Reigning Olympic champion Uta Abe received the International Judo Federation's top individual accolade for women for the second straight year.
A nursery school judo festival, an elementary school tourney with parents sitting in coaches' seats and a mall demonstration of the sport highlight its appeal.
One of the most attractive features of the Asian Games was the diversity of events, from traditional sports like judo to new categories like urban and...
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.
In Doha, Japanese judoka collected five gold medals and 11 individual medals in 10 weight classes at the World Judo Championships.
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.
Mostly inactive since the Tokyo Olympics in July 2021, Shohei Ono is reportedly on the verge of beginning preparations next year for a coaching career.
By beating two-time world champion Ai Shishime in their Tokyo Grand Slam title match, Uta Abe sends a clear signal that she remains a force to...
Whether they win or lose, participation in matches instills children with confidence that serves them well as a source of strength in daily life.