Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Rio Olympic 2016/Judo’ Category

Egyptian judo athlete sent home after refusing to shake Israeli’s hand

Monday, August 15th, 2016
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Olympic officials say an Egyptian judo athlete has been reprimanded and sent home after refusing to shake his Israeli opponent's hand.

Canadian judoka Kyle Reyes bested by 2-time Olympic medallist

Thursday, August 11th, 2016
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Canada’s Kyle Reyes fell to an early exit in Judo’s 100kg men’s after a quick defeat to two-time Olympic medallist Henk Grol of the Netherlands.

Canadian judoka Kelita Zupancic falls short by 1 second

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016
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Canadian judoka Kelita Zupancic saw her Olympic medal dreams quashed by a very narrow margin in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday.

Canadian judoka Antoine Valois-Fortier gets another chance

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016
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Antoine Valois-Fortier lost in the quarter-finals for Canada in the men's under-81 kilogram judo division at the 2016 Summer Olympics, but his Olympic dreams are still alive.

Canadian judoka Margelidon to miss Olympics due to injury

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
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Arthur Margelidon will miss the Olympic judo tournament in Rio de Janeiro with a broken radial bone. The the 22-year-old from Montreal had been named to the Canadian Olympic judo team to compete in the men's under-73-kilogram division.

Antoine Valois-Fortier to lead Canadian judo team in Rio

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
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Antoine Valois-Fortier and Catherine Beauchemin-Pinard will lead the Canadian judo team into Rio.