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Algerian judoka gets 10-year ban for refusing to compete against Israeli in Tokyo
September 9, 2021
Fethi Nourine said he made the decision with the help of his coach in order to “support the Palestinian cause.”
Second judoka refuses to compete against Israeli opponent in Tokyo Olympics
July 26, 2021
The International Judo Foundation and Sudanese Olympic officials did not provide a reason why Mohamed Abdalrasool missed the match.
Israeli judoka wins bronze medal after Iranian opponent gains weight to avoid match
February 25, 2018
Tohar Butbul took home Israel’s second bronze medal at Germany’s Dusseldorf Grand Slam competition after his Iranian opponent intentionally gained weight to avoid competing with him.