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AUTUMN GRAND SUMO TOURNAMENT

Takakeisho's (right) henka against Atamifuji in Sunday's Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament title playoff drew significant ire from sumo fans.
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Sep 27, 2023
Frustrating September tournament contained silver linings
The worst possible outcome for a playoff has set up an even more intriguing storyline for the final grand tournament of the year in November.
Takakeisho (center) celebrates after winning the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament at Ryogoku Kokugikan on Sunday.
SUMO
Sep 25, 2023
Takakeisho says feeling of responsibility helped him win title
Takakeisho became the second ozeki to lift the cup straight after missing the entirety of the previous meet.
Takakeisho defeated Atamifuji (right) in the title match on Day 15 of the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament at Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo on Sunday.
SUMO / Basho reports
Sep 24, 2023
Takakeisho beats Atamifuji in playoff for fourth title
Had he prevailed, Atamifuji would have become the third-youngest Emperor's Cup winner since sumo adopted its current format in 1958.
Atamifuji resisting the attack of Abi (right) on Day 14 of the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament at Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo on Saturday.
SUMO / Basho reports
Sep 24, 2023
Upstart Atamifuji regains outright lead on penultimate day
Contesting just his second makuuchi division tournament as a No. 15 maegashira, the 21-year-old from Shizuoka Prefecture became the sole leader at 11-3.
Takakeisho (right) takes on Atamifuji during the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament at Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo on Friday.
SUMO / Basho reports
Sep 22, 2023
Takakeisho overpowers Atamifuji to take share of lead
Takakeisho inched closer to his fourth Emperor's Cup by forcing out the upstart No. 15 maegashira.
Atamifuji is declared the winner following his bout against Mitakeumi at Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo on Day 6 of the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament.
SUMO / Inside Sumo
Sep 21, 2023
Eyes on Atamifuji for possible record at autumn sumo tournament
The 21-year-old wrestler enters Day 12 of the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament having won 10 of his first 11 bouts.
Atamifuji (front) defeats Tobizaru during Day 11 of the Autumn Basho at Tokyo's Ryogoku Kokugikan on Wednesday.
SUMO / Basho reports
Sep 20, 2023
Leader Atamifuji opens two-win gap as Takayasu beaten
Takayasu, who seemed to have hurt his leg in Tuesday's loss to Atamifuji, showed little resistance in a damaging defeat to sekiwake Daieisho.
Takakeisho (right) slaps down Ura to win their Day 10 rematch at Ryogoku Kokugikan on Tuesday.
SUMO / Basho reports
Sep 19, 2023
Low-ranked Atamifuji beats Takayasu to take outright lead
Former ozeki Takayasu, who is aiming for his first Emperor's Cup after several near misses, appeared to land awkwardly and limped off the dohyō.
Former ozeki Takayasu defeated Kotoeko to secure a winning record at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament at Ryogoku Kokugikan on Monday.
SUMO / Basho reports
Sep 18, 2023
Former ozeki Takayasu secures winning record on Day 9 at Autumn Basho
No. 7 maegashira Takayasu and No. 15 Atamifuji won to secure winning records after nine days of action at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Monday, with No. 16 Tsurugisho in pursuit with two defeats as they seek their maiden Emperor's Cup.
Takayasu (right) slaps down Mitakeumi to improve to 7-1 in the ongoing Autumn Basho at Ryogoku Kokugikan on Sunday.
SUMO / Basho reports
Sep 17, 2023
Takayasu and Atamifuji retain lead as all three ozeki fall
Both demotion-threatened ozeki, Takakeisho and Kirishima, took losses to drop to 5-3.
Takakeisho (right) is defeated by Shodai in their Day 7 bout at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Saturday.
SUMO / Basho reports
Sep 17, 2023
Takakeisho gives up share of lead with loss to Shodai on Day 7
The result leaves two rank-and-file wrestlers, No. 7 Takayasu and No. 15 Atamifuji, tied for the lead at 6-1.
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.
Takakeisho (right) battles Abi during their bout at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament at Ryogoku Kokugikan on Thursday.
SUMO
Sep 14, 2023
Ozeki Takakeisho part of eight-way tie for lead at Autumn Basho
Demotion-threatened ozeki Takakeisho (4-1) defeated Abi to improve to 4-1.
Abi (left) and Kirishima battle during Day 4 of the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament at Ryogoku Kokugikan on Wednesday.
SUMO / Basho reports
Sep 13, 2023
Hokutofuji falls, three maegashira lead Autumn meet after Day 4
Onosho, Kinbozan and Atamifuji stand atop the leaderboard after four days of action at Ryogoku Kokugikan.
Hokutofuji (right) grapples with Kirishima during Day 3 of the Autumn Basho at Ryogoku Kokugikan on Tuesday.
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Sep 13, 2023
Hokutofuji shines early as sumo's English streaming era begins
The Day 2 presentation by YouTube channel Sumo Prime Time was a welcome development for international fans.
Komusubi Tobizaru (left) forces out ozeki Hoshoryu during their Day 3 bout at Ryogoku Kokugikan on Tuesday.
SUMO / Basho reports
Sep 12, 2023
Hokutofuji outmaneuvers Kirishima to complete ozeki sweep
Following Kirishima's loss, there are no longer any undefeated wrestlers among the three distinguished sanyaku ranks.
Ozeki Takakeisho bounces back from a loss on Day 1 by defeating Nishikigi on the second day of the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament at Ryogoku Kokugikan on Monday.
SUMO / Basho reports
Sep 11, 2023
Hokutofuji upsets rising star Hoshoryu on Day 2 of Autumn meet
A day after upsetting Takakeisho, No. 1 maegashira Hokutofuji improved to 2-0 by slapping down Hoshoryu
Hoshoryu receives his winnings after defeating Abi on the opening day of the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament at Tokyo's Ryogoku Kokugikan on Sunday.
SUMO / Basho reports
Sep 10, 2023
Hoshoryu makes winning start as ozeki at Autumn meet
The three ozeki are the highest-ranked competitors following Terunofuji's withdrawal from a second straight 15-day tournament.
Hoshoryu could become the first wrestler since Hakuho in 2006 to win the  Emperor’s Cup in his ozeki debut.
SUMO
Sep 8, 2023
Young ozeki duo will be in spotlight at Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament
The Autumn Basho is shaping up to be another unpredictable event.
Yokozuna Terunofuji will miss his second straight tournament due to a back injury.
SUMO
Sep 8, 2023
Yokozuna Terunofuji pulls out of Autumn Basho with back injury
The 31-year-old Terunofuji, who was forced out of action on Day 4 of the July tournament, has been unable to train without pain.

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