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UST, UE rule UAAP judo

Mar 02, 2020 - 10:52 PM

UST captures its fourth straight men's UAAP judo title, while UE wins its maiden women's crown

JUDOKAS. The UAAP wraps up Season 82 of its judo tournaments. Photo from UAAP

UE on course for UAAP judo history

Feb 29, 2020 - 11:00 PM

The UE Lady Warriors are on track of winning the school's first UAAP judo championship

FOR HISTORY. UE team captain Jea Lopez helps her team take the lead after day 1 of the UAAP judo championships. Photo from release

Judo champion loses after 9-year unbeaten run

Feb 10, 2020 - 3:48 PM

After 154 straight wins, France's Teddy Riner suffers his first loss since 2010 after getting beaten by Japan's Kokoro Kageura

BRIGHT SIDE. Despite failing to stretch his win streak, Teddy Riner says it is a relief to lose. Photo by Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA-EFE

Mariya Takahashi defends SEA Games 2019 judo gold

Dec 06, 2019 - 4:44 PM

Teen judoka Mariya Takahashi rallies back to clinch back-to-back SEA Games gold medals

TITLE DEFENSE. Mariya Takahashi wins the gold medal in women's 70kg judo event of the 30th SEA Games at the Laus event center in Pampanga on December 6, 2019. Rappler screengrab

Kiyomi Watanabe rolls to golden SEA Games 4-peat

Dec 05, 2019 - 6:57 PM

Philippine Olympic hopeful Kiyomi Watanabe continues to reign supreme in SEA Games judo

4-PEAT. Kiyomi Watanabe cruises to her fourth-straight SEA Games gold. File photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

U.S. judoka Hatton, 2020 Olympic hopeful, dead at age 24

Sep 26, 2019 - 12:10 PM

One of Team USA's top judo prospects for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics died unexpectedly

GONE TOO SOON. Aside from a being a top athlete, Jack Hatton has been described as an 'an all-around great person.' Photo from International Judo Federation

Baguio City eyes complaint vs Cebu Pacific over delayed judo team flight

Sep 07, 2019 - 9:46 PM

Baguio City Administrator Bonifacio dela Peña is set to meet with judo athletes and their coaches to discuss the plan to file a protest against Cebu Pacific

File photo from AFP

Judoka Kiyomi Watanabe cops 1st PH silver

Aug 30, 2018 - 6:34 PM

The Filipino-Japanese bows to the favored Nami Nabekura of Japan in title round of the 2018 Asian Games judo competition

SOLID DEBUT. Kiyomi Watanabe (in blue) delivers a medal right on her first Asian Games stint. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

LOOK: List of PSC's 10 priority sports in 2018

Mar 29, 2018 - 3:31 PM

These are the top 10 sports that will receive a bigger share of the government's allocated budget

BANNERING. (from left to right) weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz, judoka Kiyomi Watanable and gymnast Carlos Edriel Yulo. Photo by presidential photo (Diaz), PSC-POC Media Group (Watanabe), Munehiro Kugimiya's Facebook page (Yulo)

2017 dynasties in UAAP Sports

Dec 23, 2017 - 9:10 PM

Get to know the UAAP Sports teams who are establishing an era of excellence

Ateneo honors its UAAP Season 80 champions with bonfire party

Dec 10, 2017 - 12:18 PM

While the celebrations were for teams of all sports, the men’s basketball team was the focus of the annual party

ONE BIG FIGHT. The Ateneo community comes together to celebrate with their champion teams. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

WATCH: Ateneo UAAP S80 first sem champion teams light bonfire

Dec 10, 2017 - 10:35 AM

The Ateneo community celebrates the glory of their champion teams of the first half of UAAP Season 80

BONFIRE.The Ateneo de Manila University community holds a bonfire party to celebrate its UAAP teams' successes in the first semester of the league. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

UST Lady Judokas nab 4th straight crown, Ateneo shares men's title with UST

Nov 13, 2017 - 12:09 AM

The Ateneo Blue Eagles and the Tiger Judokas are declared co-champions, but their tie will still be reviewed by the UAAP board

DYNASTY. The UST Lady Judokas earn their 4th straight championship title. Photo by Miah Terrenz Provido/The Varsitarian

SEA Games: Raih dua emas, Judo Indonesia juara umum

Aug 28, 2017 - 4:19 PM

Dua emas Judo disumbang oleh Mochammad Syaiful Raharjo dan Iksan Apriyadi

Kiyomi Watanabe nabs her 3-peat title in SEA Games judo; Nakano bags bronze

Aug 26, 2017 - 6:52 PM

Kiyomi Watanabe bests Thailand s Orapin Senatham while Shugen Nakano places 3rd in the men s judo under 66 division

THIRD GOLD. Watanabe continues her dominance in judo, winning her third gold since her debut in 2013. Photo by PSC-POC Media Group

PH judo team expects at least 5 medals in 2017 SEA Games

Jul 25, 2017 - 10:05 PM

The Philippines is sending Filipino Japanese athletes Kohei Kohagura Keisei Nakano Shugen Nakano Kiyomi Watanabe Mariya Takahashi and Davao City native Sydney Sy Tancontian to Kuala Lumpur

PH JUDO TEAM. Sydney Sy Tancontian is one of the athletes competing for the Philippines in judo at the 2017 Southeast Asian Games. Photo from Sydney Sy Tancontian's Facebook account

Far from Olympic glory, refugee judoka fights humble battle

Jul 06, 2017 - 12:36 PM

Eleven months after the Rio Olympics Popole Misenga is still poor living in two tiny rooms with his partner and children thousands of miles from his African homeland

FIGHT CONTINUES. Thousands of miles from his homeland, Popole Misenga lives in a Rio favela, where even jogging can be dangerous. Photo by Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP

Paralympians, poor Rio kids teach each other about overcoming limits

Sep 17, 2016 - 7:54 PM

Meeting about 30 young judo students in rough edged Rocinha is a distinct reality check for the French

EYE-OPENER. Paralympic French athlete Sandrini Martinet (R) is pictured during a visit by French athletes to the Reaction Institute, created by Brazilian Olympic bronze medalist, judoka Flavio Canto, in 2003 at the Favela da Rocinha shantytown, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on September 16, 2016. The Reaction Institute is a non-governmental organization that promotes human development and social inclusion through sport and education. TASSO MARCELO / AFP

Egyptian judoka sent home from Rio after refusing to shake hands with Israeli

Aug 16, 2016 - 10:26 AM

The judoka is issues a severe reprimand by the IOC which asked Egypt to educate athletes on Olympic values

UNSAVORY ENDING. Islam El Shehaby (L) had faced pressure from hardline Islamist groups to withdraw from his match with Israel's Or Sasson (R). Photo by Orlando Barria/EPA

Judo gold medalist sets aside MMA to help victims of sexual abuse

Aug 12, 2016 - 2:29 PM

Punching people in the face can wait for US Olympian Kayla Harrison as she looks forward to devoting time to a higher calling

PH judoka Kodo Nakano defeated by Italian at Rio Olympics

Aug 09, 2016 - 9:10 PM

Nakano is held down for 20 seconds to lose by ippon to Matteo Marconcini in the 81kg round of 64

EARLY EXIT. Kodo Nakono is defeated in less than 80 seconds in his Olympic debut. Photo by Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP

Baguio judoka legend hurt, companion killed in violent robbery

Apr 22, 2016 - 9:39 PM

Baguio judoka legend Racquel Lorenzo Salinas was seriously hurt while companion Pamela Palmorez was killed in a violent robbery incident on the road to Mt Jambo

AT LARGE. Composite sketch of the assailant from witness testimony

WATCH: Ronda Rousey donates UFC belt to Brazilian judo school

Aug 06, 2015 - 2:56 PM

Rousey kept het promise to leave her gold plated strap in a special place

IN PHOTOS: All Philippine gold medal wins at 2015 SEA Games

Jun 07, 2015 - 10:10 PM

View photos of all 29 of the Philippines gold medal wins at the 28th Southeast Asian Games

Gilas Cadets celebrate their 17th SEA Games basketball gold medal. Photo by Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee/Action Images via Reuters

SEA Games: Watanabe bags gold for PH in women’s judo

Jun 07, 2015 - 9:13 PM

The Philippines now has six gold medals at the 28th Southeast Asian Games as Kiyomi Watanebe tops her Thai opponent in 57 63 kg women s judo

Filipina-Japanese judoka Kiyomi Watanabe has earned gold for the Philippines. Screenshot from TV5

Pinoy Judoka Hoshina bows out of Olympics

Aug 03, 2012 - 7:22 PM

Hoshina surrenders to world bronze medalist Kim Sung Min of South Korea in their Round of 32 match