With the training conditions for winter sports in Portugal one of the biggest challenges, cross country skier José Cabeça and speed skater, Diogo Marreiros have to train on wheels.
On the final day of the Antalya Grand Slam, it was the turn of the heavyweights to put on their show and Sweden’s Marc Nyman offered a masterclass in newaza, or floor-based judo.
The surprise defeat leaves Germany languishing in third in Group J.
Day three of the Tbilisi Grand Slam had some spectacular moments to remeber. Three countries won two gold medals: Mongolia (third place), Canada (second place) and Georgia (first place), while 22 have medallists and 36 placed athletes in the final block.
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Canada comes out strongly with two finalists, including a title, while Brazil and Belgium beat the odds in two still hotly contested categories.
Slick judo displays all around leave five countries with five gold medals at the close of day 1 at the International Judo Federation’s 2021 Grand Slam in Tbilisi, Georgia.
The move came just hours after FIFA said it would not punish Norway for a similar gesture on Wednesday.
Players wore t-shirts with “human rights on and off the pitch” and “respect” emblazoned on them as they warmed up for their clash against Gibraltar.
The ceremony was closed to the public because of the fear of spreading COVID-19 but was streamed live.