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SUMO
Mar 21, 2019
Sumo 101: Could-have-beens
Sumo has no shortage of legends.
SUMO
Feb 8, 2019
Wrestler retires for bullying apprentice
The Japan Sumo Association on Friday accepted the retirement of a sumo wrestler who repeatedly choked and bullied a lower-ranked apprentice wrestler at the stable run by Bulgarian-born former ozeki Kotooshu.
Japan Times
SUMO
Jan 31, 2019
Apprentice wrestler choked, bullied at Kotooshu-run stable
An underage apprentice sumo wrestler has been the subject of repeated physical abuse and bullying at the stable run by Bulgarian-born former ozeki Kotooshu, the Japan Sumo Association announced Thursday.
SUMO
Apr 1, 2017
Ex-ozeki Kotooshu opens own stable
Former Bulgarian ozeki Kotooshu established his new own stable on Saturday, making him sumo's first European-born stablemaster.
SUMO
Mar 2, 2017
Kotooshu to establish own stable
Former Bulgarian ozeki Kotooshu will leave the Sadogatake stable and establish his own stable in April, a Japan Sumo Association source said Wednesday.
Japan Times
SUMO / SUMO SCRIBBLINGS
Apr 28, 2016
May tournament has history of delivering memorable results
There is something uplifting, even magical at times about the Natsu Basho each May.
Japan Times
SUMO / SUMO SCRIBBLINGS
Dec 29, 2015
After Hakuho exceeded all expectations, can Mitakeumi or Homarenishiki become the next superstar?
When former ozeki Tochiazuma was presented with the Emperor's Cup on Jan. 22, 2006, few in the sport could have predicted that Tochiazuma's third and final championship victory would be the last to be awarded to a Japan-born rikishi for the next decade.
Japan Times
SUMO
Mar 20, 2014
Kotooshu calls time on career
Kotooshu, the first European wrestler to ever win an Emperor's Cup and achieve sumo's second highest rank of ozeki, retired Thursday.
Japan Times
SUMO
Jan 16, 2014
Sumo wrestler Kotooshu becomes naturalized Japanese
Bulgarian sekiwake Kotooshu has obtained Japanese nationality, it was learned on Thursday.
SUMO
Dec 11, 2013
Kotooshu not optimistic about 'quick recovery'
Kotooshu, who has been demoted to sumo's third-highest rank of sekiwake for next month's New Year Grand Sumo Tournament, said Wednesday that his return to fitness from a dislocated shoulder is not progressing as quickly as he would like.

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