Russia won four medals - two gold - on the opening day of the Budapest Grand Slam, while Distria Krasniqi and Jessica Klimkait also earned impressive victories.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic karate venue, the Nippon Budokan Hall, has hosted the sport's first major event in Japan since the coronavirus outbreak in March.
Japanese ambassador Keiko Haneda has suggested the Tokyo 2020 Olympics can help inspire young judokas in North Macedonia after she was presented with an honorary black belt.
The European Judo Union (EJU) has announced the cancellation of five more events due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, while rescheduling another.
The National Olympic Committee of Zambia's (NOCZ) Athletes' Commission has hosted a roundtable talk at the Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) - Sports Development Centre, allowing athletes to share the challenges they face in their sports.
Judo Canada's Board has decided to abolish the position of athlete representative to replace it with an Athletes' Committee.
The European Judo Union (EJU) has cancelled four events and set new dates for two others as calendar disruption continues because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The 2020 European Judo Championships have been pushed back by 11 days in November to accommodate the recent changes to the International Judo Federation (IJF) calendar.
The International Judo Federation (IJF) has reportedly decided that the Tokyo Grand Slam will not take place in December amid concerns over coronavirus.
The International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) has launched a major consultation process prior to developing a new classification system for judo.
Justin Fumiya Imagawa, a member of the team organising the judo competitions at Tokyo 2020, says he is enjoying the extra preparation time afforded by the postponement of the Games due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Brazilian Olympic gold medallist Rafaela Lopes Silva's appeal against her two-year ban from judo will be heard at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) tomorrow.
New dates have been announced for the Veteran European Judo Championships after the event in Athens was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Slovakia hosted an international judo tournament in the city of Banská Bystrica with six European countries competing, following on from a training camp in Prague.
The Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) has pushed back the planned return date of its judoka who are training in Portugal by a month.