Double Olympic champions Teddy Riner from France and Lukáš Krpálek of Czech Republic are set to do battle in the fifth Grand Slam tournament of the season as the International Judo Federation (IJF) returns to Brazil for the first time in six years.
Japan have retained their mixed team title at the World Cadets Judo Championships after beating Azerbaijan 4-1 in Kazakhstan.
Japan have finished the individual competition at the World Cadet Judo Championships on the top of the medal table with four golds, despite missing out on the final day of competition.
Japan have risen to the top of the medal table at the World Cadet Judo Championships with two more golds in Almaty.
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.