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Japan world judo team double boosts 2016 Rio Olympic hopes

Japan world judo team double boosts 2016 Rio Olympic hopes

Japan will head to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro next year full of hope and expectation after completing a superb world championship week in Astana on Sunday.

Judo legend Teddy Riner only "satisfied" with record eighth world title Judo legend Teddy Riner only "satisfied" with record eighth world title

A pensive Teddy Riner described himself as merely "satisfied" after claiming a record eighth title at the world judo championships in Kazakhstan on Saturday.

Gevrise Emane resists youth surge as Mami Umeki keeps Japan dominating

Veteran Gevrise Emane turned back the clock to win her third world title as a wave of young pretenders led by Japan`s Mami Umeki swept the world judo championships in Kazakhstan on Friday.

Double delight for Japan at judo worlds

Japan won both golds on offer in Astana on Wednesday on the third day of the world judo championships to take control of the medals table.

Senior Judo Federation Cup from April 26

The Senior Judo Federation Cup Championship for men and women will be held at Vijaywara from April 26 to 28, a spokesman of Judo Federation of India said here on Sunday. Over 300 judokas are expected to take part in the three- day championship, he said.

Seventh heaven for Teddy Riner as Lukas Krpalek makes Czech history Seventh heaven for Teddy Riner as Lukas Krpalek makes Czech history

Teddy Riner won his seventh world title as he took over-100kg gold in Chelyabinsk on Saturday, with Lukas Krpalek making history for the Czech Republic.

Japan`s Masashi Ebinuma wins third world 66kg gold Japan`s Masashi Ebinuma wins third world 66kg gold

Japan`s Masashi Ebinuma claimed gold in the -66kg category for the third time at the World Judo Championships on Tuesday.

It is the third consecutive world title for the 24-year-old Olympic bronze medallist after Paris in 2011 and Rio de Janeiro in 2013.

Indian judoka Rajwinder wins bronze

Indian judoka Rajwinder Kaur clinched the bronze medal in the women`s -78kg category beating Kenyan Esther Akinyi Ratugi in the bronze medal play-off contest B in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre here Sunday.

2014 Commonwealth Games, Day 3 - As it happened...

Day 3 of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games will feature 15 sports with events with 30 gold medals at stake. Indian athletes will feature in nine sports – badminton, boxing, cycling, hockey, judo, lawn bowls, shooting, table tennis and weightlifting.

India schedule on Day 3 at 2014 Commonwealth Games

Day 3 of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games will feature 15 sports with events with 30 gold medals at stake. Indian athletes will feature in nine sports – badminton, boxing, cycling, hockey, judo, lawn bowls, shooting, table tennis and weightlifting.

Commonwealth games 2014: India men falter, women judokas impress again

Indian women judokas Sunibala Huidrom (-70kg) and Garima Choudhary (-63kg) Friday advanced to the quarterfinals at the Commonwealth Games here but Balvinder Singh (-73kg) and Vikender Singh (-81kg) both floundered in the men`s round of 32.

India watch at 2014 Commonwealth Games on Thursday

Detailed schedule of India specific events on Day 2 at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Judokas seek glory in Commonwealth Games 2014

With judo coming back into the Commonwealth Games fold after 12 years, Indian judokas looked a confident lot as they begin their campaign here tomorrow, aiming to produce the best-ever performance by the country in the quadrennial event.

14 Indian judokas to fight for top honours at the Glasgow CWG

India will send a strong contingent of 14 judokas (7 men and 7 women) at the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

JSW launches sports excellence programme

JSW Group thursday announced the launch of a long term plan to lift Indian sports for which it claims to have started building infrastructure for five disciplines at its steel plant in Bellary, Karnataka.

Humera Ashique first Pakistan woman to clinch judo gold

Humera Ashique created history after becoming the first Pakistani woman to clinch gold in an international event in Nepal on Sunday.