Judo

France open Jeju Judo Grand Prix with double gold success

By Paul Osborne

France take two gold medals on opening day of JeJu Judo Grand Prix ©IJFFrance have stormed out of the blocks at the final Judo Grand Prix of the year as they secure a pair of gold medals on the opening day of action in Jeju City.

Former BJA chairman takes top role in mixed martial arts despite "spiritual contamination" warning from Vizer

By Daniel Etchells

Densign White is the new chief executive of the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation ©IMMAFDensign White, former chairman of the British Judo Association (BJA), has been appointed as the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation's (IMMAF) new chief executive. 

Jeju prepares to host final Judo Grand Prix of the year

By Paul Osborne

The Jeju Judo Grand Prix is due to get underway tomorrow ©IJFCompetitors from across the globe have made the trip to South Korea's Jeju City as they prepare for the final Judo Grand Prix of the season.

Migration of judokas to other sports would represent spiritual contamination, says IJF President

By Emily Goddard

Marius Vizer has warned of the impact that the migration of judokas to other sports could have on judo ©IJFMarius Vizer, President of the International Judo Federation (IJF), has warned that the migration of judokas to other sports and disciplines would represent a spiritual contamination of the sport.

Hisayoshi brings Qingdao Judo Grand Prix crashing to a close

By Paul Osborne

Harasawa Hisayoshi took just 15 seconds to win gold on the final day of the Qingdao Grand Prix ©IJFThe Qingdao Judo Grand Prix was brought to a crushing conclusion today as Japan's Harasawa Hisayoshi ended the day's action with a victory inside 15 seconds at the Qingdao Guoxin Stadium.

Gerbi takes top honours on day two of Qingdao Judo Grand Prix

By Paul Osborne 

Yarden Gerbi secured gold on the second day of the IJF Judo Grand Prix in Qingdao ©IJFWorld number two and reigning world silver medallist Yarden Gerbi has proved once again why she is one of the world's top competitors as she stormed to gold at the International Judo Federation (IJF) Judo Grand Prix in Qingdao, China.

Romanian Ungureanu claims first gold of Qingdao Judo Grand Prix in 38 seconds

By Emily Goddard

Monica Ungureanu claimed the first gold medal of the Qingdao Judo Grand Prix ©IJFRomania's Monica Ungureanu claimed the first gold medal of the Qingdao Judo Grand Prix with a victory over World Championships runner-up Paula Pareto of Argentina in a match that lasted just 38 seconds.

Judoka gear up for Qingdao Grand Prix

By Paul Osborne

Judoka get set to do battle at the Qingdao Grand Prix in China ©IJFThe eyes of the judo world will be firmly on China this week as the top athletes from across the globe get set to compete in the Qingdao Grand Prix.

British Judo announces UFC as title sponsors of 2015 Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Ultimate Fighting Championship has been named as title sponsors of the 2015 British Open Judo Championships ©UFCBritish Judo has announced the world's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) organisation, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), as title sponsors of the 2015 British Open Judo Championships due to take place at Wembley Arena on July 12.
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