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2013 World Combat Games: Men’s Karate Kumite +84kg: Atamov wins

Shahin Atamov (AZE) got the win over Zabiollah Poorshab (IRI) with a final score of 4-1. Poorshab gave away easy points to Atamov as he would often get hit while arguing to judges for points.

2013 World Combat Games: Women’s Karate Kumite +68kg: Martinovic wins

Masa Martinovic (CRO) made quick work of her opponent Nadege Ait Ibrahim by beating in 1 minute. Martinovic won with 8 unanswered points.

2013 World Combat Games: Men’s Karate Kumite -84kg: Grillon wins

In a battle of the undefeateds it was the Frenchman Kenji Grillon who was able to walk away victorious over Ryutaro Araga (JPN). Grillon was down 1- 0 before scoring 4 consecutive points for the win.

2013 World Combat Games: Men’s Karate Kumite -75kg: Aghayev wins

Rafael Aghayev (AZE) beat fighter Luigi Busa (ITA) with a final score of 7-1. The score was tied at one a piece until Aghayev made his best moves inside the 1 minute mark.

2013 World Combat Games: Women’s Karate Kumite -68kg: Mahmoud wins

Fatma Alzahraa Mahmoud (EGY) won in a hard fought fight over Inga Sheroziia (RUS). The two looked evenly matched throughout the entire fight, but Mahmoud was able to get two quick strikes that earned her the 2-0 victory.

2013 World Combat Games: Women’s Karate Kumite -61kg: Ferreyra wins

Marillela Arreola Ferreyra (MEX) beat opponent Kristina Noelle Mah (AUS) 1-0. Ferreyra seemed to control the pace of the fight as she dodged several of her opponents attacks with ease.

Existing Olympic Sports Could Lose Events

By Ossian Shine MONACO, Dec 8 (Reuters) – The most powerful figures in world sport were frantically drawing lines in the sand in Monaco on Monday, seeking to protect their sports from an Olympic axe set to be swung to make room for new spectacles. No sooner had the proposal to scrap a limit of […]

IOC Announces Sweeping Changes

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach (REUTERS/Aly Song) By Ossian Shine MONACO, Dec 8 (Reuters) – Radical changes to how cities will bid to host Olympic Games, and rules allowing more sports to feature, were ushered in on Monday as International Olympic Committee members took bold steps to revamp their movement. Sweeping alterations to […]

Drama and Controversy Reign at Asian Games

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KIM KYUNG-HOON (Reuters) – Cries of foul play took over the Asian Games on Wednesday when an Indian female boxer refused to accept her medal and Malaysia lodged a formal complaint after one of its competitors failed a drugs test. An Iraqi runner was also awarded a gold after a bizarre end to one […]

Wrestling in shock as IOC wields Games axe

The Aug. 5, 2012 file photo shows Cuba’s Gustavo Balart, left, competing with South Korea’s Choi Gyu-jin during 55-kg Greco-Roman wrestling competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. IOC leaders have dropped wrestling for the 2020 Games in a surprise decision to scrap one of the oldest sports on the Olympic program. The IOC […]

Milt Campbell, first African-American Olympic decathlon champ, dies

This July 26, 1952 file photo shows Milt Campbell, center, of Plainfield, N.J. getting set to clear the final hurdle to make him the winner in the fifth heat of the 110-meter hurdles event in the Olympic decathlon at Helsinki, Finland. Campbell, who became the first black to win the Olympic decathlon in 1956 and […]

Road to London presented by Hilton HHonors 11/02/11

This week’s episode features Equestrian, Water Polo, Badminton, Karate, Judo and Field Hockey highlights from Team USA.

 
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