Japanese national women's judo head coach Ryuji Sonoda leaves after announcing his resignation in Tokyo on January 31, 2013 after allegations emerged he had beaten his athletes with wooden swords. A ... more 
Japanese national women's judo head coach Ryuji Sonoda leaves after announcing his resignation in Tokyo on January 31, 2013 after allegations emerged he had beaten his athletes with wooden swords. A group of female judokas, including some who took part in the London Olympics, had complained to the Japanese Olympic Committee that they had been physically abused. JAPAN OUT AFP PHOTO / JIJI PRESSJIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images less 
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