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Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jul 30, 2020
Mitakeumi stuns Hakuho to leave Asanoyama and Terunofuji tied for lead
A day after his first defeat at the hands of komusubi Daieisho, yokozuna Hakuho was outmaneuvered by sekiwake Mitakeumi.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jul 29, 2020
Hakuho loses sole possession of lead after being upset by Daieisho on Day 11 of July Basho
With his first defeat of the 15-day tournament, the overnight leader fell back into a three-way tie at 10-1
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jul 28, 2020
Hakuho takes sole lead at July tournament as Asanoyama stumbles
The yokozuna remained undefeated at Ryogoku Kokugikan as his ozeki rival was handed his first loss.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jul 27, 2020
Hakuho, Asanoyama cruising towards clash at July meet
The tournament's lone remaining yokozuna and the wrestler considered to be the sport's next top-ranked star are both undefeated after nine days.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jul 26, 2020
Hakuho and Asanoyama remain flawless in two-way tie at July meet
Yokozuna Hakuho and new ozeki Asanoyama cruised to their eighth straight wins at the July Grand Sumo Tournament on Sunday to sit in a two-way tie for the lead after sekiwake Mitakeumi suffered his first defeat.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jul 25, 2020
Hakuho, Asanoyama remain in 3-way tie for lead at July meet
Yokozuna Hakuho ozeki Asanoyama each improved to 7-0 at the July Basho
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jul 24, 2020
Hakuho remains undefeated as leading group shrinks to three
New ozeki Asanoyama and sekiwake Mitakeumi also rose to 6-0 as the July Grand Sumo Tournament approached its midway point.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jul 23, 2020
Hakuho, Asanoyama cruise to 5-0 in July Basho
The two stars are part of a five-way tie for first place after Day 5.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jul 22, 2020
Hakuho and Asanoyama maintain perfect record on Day 4 of July tournament
Hakuho took another step toward a second straight Emperor's Cup on Wednesday by improving to 4-0 at the July Grand Sumo Tournament, while new ozeki Asanoyama also stayed at the front of the pack with a perfect record.
Japan Times
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Jul 22, 2020
July meet could go down as one of most important in sumo history
Less than a third of the way through 15 days of action at Tokyo's Ryogoku Kokugikan there are talking points aplenty.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jul 21, 2020
Hakuho, Asanoyama claim third straight wins at July meet
Hakuho, the tournament's lone remaining yokozuna, easily dispatched Endo in the final bout on Tuesday at Ryogoku Kokugikan.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jul 20, 2020
Asanoyama, Hakuho cruise to easy victories on Day 2 of July Basho
Newly promoted ozeki Asanoyama and yokozuna Hakuho cemented their position as top contenders.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jul 19, 2020
Hakuho survives, Kakuryu falls on Day 1 of July meet
Yokozuna Hakuho claimed his first win of the July Grand Sumo Tournament in front of a live crowd on Sunday as the sport returned after a four-month suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jul 16, 2020
Upcoming July Basho could be fascinating, unpredictable affair
It's hard to know just what kind of physical or mental condition rikishi will be in when things kick off at Ryogoku Kokugikan on July 19.
Japan Times
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Jul 8, 2020
Sumo's unique kanreki ceremonies provide windows into past
It's looking increasingly likely that it could be December (or even 2021) before Isegahama will be able to don the red rope.
Japan Times
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
May 27, 2020
Yusei Nakanishi gets new shikona, but what's in a ring name?
Ring name changes are not unusual, and regularly happen upon significant promotions, or as a way of changing luck after a string of bad results.
Japan Times
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
May 20, 2020
Who should be engraved on sumo's Mount Rushmore?
If Hakuho and Futabayama are locks, then who should occupy the remaining two slots is far less clear.
Japan Times
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Apr 15, 2020
Asanoyama strong favorite to become sumo's next hot star
With the sport mostly at a standstill due to the coronavirus pandemic, the upcoming NFL Draft inspires Japan Times sumo columnist John Gunning to again consider his top rikishi selections.
Japan Times
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Mar 26, 2020
Spring Basho provided unique experience but raised concerns
The just-finished Spring Grand Sumo Tournament has left us writers with a wealth of storylines.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 22, 2020
Hakuho outlasts Kakuryu to win 44th Emperor's Cup
Hakuho seized a record-extending 44th top-level championship Sunday after outlasting fellow yokozuna Kakuryu at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament.

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