Kim Jin-a secured North Korea's first gold medal in the history of the International Judo Federation World Judo Masters, as she won the women's under-57 kilograms division in Qingdao.
Saeid Mollaei, who defected from Iran after being ordered to withdraw during this year's World Judo Championships, is due to make his debut for Mongolia in the IJF World Masters that starts in Qingdao, China, tomorrow.
Saeid Mollaei has been cleared to compete for Mongolia and could represent the nation at next year's Olympic Games following his defection from Iran, after being ordered to throw his semi-final at this year's World Judo Championships rather than set up a potential clash with a rival from Israel.
Austria's two-time Olympic judo champion Peter Seisenbacher has been sentenced to five years in prison after being found guilty of sexually abusing two young girls he once coached.
Olbia in Italy has been awarded the hosting rights for the 2021 International Judo Federation (IJF) Junior World Championships.
Austrian Olympic judo champion Peter Seisenbacher has gone on trial for allegedly sexually abusing two athletes he coached between the late 1990s and early 2000s.
Iranian judoka Saeid Mollaei has received the Crans Montana Forum gold medal for seeking asylum in Germany, after being ordered to throw his semi-final at this year's World Championships rather than risk facing an Israeli in the final of the under-81 kilograms class.
Japan's world champion Sone Akira became the first judoka to secure their place at next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo by topping the podium on the final day of the International Judo Federation (IJF) Osaka Grand Slam.
Japanese judokas won all four events on the second day of competition at the International Judo Federation (IJF) Osaka Grand Slam.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the International Judo Federation (IJF), the IJF Academy and the University of Physical Education of Budapest.
World champion Uta Abe suffered her first defeat on the International Judo Federation World Tour in three years on the opening day of the Osaka Grand Slam.
Osaka is set to host the final international judo competition on Japanese soil before the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, when it welcomes athletes for the last Grand Slam event of the season.
International Judo Federation (IJF) President Marius Vizer has congratulated the sport’s community after it was announced that, to date, more than 5,300 trees have been planted in 75 countries to mark World Judo Day.
Russian President Vladimir Putin visited the headquarters of the International Judo Federation (IJF) in Budapest today.
International Judo Federation (IJF) President Marius Vizer wants people to mark World Judo Day by planting a tree.