Ryuju Nagayama, Ai Shishime earn Qingdao Masters titles

More Sports / Judo Dec 12, 2019

Ryuju Nagayama, Ai Shishime earn Qingdao Masters titles

Ryuju Nagayama won the men's 60-kg division in an impressive display Thursday at the Qingdao Masters. Compatriot Ai Shishime was also victorious, taking the women's 52-kg title on the first day of the competition, which serves as a selection event for next year's Tokyo Olympic ...

Abe aims high at world championships

More Sports / Judo Aug 24, 2017

Abe aims high at world championships

Hifumi Abe said Thursday he hopes to take a first step toward a coveted Olympic gold as he looks to shake off not being selected for the Rio Olympics by becoming the 66-kg world judo champion. Speaking to reporters at Narita airport before heading to ...