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Japan Times
SUMO
Mar 23, 2023
Amateur yokozuna Daiki Nakamura joins Nishonoseki stable
The NSSU graduate's extensive list of titles in amateur sumo will allow him to start his professional career in May at the rank of makushita 10 (tsukedashi) in the third tier.
Japan Times
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Jun 22, 2022
Wrestlers ramp up public appearances as pandemic subsides
The loosening of media restrictions has given wrestlers more exposure to both current and potential fans, whether it's through interviews at stables or guest spots on prime-time TV.
Japan Times
SUMO / Rikishi Files
Jan 14, 2020
Kisenosato is gone, but his impact lives on
The current boom in sumo popularity is a product of many factors.
Japan Times
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Jan 3, 2020
Reviewing last year, previewing 2020 in sumo
Happy New Year to you all. Here's to a great 2020.
Japan Times
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Sep 25, 2019
Injuries continue to impact sumo landscape
Sumo fans continue to be spoiled, with September serving up yet another incredible and dramatic tournament.
Japan Times
SUMO
May 16, 2019
Sumo 101: Injuries
One of the most surprising aspects of sumo for first-time watchers is the sheer violence of the sport.
Japan Times
SUMO
Feb 10, 2019
Former yokozuna Kisenosato reflects on end of career
Recently retired yokozuna Kisenosato showed little emotion on the raised ring, but he has since revealed that the final days of his injury-troubled career were anxious ones as he tried to prove he belonged at the sport's highest rank.
Japan Times
SUMO
Jan 17, 2019
Sumo 101: Retirement ceremonies
Now that Kisenosato has retired, one of the first orders of business for him will be arranging a retirement ceremony.
Japan Times
SUMO
Jan 16, 2019
Despite injuries, Kisenosato embodied rikishi ideals
Kisenosato's retirement, while both inevitable and expected, casts a pall over the ongoing tournament.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jan 16, 2019
Remaining yokozuna post wins on fourth day of New Year Basho
Yokozuna Hakuho survived a scare against rank-and-file opponent Hokutofuji to remain perfect at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament at Ryogoku Kokugikan on Wednesday.
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SUMO / Basho reports
Jan 15, 2019
Kisenosato still without a win
A 7-second bout may have decided the fate of yokozuna Kisenosato, who suffered his third straight loss of the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Tuesday.
Japan Times
SUMO
Jan 14, 2019
Kisenosato's stablemaster says embattled yokozuna will keep fighting
Despite equaling the record for the worst losing streak by a yokozuna, Kisenosato will compete on Day 3 of the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament, according to his stablemaster.
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SUMO / Basho reports
Jan 14, 2019
Kisenosato's woes continue on Day 2
Kisenosato inched closer to the professional precipice with his second straight loss at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Monday.
Japan Times
SUMO
Jan 13, 2019
Doubts continue to cloud Kisenosato's future after another opening-day defeat
Members of the Japan Sumo Association's Yokozuna Council expressed hope Sunday that embattled Kisenosato can turn around his fortunes, but optimism was in short supply after his defeat on the opening day of the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament.
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SUMO / Basho reports
Jan 13, 2019
Kisenosato goes down on first day
Yokozuna Kisenosato did nothing to dispel fears Sunday that his career may be over, as he looked powerless in his opening-day loss at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament at Ryogoku Kokugikan.
Japan Times
SUMO
Jan 10, 2019
Hakuho and rivals seeking to taste success in opening tournament of new season
After one of the best years in the ring the past couple of decades, sumo heads into the final January tournament of the Heisei Era poised on the edge of its own era change.
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SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Jan 10, 2019
In-arena experience provides thrills for fans
Why do people attend sumo tournaments?
Japan Times
SUMO
Jan 7, 2019
Kisenosato breaks even in practice with fight for career looming at New Year Basho
Yokozuna Kisenosato broke even over six practice bouts on Monday as he prepares for the fight of his life at the upcoming New Year Grand Sumo Tournament.
Japan Times
SUMO
Dec 25, 2018
Kisenosato plans to compete in New Year Basho
Yokozuna Kisenosato, whose career has been threatened by a string of injuries, said Tuesday he intends to return to the raised ring at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament next month.
Japan Times
SUMO
Dec 3, 2018
Injury-plagued Kisenosato resumes training
Injury-plagued yokozuna Kisenosato, who has failed to start or complete nine of the past 10 tournaments, resumed training Monday for the first time since pulling out from last month's Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament.

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