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Strong finish lands Terunofuji 7th title
Yokozuna Terunofuji had trouble getting out of the gate, but he eventually slammed the door on oppon...
May 22, 2022 - SUMO
Brains and brawn: Grand sumo world gains 1st wrestler from University of Tokyo
The Japan Sumo Association announced Sunday that eight candidates have passed the new apprentice ins...
May 8, 2022 - SUMO
Sumo all in the family for victorious Wakatakakage
Sumo is a family affair for Wakatakakage, the newly crowned champion of this year’s Spring Grand Sum...
March 29, 2022 - SUMO
Wakatakakage wins playoff, captures 1st Emperor’s Cup
It took a championship playoff, but the last man standing at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament was se...
March 27, 2022 - SUMO
Takayasu’s title bid on hold as Shodai plays spoiler on 14th day
Former ozeki Takayasu’s bid for an elusive first title was dealt a setback when he was thrown down b...
March 26, 2022 - SUMO
Mitakeumi rises to second-highest rank in sumo
Mitakeumi was officially promoted on Wednesday from sekiwake to ozeki, the second-highest rank in pr...
January 26, 2022 - SUMO
Mitakeumi stuns Terunofuji for New Year title, clinches promotion to ozeki
For sekiwake Mitakeumi, a third career title was certainly a charm, seeing as how it also means a lo...
January 23, 2022 - SUMO
Wakatakakage, Wakamotoharu 10th pair of brothers since Showa era
There have been numerous pairs of brothers gaining popularity in the world of professional sumo by r...
January 13, 2022 - SUMO
Mitakeumi the one to watch in 2022, but with some reservations
Who is the sumo wrestler to watch in 2022? Looking at recent results, I would definitely have to go ...
December 29, 2021 - SUMO
Japanese wrestlers need to raise their own expectations
Sumo was put through another topsy-turvy year in 2021 by the coronavirus pandemic. The Spring tourna...
December 16, 2021 - SUMO
Terunofuji caps perfect run at Kyushu sumo tournament
Yokozuna Terunofuji tied a perfect bow on his sixth tournament title with a lengthy and slap-filled ...
November 28, 2021 - SUMO
Terunofuji fends off inspired Abi to clinch Kyushu title
Yokozuna Terunofuji clinched his second straight title and sixth overall by fighting off an inspired...
November 27, 2021 - SUMO
Abi stands as last hurdle for Terunofuji
Having only returned to the top division after more than a year’s absence, No. 15 maegashira Abi is ...
November 26, 2021 - SUMO
Terunofuji off to good start as lone yokozuna
Terunofuji got off to a good start on Sunday as the lone yokozuna at the first tournament since sumo...
November 14, 2021 - SUMO
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