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Taiwan boy dies after being repeatedly slammed in judo class

June 30, 2021 6:27 pm

The boy, identified only by his surname, Huang, was taken off life support on Tuesday night after being in a coma since the April 21 incident.

India's judo team in Kyrgyzstan forced to pull out after two players test positive for Covid 19

April 08, 2021 7:35 am

The organisers are likely to take a final decision regarding India's participation in the remainder of the tournament later on Wednesday. However, a source said the team is likely to skip the tournament and return India if rest of the contingent tests negative.

Iran banned from world judo until it agrees to face Israel

October 22, 2019 10:04 pm

The International Judo Federation has imposed an indefinite ban on Iran’s team until it promises to end a long-running boycott of Israel.

World Judo Championships: Iran judoka pressured not to fight Israeli, refuses to return home

September 03, 2019 11:28 am

An Iranian judoka is refusing to return home over fears for his safety after he ignored orders from his national federation to pull out of fights to avoid a potential final meeting with an Israeli.

Facing tall order, Avtar Singh turns to coach who is an equal

May 31, 2016 12:07 pm

Avtar Singh, became the first judoka in 12 years to qualify for the Olympics, sought the tutelage of former national champion Cawas Billimoria.

Avtar Singh backed himself when others doubted him to qualify for Rio 2016 Olympics

August 10, 2016 7:25 pm

Avtar Singh battled money problems and needed all the little funding his parents had to continue his sojourn in the sport.

Asian Games 2014: Indian Judokas, weightlifters fail to impress in Incheon

September 20, 2014 6:21 pm

The Indians were humbled by their superior opponents in both sports and failed to win any medals.

Rajwinder Kaur bags bronze in judo at Commonwealth Games

July 27, 2014 11:23 am

The Indian judoka defeated Esther Akinyi Ratugi of Kenya in the bronze medal match on penalty points.

India's women's table tennis team blanks New Zealand; four judokas in fray for bronze at Commonwealth Games

July 26, 2014 10:51 pm

Kumaresan starred in India's 3-0 win over New Zealand. They face Singapore in the semifinals later on Saturday.

Likmaban, Chana finish second best

July 25, 2014 1:03 pm

Chana lost to England’s McKenzie, while the 20-year-old Likmaban went down to Scotland’s Chloe Rayner.


Vladimir Putin takes Narendra Modi, other leaders to judo tournament

September 06, 2019 1:47 pm

A six-member Indian team is participating in the international judo championship named after Jigoro Kano, a Japanese educator and athlete who founded judo.

Jitu Rai gets India off to golden start at 2014 Asian Games

September 20, 2014 4:33 pm

Swetha Chaudhry won bronze in the 10M Air Pistol Women's team shooting event at Incheon.

Weightlifters, shooters add to India's medal tally

July 27, 2014 4:21 pm

India's medal winners from day 3 of the Commonwealth Games at Glasgow 2014.