The International Judo Federation (IJF) says it assisted in facilitating the release of Robert Vardanyan, a teenage Armenian judoka taken prisoner by Azerbaijan during the recent Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
Hosts Russia finished top of the medals table at the International Judo Federation’s Kazan Grand Slam with four golds - with the most emphatic win coming in the concluding men’s over-100 kilograms category from Tamerlan Bashaev.
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.
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.
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).
International Judo Federation (IJF) President Marius Vizer met with the President of Kyrgyzstan during his visit to the country for the Asia-Oceania Judo Championships.
Japan’s Aaron Wolf and Hisayoshi Harasawa triumphed in the Asia-Oceania Judo Championships in Bishkek.
Marcus Nyman of Sweden won his second Grand Slam gold medal in as many weeks on the final day of the International Judo Federation Antalya Grand Slam.
Host nation Turkey claimed their first gold medal of the International Judo Federation (IJF) Antalya Grand Slam in the final category of the day thanks to Vedat Albayrak.
The first day of the International Judo Federation Antalya Grand Slam saw some national rivals face off in intriguing gold medal contests.
The German Judo Association (DJB) has confirmed its withdrawal from the International Judo Federation’s (IJF) Grand Slam in Antalya in Turkey as several athletes remain in isolation after testing positive for coronavirus.
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.