Kageura beats rival to claim 100-kg judo title

More Sports / Judo Feb 27, 2017

Kageura beats rival to claim 100-kg judo title

Kokoro Kageura defeated Rio Olympic silver medalist Hisayoshi Harasawa in an all-Japan final to win the men's over-100 kg title at the Dusseldorf Grand Prix in Germany on Sunday. On the final day of action at Mitsubishi Electric Halle, Asian Championships winner Kageura claimed a ...

Arai captures title at German judo tourney

More Sports / Judo Feb 26, 2017

Arai captures title at German judo tourney

Chizuru Arai captured the women's 70-kg title at the Dusseldorf Grand Prix in Germany on Saturday. The 23-year-old Arai defeated Frenchwoman Marie Eve Gahie by ippon in the final and was the only Japanese winner among the four men's and women's weight classes contested on ...