Ukraine's judoka Daria Bilodid has said winning gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics would be the realisation of her childhood dream, having recovered from the disappointment of the postponement of the Games.
Canadian judokas have returned to training amid the coronavirus pandemic but are avoiding contact with the rest of the public.
The International Judo Federation (IJF) has revealed that "Stronger Together" – in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and racism felt across the globe – will be the theme of World Judo Day in 2020.
The International Judo Federation (IJF) has described the racist graffiti aimed at black French athletes in Paris as "disturbing".
Algeria's four-time judo Olympian Salima Souakri has been named as the new secretary of state to the Minister of Youth and Sports in the nation's Government.
Visually impaired British judoka Elliot Stewart has said there is more to come from him at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics after a strong 2019 season, despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Portugal's judo world champion Jorge Fonseca has tested positive for COVID-19, forcing him to abandon plans to train with the national team in Coimbra.
Olympic bronze medallist Sergei Aschwanden has been elected as the new President of the Swiss Judo Federation.
The European Judo Union (EJU) is holding the second week of its online judo festival, which was established due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Syria’s Sanda Aldass has expressed her aim of competing as part of the Refugee Olympic Team at Tokyo 2020 having fled civil war.
The International Judo Federation (IJF) is hoping to restart the World Judo Tour season in September following an enforced break due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Spanish Judo Federation has launched an active programme for youngsters coping with the COVID-19 pandemic, after recent reports suggested an increase in weight of children who are in confinement.
The Judokan Uruguay Association (AJU) has been approved as an affiliated member of the South American Judo Confederation.
Slovenian judoka and former world number one Rok Drakšič has been chosen as the new head coach of Finland's team, with the aim of earning the nation its first Olympic medal in the sport.
The proposed new dates for the 2020 European Judo Championships have been confirmed, with the event to remain as part of the Tokyo 2020 qualification process.