Japan Women's Judo Head Coach Announces Resignation After Admitting Physical Punishiment


Education Minister Hakubun Shimomura and Japanese Olympic Committee... News PhotoEducation,Hakubun Shimomura,Head Coach,Hiking Pole,Horizontal,Japan,Japanese Olympic Committee,Judo,Martial Arts,National Team,Non-profit Organization,President,Punishment,Sport,Talking,Tokyo - Japan,Tsunekazu TakedaPhotographer Collection: The Asahi Shimbun 2013 The Asahi ShimbunTOKYO, JAPAN - JANUARY 31: (CHINA OUT, SOUTH KOREA OUT) Education Minister Hakubun Shimomura (R) and Japanese Olympic Committee president Tsunekazu Takeda (C) talk over the recent scandal of physical punishment of Japan Women's Judo national team head coach and staffs on January 31, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan. Sonoda announced he will resign as head coach of the Japanese women's judo team following revelations he used violence and harassed judoka under him. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)