Home judoka Madina Taimazova had a barnstorming day at the International Judo Federation’s Kazan Grand Slam, taking gold in the women’s under-70 kilograms category after defeating Japan’s world champion Chizuru Arai in the semi-final.
Japan’s double world champion Ute Abe lived up to all expectations today as she won the gold at the International Judo Federation’s Kazan Grand Slam, the last major event ahead of the Budapest World Championships and the Olympic competition in Tokyo.
A total of 409 judoka from 79 nations are set to take part in the International Judo Federation's (IJF) Kazan Grand Slam, which will be the last major event ahead of the Budapest World Championships and the Olympic competition in Tokyo.
Olympic medallist Van Snick to compete at Kazan Grand Slam, less than three months after tearing ankle ligament
Belgium's Charline Van Snick is to return to competition at the upcoming International Judo Federation Kazan Grand Slam, having avoided undergoing surgery on a torn ankle ligament.
Iran has been hit with a four-year ban by the International Judo Federation (IJF) for "repeated and severe breaches" of the organisation’s statutes and the values of Olympism, after it instructed judoka Saeid Mollaei to avoid facing an opponent from Israel at the 2019 World Championships.
An independent panel looking into allegations of bullying at British Judo has not upheld the claim but has made a number of recommendations for changes within the organisation.
The Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC) has paid tribute to Barcelona 1992 Olympian Ho Yen Chye following his death at the age of 54.
International Judo Federation (IJF) President Marius Vizer has received a medal in recognition of his support for judo development in Poland from the Polish Olympic Committee (POC).
Lasha Bekauri overcame Beka Gviniashvili in all-Georgian men’s under-90 kilogram final to win gold on the final day of this year’s European Judo Championships in Portuguese capital Lisbon.
Former United States judoka Christina Yannetsos has described how she was adversely affected for several months after contracting COVID-19 while working on the medical frontline.
Rio 2016 Olympic champion Tina Trstenjak of Slovenia claimed her third gold medal at the European Championships in the women's under-63 kilogram category, with a win over Russian Daria Davydova on day two of competition in Portugal's capital Lisbon.
The General German University Sports Association (adh) is set to host an online judo kata tournament, with assistance from the German Judo Association (DJB).
The European Judo Championships got off to a momentous start in Lisbon today with a series of dramatic contests, notably in the women's under-52 kilograms final, where France's top seed Amandine Buchard defeated Italy’s defending champion and Rio 2016 silver medallist Odette Giuffrida.
Brazil finished the Pan American Judo Championships with half of the 14 gold medals available at the tournament in Guadalajara in Mexico.
Brazil started the 2021 Pan American Judo Championships with three gold medals as competition got underway in Guadalajara in Mexico.