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Judo Olympics

Saudi Arabia's First Female Olympian Raises Scorn Of Kingdom's Clerics

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 08.03.2012 | World

CAIRO -- There was no way Alaa al-Mizyen, a 22-year-old Saudi investment consultant, was missing this Olympic match. While her family slept in late Fr...

Meet Newest U.S. Olympic Hero

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 10.02.2012 | Sports

LONDON — Kayla Harrison took her spot atop the medal stand, determined not to cry during the national anthem. She was in tears after one note....

Solution Found In Olympic Headscarf Controversy?

AP | STEPHEN WILSON | Posted 09.30.2012 | Sports

LONDON — A female judo fighter from Saudi Arabia will be allowed to compete in the Olympics wearing a form of headscarf after a compromise was r...

Russia's Isaev Takes Judo Gold

AP | Posted 07.30.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Mansur Isaev of Russia won a gold medal in Olympic judo Monday in the men's 73-kilogram category. Isaev defeated the current world champion...