Reigning Olympic champions Fabio Basile and Paula Pareto are set to be among the participants at this weekend's Budapest Grand Slam.
Japan’s former world champion Ami Kondo has retired from judo at the age of 25 to concentrate on a new career as a teacher.
The International Judo Federation (IJF) has described the Budapest Grand Slam as a "litmus test for the future" ahead of the long-awaited return of the World Judo Tour.
International Judo Federation (IJF) World Judo Tour competition is set to return with the Budapest Grand Slam from October 23 to 25, with the governing body confirming the event has been given the green light.
The International Judo Federation (IJF) has expressed the need to be "extra cautious" when planning events in Japan after cancelling the Tokyo Grand Slam.
The International Judo Federation (IJF) has reportedly decided that the Tokyo Grand Slam will not take place in December amid concerns over coronavirus.
A message of support for Saeid Mollaei has been posted by the Israeli rival he was ordered not to fight by officials in Iran, which led to the country being banned by the International Judo Federation (IUF).
Iran’s mistreatment of athletes is set to come under the spotlight again when the country’s National Judo Federation launch an appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to try to overturn an international ban.
Iran has launched a campaign of intimidation against Saeid Mollaei, its former world judo champion who fled the country last year, in the build-up to a crucial hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) later this month.
The World Judo Tour is set to return in October, with three major events planned in the coming months.
International Judo Federation claims sport played part in Israel establishing diplomatic relations with UAE
Judo acted as a catalyst in helping Israel establish diplomatic relations with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the sport's international governing body has claimed.
Athletes must produce two negative COVID-19 tests and submit documentation confirming they have not had any symptoms for at least 14 days in order to be able to participate at International Judo Federation (IJF) competitions when they restart.
The International Judo Federation (IJF) has announced it has joined the United Nations Sports for Climate Action Initiative, having signed the Sports for Climate Action Framework.
The International Judo Federation (IJF) has teamed-up with clothing company Ippon Gear to launch a range of face masks.
The International Judo Federation (IJF) has paid tribute to Canada’s first judo Olympic medallist Doug Rogers, who has died at the age of 79.