At the final of judo's Grand Prix of Antalya Russia gained two golds, one in the men's under 100 kilo category, the other in the women's under 78 kilo category.
Turkey's hopes for gold rested on 73 kilo contender Hasan Vanlioglu but Uzbekistan's Mirzahid Farmonov's beat him to it.
Man of the day was Uzbekistan’s Giyosjon Boboev after he came through an epic final when the world number 9 met world number 8 Tommy Macias.
The Tbilisi Grand Prix got underway with five gold medals for the taking.
It was the turn of the heavyweights on the third and final day of the Baku Grand Slam.
Rufat Ismayilov thrilled his home support on day two of the Baku Grand Slam thanks to a standout performance that saw him strike gold in the men’s -81kg…
Serbian judoka Aleksandar Kukolj celebrated his second consecutive Grand Slam victory after winning the men’s -90 kilo title on the third and final day in Tokyo – the last event of the 2016…
The opening day of the Tokyo Grand Slam was dominated by the home country but Japan got a rude awakening in the under-63 kg category.
Pedro Lasuén, euronews: “The World Judo Tour is drawing to a close and it’s time for competitors to wrap up the season in style.
The final day of the final staging of the Qingdao Judo Grand Prix before it moves to Hohhot in Inner Mongolia next year, took place on Sunday with five gold medals for the…
Four gold medals were up for grabs on day two of the Qingdao Grand Prix in China and Japanese judoka’s won two of them to finally open up their account on the east…
European Championships silver medallist Guusje Steenhuis of the Netherlands enjoyed her fourth Grand Slam victory in the -78kg division on the third and final day of the Abu Dhabi Grand…
The second day of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam saw the return of some of the sport’s big guns to the World Judo Tour.
Born on October 28, 1860, Jigoro Kano became the founder of judo, a sport of tradition based on a moral code.
The home contingent took their fine performance into the third and final day of the Tashkent Grand Prix in Uzbekistan.
The home Judokas enjoyed yet another impressive day at the Tashkent Grand Prix adding six medals to the seven their won on the opening day.
The Zagreb Grand Prix 2016 has ended with the competition producing a new crop of champions, many of whom won medals for the first time.
Day Two of the Judo Grand Prix in Zagreb, Croatia, and with most Olympic stars taking a well-earned break or others being at the wrong stage of their preparations, it was an all-new set of judoka carr
First day of competition from the Judo Grand Prix in Zagreb saw five finals.
Yemen’s war between Houthi rebels and political allies of ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh continues to rage on.
Egyptian judoka Islam el-Shahabi (in blue) has been sent home from the Rio Olympics by his national team for refusing to shake hands with an Israeli judoka.
Majlinda Kelmendi returned home to Kosovo a new national hero after winning her nation’s first ever Olympic gold medal.
Majlinda Kelmendi has steadily taken the world of judo by storm ever since she burst onto the scene to win the World Junior Championships in 2009.
The people of Rio de Janeiro's City of God' favela are hoping that a gold medal win by one of their own - Rafaela Silva - will help remove the stigma they face daily.
Rio Olympics: Mudranov gives Russia a perfect start as American teenager Thrasher shoots to first goldBeslan Mudranov gave Russia something to cheer about following a scandal-plagued build up to the 2016 Rio Games.
Beslan Mudranov gave Russia something to cheer about following a scandal-plagued build up to the 2016 Rio Games.
Chris Froome will lead the Great Britain team as he bids to emulate the feat of compatriot Bradley Wiggins in the Olympic cycling road race on Saturday.