Beatles legend watches Hakuho's latest triumph

Sumo / Basho Reports Nov 14, 2013

Beatles legend watches Hakuho's latest triumph

Mongolian yokozuna Hakuho put on a show for Beatles legend Paul McCartney on Thursday, preserving his share of the lead with a clinical win on the fifth day of action at the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament. With McCartney, playing nearby Yafuoku Dome as part of ...

Both yokozuna post impressive victories

Sumo / Basho Reports Nov 13, 2013

Both yokozuna post impressive victories

Hakuho sent out Kyokutenho in clinical fashion and fellow yokozuna Harumafuji also won handsomely as both Mongolian yokozuna improved to 4-0 to remain in a tie for the lead at the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament on Wednesday. On a day when Kotooshu became the second ...

Hakuho, Harumafuji stay unbeaten in Kyushu

Sumo / Basho Reports Nov 12, 2013

Hakuho, Harumafuji stay unbeaten in Kyushu

Hakuho disposed of Myogiryu to inch closer to his 28th career title while Harumafuji made mincemeat out of Kyokutenho on the third day of the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament on Tuesday. After three days at Fukuoka Kokusai Center, the two yokozuna lead a pack of ...

Hakuho, Harumafuji cruise on second day

Sumo / Basho Reports Nov 11, 2013

Hakuho, Harumafuji cruise on second day

Hakuho took Aminishiki to school with a clinical win and Harumafuji dispensed with Myogiryu as the yokozuna rivals won their second straight bouts at the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament on Monday. In the day's penultimate bout, Hakuho, who is aiming for his 28th career win, ...

Harumafuji no match for Hakuho in finale

Sumo / Basho Reports Sep 29, 2013

Harumafuji no match for Hakuho in finale

A day after wrapping up his 27th career championship, Hakuho put an exclamation mark on his fourth consecutive title with a convincing win over rival yokozuna Harumafuji on the final day of the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Sunday. Hakuho, whose left eye was bruised ...

Hakuho tops Kisenosato for 27th crown of career

Sumo / Basho Reports Sep 28, 2013

Hakuho tops Kisenosato for 27th crown of career

Yokozuna Hakuho outflanked nemesis Kisenosato to capture his 27th career title with a day to spare at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Saturday. The Mongolian won his fourth consecutive championship, moving him within four of yokozuna great Chiyonofuji's hallowed mark of 31 career titles. ...

Sumo / Basho Reports Sep 27, 2013

Hakuho beats Kakuryu to edge closer to title

Mongolian yokozuna Hakuho capitalized on a slip-up by closest challenger Kisenosato to zero in on his fourth straight Emperor's Cup at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Friday. Ozeki Kisenosato lost the plot against Goeido, and Hakuho (12-1) took full advantage in the day's last ...

Sumo / Basho Reports Sep 24, 2013

Goeido stuns Hakuho

Goeido raised the roof with a major upset Tuesday, sending yokozuna Hakuho to his first defeat on the 10th day of action at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament. The usually sharp Hakuho never got into motion in the day's penultimate bout and found himself on ...