The 2020 European Judo Championships have been pushed back by 11 days in November to accommodate the recent changes to the International Judo Federation (IJF) calendar.
The International Judo Federation (IJF) has reportedly decided that the Tokyo Grand Slam will not take place in December amid concerns over coronavirus.
A message of support for Saeid Mollaei has been posted by the Israeli rival he was ordered not to fight by officials in Iran, which led to the country being banned by the International Judo Federation (IUF).
Iran’s mistreatment of athletes is set to come under the spotlight again when the country’s National Judo Federation launch an appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to try to overturn an international ban.
Justin Fumiya Imagawa, a member of the team organising the judo competitions at Tokyo 2020, says he is enjoying the extra preparation time afforded by the postponement of the Games due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Brazilian Olympic gold medallist Rafaela Lopes Silva's appeal against her two-year ban from judo will be heard at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) tomorrow.
New dates have been announced for the Veteran European Judo Championships after the event in Athens was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Slovakia hosted an international judo tournament in the city of Banská Bystrica with six European countries competing, following on from a training camp in Prague.
Iran has launched a campaign of intimidation against Saeid Mollaei, its former world judo champion who fled the country last year, in the build-up to a crucial hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) later this month.
The Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) has pushed back the planned return date of its judoka who are training in Portugal by a month.
Austria and Germany held a joint training camp as preparations for the resumption of the International Judo Federation (IJF) season continue.
The World Judo Tour is set to return in October, with three major events planned in the coming months.
Germany narrowly defeated Austria 7-5 in a team judo competition held under strict hygiene regulations in Vienna.
Russia's Sergey Soloveychik has confirmed he intends to seek re-election as President of the European Judo Union (EJU) when the organisation holds its Congress later this year.
International Judo Federation claims sport played part in Israel establishing diplomatic relations with UAE
Judo acted as a catalyst in helping Israel establish diplomatic relations with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the sport's international governing body has claimed.