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  1. Sport - Other Sport - JUDO

    Judoka Uchishiba sentenced to 5 years in prison

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 01:05pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Two-time Olympic judo champion Masato Uchishiba was sentenced to five years in prison on Friday for raping a female member of a university judo club in 2011. In handing down his ruling, judge Tomonao Onizawa said the court “cannot trust at all” claims by Uchishiba that he had consensual sex with the student, Kyodo news agency reported. Uchishiba, 34, who ...

  2. Young judo exponents show impressive skills

    Posted May 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell The inaugural China Cup Judo Championships attracted more than 480 participants, with about 150 medals and trophies handed out at the Pei Ho Street Indoor Games Hall ... (immediate) victories. 'The ability on show was very impressive and having so many people taking part made the event a real success,' said Cheung Wai-yi, of The Hong Kong China Judo Club ...

  3. Judo

    Posted Nov 12th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui Judo is a martial art that originated in Japan. It is one of the official Olympic events. Judo includes a variety of rolls, falls, throws, hold-downs, chokes, joint-locks and strikes. But the main focus is on nage waza (throwing) and ne waza (groundwork). Judokas are divided into groups according to their weight. The objective of a judo player is to score an ippon, ...

  4. Ex-PM's debt paid in anniversary honour

    Posted Jan 21st 2007, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron A debt of gratitude brought former Japanese prime minister Yasuhiro Nakasone to the 40th anniversary celebrations of Hong Kong's leading Japanese judo club. With a delegation of Japanese politicians in tow, the 88-year-old retired Liberal Democrat statesman, who led Japan from 1982 to 1987, dropped by the Hong Kong Judo Kan on his way to an Asian summit ...

  5. No 33: Tong Wen

    Posted Jun 30th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... on the mat, win gold. 'If I had been there, the gold medal would have definitely ended up in Chinese hands,' Tong said. Since judo was introduced as a competitive sport at the 1992 Olympics ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Judo guru Sammy Tam kick-starts careers of thousands of students

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 05:20pm by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans annemarie.evans@scmp.com Sammy Tam Kai-cheung has been passionate about judo since he was aged 13. Now 38, I ask him jokingly how many people he thinks he’s thrown over his ... ambitions to make it to the Olympics. He represented Hong Kong at the Asian Games in 2002 and the judo World Championships in 2003. “I didn’t do that well,” he says. “But once I got there, I felt ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - JUDO

    Judo champion Ono reignites controversy in Japan

    Posted Sep 14th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo World champ reignites controversy in Japan World judo champion Shohei Ono has been suspended from his university for physically abusing junior members of the judo squad, an official said yesterday, reigniting controversy over violence in the Japanese sport. The episode is yet more bad news for a sport that has been dogged in recent years by scandal. ...

  8. All mixed up in the ring

    Posted Dec 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the kicks and punches used in sports like muay Thai and the grappling moves of judo or wrestling. To compete, fighters need to be at the top of their own chosen style and be comfortable using ...

  9. Big-name Pussy Riot backers jump on Putin's judo jaunt

    Posted Aug 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay Russian President Vladimir Putin has flown into a storm of Olympic proportions as he arrived in London to watch his favourite sport, judo, on the sidelines of a diplomatic ... Damascus. Now the British musicians want their leader to go in to bat for Pussy Riot, too, when he engages in a bit of judo diplomacy. They said: 'Dissent is a right in any democracy ...

  10. Law makes all the right moves

    Posted May 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung Watching local singer and film star Nicholas Tse Ting-fung's martial arts action on TV proved to be the inspiration for a new judo champion. 'I thought the judo ... Festival of Sport Hong Kong Junior Judo Championships 2012 on Sunday. The city's largest youth tournament was organised by the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, and took ...




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