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Jul 24, 2013 | The Japan Times

Judo federation's next move

The scandal-ridden All Japan Judo Federation will hold an extraordinary meeting of councilors on July 30 to discuss a proposal to dismiss 23 directors, including chairman Haruki Uemura.

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Sun Jul 07, 2013

Daily Yomiuri

Support important for mother athletesJuly 8, 2013 Two-time world...

Two-time world figure skating champion Miki Ando, who gave birth to a baby girl in April, is fighting for a spot in the Sochi Winter Games to be held in February.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Figure Skating, Ice Skating, Winter Sports, Competitive Skating, Olympic Figure Skating, Olympics, Miki Ando, Olympic Winter Games, Summer Olympic

Fri Jun 28, 2013

The Japan Times

Judo head should resign now

Mr. Haruki Uemura, chairman of the All Japan Judo Federation, announced Monday that he will resign around October to take the responsibility for a series of scandals that have hit the judo organization.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Judo, Martial Arts, Opinion

Mon Jun 24, 2013

The Japan Times

Judo chief Uemura hints at resignation

Job to do: All Japan Judo Federation chairman Haruki Uemura speaks at a news conference at Tokyo's Kodokan on Monday.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Judo, Martial Arts, Sports, Olympics, Ice Skating, Winter Sports

Tue Apr 16, 2013

Daily Yomiuri

Longtime Tani rival Fukumi retiresApril 17, 2013 Tomoko Fukumi, the...

Tomoko Fukumi, the only judoka in history to beat Ryoko Tani twice but who constantly competed in the shadow of the judo superstar, announced her retirement Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Judo, Summer Olympics, Tomoko Fukumi

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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