Judo meaning "gentle way” is a modern combat sport that originated in Japan.

Its most prominent feature is its competitive element, where the object is to throw one's opponent to the ground, immobilize or otherwise subdue one's opponent or force an opponent to submit by joint locking the elbow or by applying a choke.

Judo was first incorporated into the Asian Games in 1986.



Japan, Mongolia dominate judo rankings bonus
10 Jan 2018

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 10, 2018: The International Judo Federation is paying a 700,000 USD bonus to the players who ended 2017 ranked number one in the world in their respective categories. All 14 top-ranked judo.....

Cash windfall for Mongolian, Japanese and Korean judoka
02 Feb 2017

Lausanne, Switzerland, February 2, 2107: The International Judo Federation has awarded all 14 judoka who ended 2016 as World No. 1 with an extra US$50,000 each in prize money......