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Month: March 2023

Korea takes gold at the World Judo Tour in Uzbekistan

After hosting a thrilling World Championship last year, the World Judo Tour returns to Tashkent. On Friday, the Yunusohbud Sport Arena was full of enthusiastic judo fans who came to support their local heroes. At 60 kilogrammes, Korea’s Kim Won…

Morocco and Paris Saint-Germain player Achraf Hakimi charged with rape

Moroccan international footballer Achraf Hakimi, who plays for French side Paris Saint-Germain, has been charged with rape. On Monday, prosecutors in the Paris suburb of Nanterre opened a preliminary investigation into the accusation, and on Thursday the player was charged by…

International Women’s Day: Women’s football rise in popularity

2022 was a massive year for women’s football, with record-breaking transfers, attendances, and global television viewing figures at an all-time high. With International Women’s Day on March 8th approaching quickly, it’s an excellent opportunity to take a moment to celebrate…

World Cup legend Just Fontaine dies aged 89

Just Fontaine’s former club Stade de Reims and the French soccer federation confirmed the French star’s death on Wednesday following an impressive strike rate of 259 goals out of a total of 283 matches in his club career. Fontaine scored a record…

French football federation head Noël Le Graët resigns amid sexual harassment investigation

The French football federation president Noël Le Graët resigned Tuesday after a government audit found he no longer had the legitimacy to lead because of his behaviour toward women and his management style. The 81-year-old Le Graët is under judicial…

Europe’s Top 5 Leagues: Who will win their domestic titles?

Five of Europe’s top leagues are approaching the climax of their seasons. In some countries, the usual suspects are in pole position, but elsewhere, we could be in for some surprises. So, who will hold their nerves as the season…

Raz Hershko gives Israel a triumphant conclusion to Tel Aviv Grand Slam

The beautiful city of Tel Aviv played host to the final day of an amazing Grand Slam as the sun set on another successful Judo competition here in Israel. It was time for some razzle and dazzle at +78kg, as…

Sagi Muki is Tel Aviv’s hero on Grand Slam Day Two

On day two of the 2023 Tel Aviv Grand Slam, the crowd eagerly awaited the arrival of their local hero, former world champion, Sagi Muki. Muki was looking back to his best at a venue that’s been good to him…

Judo-loving Israel cheers the return of the World Tour

Just three months after Israel hosted the prestigious Masters’ tournament in Jerusalem, the World Judo Tour has returned to Tel Aviv, and was welcomed in typical fashion with a stadium full of judo-crazy fans eagerly anticipating each fight. Canadian rivalry…

What will happen to Qatar’s World Cup Stadiums?

It’s hard to believe it has been two months since the World Cup final took place in Qatar. The iconic player posters that lit up the city’s skyscrapers have all gone. The ticketing booths, Hayya Service Centres and other tournament…