Sep 5, 2013

Scandal-ridden Tenri University judo program suspends operations

Tenri University on Thursday announced its elite judo program will cease activities until it takes steps to prevent physical abuse. A day after the judo department head, Shozo Fujii, stepped down to take responsibility for the physical abuse of first-year students on the men’s ...

Jun 29, 2013

Judo head should resign now

As long as Haruki Uemura clings to his chairmanship of the All Japan Judo Federation stays, Japanese judo will continue to suffer from a tainted image.