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43 articles published


Sumo 101: Ringside judges

Sumo Sep 13, 2018

Sumo 101: Ringside judges

by John Gunning

Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones aren't the only all-powerful "Men in Black." Long before the two Hollywood stars suited up, sumo's ringside arbiters were deciding the fates of wrestlers both inside the ring and out. The five men seated around the ring are all former ...

Yokozuna remain unbeaten

Sumo / Basho Reports Sep 13, 2018

Yokozuna remain unbeaten

Hakuho survived a scare against komusubi Takakeisho on Thursday as all three yokozuna stayed undefeated at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament. Chasing his first victory over the all-time championship record holder, rising talent Takakeisho (1-4) looked to be on the verge of an upset on ...

Steph Curry sweeps into Tokyo on tour of Asia

Basketball / NBA Sep 13, 2018

Steph Curry sweeps into Tokyo on tour of Asia

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Making his final stop on a weeklong, three-city promotional tour, NBA superstar Steph Curry was tireless interacting with the local players and fans at an event in Tokyo. After he had been to Manila and Wuhan, China, Curry flew to the Japanese capital on Monday ...