Judo

Boost for visually impaired judo after new deal signed with IJF

By Duncan Mackay

Visually impaired judo is set for a major boost after the new deal between the IJF and IBSA ©Getty ImagesA new plan to integrate fully sighted and visually impaired judo has been launched by Marius Vizer, President of the International Judo Federation (IJF).

Rio welcomes visually impaired judoka for IBSA training camp

By Paul Osborne

Visually impaired judoka from 10 countries visited Brazil last week to take part in a special training camp ©Getty ImagesApril 25 - Visually impaired judoka were given the opportunity to test their wits in the city of the 2016 Paralympic Games as athletes from 10 countries visited Rio de Janeiro for a special training camp.

British Paralympic bronze medallist Ben Quilter retires from judo

By Paul Osborne

Paralympic bronze medallist Ben Quilter has announced his retirement from judo ©Getty ImagesDecember 9 - Paralympic bronze medallist Ben Quilter has announced his retirement from competitive judo with immediate effect.

London 2012 silver medallist Ingram retains visually impaired European title

By Gary Anderson

December 5 - London 2012 silver medal winner Sam Ingram is now a double European champion ©Getty ImagesBritain's Paralympic judo silver medallist Sam Ingram has defended his title at the Visually Impaired European Championships in Eger, Hungary defeating Eduard Tropinov of the Ukraine in the men's under 90 kilograms final.

London 2012 stimulated us for new goals at Rio 2016, says Azerbaijani Paralympic judo champion

By Emily Goddard

Ilham Zakiyev 140513May 15 - Ilham Zakiyev, Azerbaijan's two-time Paralympic judo champion, has claimed his nation's success at London 2012, where they finished third on the medal table for the sport, has given the team the motivation to win even more medals at Rio 2016.

Paralympic triple gold medallist given community order after cheating taxpayers

By Duncan Mackay

Simon Jackson with Paralympic gold medalFebruary 4 - Britain's triple Paralympic judo gold medallist Simon Jackson has been given a four month community order and must abide by a 7pm to 6am curfew after being convicted of fraudulently claiming more than £10,000 of taxpayers' money.

Paralympic judoka Ingram targets able-bodied competition at Glasgow 2014

By Tom Degun

Sam Ingram 171212December 17 - Visually impaired judoka Sam Ingram, who won a silver medal at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, has revealed he is looking to complete against able-bodied athletes at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Paralympic triple gold medallist convicted of cheating taxpayers

By Duncan Mackay

Simon Jackson Atlanta 1996December 13 - Britain's triple Paralympic judo gold medallist Simon Jackson has been convicted of fraudulently claiming more than £10,000 of taxpayers' money.

London 2012 bronze medallist to have surgery on injured knee

By Duncan Mackay

Ben Quilter with Paralympic bronze medallistNovember 15 - Paralympic bronze medallist Ben Quilter is to have an operation on the knee injury which he believes hampered his performance at London 2012.
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