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SPRING GRAND SUMO TOURNAMENT

Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 15, 2015
Hakuho steams ahead as Harumafuji falters
Yokozuna Hakuho remained on the proverbial war path toward his sixth consecutive championship, moving into sole possession of the lead with an unblemished mark as the second week of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament kicked off on Sunday.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 14, 2015
Yokozuna Hakuho still on target for 34th title
Undefeated yokozuna Hakuho cast away another would-be challenger in the form of Tamawashi to remain hot in pursuit of his sixth consecutive championship as the first week of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament wrapped up on Saturday.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 12, 2015
Takarafuji falls short against mighty Hakuho
Mongolian yokozuna Hakuho had another easy day at the office Thursday as he brushed aside second-ranked maegashira Takarafuji to stay perfect after five days of action at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 11, 2015
Hakuho extends win streak to 28 matches
Sumo great Hakuho made short work of No. 1 maegashira Ichinojo to preserve his perfect start Wednesday, while yokozuna rival Harumafuji rebounded from a shock first defeat in style on the fourth day of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 10, 2015
Ichinojo overpowers Harumafuji
Yokozuna Harumafuji suffered his first defeat at the hands of Ichinojo for a major upset on the third day of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament on Tuesday.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 9, 2015
Hakuho, Harumafuji cruise on second day
Hakuho and Harumafuji tossed aside their would-be challengers to pick up their second wins in as many days at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament on Monday.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 8, 2015
Hakuho starts with win
Yokozuna Hakuho launched his campaign for his sixth consecutive title with a disposal of Myogiryu on the opening day of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament on Sunday.
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 7, 2015
Hakuho aims for sixth straight title
Hakuho will aim to continue his ascendance with a sixth consecutive championship when the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament kicks off Sunday.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 23, 2014
Mongolian Kakuryu captures first Emperor's Cup with 14-1 record
Kakuryu defeated rival ozeki Kotoshogiku to capture his first career championship on the final day of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament Sunday, defying the odds to all but secure his promotion to sumo's highest rank of yokozuna.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 22, 2014
Kakuryu beats Hakuho to close in on spring title
Ozeki Kakuryu put himself in the driver's seat for his first title and promotion to yokozuna on Saturday, when he defeated Hakuho to take the sole lead with a 13-1 record at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 21, 2014
Spring title far from decided
The Spring Grand Sumo Tournament took a twist on Friday when both yokozuna Harumafuji and Hakuho suffered defeats, throwing the door wide open in the title race with just two days remaining.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 19, 2014
Two-man title chase continues
Harumafuji knocked the daylights out of Kisenosato while fellow yokozuna Hakuho ran roughshod over sekiwake Goeido as the undefeated pair remained in a two-way tie for the lead at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament on Wednesday.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 18, 2014
Hakuho, Harumafuji still unbeaten
The three-way race for the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament title remained intact on Tuesday as each yokozuna improved to 10-0 and ozeki Kakuryu moved to 9-1 on the 10th day of competition at Bodymaker Colosseum.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 17, 2014
Kakuryu stays on leaders' shoulders
Promotion-chasing Kakuryu kept front-running yokozuna duo Hakuho and Harumafuji in his sights with an eighth win against Takayasu at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament on Monday.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 16, 2014
Endo halts Osunaarashi's unbeaten run
Rising star Endo turned the tables on Osunaarashi at the last second to send his opponent to a first defeat, leaving yokozuna pair Hakuho and Harumafuji in a two-way tie for the lead as the second week of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament kicked off Sunday.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 14, 2014
Egyptian maegashira tied for lead
Egyptian maegashira Osunaarashi remained one of three wrestlers with perfect records on Friday, the sixth day of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 12, 2014
Kakuryu prevails against Kotooshu
Kakuryu got his yokozuna bid back on track after the previous day's defeat with a comfortable win against former ozeki Kotooshu at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament on Wednesday.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 11, 2014
Kakuryu beaten by Okinoumi
Ozeki Kakuryu's yokozuna bid took a dent on Tuesday as he was handed a first defeat at the hands of rank-and-filer Okinoumi on the third day of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 10, 2014
Harumafuji gives Endo tough lesson
Rising star Endo took a beating from Harumafuji in his first matchup against a yokozuna on the second day of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament on Monday.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 9, 2014
Kakuryu opens promotion bid with hard-fought win
Ozeki Kakuryu got on the war path in his first yokozuna promotion bid, dispatching rising star Endo on the opening day of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament on Sunday.

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