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  • Jiu Jitsu: Angolan Kiriana Neto wins gold medal
    Mon, 19 Aug 2019 11:55

    Jiu Jitsu: Angolan Kiriana Neto wins gold medal

    Luanda -The Angolan athlete of Jiu Jitsu (Brazilian version), Kiriana Neto, won on Saturday the gold medal of the International NAGA West Coast Grappling Tournament, in Las Vegas, US, after defeating the European champion the Denmark Evolet Elise.

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  • Fri, 10 May 2019 18:29

    Jiu-Jitsu: Head of State encourages sports practice

    Luanda - The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, on Friday in Luanda encouraged youth to practice sports during a ceremony honoring the national team of Jiu-Jitsu who last April won four gold medals in the World Championship, played in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

  • Sun, 21 Apr 2019 12:33

    Angolan Kiriana Neto becomes world champion

    Luanda - The seven-year-old Angolan Kiriana Neto was named the Jiu-Jitsu World Champion in the children's category on her debut at the Abu Dhabi event in the United Arab Emirates.

  • Fri, 29 Mar 2019 18:46

    Jiu-Jitsu: Angolan leads world ranking

    Luanda - With 840 points, the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu version athlete Victor Hugo dos Santos leads the ranking of the International Federation of the sport, 2018/2019 season, at a time when Angola is preparing to participate in the World Championship, from April 24 to 26, in Abu Dhabi.

  • Fri, 08 Apr 2016 13:00

    Jiu-jitsu: Angolan Kieto Pacheco prepares for US Open

    Luanda - Angolan jiu-jitsu blue belt player, Kieto Pacheco, is preparing to attend the US international Open from April 23-24, in San António.

  • Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:57

    Jiu-jitsu: Angolan athlete wins bronze in Dubai World cup

    Luanda - The Angolan athlete Leonel Ferreira "Terramoto" won the bronze medal in jiu-jitsu world cup held on 23-25 April in Dubai (United Arab Emirates).

  • Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:04

    Angolan Jiu Jitsu athlete retains world title

    Luanda - The Angolan athlete Omar Sousa won on Thursday in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) for the second time straight the world champion title of Jiu Jitsu, after beating in the final the juvenile Jordan Zakaria Mohamed.

  • Mon, 07 Apr 2014 09:36

    Jiu-Jitsu: Angolan athlete wins bronze medal in Open of Rome

    Rome - The Angolan athlete Walter Ruben Faustino won a bronze medal last weekend, at the International Open of Rome in Jiu-Jitsu, a competition that involved 28 fighters.