International Judo Federation (IJF) international affairs director and Spanish Judo Federation President Juan Carlos Barcos has received the eighth dan, one of the sport's most prestigious honours.
France won the inaugural mixed team judo title at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with a commanding display to beat Japan.
The International Judo Federation (IJF) has praised Saudi Arabia's Tahani Alqahtani for competing against an Israeli at Tokyo 2020 after two other athletes from Arab countries refused to do so.
Akira Sone won Japan's ninth gold medal in judo at Tokyo 2020 as Lukas Krpalek succeeded the great Teddy Riner to become a two-weight Olympic champion.
Grant Manzoney, Caitlin Dransfield and Wayne Phipps have all been selected to make Paralympic debuts for Australia at Tokyo 2020.
Aaron Wolf and Shori Hamada added their names to a long list of Japanese Olympic judo champions after delivering more home success at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics here.
Chizuru Arai maintained Japan’s judo domination at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics here today, while Lasha Bekauri secured Georgia’s first gold medal of the Games.
Five years after losing the Rio 2016 women’s under-63 kilograms final to Slovenia’s Tina Trstenjak, French judoka Clarisse Agbegnenou defeated the same opponent here this evening to earn the only gold her career has been missing.
Japan’s Shohei Ono successfully defended his men’s under-73 kilograms lightweight judo title tonight after Nora Gjakova extended Kosovo’s newly-created golden record in women’s judo by winning the under-57kg lightweight category.
Hifumi and Uta Abe enjoyed a magical night inside the Nippon Budokan as the Japanese siblings both struck judo gold for Japan at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics here.
Naohisa Takato delivered the first gold medal of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games for host nation Japan on the first night of judo finals here.
Algerian judoka Fethi Nourine and his coach Amar Benikhlef have withdrawn from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to avoid the possibility of meeting an Israeli opponent.
ParalympicsGB has announced the four judoka chosen to represent Britain at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
Agbegnenou a big winner as European Judo Union issues awards for 2019 and 2020 through online ceremony
The European Judo Union (EJU) has announced the winners of its awards for 2019 and 2020, after the COVID-19 pandemic prevented a ceremony from being held for two consecutive years.
Ireland's team for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games here has been capped at 116 athletes after the selection of two judoka.