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<i>Ozeki</i> Takakeisho goes down again on Day 2 of New Year Basho

Sumo / Basho Reports Jan 11, 2021

Ozeki Takakeisho goes down again on Day 2 of New Year Basho

Ozeki Takakeisho suffered an upset Monday against rank-and-file opponent Daieisho as he opened the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament with back-to-back losses. Fellow ozeki Asanoyama (1-1) bounced back from an opening-day defeat, while the other ozeki, Shodai, worked hard to remain perfect on Day 2 ...

Kakuryu to miss January meet after being warned over absences

Sumo Jan 8, 2021

Kakuryu to miss January meet after being warned over absences

Injury-hit yokozuna Kakuryu's career in the sumo ring inched closer to the precipice Friday, when his stablemaster said he will miss the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament due to lower-back issues. The Mongolian-born grand champion's withdrawal from the meet starting Sunday at Ryogoku Kokugikan means ...

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