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Best And Worst Of Olympic Judo

The worst in Olympic judo

The worst in Olympic judo

There were some magnificent highs and some ugly lows at this the Olympics this year in the sport of Judo.

Sarah wrote about this mirror on humanity for Fightland.

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How Pierre Trudeau Made Judo Cool

Pierre Trudeau with Queen Elizabeth

Pierre Trudeau with Queen Elizabeth

Former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau wasn’t just a world leader and political rock star, he was also an on-again, off-again judo practitioner.

In fact, on the day he decided to retire from politics he had just returned from taking his children to a judo class in the middle of a snowstorm.

Sarah wrote about Trudeau’s judo history for Fightland.

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5 Things I Learned About Judo From Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin, the leader of Russia and disputed parts of the Ukraine, has legit judo skills.

He also figureheads a dvd called Let’s Learn About Judo With Vladimir Putin.

Sarah watched it for Fightland and reported about what she learned.

Read the story click here.

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