The International Judo Federation (IJF) has hailed the sport’s ability to bring people together as the organisation celebrated World Judo Day.
World Judo Day has been celebrated by the Colorado Springs judo community at the newly-constructed United States Olympic and Paralympic Museum.
National Olympic Committee of Zambia (NOCZ) President Alfred Foloko joined celebrations to commemorate Zambian Independence Day in capital city Lusaka.
Russia once more dominated the men's contests on the final day of the Budapest Grand Slam, winning all three gold medals.
Athletes from four different countries won the four gold medals on offer on day two of the Budapest Grand Slam, with Barbara Matić perhaps the most impressive of the winners.
Russia won four medals - two gold - on the opening day of the Budapest Grand Slam, while Distria Krasniqi and Jessica Klimkait also earned impressive victories.
Reigning Olympic champions Fabio Basile and Paula Pareto are set to be among the participants at this weekend's Budapest Grand Slam.
Japan’s former world champion Ami Kondo has retired from judo at the age of 25 to concentrate on a new career as a teacher.
The International Judo Federation (IJF) has described the Budapest Grand Slam as a "litmus test for the future" ahead of the long-awaited return of the World Judo Tour.
Japanese ambassador Keiko Haneda has suggested the Tokyo 2020 Olympics can help inspire young judokas in North Macedonia after she was presented with an honorary black belt.
The European Judo Union (EJU) has announced the cancellation of five more events due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, while rescheduling another.
Teenager Tatiana Guzun has been disqualified for two years by the Russian Judo Federation after violating anti-doping rules.
International Judo Federation (IJF) World Judo Tour competition is set to return with the Budapest Grand Slam from October 23 to 25, with the governing body confirming the event has been given the green light.
Judo Canada's Board has decided to abolish the position of athlete representative to replace it with an Athletes' Committee.
Billionaire businessman Vasily Anisimov has been re-elected as President of the Russian Judo Federation (FDR).