Summer is the peak time for judo tournaments in Japan, giving athletes opportunities to test their skills and development during various competitions.
Japan won its sixth consecutive mixed-team judo championship in Doha after beating France in a thrilling, hard-fought final a year ahead of the Paris Olympics.
May's world championships will shine the spotlight on 2024 Olympic judo medal hopefuls. Prior to that, a trip to Europe was a good learning experience.
The Kodokan, the spiritual home of judo, brought together people of all ages and skills for the Kagami Biraki ceremony in an auspicious New Year's celebration.
It's fair to say that the recent Tokyo judo tournament narrowed down the competition for a spot on the national team going to the Paris Olympics.
Whether they win or lose, participation in matches instills children with confidence that serves them well as a source of strength in daily life.
Helping overseas judo clubs with recycled uniforms was challenging after the invasion of Ukraine, so NPO JUDOs asked individuals to carry them to the refugees.
Competing without weight distinction, it showcases judo in its original form, attracting all Japanese judoka to want to test themselves at least once.
After a splendid Beijing Olympics, for future athletes the sports world must tackle the problems plaguing it such as inexplicable scoring and uniform violations, as well...
I will steadily work to promote judo and create new values while at the same time being involved in strengthening athletes looking ahead to the Paris...
Following a successful Tokyo Olympics, the former men’s judo national team head coach steps into new roles, bringing fresh ideas and strategies for promoting and developing...
The judoka shares his plans for when his term as coach of the Japan men’s judo team ends.