Algerian judoka banned 10 years for bout refusal
Algerian judoka Fethi Nourine has been banned from competition for 10 years by the International Judo Federation after his withdrawal from the Tokyo Olympics to avoid a potential bout against an Israeli opponent.
Georgian athletes' access revoked for sightseeing
Two Georgian athletes have had their accreditation revoked from the Tokyo Olympics after they were spotted leaving the athletes village to visit friends in Japan.
German judo coach warned after hitting athlete
German judo athlete Martyna Trajdos posted on Instagram that she asked her coach, Claudio Pusa, to shake her before her match "to be awake."
Angelica Delgado and judo's never-ending fight for recognition
Angelica Delgado tried to convince others to fall in love with judo, Like judo itself, that was not easy. But there are those who understand what it means, including our own Sheila Pereira.
IOC to act if athletes don't compete, cite politics
The IOC has vowed to act if it determines athletes have contravened the Olympic Charter in refusing to compete at Tokyo 2020 on political grounds.
Gjakova wins judo gold amid mourning in Kosovo
Nora Gjakova won Kosovo's second gold in Tokyo with her judo victory in the women's 57-kilogram division coming as her home country mourns the death of 10 people in a road accident.
Takato claims Japan's 1st gold with judo win
Naohisa Takato won Japan's first gold medal at its home Olympics, beating Taiwan's Yang Yung-wei in the men's 60-kilogram judo final on Saturday night.
Tokyo 2021: Judoka Sushila Devi provisionally qualifies for Olympics
As things stand, Sushila will claim the continental quota, but her participation will be confirmed only after the final list of qualifiers is released on June 28.
Olympics bound Priyanka, Asiad champion Jinson test positive for COVID-19
Another Tokyo Games-bound race walker K T Irfan has returned negative after he was tested as a primary contact of Johnson.
Sushila's Olympic dream on hold after judo team withdraws from qualifiers due to COVID
India's 15-member team was forced to pull out of the Olympic qualifiers after two players tested positive.
India judo team withdraws from Tokyo qualifiers
The team comprised 12 judokas and four coaches, with four players in the race for one continental quota place.
Olympic judo champ loses appeal of 2-year ban
The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Monday upheld a two-year ban for Olympic judo champion Rafaela Silva.
Coronavirus: Judo Olympic qualifiers cancelled
The International Judo Federation (IJF) has cancelled all Olympic qualification events through to the end of April because of the global coronavirus epidemic.
Judo champ who fled Iran to fight for Mongolia
Former world judo champion Saeid Mollaei, who fled Iran last year in a dispute over competing against Israelis, has been cleared to represent Mongolia ahead of the Tokyo Olympics.
Judo champ Silva loses Pan Am gold for doping
Olympic judo champion Rafaela Silva of Brazil was stripped of her Pan American Games gold medal on Wednesday after failing a doping test.
Silva fails doping test after winning judo gold
Rafaela Silva, who won the gold medal at the Rio Olympics in 2016 as well as the Pan American Games in August, has tested positive for fenoterol, a drug used to treat asthma.
North Korea loses judo event over security risk
North Korea will no longer host the judo world junior championships because of security risks amid rising political tension with South Korea and the United States.
Julianna Pena -- MMA's 'Venezuelan Vixen' -- wants to fight the good fight
Julianna Pena pulls no punches when criticizing the UFC for not yet giving her a chance at the women's bantamweight crown.
Egyptian who wouldn't shake hands sent home
Egyptian athlete Islam El Shehaby, who refused to shake his Israeli opponent's hand after their judo bout, has been reprimanded and sent home from the Rio Olympics.
Egyptian judoka refuses handshake with Israeli
Egyptian judo fighter Islam El Shehaby backed away and shook his head when Israeli opponent Or Sasson extended his hand following their match at Rio on Friday, which Sasson won.
Why fearless champ Harrison is done with judo
Kayla Harrison is now a two-time gold medalist, but she won't be chasing a third Olympic title. She's leaving competitive judo to help survivors of sexual abuse and change lives.
Harrison says no to MMA; world of pretty talkers not for her
Two-time Olympic Judo champion Kayla Harrison says she's not ready to compete in an MMA world where "you get fights based on how pretty you are or how much you talk."
Harrison lands judo gold, then takes down MMA
Judo champ Kayla Harrison said she has no plans to follow '08 Olympian Ronda Rousey into MMA for now, saying it's "a world where you get fights based on how pretty you are and how much you talk."
Is Sally Conway Team GB's happiest bronze medalist ever?
Judo medalist talks to ESPN about her 'Believe' tattoo and how she's feeling the day after her triumph in the bronze medal match.
Caple: Stevens (U.S.) earned silver in judo, but that's a sliver of the story
Stevens, competing in the 81-kilo class in judo, battled staph and cellulitis to get to Rio. But he never had to battle for respect with his fellow martial artists.
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Tour de France 2022 route: Wind, cobbles and brutal mountaintop finishes makes for treacherous race
Tour de France organisers have designed a highly treacherous route for the men's 2022 edition which will feature rides in gusting winds, cobblestones and punishing mountain stages.
Prudhomme unveils Tour de France Femmes 2022 route: Race should survive me
The women's Tour has not been held since 1989 and will this year start from Paris and end eight days later at the top of the Super Planche des Belles Filles climb at the end of an eight-stage ride through eastern France.
Distance runner Mary Cain files $20M lawsuit against ex-coach Alberto Salazar, Nike over alleged abuse
Distance runner Mary Cain, whose career fizzled after what she has called four miserable years at the Nike Oregon Project, has filed a $20 million lawsuit against her former coach, Alberto Salazar, and their employer, Nike.
'Be your own hero': Olympic diver Greg Louganis tells his coming out story
Olympic diving legend Greg Louganis [he/him], 61, won four gold medals across back-to-back Olympic Games, in 1984 and 1988. He came out publicly as gay at the Gay Games in 1994.
PR Sreejesh: Nothing certain, but want to stay with team till Paris Olympics
India goalkeeper says he's keen to stay, but a lot will depend on fitness and performance in the run-up to the 2024 Games.
India ends ISSF junior world championship with 30 medals, tops table
Table-toppers India ended with 13 gold, 11 silver and six bronze. USA finished second with 6 gold, 8 silver and 6 bronze.