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  • Judo officials reach accord with Saudis over Olympian's hijab

     
    Judo officials say they’ve reached an agreement with the Saudi Olympic committee to ensure that one of the first Saudi women to compete in the Olympics is able to stay in the games.The International Judo Federation said last week that Wodjan...
  • 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....
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  • 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...
  • Chivitchian 'TUF' enough for UFC

    In the spring of 1999, the sport of mixed martial arts was hardly a blip on the radar and the organization that would flourish presenting it — the Ultimate Fighting Championship — was in its darkest days, scrambling to stay afloat and...
  • 55 years and still teaching

    Resting on a kitchen shelf in Russell Norman's Glendale home is a novelty coffee mug gifted to him two decades ago. "A good teacher teaches, a great teacher inspires," it reads. It is a fitting message for a man who, 55 years after conducting his...