Judo

World number one judoka sent home from Incheon 2014 for breaking residency rules

By Nick Butler at the Main Press Centre in Incheon

Victor Scvortov was ranked number one in the world in the men's under 73kg category ©IJFJudo officials from the United Arab Emirates have expressed shock after their three-man squad here at the Asian Games, including World Championship medallist Victor Scvortov, were all sent home after failing to meet a three-year residency rule.

International Judo Federation launches new mobile app

By Daniel Etchells

The IJF has released its new iPhone and Android mnobile applications ©IJFThe International Judo Federation (IJF) has launched a new official mobile application to provide fans across the world with information about the sport.

Bisultanov moves Russia to top of medals table as Judo Grand Prix closes in Zagreb

By Paul Osborne

Adlan Bisultanov sent Russia to the top of the medal table at the Zagreb Judo Grand Prix ©IJFEuropean bronze medallist Adlan Bisultanov sent Russia to the top of the medals table in Croatia as the Zagreb Judo Grand Prix drew to a close today.

Dutchman Elmont bounces back to form at Zagreb Grand Prix

By Paul Osborne

Dex Elmont put a miserable World Championships behnd him to secure gold at the Judo Grand Prix in Zagreb ©IJFDutchman Dex Elmont has bounced back from a disappointing World Judo Championship performance to secure gold at the Judo Grand Prix in Zagreb.

France open Zagreb Judo Grand Prix with double gold

By Paul Osborne

Annabelle Euranie added one of two French golds on the opening day of the Zagreb Grand Prix ©IJFFrance earned a golden double on the opening day of the Judo Grand Prix in Zagreb, Croatia as Annabelle Euranie continues to relish her "second-life" campaign.

World's best judoka gear up for Zagreb Grand Prix

By Emily Goddard

Colin Oates is among the top judoka preparing to compete in Croatia this weekend ©Getty ImagesSome of the world's best judoka, including this year's Commonwealth Games champions Nekoda Smythe-Davis and Colin Oates, are preparing for the start of the Grand Prix in Zagreb, which gets underway tomorrow.

JudoScotland announce new sponsorship deal with Scottish Salmon Company

By Spencer Brown

Commonwealth champion Christopher Sherrington blue competes in the Mens 100kg Judo final for Scotland ©Getty ImagesJudoScotland, in the wake of its success at the Commonwealth Games, has announced a new sponsorship deal with The Scottish Salmon Company.

Putin fails to inspire Russia to elusive gold medal at World Judo Championships

By Duncan Mackay at the Traktor Sport Arena in Chelyabinsk

Russian President Vladimir Putin watched the team event of the World Judo Championships with IJF leader Marius Vizer ©IJFEven the presence of Vladimir Putin could not inspire Russia to their first gold medal of the 2014 World Judo Championships here today.

Seven-up for Riner as Krpalek makes history for Czech Republic at World Judo Championships

By Duncan Mackay at the Traktor Sport Arena in Chelyabinsk 

France's Teddy Riner celebrates his seventh world title ©IJFTeddy Riner won a record-equalling seventh title as he took the gold medal in the over-100 kilogram, with Lukas Krpalek making history for the Czech Republic at the World Judo Championships here today. 
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