Nov 12, 2015

Hakuho still unbeaten

Mongolian yokozuna Hakuho defeated Aoiyama on Thursday to extend his unbeaten start to five matches in his comeback from a knee injury at the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament. Hakuho improved to 5-0 to stay tied for the lead with ozeki Kotoshogiku and maegashira pair ...

Hakuho stays perfect

Nov 10, 2015

Hakuho stays perfect

Yokozuna Hakuho and local favorite Kotoshogiku maintained their perfect records on Tuesday, the third day of the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament. Egyptian giant Osunaarashi thrilled the crowd by making Hakuho work overtime. Despite being backed up onto the straw bales, Osunaarashi gripped the straw ...

Terunofuji edges closer to taking Autumn Basho

Sep 23, 2015

Terunofuji edges closer to taking Autumn Basho

Unbeaten Mongolian ozeki Terunofuji put on another sumo clinic to dismantle ozeki Kotoshogiku and maintain his slender lead at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Wednesday. The summer champion proved to be an immovable object as Kotoshogiku (8-3) repeatedly tried to belly him toward ...

Feb 20, 2015

Ozeki Kotoshogiku announces engagement

Ozeki Kotoshogiku announced his wedding engagement on Friday at a news conference held at his Sadogatake stable in Chiba Prefecture. The 31-year-old Kotoshogiku needed eight wins in January to avoid demotion to the sekiwake ranks and finished the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament with ...

Mar 21, 2013

Hakuho continues march to 24th title

Hakuho inched a step closer to his 24th career title with a trouncing of ozeki Kotoshogiku on Wednesday, improving to an outstanding 11-0 at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament. With rank-and-filer Okinoumi trailing at 9-2 and rival yokozuna Harumafuji in a trio of rikishi ...