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Kakuryu emerges as clear favorite to capture title

Sumo May 9, 2019

Kakuryu emerges as clear favorite to capture title

by John Gunning

Gambling on sumo, like most sports in Japan, is illegal. The Japan Sumo Association also takes a tough line with any of its members involved in such activities, even kicking an ozeki (Kotomitsuki) and stablemaster (Otake) out of the sport completely in 2010 over their ...

Tottenham completes epic comeback to reach Champions League final

Soccer May 9, 2019

Tottenham completes epic comeback to reach Champions League final

Facing a three-goal deficit at halftime, Tottenham pulled off another Champions League comeback for the ages. Lucas Moura completed a hat trick in the sixth minute of injury time as Tottenham rallied to beat Ajax 3-2 on Wednesday and reach its first Champions League final, ...

Hakuho pulls out of Summer Basho with arm injury

Sumo May 9, 2019

Hakuho pulls out of Summer Basho with arm injury

Yokozuna Hakuho, who was diagnosed with a torn biceps tendon after winning his 42nd title in March, has withdrawn from the upcoming Summer Grand Sumo Tournament, his stablemaster Miyagino said Thursday. According to Miyagino, the yokozuna told him Wednesday evening that he has not fully ...