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Miyagino stable in Tokyo on March 28
SUMO
Mar 29, 2024
Wrestlers from sumo's scandal-hit Miyagino stable to join Isegahama
Isegaham's absorption of the roughly 20 Miyagino wrestlers will create sumo's biggest stable.
Kirishima (behind) gets thrown down against Ura on Tuesday. The newly promoted ozeki's 0-3 start in Osaka has been one of the big disappointments of the tournament so far.
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Mar 13, 2024
Scandal and poor starts have sumo in a rut in Osaka
While the meet has had a rocky first few days, one of the sport's most promising young wrestlers is proving to be a beacon of light on the horizon.
Former yokozuna Hakuho apologizes for the bullying caused by his protege Hokuseiho (right), outside the Miyagino stable in Tokyo on Friday.
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Feb 28, 2024
How a rethink of supervision at stables could curtail bullying in sumo
Incidents of bullying and harassment of younger wrestlers by their seniors continue to erupt with regularity, causing major issues for the world of sumo.
Former yokozuna Hakuho, seen in Iwate Prefecture on Feb. 18, was demoted by the Japan Sumo Association on Friday.
SUMO
Feb 23, 2024
JSA demotes former yokozuna Hakuho over protege's violence
Sumo's governing body decided Friday to demote former yokozuna Hakuho over repeated violence by his 22-year-old protege Hokuseiho.
Hokuseiho leaves the Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo after a meeting with the Japan Sumo Association on Wednesday.
SUMO
Feb 22, 2024
Sumo great Hakuho facing demotion over protege's alleged bullying
The JSA will hold an emergency board meeting on Friday to discuss the recommendation that the Mongolian-born protege, Hokuseiho, retire.
Elementary, junior high and high school girls represented 76 different sumo clubs from across the nation on Sunday at the Dream Girls Cup, with the tournament also given a slight international flavor by the inclusion of one athlete from the United States and one from Brazil.
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Feb 15, 2024
All-time great Hakuho hopes to help girls realize their sumo dreams
The inaugural Dream Girls Cup saw 76 sumo clubs from across the nation gather in Tokyo for an event that Hakuho hopes will spur big dreams.
Japan Times
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Feb 15, 2023
Hawaiian sumo makes triumphant return to Kokugikan ring at Hakuho Cup
After the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of the 2021 edition and kept foreign wrestlers away in 2022, the former yokozuna's annual youth tournament was back in force on Sunday.
Japan Times
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Feb 1, 2023
Hakuho positions himself to dominate sumo once again
Now known as Miyagino, the former yokozuna's proactive recruiting style has seen the stable add some seriously impressive talent under his watch.
Japan Times
SUMO
Jan 29, 2023
Record-setting champion Hakuho emotional in retirement ceremony
The 69th yokozuna set many records in Japan's national sport, including 1,187 career wins, before taking over Miyagino stable last July.
Japan Times
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Nov 2, 2022
Centuries-old records test sumo’s modern superstars
Autumn Basho champion Tamawashi is 11 tournaments away from becoming sumo's all-time ironman, but there are other marks in the sport widely expected to remain untouchable.
Japan Times
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Sep 7, 2022
Hakuho coy on details as January retirement ceremony announced
Fans of the former yokozuna can likely anticipate a spectacle when the newly minted Miyagino stablemaster enters the Ryogoku Kokugikan ring one last time.
Japan Times
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Aug 3, 2022
Former yokozuna Hakuho faces new challenges as Miyagino stablemaster
Sumo's greatest-ever grand champion is now in charge of his own beya, but whether he will be able to rise through the complicated hierarchy of the Japan Sumo Association is an open question.
Japan Times
SUMO
Jul 28, 2022
Former yokozuna Hakuho to head Miyagino stable
The 37-year-old won a record 45 grand sumo tournament titles before retiring last fall.
Japan Times
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Apr 6, 2022
Return of Hakuho Cup a positive development for aspiring wrestlers
For more than a decade, the tournament for elementary school students has offered overseas teams a chance to compete against some of Japan's top programs and interact with the sport's stars.
Japan Times
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Dec 22, 2021
Sumo's 2022 storylines promise spectacle, but persistent COVID measures loom
Terunofuji's dominance is unlikely to be seriously challenged in 2022, but given his age and injury history it's possible we could start to see pretenders to his throne.
Japan Times
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Dec 16, 2021
Terunofuji's rise was among defining moments of eventful year in sumo
The past 12 months have been extremely challenging both inside and outside the ring, but sumo's highest highs and lowest lows of 2021 all occurred on the clay.
Japan Times
SUMO
Dec 5, 2021
Former yokozuna Hakuho recognized for five Guinness world records
Hakuho's achievements were first recognized by Guinness in 2015 when he surpassed the record of 33 championships set by Taiho, the Showa era's greatest yokozuna.
Japan Times
SUMO
Nov 12, 2021
Yokozuna Terunofuji heading into Kyushu Basho with no equal in sight
With Hakuho retired, the Isegahama stable man has a golden chance to cement his own legacy.
Japan Times
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Nov 3, 2021
One big name notably absent in November ranking of sumo wrestlers
For the first time in 14 years, the name of legend Hakuho Sho doesn't head up one side or the other of the banzuke's top row.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Nov 1, 2021
Yokozuna Terunofuji leads sumo into new era without Hakuho
The 29-year-old Terunofuji won his debut tourney at sumo's highest rank and will now be alone in shouldering the extreme expectations placed on yokozuna.

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