Abe siblings shine on first day of Dusseldorf Grand Slam

More Sports / Judo Feb 22, 2020

Abe siblings shine on first day of Dusseldorf Grand Slam

Japan won three gold medals Friday on the opening day of the Dusseldorf Grand Slam, with siblings Uta and Hifumi Abe both topping the podium. Nineteen-year-old sensation Uta claimed the women's 52-kg division gold with victory over French rival Amandine Buchard, while 22-year-old Hifumi won ...

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. ...