The Latest: Judo events to restart following virus break

The International Judo Federation says it is restarting events which should feed into qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

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The International Judo Federation says it is restarting events which should feed into qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics.

International judo events started to be affected by the coronavirus in February when Chinese teams withdrew from competing in Europe. Cancellations began in March.

The governing body says World Judo Tour events will be organized in Budapest, Hungary, in late-October and Tokyo in December.

The IJF says the events “aim to offer qualification points for the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games.”

Some continental-level competitions are also planned later in 2020.

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