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  • Flight from Aleppo, Syria: Bodies, shelling and chaos

     
    The bodies of soldiers were strewn along the airport road. Gasoline was not available or was prohibitively expensive. A catastrophic battle loomed between armed rebels and government forces. It was time to get out of Aleppo, Syria. “It was very bad,...
  • Arafat's widow files lawsuit to press for probe into his death

     
    The widow of Yasser Arafat filed a lawsuit in France on Tuesday charging that the Palestinian leader was poisoned to death by an unknown person or persons labeled X, a move designed to press French officials to investigate....
  • Syrian city of Aleppo awaits 'mother of all battles'

     
    Fears of massacre in Syrian city of Aleppo: As Syrian troops rebel reinforcements converged on the northern city of Aleppo, a pro-government newspaper warned that the “mother of all battles” was looming for the nation’s commercial...
  • Saudi judo athlete can't wear head scarf in Olympic competition

     
    A Saudi woman vying for Olympic glory cannot wear her head scarf during judo competitions, the International Judo Federation said Thursday, a decision bound to stir up alarm in her country....
  • Is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for You?

    Is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for You?
    Over last few decades Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) has increased enormously in popularity, mostly as a result of the domination of Royce Gracie in the octagon in the early years of the Ultimate Fighting Championships (UFC). Gracie took on challengers of many...
  • Gamburyan aiming to be first to stop WEC champ

    GLENDALE — As the most monumental fight in Manny Gamburyan's career approaches fast, the tenacious mixed-martial-artist is clearly taking on the magnitude of his title opportunity and the task of facing World Extreme Cagefighting featherweight...
  • Second String: Putting Glendale on the fighting map

    "What would be better than walking down any street in any city and knowing you're a champion." — Rocky Marciano One could likely trace them all the way back to Armenia. Now they extend into North Hollywood, Van Nuys, Pasadena and Encino. They...
  • In the Classroom: The art of self-defense

    Ken Karapetian's judo studio at the Glendale YMCA is not large, but he makes the most out of it. His judo students warm up by playing an impromptu game of soccer on the studio's padded floors; tiny traffic cones serve as goal posts. Later, the...
  • Rapid weight loss among judo competitors may be cause for concern

     
    Some competitive wrestlers are known to drop weight in a short amount of time before a competition. They may not be the only athletes to do so, according to a new study that found similar weight loss practices among judo......