Takanori Nagase claims fourth Osaka Grand Slam title

More Sports / Judo Nov 23, 2019

Takanori Nagase claims fourth Osaka Grand Slam title

Takanori Nagase captured his fourth championship at the Osaka Grand Slam on Saturday, winning the men's 81-kg division. Nagase, who was the bronze medalist at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, defeated countryman and 2018 world silver medalist Sotaro Fujiwara in the final to win ...

More Sports / Judo Mar 19, 2018

Japan wins three more golds on final day of Grand Slam judo

Sotaro Fujiwara defeated Japanese compatriot Takeshi Sasaki to win the men's 81-kg division on Sunday, the final day of the Ekaterinburg Grand Slam in Russia. Fujiwara defeated Sasaki by ippon to capture his second career grand slam championship following his victory in Paris in February. In ...