When it comes to sumo in 2022, we are still living in a twilight world.

On the surface, much in the sport has returned to the way it was in pre-COVID times, but deeper down, significant areas remain under pandemic-era restrictions.

The fallout from those restrictions can be seen online with the regular appearance of posts — in both Japanese and English — bemoaning a lack of updates and detailed news about rikishi ahead of every tournament.