The world of judo has been left in shock following the sudden death of American athlete Jack Hatton at the age of just 24.
Kazakhstan's Nurkanat Serikbayev was among the winners on the opening day of the World Judo Championships Cadets in Almaty.
England will host the Commonwealth Judo Championships for the first time since 1986 when the event begins tomorrow.
Russia finished top of the medals table at the International Judo Federation (IJF) Grand Prix in Tashkent after two victories on the final day brought their total to five.
Sharofiddin Boltaboev of Uzbekistan clinched the men's under-81 kilograms title on a day when he broke the record for the fastest ippon on the International Judo Federation World Tour, at the Grand Prix in Tashkent.
Olympic judo gold medallist Rafaela Silva of Brazil has admitted testing positive for a banned substance during last month's Pan American Games in Lima.
Olympic silver medallist Jeong Bo-kyeong of South Korea won the women's under-52 kilograms title, as she continued to justify her decision to step up a weight division at the International Judo Federation (IJF) Grand Prix in Tashkent.
Georgia's Guram Tushishvili will hope to bounce back from World Championship disappointment at the International Judo Federation (IJF) Tashkent Grand Prix.
The International Judo Federation (IJF) has announced a protective suspension of the Iran Judo Federation, following pressure applied to judoka Saeid Mollaei at the World Championships to avoid facing an Israeli athlete.
Russian President Vladimir Putin was among key political figures to attend the Annual International Vladivostok Jigoro Kano Cadet Judo Tournament.
National Olympic Committee of the Islamic Republic of Iran President Syed Reza Salehi Amiri has claimed Saeid Mollaei would be greeted “like a champion” if he returned to the country, despite the judoka saying he had been threatened.
Former world champion Saeid Mollaei has revealed he is seeking asylum after confirming Iranian officials threatened to hurt him and his family if he did not withdraw or deliberately lose at the International Judo Federation (IJF) World Championships last week.
Veteran judokas Filzmoser and Miklós given first IJF Fair Play trophies for promoting sporting values
Sabrina Filzmoser and Ungvári Miklós have become the first ever recipients of the International Judo Federation (IJF) Fair Play trophy for their respect to the values of the sport.
Japan have won the mixed team event at the International Judo Federation (IJF) World Championships for the third year in succession.
Organisers of next year's Olympic Games claim they are "delighted" with the International Judo Federation (IJF) World Championships, which have doubled as a test event for Tokyo 2020.