The latest Olympic judo news and information.
The head of judo's world governing body has fired back at international cycling's new chief for suggesting the martial art could be moved to the Winter Olympics.
South Korea's army says Olympic judo silver medalist Wang Ki-chun was held in a military detention facility for eight days for using his mobile phone during his compulsory training.
Olympic judo bronze medalist Charline Van Snick says she will appeal her two-year suspension for a positive cocaine test before the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
A Jamaican who competed in taekwondo at the London Olympics said Tuesday he has tested positive for a banned substance.
Asley Gonzalez of Cuba beat Varlam Liparteliani of Georgia to win the gold medal in the men's 90-kilogram division at the judo world championships Friday.
A Russian judo official says a four-time European judo champion who committed suicide had been depressed since failing to win a medal at last year's London Olympics.
Edith Bosch, the judo world champion who shoved a man at the London Olympics for throwing a bottle on the track before the men's 100-meter final, is retiring from the sport.
The Japanese Olympic Committee has cut funding for the All Japan Judo Federation and ordered it to take preventive measures as punishment for coaches' abusive training of female judokas.
The highest court in sports has upheld the decision to bar a Taiwanese taekwondo fighter from election to the IOC athletes' commission for breaking campaign rules.
Two-time Olympic judo champion Masato Uchishiba was sentenced Friday to five years in prison for raping a female member of a university judo club in 2011.
Japan's judo federation says head coach Ryuji Sonoda used violence against athletes at a training camp before the London Olympics.
Myles Porter of the United States won the silver medal in 220-pound judo at the Paralympics on Saturday.
Olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison is enjoying her victory tour so much she is no longer ruling out a return in Rio de Janeiro in four years.
Anthony Obame made Olympic history just by losing.
South Korea and Argentina won Olympic taekwondo gold Friday in dramatically different finals.
American taekwondo fighter Paige McPherson knocked out British world champion Sarah Stevenson in the first round of the women's 67-kilogram division at the London Olympics.