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SPRING GRAND SUMO TOURNAMENT

Japan Times
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Mar 16, 2022
'COVID factor' wreaks havoc on stormy Spring Basho
Unpredictability reigns at Edion Arena Osaka so far, with the impact of February's wave of infections possibly affecting performances.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 15, 2022
Terunofuji and Mitakeumi win as two demotion-threatened ozeki fall
After his first defeat of the meet on Monday, yokozuna Terunofuji remained unconvincing at Edion Arena Osaka against maegashira Ura.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 13, 2022
Terunofuji and Mitakeumi make winning starts at Osaka Basho
The first sumo fans at Edion Osaka Arena since the start of the pandemic witnessed victories by the sport's lone grand champion as well as its newest ozeki.
Japan Times
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Mar 31, 2021
Terunofuji redefines legacy with historic return to ozeki rank
The Mongolian, who just two years ago was fighting in sumo's second-lowest division, is now being hyped as the next potential yokozuna after his Spring Basho triumph.
Japan Times
SUMO
Mar 31, 2021
Spring Basho winner Terunofuji's ozeki promotion formalized
The re-promotion is a significant moment in the 29-year-old Mongolian's comeback from injury, coming 10 years after his tournament debut in May 2011 and almost four years since he lost his ozeki status.
Japan Times
SUMO
Mar 29, 2021
Terunofuji's push for promotion driven by devotion to stablemaster
A three-tournament record of 33 wins is considered a near-guarantee for ozeki promotion, and Terunofuji reached the mark on the 12th day of the 15-day meet at Tokyo's Ryogoku Kokugikan.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 29, 2021
Comeback king Terunofuji wins spring tourney and ozeki promotion
Less than three years after knee injuries threatened to end his career, the sekiwake clinched his third career title, setting him on course for re-promotion to the elite ozeki rank.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 27, 2021
Terunofuji moves to brink of third title
Terunofuji, who has all but secured his return to the second-highest rank of ozeki for the first time since 2017, was at his composed best as he forced out ozeki Asanoyama (9-5).
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 26, 2021
Takayasu falls to Wakatakakage as Terunofuji ties for lead
Takayasu could have taken a giant stride toward his maiden title with a win but he was handed a damaging blow instead by Wakatakakage.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 25, 2021
Takayasu overcomes dangerous Hokutofuji to protect one-win lead on Day 12
Takayasu was determined to avoid joining sekiwake Takanosho, and two ozeki, Takakeisho and Shodai, in losing to No. 2 maegashira Hokutofuji.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 24, 2021
Takayasu's lead cut to one after loss on Day 11
The tournament leader is now one win ahead of three wrestlers with 8-3 records — ozeki Asanoyama, sekiwake Terunofuji, and No. 8 maegashira Tobizaru.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 23, 2021
Takayasu extends lead following Day 10 win over Takekeisho
The komusubi, who has not lost since the opening day of the Spring Basho, maintained his two-win lead as he hunts for his first Emperor's Cup.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 22, 2021
Takayasu remains alone atop standings at Spring Basho
Takayasu (8-1) secured a winning record on Day 9 of the 15-day meet at Ryogoku Kokugikan after comfortably beating No. 1 maegashira Onosho (2-7).
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SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 21, 2021
Patient Takayasu takes sole lead of spring tournament
The komusubi used mind games and endurance to tire out sekiwake opponent Terunofuji before forcing him over the straw and improving to 7-1.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 20, 2021
Terunofuji stays in lead pack as Asanoyama goes down on Day 7
Terunofuji moved within four wins of his second promotion to the second-highest rank of ozeki, a position he last held in 2017.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 19, 2021
Giant killer Hokutofuji brings down high-flying Myogiryu
Coming off two straight wins against ozeki opponents, the No. 2 maegashira pulled Myogiryu back into the lead pack of six wrestlers with 5-1 records.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 18, 2021
Myogiryu grabs tournament lead as Terunofuji suffers first loss at Spring Basho
Veteran No. 4 maegashira Myogiryu remained unbeaten after the fifth day of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament on Thursday to take the sole lead in the 15-day meet at Tokyo's Ryogoku Kokugikan.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 17, 2021
Promotion-seeking Terunofuji improves to 4-0 at Spring Basho
Sekiwake Terunofuji continued his march toward an ozeki promotion Wednesday at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 16, 2021
Takakeisho upset on Day 3 as Hakuho withdrawal dominates news
The departure of the tournament's lone yokozuna once again leaves the sport's three ozeki, who all ended Tuesday with 2-1 records, as the tournament's top headliners.
Japan Times
SUMO
Mar 16, 2021
Hakuho pulls out of spring meet, will miss two months after surgery
The decision by the 44-time winner will leave yet another grand tournament without a yokozuna following Kakuryu's decision to pull out late last week.

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