It was a thrilling men’s heavyweight final on the third and last day of the 2018 Cancun Judo Grand Prix in Mexico. Lukas Krpalek of the Czech Republic was our Man of the Day after taking gold in the +100kg category, while Rika Takayama of Japan was our Woman of the Day after winning the -78kg gold.
Austria, Belgium and Sweden won their first golds at the Cancun Judo Grand Prix 2018 as 21 countries have now medalled after two days of competition. Our Woman of the Day was Austria's Michaela Polleres, who won -63kg gold, while Sweden's Tommy Macias was our Man of the Day, winning the -73kg gold.
Russia tops the medals table on day 1 of the Cancun Judo Grand Prix 2018. Argentina's Paula Pareto, who won gold in the -48kg final, was our woman of the day, while Tornike Tsjakadoea was our man of the day as the Dutch-Georgian judoka claimed his first ever medal on the IJF World Judo Tour.
An Venezuelan opposition lawmaker has died while in custody at the state intelligence headquarters in Caracas, but conflicting reports from government officials and the opposition have led to confusion over what actually happened