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Sumo 101: Ryogoku

Sumo Sep 17, 2018

Sumo 101: Ryogoku

by John Gunning

Sumo is Japan's national sport and can be seen from one end of the country to the other in both official tournaments as well as regional tours. The birthplace of the sport is in modern day Nara Prefecture, and on that site now stands the ...

Yokozuna survive scares on Day 9

Sumo / Basho Reports Sep 17, 2018

Yokozuna survive scares on Day 9

Yokozuna Kisenosato bounced back from defeat and posted a victory over ozeki Tochinoshin on Monday at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament. Fellow yokozuna Hakuho and Kakuryu both survived scares and remain undefeated after the ninth day of action at the 15-day tournament at Ryogoku Kokugikan. A ...

Floyd Mayweather Jr. looks to expand brand in Japan

More Sports / Boxing Sep 17, 2018

Floyd Mayweather Jr. looks to expand brand in Japan

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Floyd Mayweather says he doesn't really miss fighting yet and is looking forward to expanding his brand through business. The former five-division and 12-time boxing world champion is currently visiting Japan to form "TMT Tokyo" and establish a partnership between his newly-announced Mayweather Holdings, Japan's ...