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Judo a priority sport for India, will plan its roadmap to 2024 and 2028 Olympics, says Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju
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Judo a priority sport for India, will plan its roadmap to 2024 and 2028 Olympics, says Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

Rijiju said the government is working hand-in-gloves with the national federation of the game in creating a strong talent pool keeping in mind the 2024 and 2028 Olympics.

SAI shortlists 258 athletes for Junior TOPS group, to be provided Rs 25,000 in monthly allowance
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SAI shortlists 258 athletes for Junior TOPS group, to be provided Rs 25,000 in monthly allowance

The support will be extended through a group/systems approach and a monthly out of pocket allowance of Rs 25,000 will be given to every TOPS athlete.

'It can be challenging but constant communication is key', says IIS CEO Rushdee Warley on resumption of training under new guidelines
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'It can be challenging but constant communication is key', says IIS CEO Rushdee Warley on resumption of training under new guidelines

At the JSW's Inspire Institute of Sport (IIS), a private high performance centre in Vijaynagar, Karnataka, the challenges include minimising the risk of infections but also ensuring the athletes don't miss out on crucial aspects of training.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Here's a look at the status of qualifying events for the Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Here's a look at the status of qualifying events for the Games

As the IOC attempts to keep the 2020 Olympics on schedule, many of the events that determine who would compete in Tokyo have been postponed or cancelled.

Coronavirus pandemic: Olympic champion Majlinda Kelmendi self-isolating along with Kosovo judo team in preparation for Games
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Coronavirus pandemic: Olympic champion Majlinda Kelmendi self-isolating along with Kosovo judo team in preparation for Games

Olympic Judo champion Majlinda Kelmendi, four other judokas and five staff members have closed themselves in at a training centre in Peja, 85 kilometres (50 miles) west of Pristina

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju launch inaugural Khelo India University Games in Bhubaneswar
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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju launch inaugural Khelo India University Games in Bhubaneswar

The Games, to be held at Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology University, will witness over 4000 athletes from 100 Universities across India vying for top honours in 17 disciplines

Two-time Olympic judo champion Peter Seisenbacher sentenced to jail for sexual assault of minors
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Two-time Olympic judo champion Peter Seisenbacher sentenced to jail for sexual assault of minors

An Austrian regional criminal court found Seisenbacher guilty of the abuse, which took place in Vienna between 1999 and 2004. The women filed charges against their former coach in 2013.

Bored of the gym? Try these martial art forms for weight loss and muscle tone
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Bored of the gym? Try these martial art forms for weight loss and muscle tone

Mixing things up makes sure you never tire of your fitness routine and that you successfully avoid a workout plateau.

Iran Judo Federation slams ban imposed by world federation; says it is based on 'false claims' of not facing Israeli judoka
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Iran Judo Federation slams ban imposed by world federation; says it is based on 'false claims' of not facing Israeli judoka

Judo federation issued a provisional ban last month while probing allegations Iran's Saeid Mollaei had been ordered to lose a combat in order to avoid facing an Israeli at the World Championships

International Judo Federation bans Iran over refusal to face Israelis
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International Judo Federation bans Iran over refusal to face Israelis

Judo federation issued a provisional ban last month while investigating a report that Iran had ordered a judoka to lose deliberately at the world championships to avoid facing an Israeli competitor

Iran's judo federation calls suspension from international competition 'unfair,' blames Saeid Mollaei for intensifying situation
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Iran's judo federation calls suspension from international competition 'unfair,' blames Saeid Mollaei for intensifying situation

The International Judo Federation (IJF) said earlier it banned Iran for allegedly ordering a judoka to lose at the world championships to avoid facing an Israeli competitor

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Refugee Iranian judoka Saeid Mollaei training whilst in hiding without guarantee of being able to compete
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Refugee Iranian judoka Saeid Mollaei training whilst in hiding without guarantee of being able to compete

Mollaei was the defending world champion, and Israel's Sagi Muki his biggest rival for the gold medal. There was one problem — Iran has a policy of boycotting all competitions against Israelis, even if that means an athlete's training was all for nothing

Indian judoka Tababi Devi sets eyes on 2024 Paris Games in pursuit to emulate idol Ryoko Tamura
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Indian judoka Tababi Devi sets eyes on 2024 Paris Games in pursuit to emulate idol Ryoko Tamura

Nine years after Ryoko Tamura's retirement, India's Tababi Devi wants to become like her and replicate her achievements. Here she talks about her ambitions, near-term targets and improvement areas.

Asian Games 2018: After Kurash silver at Asiad, Pincky Balhara inspired to gun for Olympic medal in judo
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Asian Games 2018: After Kurash silver at Asiad, Pincky Balhara inspired to gun for Olympic medal in judo

The sport may still lack the glamour of judo, which is an Olympic discipline, but the medals in the Asian Games have been the perfect shot in the arm for kurash in India.

Asian Games 2018: All you need to know about ju-jitsu and sambo, two martial arts that will feature at Indonesia event
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Asian Games 2018: All you need to know about ju-jitsu and sambo, two martial arts that will feature at Indonesia event

Ju-jitsu is a martial art form with the aim of defeating an armed opponent without using any weapon. Sambo, on the other hand is considered an aggressive brand of martial arts combining various aspects of judo and wrestling.

Asian Games 2018: How Garima Chaudhary's 81-second first-round loss at London Olympics helped her grow as a judoka
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Asian Games 2018: How Garima Chaudhary's 81-second first-round loss at London Olympics helped her grow as a judoka

How Garima Chaudhary emerged a better judoka after her 81-second ouster from the London Olympics

Asian Games 2018: India announce 524-member contingent across 36 disciplines for Jakarta event
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Asian Games 2018: India announce 524-member contingent across 36 disciplines for Jakarta event

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) announced a 524-member contingent of athletes for the 18 August-2 September Asian Games in Indonesia where they will vie for medals in 36 disciplines.

Tokyo Olympics organisers rapped on knuckles by IOC over state of preparations for 2020 event
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Tokyo Olympics organisers rapped on knuckles by IOC over state of preparations for 2020 event

Tokyo Olympic organisers were given a sharp reminder Tuesday to raise their game after complaints from several international sports federations about preparations for the 2020 Summer Games.

Shooting excluded from 2022 Commonwealth Games; mixed-gender T20 cricket competition a possibility
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Shooting excluded from 2022 Commonwealth Games; mixed-gender T20 cricket competition a possibility

India's medal chances at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham take a hit as shooting has been excluded from the competition.

Commonwealth Youth Games: India's junior judokas win one gold and three bronze medals
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Commonwealth Youth Games: India's junior judokas win one gold and three bronze medals

Indian junior judokas won a gold and three bronze medals in the ongoing Commonwealth Youth Games. Soni won the gold medal in under 73-kg weight category while Ashish, Antim Yadav and Rebina Devi Chanam won bronze.