Sara Dosho, Keisuke Otoguro win Olympic selection playoffs

More Sports Mar 8, 2020

Sara Dosho, Keisuke Otoguro win Olympic selection playoffs

Sara Dosho will wrestle for a second straight Olympic gold medal at the Tokyo Games this summer after winning a selection playoff Sunday for the women's 68-kg freestyle. The Rio de Janeiro Games 69-kg champion earned the right to represent Japan on home soil in ...

Olympic champions Kawai, Dosho capture national titles

More Sports Dec 23, 2016

Olympic champions Kawai, Dosho capture national titles

Rio Olympic gold medalists Risako Kawai and Sara Dosho wrapped up the year on a high note by winning their respective weight class at the All-Japan Wrestling Championships Friday. Kawai, who won the women's 63-kg category in Brazil this summer, defeated Chiho Hamada 3-0 in ...

Rio-bound Icho collects 12th national title

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Rio-bound Icho collects 12th national title

Kaori Icho, who won her ninth world championship in September, captured her 12th national title on Tuesday, the second day of the All-Japan Wrestling Championships. Icho won the women's 58-kg division to earn a spot at next summer's Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, where she ...

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Dosho settles for bronze at wrestling world championships

Tournament debutante Sara Dosho of Japan earned a bronze medal in the women's 67-kilogram class at the wrestling world championships on Friday. The 18-year-old Dosho cruised through her first three matches from the first round but lost in the semifinals to Alina Stadnik-Makhynia of Ukraine ...