# Judo

This year
Ukraine issue Banksy postage stamp to mark first anniversary of war
It depicts a young judoka representing Ukraine knocking down a grown man.
Last year
Punishing Russian athletes unfair, says International Judo Federation with ties to Putin
IJF President Marius Vizer and the Russian President are long-standing friends, with Vizer praising him in 2014 as “the perfect ambassador for our sport”.
All time
'It is tough' - Ben Fletcher narrowly beaten by Khurramov
A second minute Waza-ari swung the contest for the Uzbekistan competitor.
Olympic debut ends in heartbreaking defeat for Fletcher
Austria’s Michaela Polleres was victorious in their women’s 70kg round 32 clash.
Irish Olympic hopeful Fletcher set for surgery on broken leg
Fletcher suffered the injury at the IJF Tel Aviv Grand Slam on Saturday.
'If Irish people ever thought I was brash, that would be my worst nightmare'
When the opportunity came to switch allegiance from Britain to Ireland, Ben Fletcher jumped at it.
Eddie Jones slammed as training camp leaves two players with broken leg and fractured jaw
Sam Jones and Anthony Watson will miss the November internationals.
Ronda Rousey: 'The Olympians in our sport are really neglected'
“I came home with just a handshake and a boot out the door,” says the UFC champ.
Heartbreak for Lisa Kearney as injury brings premature end to Olympic dream
The 25-year-old tweeted the bad news this evening.
Two little girls have the most adorable Judo fight ever
Bow down!
Watch the real-life Ron Burgundy getting arrested
US judoka disqualified after failed drugs test
Nicholas Delpopolo was competing in the 73kg division but has tested positive for a banned substance.
Saudi Arabia's first female Olympian 'honoured' despite quick exit
Wojdan Shaherkani makes history for Saudi Arabia – but is quickly eliminated from her women’s over-78kg judo tournament.
Controversy reigns in judo competition as judges overturn winning decision
Cho Jun-Ho of South Korea thought he was through to an Olympic semi-final. He was wrong.
Olympic Village: Day One, wrap
A round-up of the weird, wonderful and woeful of the first day of medal-winning action at London 2012.
Kearney loses out on 'golden score'
The Belfast judoka was beaten in sudden death this afternoon.
London 2012: Introducing... Lisa Kearney
The first woman to ever represent Ireland in the Judo competition.
Saudis to permit women to compete in Olympics
No female athletes from the country have secured qualification for London 2012 at present.
2012 Olympics: Kearney staying focused on that final step to London
Lisa Kearney is bidding to become the first woman to represent Ireland in Olympic Judo when she travels to Russia next week for the European Championships.