Judo

US Olympic gold hasn't made for winning bets in Las Vegas

Aug 19, 2016

Rowing, shooting and judo _ the U.S. may have won big gold medals in those Olympic events but some of the most prominent Las Vegas sports books didn't even bother with them

IOC reprimands Egyptian who wouldn't shake Israeli's hand

Aug 15, 2016

Olympic officials say an Egyptian judo athlete has been reprimanded and sent home after refusing to shake his Israeli opponent's hand

Israel basking in success in its "national sport" of judo

Aug 14, 2016

Forget the handshake that wasn't _ Israel is delighted with something much more unusual: international athletic success

Egyptian judo athlete refuses to shake Israeli's hand

Aug 12, 2016

Middle Eastern politics spills onto the judo mat at the Olympics when an Egyptian competitor refused to shake the hand of his winning Israeli opponent

Death, doping and disrespect at Rio Olympics

Aug 12, 2016

Day 7 of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics is dogged by the death of a police officer who was brought in to help with security but was shot near a slum

Etiquette of judo integral to Japanese martial art

Aug 12, 2016

Judo is a Japanese martial art that was developed in the 19th century based on principles of self-defense

Japan sweeps judo golds at Rio Olympics in middleweights

Aug 10, 2016

Japan has swept the judo gold medals at the Rio Olympics, taking the top spot in both men's and women's middleweight divisions

Refugee athletes from Congo find joy simply in competing

Aug 10, 2016

Refugee athletes Yolande Bukasa and Popole Misenga competed in judo at the Rio Olympics, and they found joy even though they lost their bouts

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