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More Sports / Judo Feb 19, 2019

Injury to keep Mashu Baker out of Dusseldorf Grand Slam

Olympic gold medalist Mashu Baker will skip this week's Dusseldorf Grand Slam due to a right hamstring injury, the All Japan Judo Federation said Tuesday. Baker, the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic champion in the men's 90-kilogram division, will miss the three-day meet in Germany. ...

London Olympic gold medalist Kaori Matsumoto to retire

More Sports / Judo Feb 2, 2019

London Olympic gold medalist Kaori Matsumoto to retire

Kaori Matsumoto will close the curtain on her competitive career, a source close to the 31-year-old said Saturday. A two-time world champion and 2012 London Olympic gold medalist, Matsumoto said in November she would retire from the front line of the sport following her first-round ...