Ukraine boycotts judo event as Russians compete
Ukraine has begun a boycott of international judo events because the Russian team was allowed to compete as Olympic qualification began.
Judo federation removes titles, jobs held by Putin
Russian President Vladimir Putin has been removed from all positions held in the International Judo Federation.
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."
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English diver Jack Laugher defends gold at Commonwealth Games
English diver Jack Laugher extended his dominance in the one-meter springboard event Thursday to take a third straight gold at the Commonwealth Games.
Botswana teen Letsile Tebogo draws Usain Bolt comparisons after showboating sprint
Teenager Letsile Tebogo has attracted comparisons to Usain Bolt after showboating his way to the under-20 100 metres world title in a record time with a scorching run in Colombia on Tuesday.
United States sprint great Allyson Felix joins IOC athletes' commission
American sprint great Allyson Felix and a refugee cyclist originally from Afghanistan joined the International Olympic Committee's athletes' commission on Thursday.
All Blacks aren't panicking, says embattled coach Ian Foster
Ian Foster has shrugged off queries over his future as New Zealand coach ahead of a tour of South Africa that could spell the end of his tenure.
Wout van Aert claims final time trial, but Jonas Vingegaard on verge of Tour de France win
Wout van Aert captured the final time trial on Saturday, but Jonas Vingegaard increased his overall lead in Stage 20 is closing in a Tour de France title.
U.S. men and women cruise into 4x100 relay final at track world championships
The American men got the baton around in the 4x100 relay -- something that hasn't always been a guarantee -- and cruised into the final with the fastest qualifying time Friday night. The U.S. women had little trouble, too.