Olympic Judo Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Brazil Rio's City of GodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Houston Chronicle

    In this Monday, Aug. 8, 2016 file photo, Brazil's Rafaela Silva, center, celebrates with supporters after winning the gold medal of the women's 57-kg judo competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Judo champion Silva grew up in Cidade de Deus.

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  2. Rio Olympics 2016 medal table: Team USA adds to countRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Cleveland.com

    Team USA won seven more medals on Tuesday after some memorable team and individual performances. Team USA went from 12 to 19 medals on Monday and 19 to 26 medals on Tuesday.

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  3. Rio Olympics, Day 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Weekday Magazine

    China's Jiao Yunlong competes against Ukraine's Bogdan Nikishin during their men's individual epee qualifying bout as part of the fencing competition. U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps with his fiancee Nicole Johnson and their son Boomer after he received the gold medal in the men's 200-meter butterfly competition.

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  4. Rio 2016: Slovenia's Judoka Trstenjak wins gold, France on the boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | DNA India

    Tina Trstenjak of Slovenia celebrates victory over Clarisse Agbegnenou of France in the Women's -63kg gold medal bout on Day 4 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Carioca Arena 2 on August 9, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Slovenia's Tina Trstenjak defeated Clarisse Agbegnenou of France in the women's 63kg category at the Rio Games on Tuesday, becoming her country's second Olympic champion in judo.

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  5. Judo medallist beaten up while celebrating on Copacabana BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Yahoo!

    Dirk Van Tichelt probably didn't envision one of the greatest days of his life ending in the hospital. But that's exactly where the Belgian judoka found himself hours after winning his first-ever Olympic medal.

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  6. Brazil's judo gold answers prayers in City of GodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Bangkok Post

    In Rio's violent, poverty stricken City of God slum, family and friends of Brazilian judo hero Rafaela Silva say her gold medal is a win for them all. Brazil's Rafaela Silva celebrates after defeating Mongolia's Sumiya Dorjsuren in the women's -57kg judo gold medal match at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 8, 2016 A small crowd of people gathered in the doorway of her simple house, which has an unpainted concrete facade on the ground floor.

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  7. In Rio, all that glitters need not be gold for IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | The Times of Israel

    Israel's Yarden Gerbi points to the Israeli flag after defeating Japan's Miku Tashiro to win the bronze medal in the women's -63kg judo contest at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 9, 2016. There are a few things that could tip a person off that they live in a small country.

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  8. Gerbi's a bright note in gloomy start for IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Jewish Chronicle

    Yarden Gerbi salvaged a disappointing start to the Olympics for the Israeli squad by winning the bronze medal. in the women's under 63 kilogram judo competition.

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  9. Lebanese Olympic Athlete Nacif Elias Apologizes For Being A JerkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Israellycool

    Lebanese judoka Nacif Elias issued an apology after launching into a furious rant following his disqualification at the Rio Olympics on Tuesday. Brazil-born Elias was thrown out for an illegal joint-lock on Argentina's Emmanuel Lucenti in the preliminary round of the men's -81kg at Carioca Arena 2. Elias refused to bow and would not leave the mat, then delivered an outburst towards a television camera as he left the arena before returning to apologise for his actions.

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  10. Brazil judo champ's home slum proud of her winRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Reuters

    Residents of Rio's City of God slum, where judoka Rafaela Silva was born and raised before winning Brazil's first gold medal at this year's Games, speak of their pride. Natasha Howitt reports.

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  11. Judoa s Szandra Szogedi: Ghanaa s unlikely OlympianRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    Ghana will see its first ever female judo athlete compete at an Olympic Games on Tuesday. Yet more remarkable is that Szandra Szogedi is in fact a former gymnastics champion from Hungary, writes Chris Matthews.

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  12. In Life And At The Games, 'City of God' Strikes GoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Outlook

    In this file photo, Brazil's Rafaela Silva, center, celebrates with supporters after winning the gold medal of the women's 57-kg judo competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. On Monday night, when Rafaela Silva won the first gold for Brazil in the ongoing games, it was a big symbolic moment for the athlete as well as the host country of the games.

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  13. Size is no barrier as small Shohei Ono gets big win in judoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | The China Post

    Shohei Ono insisted small fighters could produce big judo after ending Japan's painful men's gold medal drought by winning the under-73 kilogram category at the Rio Olympics on Monday. The controversial two-time world champion was imperious throughout the day and dominated world number two Rustam Orujov of Azerbaijan in the final, scoring the maximum ippon with an inner leg reap.

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  14. GB Judoka Ashley McKenzie out to get even with fiancee in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 31 | Sunday Herald

    BRITISH judoka Ashley McKenzie can see an Olympic medal every time he visits his fiancee's house - now he and wants a top-three finish in Rio to ensure he begins married life with one of his own. The 27-year-old is engaged to France's Automne Pavia, a bronze medallist at London 2012 in the under-57kg category, and the two will tie the knot and move in together in Toulouse next July.

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  15. Nekoda Davis dreaming of new family but girl born in Kingston and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 31 | Daily Mail

    When Nekoda Davis fights for Olympic judo gold a week today, half the estate in north-west London where she grew up will be packed into the living room of her mother Ivy's tiny flat. Ivy left the capital Kingston to move to Cricklewood the year Davis was born, leaving her older children with their father in Jamaica.

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  16. Team PNG settles inRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 31 | Fiji Times

    Despite some minor issues experienced with the Village, it has now become abuzz with teams from all over the world as their athletes arrive to pursue their Olympic dreams. In the Team PNG rooms, motivational messages from students of various schools in PNG have been placed on the walls providing a welcome reminder to the athletes of the great support from home.

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  17. Dorozhon misses out on reaching RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 31 | Jerusalem Post

    Marharyta Dorozhon's Olympic dream ended in tears on Sunday night after she came up short in her final opportunity to qualify for the Rio Games. The opening ceremony at the Maracana Stadium will take place in a mere four days, but the Israeli javelin thrower had one last chance to qualify on Sunday at Hadar Yosef Stadium in Tel Aviv.

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  18. Davie judo fighter Nick Delpopolo looks for redemption in Olympic returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 31 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    American judo Olympian Nick Delpopolo of Davie trains at Institute of Human Performance in Boca Raton before Olympics in Rio. American judo Olympian Nick Delpopolo of Davie trains at Institute of Human Performance in Boca Raton before Olympics in Rio.

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  19. US judo star Kayla Harrison eyes more gold after enduring personal hellRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 31 | The Raw Story

    American judoka Kayla Harrison provided one of the most compelling stories of the 2012 Games when she muscled her way to victory in the 78 kilogram category Four years after emerging from the horrors of childhood abuse to win America's first Olympic judo gold, Kayla Harrison is a woman on a mission as she returns to defend her crown in Rio. Harrison, 26, provided one of the most compelling stories of the 2012 Games when she muscled her way to victory in the 78 kilogram category.

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  20. Israeli Olympic profiles: Ori SassonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 31 | Jerusalem Post

    As long as the Israeli can avoid the Olympic and world champion Teddy Riner, there is no telling how far Sasson can go in Rio. Career highlights: Silver medalist at European Championships in 2015 and 2016 Outlook for Rio: Only Olympic and world champion Teddy Riner was able to deny Or Sasson at the European Judo Championships in Kazan, Russia in April, and as long as the Israeli can avoid the Frenchman, there is no telling how far he can go in Rio.

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