Gela Zaalishvili ensured hosts Georgia finished top of the medal standings by winning over-100 kilograms gold on the final day of the International Judo Federation (IJF) Grand Slam in Tbilisi.
Belgium's Sami Chouchi produced a superb display to win under-81 kilograms gold at the International Judo Federation (IJF) Grand Slam in Tbilisi as attention turned to the action following a bout of positive COVID-19 cases at the event.
Action got underway at the International Judo Federation’s Grand Slam in Tbilisi today but German judoka were not involved as their team followed France in withdrawing because of a spate of positive COVID-19 tests in Georgia.
The French Judo Federation (FFJ) has withdrawn its team from the Tbilisi Grand Slam that starts tomorrow as a precautionary measure following a positive COVID-19 test within its party in Georgia.
The head of the Chadian Olympic and Sports Committee (COST), Abakar Djermah, has thrown his hat into the ring to become President of the African Judo Union (AJU).
Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto has led the tributes to her former team mate and Olympic judo gold medallist Toshihiko Koga who has died from cancer at the age of 53.
The European Judo Union (EJU) has welcomed the decline in COVID-19 cases in Portugal ahead of next month’s European Championships.
The Iran Judo Federation breached the Olympic Charter by instructing Saeid Mollaei to withdraw to avoid facing an opponent from Israel at the 2019 World Championships, according to the full Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) decision in the case.
The European Judo Union (EJU) is set to host its first online kata tournament, with the governing body acknowledging the need for competition during the COVID-19 pandemic.
World and European medallist Alice Schlesinger - who represented Israel and Britain on the international stage - has called time on her 15-year judo career.
Japan won four of the five remaining gold medals on the final day of competition at the International Judo Federation (IJF) Tashkent Grand Slam in Uzbekistan.
Italy, Japan and Mongolia all struck gold on the second day of competition at the International Judo Federation (IJF) Tashkent Grand Slam in Uzbekistan.
Japan won three of the five gold medals on the first day of competition at the International Judo Federation (IJF) Tashkent Grand Slam in Uzbekistan.
Uzbekistan's capital Tashkent is set to host its first-ever International Judo Federation (IJF) Grand Slam, with athletes from 71 nations set to compete at the next leg of the World Judo Tour.
The Paris Grand Slam will not go ahead in May after the International Judo Federation (IJF) claimed the French Judo Federation (FFJ) had failed to give assurances over staging the World Judo Tour event.