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HOSHORYU

Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jul 18, 2023
Nishikigi and Hokutofuji remain in Nagoya lead as Hoshoryu falls
Sekiwake Daieisho earned his eighth win in his pursuit of promotion, while Wakamotoharu, also in line for a jump up to ozeki, suffered his third loss.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jul 17, 2023
Hoshoryu beats Hiradoumi to remain in three-way tie for lead at Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament
'I was able to react quickly,' Hoshoryu said. 'I don't care (about the winning record), I'm just taking things one bout at a time.'
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jul 16, 2023
Hoshoryu keeps share of lead, Kirishima takes loss on Day 8
Newly promoted ozeki Kirishima suffered an upset loss to No. 3 Midorifuji in a marathon bout that was paused midway so officials could re-tie the ozeki's belt.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jul 15, 2023
Nishikigi loses to Kotonowaka to fall into tie for first
Taking a double inside grip from the jump, Kotonowaka quickly forced No. 1 maegashira Nishikigi (6-1) out of the ring to snap his 14-match win streak dating back to May's grand tournament.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jul 9, 2023
Terunofuji and promotion-chasing sekiwake trio open basho with wins
Neither of sumo's two ozeki, veteran Takakeisho or newcomer Kirishima, competed on the first day of the 15-day meet at Nagoya's Dolphins Arena due to injury.
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 / INSIDE SUMO
Jan 11, 2023
Hoshoryu's recent rise may earn him a speedy promotion
Japan's national sport has been going through a period of flux over the past few years and is in desperate need of a new marquee name.
Japan Times
SUMO
Jan 6, 2023
Takakeisho enters New Year Basho with golden opportunity
The first professional sumo tournament of the year gets underway at the Kokugikan in Tokyo this weekend.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Nov 25, 2022
Takayasu alone atop standings at Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament
Top-ranked maegashira Takayasu grabbed the outright lead at the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament on Friday with a helping hand from ozeki Takakeisho.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Nov 24, 2022
Oho throws title race into turmoil with victory on Day 12
Oho, Hoshoryu and Takayasu are tied for the lead with three days to go.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Nov 23, 2022
Hoshoryu gains outright lead in Kyushu after Oho's loss
Fighting as a No. 13 maegashira, the 22-year-old Oho was thrust out by No. 9 Abi and joined No. 1 Takayasu on the second rung of the leaderboard at 9-2.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Nov 22, 2022
Hoshoryu beats Shodai, stays tied for lead with Oho on Day 10
The two young wrestlers are neck-and-neck as the final grand sumo tournament of the year enters the home stretch.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Nov 21, 2022
Hoshoryu and Oho tied atop standings as rivals stumble on Day 9
Sekiwake Hoshoryu and No. 13 maegashira Oho moved into a two-way tie for the lead, while ozeki Takakeisho fell a further win off the pace on an action-packed Monday at the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Nov 20, 2022
Hoshoryu, Takayasu among four wrestlers tied midway at Kyushu meet
Ozeki Takakeisho, the highest-ranked wrestler in Fukuoka, earned his sixth win of the tournament to stay one behind of the leading pack.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Nov 19, 2022
Hoshoryu beats Wakamotoharu to stay tied for lead of Fukuoka tourney
The rising star from Mongolia improved to 6-1 with his victory to match Takayasu, Abi and Oho.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Nov 18, 2022
Co-leader Hoshoryu puts skills on display in impressive victory over Daieisho
The 23-year-old nephew of Mongolian great Asashoryu showed off his impressive strength and technique while improving to 5-1.
Japan Times
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Nov 16, 2022
Younger wrestlers stepping up early at wild Kyushu Basho
With the top of the banzuke ratings struggling in Fukuoka, several rikishi are looking to capitalize on strong starts as they chase the last Emperor's Cup of 2022.
Japan Times
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Aug 31, 2022
Ascent to sumo's peak slowing for recent crop of foreign wrestlers
While Mongolia may currently be monopolizing sumo's foreign slots, the overall level of domination that the central Asian nation has exerted over the sport is unlikely to continue.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
May 18, 2022
Takanosho takes sole lead as Terunofuji maintains pursuit
The No. 4 maegashira improved to 9-2 on Day 11 at Ryogoku Kokugikan after the joint overnight leader, No. 15 Ichiyamamoto, dropped to 8-3 with a loss to No. 8 Shimanoumi.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
May 9, 2022
Terunofuji bounces back on Day 2 of Summer Grand Sumo Tournament
Terunofuji's win might not dispel doubts about the injury-hit yokozuna's health.

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