Judo returns to Commonwealth Games at Glasgow 2014 as England once again the team to beat

By Gary Anderson at the Main Press Centre in Glasgow 

Judo will make its return to the Commonwealth Games when action gets underway tomorrow ©Getty ImagesJudo will make its third appearance at the Commonwealth Games when athletes take to the tatami at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) here tomorrow, as England will once again look to dominate the medal haul.

London 2012 Olympian forced to withdraw from Scotland Glasgow 2014 judo squad due to injury

By Nick Butler

London 2012 judoka James Austin has been forced to withdraw from the Scottish team for Sochi 2014 due to injury ©AFP/Getty ImagesScotland have been dealt a blow in their preparations for Glasgow 2014 with 100 kilogram judoka James Austin forced to withdraw from the Games with a knee injury.

Japan finish Tyumen Judo Grand Slam as medals table leaders

By Emily Goddard

Kanae Yamabe secured one of Japan's five gold medals of the Tyumen Judo Grand Slam ©IJFJapan continued their fine form at the Tyumen Judo Grand Slam to conclude the tournament as leaders of the overall medals table ahead of Brazil and hosts Russia.

Japan top medals table with three wins on first day of Tyumen Judo Grand Slam

By Gary Anderson

Misato Nakamura (second from left) was one of three Japanese judoka to win gold in Tyumen today ©IJFThe first day of action at the inaugural Tyumen Judo Grand Slam saw Japan emerge with an early lead on the gold medal table as three of its judoka claimed wins, while Brazil registered two victories on the tatami.

Tyumen final stop on judo Grand Slam Tour ahead of next month's World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Olympic champion Sarah Menezes of Brazil will be one of the stars on show at this weekend's Tyumen Judo Grand Slam ©Getty Images Russian city Tyumen is set to host the last International Judo Federation (IJF) Grand Slam event this weekend after which all eyes will turn to next month's World Championships in Chelyabinsk.

European Judo Union extends deals with major suppliers

By Gary Anderson

The European Judo Union has renewed master supplier deals with Adidas and Green Hill ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe European Judo Union (EJU) has renewed contracts with some of its major suppliers including sportswear giant Adidas and martial arts sports equipment supplier Green Hill.

Judo in Turkey continues development with completion of coaching courses

By Gary Anderson

The Turkish Judo Federation has successfully run an instructor and coaching course which concluded at the end of June ©IJFThe Turkish Judo Federation (TJF) has continued its drive to develop the sport in the country with the successful completion of a coaching course which saw participants undertake a series of practical and written exams.

Russian Olympic champion Khaibulaev excels on final day of Mongolian Judo Grand Prix

By Nick Butler

London 2012 Olympic champion Tagir Khaibulaev was one winner on the final day of the IJF Grand Prix in Mongolia ©IJFRussia's London 2012 Olympic champion Tagir Khaibulaev won one of five titles on the third and final day of action at the Judo Grand Prix in the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar.

More delight for Mongolia on second day of Ulaanbaatar Grand Prix

By Paul Osborne

Mongolia added another bronze to its medal tally on day two of the Ulaanbaatar Judo Grand Prix ©IJFThere was more delight for hosts Mongolia on day two of the Ulaanbaatar Judo Grand Prix as Naranjargal Tsend Ayush added the nation's third gold medal of the competition.
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