Japanese judo champ arrested
TOKYO -- Two-time Olympic judo gold medalist Masato Uchishiba was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of sexually assaulting a teenage girl at a Tokyo hotel.
The arrest of Uchishiba, who won gold in the 66-kilogram class at the 2004 and 2008 Olympics, triggered a criminal investigation, according to a Tokyo Metropolitan Police Agency spokesman.
The 33-year-old Uchishiba denied the charge, saying the sex was by mutual consent, a police official said.
Uchishiba was fired as a judo coach ...
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