at the Hampshire Judo Championships.

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  15. Judo : Harrison eyes 'destiny' U.S.-Brazil finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | Reuters

    ... London, Harrison upset Aguiar in the semi-finals of the women's -78kg class before going on to beat Britain's Gemma Gibbons and become the first ever U.S. judoka to win Olympic gold. Aguiar took bronze. "I wish her the best of luck along with all my ...

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  16. Judo Champion Kayla Harrison Gears Up for More Olympic Gold in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | MLive.com

    ... and a little about the gold medal she won in London in 2012. Kayla Harrison of the United States (white) and Gemma Gibbons of Great Britain compete in the Women's in London in 2012. I do so many appearances and I take it so many places with me, for ...

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  17. One year after being threatened with closure, judo club shows olympic spirit to come out fightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | Braintree and Witham Times

    ... by fighting spirit, hauled itself from the deck and found a home in the Fryerns Social Club, in Whitmore Way. Gemma Gibbons Burton, Olympic silver medallist at London 2012, and her husband Euan Burton MBE, World and European Judo medallist and ...

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  18. Judo: Youngsters enjoy London 2012 legacy at 'Olympics Day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | Newham Recorder

    Ben Quilter, Vicki Dunn, AECOM'S Chris Choa, Gemma Gibbons and Euan Burton MBE at the Olympics Day legacy event More than 120 young people from across London and the South East directly experienced the legacy of the London 2012 Games as they came face to face with Judo Olympians in Greenwich yesterday. The special event was supported by AECOM, the company that created the Games and legacy masterplans for the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympics.

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  19. Rio 2016: Gemma Gibbons secures emotional semi-final victory at london 2012Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | BBC News

    BBC Sport continues to count down to the 2016 Olympics with the moment Gemma Gibbons dedicates her 2012 judo semi-final victory against world champion Audrey Tcheumeo - which guaranteed the Briton a medal - to her late mother.

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  20. Welsh star Natalie Powell eyes judo gold at Rio OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | IcNetwork

    ... be the first Welsh woman to compete in judo at the Olympic Games after edging out London 2012 silver medallist Gemma Gibbons in the race for qualification with a bronze medal at the Mexico World Masters in May. The previous month the pair had ...

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