| Aug 3, 2012
Just got back to London from a wonderful 48 mile walk in Norfolk. I am emailing this from the entrance to the ExCel, where fans are pouring in for judo and boxing. I am going to judo men's and women's largest weight class, and hope to see Putin cheering...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 7:13 PM
LOS ANGELES — Entering Saturday afternoon with a string of losses and likely to face an uncertain future in the Ultimate Fighting Championship in the event of another, Manny Gamburyan walked into the Staples Center with plenty riding on his...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:57 PM
Badminton may be just a game with shuttle cocks to some, but it`s the national sport of Malaysia.
It is so big that Andrew Kam who owns the Pegasus gold mine and the Kuala Lumpur Racket Club, offered a gold bar to any Malaysian who came back from the...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 10:42 AM
Hoosiers have the opportunity to listen to music from artists from around the world at the Indy Jazz Festival (IJF).
The IJF will have events and concerts open to the public from September 10 to 16. The main outdoor days of the festival are on...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 6:15 PM
These are the days of Ronda Rousey.
She has become a media darling, a sex symbol and a bona fide mixed-martial-arts superstar who's been all over the television screen, magazine covers and, of course, the Internet, with roughly 100,000 Twitter...
| Aug 17, 2012
Kayla Harrison stopped by to talk about her remarkable victory at the Olympics, winning the first gold medal in judo for the United States - and opens up about her painful path to gold.
For more information, visit kaylaharrison.com.
| Jan 31, 2013
| 7:22 PM
In his hopes of rising in the world of mixed martial arts, Glendale’s Sevak Magakian said he was taking a chance to further his career when he took a fight with Bellator MMA on roughly two weeks notice.
Magakian also looked to take a risk in his...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 7:48 AM
They won’t write citations, lead hikes or carry guns, but Glendale’s new volunteer trail watch guards will almost certainly be dealing with difficult people.
On Saturday, the roughly 20-person team got a lesson in “verbal judo,”...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 10:40 AM
The Players Poker Championship (PPC) South America Poker Classic (SAPC) in Aruba is less than a month away, with the PPC returning to the island May 4-9 at the Radisson Aruba poker room.
Vincenzo Giannelli from Venezuela will be the featured pro at...
| Aug 30, 2010
Anton Geesink, who helped make judo a universally popular sport by winning a gold medal at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, has died. He was 76.
Geesink died Friday, according to the Dutch state broadcaster NOS. He had spent several weeks in a hospital in his...
| Dec 9, 2010
After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor 69 years ago, Frank S. Emi, a Los Angeles grocer, was among the thousands of law-abiding Japanese Americans on the West Coast who suddenly were regarded as threats to national security. They were herded by federal...