Japan recovered from missing out on gold on the opening day of the World Cadet Judo Championships with victories in two weight categories in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
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.
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.
Iran has had a mixed week in the sporting world. It began with reports that the country's 40-year ban on women attending football matches is set to end in October, before culminating with an Iranian judoka causing great consternation for the International Judo Federation (IJF).
Lukáš Krpálek has become a two-weight International Judo Federation (IJF) world champion, after triumphing in the over-100 kilograms weight category in Tokyo.
The Israel Judo Association (IJA) chief has claimed that under-81 kilograms world number one Saeid Mollaei was forced by Iranian officials to throw his final two matches at the International Judo Federation (IJF) World Championships.