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  1. Charline van Snick wins doping appeal but loses medal

    Belgian judoka Charline van Snick won her appeal against a two-year doping ban but was stripped of her bronze medal from the 2013 world championships by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2014
  2. Judo head shoots down suggested move to Winter Olympics

    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.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2014
  3. Q&A: Kings owner Vivek Ranadive

    Jared Dubin

    Vivek Ranadive is an award-winning CEO, the author of three best-selling books, a black belt in taekwondo and a former national junior girls basketball coach. He's a graduate of MIT and Harvard and the founder of the multibillion dollar company TIBCO...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  4. South Korea judoka detained for using cell phone in army

    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.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2014
  5. Charline Van Snick to appeal 2-year doping suspension

    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.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2014
  6. Taekwondo Olympian from Jamaica tests positive

    A Jamaican who competed in taekwondo at the London Olympics said Tuesday he has tested positive for a banned substance.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2013
  7. NCAA women's soccer power rankings -- Florida Gators show plenty ...

    Graham Hays

    Led by taekwondo black belt Savannah Jordan, who has 10 goals as a freshman, Florida fights its way back into our soccer power rankings.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2013
  8. Cuban Asley Gonzalez wins gold at judo worlds

    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.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2013
  9. Sadako From Ringu Threw the First Pitch at a Baseball Game for So...

    Emily Yoshida

    Korean baseball games may have been stepping it up in the "viral first pitch" department in the last month or so, but Japan just saw them their backflipping, taekwondo-ing windups and raised them an army of Sadakos. You know, the creepy zombie girl w...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  10. Olympic failure led to judoka's suicide, official says

    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.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2013
  11. Judoka Edith Bosch to retire, shoved bottle thrower

    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.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2013
  12. Japan Olympic Committee punishes Japan judo over coaches' violenc...

    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.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2013
  13. CAS upholds disqualification in IOC athletes' vote

    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.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2013
  14. Judoka Masato Uchishiba sentenced to 5 years in prison

    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.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2013
  15. Japan's judo federation says coach used violence

    Japan's judo federation says head coach Ryuji Sonoda used violence against athletes at a training camp before the London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2013
  16. Georgia girl beating the odds against cancer

    Bill Speros

    The Atlanta Falcons still face long odds in their bid to finish 19-0 this season. And they can look to one of their dedicated fans, Monica Sandoval of Winder, Ga., for inspiration any time they need it. Sandoval, 17, has beaten acute myeloid leuke...

    Blog | November 09, 2012