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SUMO
May 22, 2023
Meisei beats Terunofuji to move into tie for lead at Summer Grand Sumo Tournament
'I don't remember much,' Meisei said. 'The yokozuna is big, and attacking him from the side was something I had in mind.
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SUMO / Basho reports
Jan 17, 2023
Takakeisho takes care of Meisei to remain sole leader
No. 8 maegashira Onosho and No. 13 Kotoshoho improved to 8-2 to remain one win off the pace at the 15-day tournament.
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SUMO / Basho reports
Nov 16, 2022
Kyushu local Meisei upsets Takakeisho on Day 4
The No. 2 maegashira from Kyushu's Kagoshima Prefecture earned his first win by forcing out ozeki Takakeisho (2-2) on a chaotic Day 4 at Fukuoka Kokusai Center.
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SUMO / Basho reports
Sep 14, 2022
Yokozuna Terunofuji survives scrape to remain one win back
No. 2 maegashira Meisei appeared to have the advantage at several points during Wednesday's bout but was unable to defeat sumo's current lone grand champion.
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SUMO / Basho reports
Jan 17, 2022
Mitakeumi tops Okinoumi to maintain one-win advantage at New Year Basho
Mitakeumi met little resistance as he improved to a perfect 9-0, flying out of the blocks and sliding Okinoumi (2-7) straight over the straw.
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SUMO / Basho reports
Nov 23, 2021
Terunofuji stays perfect, takes sole lead as Takakeisho beaten
The yokozuna hit double-digit wins at the Kyushu Basho as his ozeki rival fell to sekiwake Meisei during Day 10 in Fukuoka.
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SUMO / Basho reports
Sep 26, 2021
Terunofuji crowns yokozuna debut with fifth career title
Maegashira Myogiryu's loss to new sekiwake Meisei ensured the grand champion of the Emperor's Cup before he contested his final bout on Day 15 at Ryogoku Kokugikan.
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SUMO / Basho reports
Sep 23, 2021
Meisei stuns Terunofuji as yokozuna suffers second loss
The loss prevented Terunofuji from taking a two-win lead with three days remaining in the 15-day event at Tokyo's Ryogoku Kokugikan.
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BASKETBALL
Apr 1, 2021
Teenager Shawn Williams determined to follow Hachimura's path to NBA
Williams was among the players who turned heads during the 2020-21 B. League U-15 Championship, which wrapped up on Tuesday at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.
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SUMO / Basho reports
Jan 15, 2021
Daieisho and Akiseyama unbeaten after six days as Meisei loses
The two maegashira stayed ahead of the pack at Ryogoku Kokugikan as the New Year Basho headed toward the weekend midway point.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Dec 29, 2020
Ibu Yamazaki's late shot seals Winter Cup comeback for Meisei
The alma mater of Wizards star Rui Hachimura staged a dramatic fourth-quarter rally to triumph over Kyoto Prefecture's Higashiyama.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Jan 8, 2020
Rui Hachimura inspires Japan's young basketball talent to dream big
The emergence of Rui Hachimura has absolutely been a catalyst for Japanese basketball and given younger Japanese players the inspiration to dream of one day reaching the NBA.
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SUMO / Basho reports
Nov 15, 2019
Hakuho moves ahead of the pack
Hakuho moved into the outright lead at the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament on Friday, defeating Meisei to improve to 5-1.
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SUMO / Basho reports
Sep 18, 2019
Takakeisho holds onto tie for lead
Takakeisho pulled off a big win at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Wednesday, defeating ozeki Tochinoshin to remain in a tie for the lead in his bid to get re-promoted and win a second top-division title.
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SUMO / Basho reports
Sep 17, 2019
Five rikishi share lead after Day 10
Mitakeumi, Takakeisho and Asanoyama earned impressive victories Tuesday to move into a five-way tie for the lead at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament.
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SUMO / Basho reports
Sep 16, 2019
Okinoumi surrenders top spot on ninth day of basho
Okinoumi suffered his first loss of the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Monday and fell into a two-way tie for the lead with fellow rank-and-filer Meisei.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Dec 29, 2015
Hachimura lifts Meisei High to Winter Cup three-peat
High school phenom Rui Hachimura racked up 34 points, 19 rebounds and three blocks to lead Meisei High School to its third consecutive championship in the All-Japan High School Tournament with a 78-73 win over Tsuchiura Nihon University High School in the boys' final on Tuesday.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Dec 25, 2015
Hachimura guides Meisei High to impressive victory in Winter Cup opener
Japan's best high school player Rui Hachimura racked up 30 points, 14 rebounds and four assists and two-time defending champion Meisei High School cruised to a 100-81 win over Gunma Prefecture's Maebashi Ikuei High School on Friday in the All-Japan High School Tournament.

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