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Asanoyama (right) defeats top-division debutant Takerufuji, ensuring that the title in Osaka comes down to the final day on Sunday.
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 23, 2024
Asanoyama pauses rookie Takerufuji's historic title bid
An apparent injury suffered by the top-division rookie has further clouded his attempt at history.
Terunofuji (right) defeats Ura on the second day of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament at Edion Arena Osaka on Monday.
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 11, 2024
Terunofuji avoids second loss on another day of upsets at Spring Basho
Following an opening day of upsets, big names continued to fall at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament on Monday.
Tamawashi gave Asanoyama his first loss of the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Sunday at Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo.
SUMO / Basho reports
Jan 21, 2024
Asanoyama loses solo lead to create logjam at the top
Ozeki Kirishima (6-2) was unable to take his own place at the top after an upset loss to No. 4 Tobizaru on Day 8 of the 15-day tournament.
Shodai (left) turned back the clock with an upset win over lone yokozuna Terunofuji on Saturday in Tokyo.
SUMO / Basho reports
Jan 20, 2024
Asanoyama keeps sole lead as Shodai upsets Terunofuji
Asanoyama, currently ranked as a No. 7 maegashira, defeated No. 9 Meisei to remain the only unbeaten competitor through seven days at Ryogoku Kokugikan.
Asanoyama (left) took the outright lead at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Friday in Tokyo with his win over Nishikigi.
SUMO
Jan 19, 2024
Kotonowaka loses to Wakamotoharu as Asanoyama takes sole lead
Lone yokozuna Terunofuji and ozeki Kirishima both racked up wins to stay on the second rung at 5-1 on Day 6 at Ryogoku Kokugikan.
Takakeisho (right) battles Asanoyama at Fukuoka Kokusai Center on Sunday. Asanoyama beat Takakeisho to drop the yokozuna aspirant to 5-3.
SUMO / Basho reports
Nov 19, 2023
Asanoyama stuns Takakeisho in return from injury
The current No. 1 maegashira, who sat out the first seven days with a calf problem, inflicted one of several Day 8 upsets in Fukuoka.
Hoshoryu (right) defeats Asanoyama on Day 6 of the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament at Ryogoku Kokugikan on Friday.
SUMO
Sep 15, 2023
Hoshoryu defeats Asanoyama in showdown at Autumn Basho
Hoshoryu won a battle of current and former ozeki to improve to 3-3.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
May 26, 2023
Terunofuji wins showdown against Asanoyama to maintain outright lead at Summer Basho
The Mongolian-born yokozuna heads into the final weekend of the 15-day tournament at Ryogoku Kokugikan with the outright lead at 12-1.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
May 25, 2023
Yokozuna Terunofuji alone in first place after Asanoyama stumbles on Day 12
The lone yokozuna finished Day 12 at Ryogoku Kokugikan alone on the top rung of the leaderboard at 11-1.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
May 24, 2023
Impressive win keeps Asanoyama tied for Summer tourney lead
The 29-year-old, a No. 14 maegashira and former ozeki, worked his way out of serious jeopardy on the 11th of 15 days at Tokyo's Ryogoku Kokugikan.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
May 23, 2023
Terunofuji and Asanoyama tie for lead as newcomers cause upsets
Day 10's biggest shock was No. 5 Kinbozan's victory over demotion-threatened kadoban ozeki Takakeisho.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
May 20, 2023
Terunofuji and Asanoyama continue to dominate summer tourney
Yokozuna Terunofuji and former ozeki Asanoyama, each making a kind of comeback at the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament, continued to look unbeatable Saturday as each improved to 7-0.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
May 17, 2023
Terunofuji wins as five wrestlers remain perfect after Day 4
Two sekiwake wrestlers, Daiesho and Wakamotoharu, improved to 4-0, along with No. 6 Meisei and former ozeki Asanoyama, currently wrestling as a No. 14 maegashira.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
May 12, 2023
Terunofuji set for return to dominance at Summer Basho if knee holds up
The 31-year-old has missed the entirety of the last three tournaments after a flare-up of chronic knee issues forced him to withdraw midway through the September meet.
Japan Times
SUMO
May 1, 2023
Kiribayama ready to vie for ozeki promotion at Summer Grand Sumo Tournament
Mongolian-born Kiribayama was placed top among the four sekiwake in the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament rankings.
Japan Times
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Mar 23, 2023
Sumo's second division takes center stage in Osaka
Jūryō outshines a top division lacking stars and excitement.
Japan Times
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Feb 22, 2023
Sumo's changed landscape reflected in 2023 depth chart
If all 600 or so active rikishi, and those projected to join in the near future, were available to be chosen by stables, which men would make the top eight?
Japan Times
SUMO
Jan 18, 2023
Unstoppable Asanoyama well-positioned for return to top division
After serving a long suspension for violating the Japan Sumo Association's COVID-19 guidelines, the former ozeki is battling his way back to makuuchi with flair.
Japan Times
SUMO
Jul 8, 2022
Yokozuna Terunofuji eager to put on show for fans in Nagoya
Terunofuji is the frontrunner in Nagoya, and it'd be no surprise if he finished the fortnight's action with another title under his belt.
Japan Times
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Jun 17, 2021
Asanoyama's suspension to impact upper reaches of banzuke rankings
The ozeki will sit out six grand tournaments after repeatedly violating the Japan Sumo Association's COVID-19 protocols.

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