It wasn’t to be for Ashley McKenzie in the opening round of the -60kg competition at the Tokyo Olympics, as he fell to defeat at the hands of Azerbaijan’s Karamat Huseynov. It was a fast paced opening to the contest with Huseynov looking to gain revenge for McKenzie’s Tel Aviv Grand Slam victory earlier this […]
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With just hours to go until the start of the Tokyo Olympics, you are going to need an early alarm clock to catch the British team in action over the next week. We have broken down the draw across the weight categories to try and work out when our British judoka will be competing in […]
This year’s Olympics and Paralympics promises to be like no other……for a variety of reasons! With no spectators allowed in any competition venues, your only way of catching our GB squad in action will be on the television! With the eight hour time difference between the UK and Tokyo, it means that there will be […]
British Judo have been made aware of several accusations being made against the Association by one of our athletes on social media. The athlete accusations formed part of a fully independent investigation sourced externally. Their appointment was made following agreement with our major funding partners. Athletes and Coaches from across the programme were interviewed extensively […]
Following the publication of Sport England’s FAQs today, we are pleased to announce that all current restrictions on our sport are set to expire on Monday 19th July! This will allow members aged 18+ to return to their dojos and participate in contact judo sessions with no restrictions on numbers. While this is excellent news […]
Welcome to the July Safeguarding update from BJA Safeguarding Lead, Keith Eldridge, which includes a round up for Club Welfare Officers, Time to Listen course updates and a reminder about the DBS process. I want to start this update with a personal thank you to all Club Welfare Officers. You are the eyes and ears […]
British Judo are pleased to announce Marc Longhurst as the new Welsh Judo Board Representative onto the British Judo Board of Directors. Current Welsh Judo Board Representative Fred Prosser attended his last British Judo Association Board Meeting on Tuesday 21 June after 8 years of service. Fred has been involved in judo for over sixty […]
We’re delighted to partner with Team GB as part of the launch of “I Am Team GB”, giving clubs the opportunity to get involved in their Festival of Sport this summer! Inspired by Team GB’s involvement at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, “I Am Team GB” is back for 2021 to encourage the nation to […]
While the news from the Prime Minister’s update yesterday is a potentially positive step forward for the sport, we are still waiting for guidance to be released from the DCMS and Sport England before we can advise our members! As soon as we receive any information, we will be able to update you further!