JUDO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Judo fighter Nick Delpopolo tests positive for weed after eating ‘baked goods’

Someone tell judoka Nick Delpopolo to lay off those pot brownies. Delpopolo, a US judo fighter, was expelled from the Olympics after failing an in-competition doping test. The 23-year-old tested positive for cannabis on July 30 — the day he competed. Delpopolo said the positive test was “caused by my inadvertent consumption of food that I did not realize had been baked with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss
BAKED GOODS

Fighter fails drug test, blames food

American judo fighter Nick Delpopolo tested positive for marijuana and was sent home from the Olympics, but explained he consumed the pot by accident. 

Via The Victory Formation
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Dutch judo champion Edith Bosch beats up Olympic bottle thrower

Via Guyism
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Riner wins men's plus 100K judo gold

Teddy Riner of France won the men's over 100-kilogram Olympic judo gold medal on Friday, giving him the only medal he was missing. Riner, 23, defeated Russia's Alexander Mikhaylin in an anti-climactic final where he was mainly on the attack. Mikhaylin made little effort to fight except to bat away Riner's attempts to grip his uniform. With a record five world championship...
Via Fox Sports
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Harrison wins women's 78K judo gold

Kayla Harrison gave the U.S. its first judo gold medal in Olympic history, taking the 78-kilogram title Thursday at the London Games. Harrison defeated Britain's Gemma Gibbons in a final she dominated from the start, getting a stronger grip on Gibbons and managing to throw her twice. Her medal is the U.S.' second in judo this week: Teammate Marti Malloy won a bronze in...
Via AP on Fox
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Lucie Decosse wins women's 70K Olympic judo medal

Lucie Decosse of France won the women's 70-kilogram Olympic judo gold medal on Wednesday after a tense final marked by aggressive grabbing and pulling that sometimes resembled a schoolyard fight. The top-ranked Decosse defeated German Kerstin Thiele in the final. Her victory adds a medal to Decosse's collection: She won silver at the Beijing Games and is a triple world...
Via AP on Fox
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

American Malloy ousts No. 2 seed

American judo player Marti Malloy has knocked out the No. 2 seed in a victory that her coach said could allow her to fight for a medal later Monday. Portuguese fighter Telma Monteiro defeated Malloy in their two last meetings, but U.S. coach Jimmy Pedro described Malloy's recent form as ''spectacular.'' On Monday, Malloy fought off Monteiro's aggressive...
Via AP on Fox
July 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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