Judoka Rafaela Silva, the winner of Brazil’s first gold medal at Rio 2016, has returned to the favela where she was born in the Olympic host city to share her success with its inhabitants.
Rio 2016 Olympics Medal Table
The logo for next year's International Judo Federation (IJF) World Championships in Budapest has been released.
French star Teddy Riner lived up to his star status be storming to the defence of his men’s over 100 kilogram title on the final day of judo competition at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
An incident involving an Egyptian judoka refusing to shake the hand of his Israeli opponent has been played down by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), who claim "these things happen" in the heat of the moment.
American judoka Kayla Harrison confirmed her retirement after successfully defending her women’s under 78 kilograms Olympic title by overcoming France’s Audrey Tcheumeo in the gold medal match at Carioca Arena 2 in Rio de Janeiro.
Judo is now among the most international of sports, with medal contenders from all over the globe, but founding fathers Japan showed they remain the team to beat here today by winning both Olympic gold medals decided today with clinical ruthlessness.
Khasan Khalmurzaev claimed Russia’s second Olympic judo gold medal and third overall of the Rio 2016 after beating the United States’ Travis Stevens in the men’s under 81 kilograms at the Carioca Arena 2.
Exclusive: Kelmendi backed by WADA after it is revealed she passed special drugs test following refusal in France
Kosovo's Majilinda Kelmendi passed a special drugs test set-up by the International Judo Federation (IJF) after she and a number of other athletes refused to undertake a random check following a visit from the French Anti-Doping Agency (AFLD) at a training camp.
Brazil won their first Olympic gold medal of Rio 2016 here today as judoka Rafaela Silva overcame huge pressure to triumph in the under 57 kilograms category in front of a crescendo of chanting, singing and raucous celebrations.
Kosovo's historic Olympic gold medal is not in danger after the International Judo Federation (IJF) backed Majlinda Kelmendi following allegations she refused an out-of-competition drugs test in France in June.
Majlinda Kelmendi fulfilled what often appeared an impossible dream here tonight, winning an Olympic gold medal for Kosovo in judo.
Russia put their chaotic and controversial Rio 2016 preparations to one side today in the judo as Beslan Mudranov won the Olympic gold medal in the under 60 kilograms category here.
London 2012 gold medallist Sarah Menezes could win hosts Brazil’s first gold medal of Rio 2016 when she competes in the women’s under 48 kilograms event on the opening day of judo competition tomorrow at the Carioca Arena 2.
Eleven Russian judokas have been cleared to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games by the sport’s worldwide governing body.
A nationwide consultation process has been launched by the British Judo Association (BJA) aimed at addressing concerns among their membership after Glasgow was stripped of the 2015 European Judo Championships because of a sponsorship row.