Ogata upsets Tachimoto to claim national judo crown

Apr 22, 2013

Ogata upsets Tachimoto to claim national judo crown

Akari Ogata let her feet do the talking as she pulled off an upset with a victory over Megumi Tachimoto in the final to claim her first title at the All Japan Women’s National Championship on Sunday. In the first major domestic tournament since ...

Harumafuji claims perfect record

Jan 28, 2013

Harumafuji claims perfect record

Harumafuji conquers rival yokozuna Hakuho, putting an exclamation point on his first title at sumo's highest rank on the final day of the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament.

Jan 24, 2013

Yokozuna Harumafuji rolls to 11-0 at New Year basho

Harumafuji gave ozeki Kotooshu a savage mauling to preserve his undefeated record at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Wednesday. The yokozuna improved to an impressive 11-0 mark, while rival yokozuna Hakuho butchered ozeki Kotoshogiku to remain in the chase for his second ...

Harumafuji overpowers Baruto

Jan 23, 2013

Harumafuji overpowers Baruto

Harumafuji took full advantage of injury-plagued Baruto to scalp his 10th straight victim at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Tuesday. The once-embattled yokozuna continued his rampaging ways with a dismantling of the Estonian sekiwake to improve to 10-0 and remained on a ...