Kim Jin-a secured North Korea's first gold medal in the history of the International Judo Federation World Judo Masters, as she won the women's under-57 kilograms division in Qingdao.
Japan's world champion Sone Akira became the first judoka to secure their place at next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo by topping the podium on the final day of the International Judo Federation (IJF) Osaka Grand Slam.
Japanese judokas won all four events on the second day of competition at the International Judo Federation (IJF) Osaka Grand Slam.
World champion Uta Abe suffered her first defeat on the International Judo Federation World Tour in three years on the opening day of the Osaka Grand Slam.
Osaka is set to host the final international judo competition on Japanese soil before the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, when it welcomes athletes for the last Grand Slam event of the season.
Olympic champion Tina Trstenjak clinched gold on the second day of the International Judo Federation (IJF) Grand Slam event in Abu Dhabi.
Hosts Uzbekistan won four gold medals at the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Judo Grand Prix in Tashkent.
England will host the Commonwealth Judo Championships for the first time since 1986 when the event begins tomorrow.
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.
Uzbekistan dominated the International Blind Sports Federation Judo Asian and Oceanian Championships in Atyrau as they took home seven gold medals.
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.
More than 100 athletes will compete over three days at the International Blind Sports Federation Judo Asian and Oceanian Championships in Atyrau.
Samoa's athletes will be hosted by Yamagata City in their build up for next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo, it has been announced.