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SPRING GRAND SUMO TOURNAMENT

Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 15, 2021
Hakuho cruises to 2-0 at Spring Grand Sumo Tournament
After a tough battle with komusubi Daieisho to start the 15-day meet at Tokyo's Ryogoku Kokugikan, Hakuho cruised through the final bout of Day 2.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 14, 2021
Yokozuna Hakuho ends long layoff with narrow win at Spring Basho
In his first bout since July, the 44-time tournament champion recorded a close victory over komusubi Daieisho as the annual March meet kicked off at Ryogoku Kokugikan.
SUMO
Mar 13, 2021
Twenty-eight lower-ranked wrestlers to miss Spring Basho due to virus
The Japan Sumo Association said Saturday a total of 28 wrestlers, all from outside the top two divisions, will miss the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament starting this weekend after a pair of coaches tested positive for the coronavirus.
Japan Times
SUMO
Mar 12, 2021
Hakuho eyes makuuchi milestone while Asanoyama seeks chance of promotion at Spring Basho
The tournament, which was relocated from Osaka to Tokyo to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infections, will be the first to feature a yokozuna since July.
Japan Times
SUMO
Mar 11, 2021
Yokozuna Kakuryu may miss fifth straight tournament due to injury
Injury-plagued yokozuna Kakuryu may have to withdraw from a fifth straight meet, this one being the upcoming Spring Grand Sumo Tournament, because of a left leg injury, his stablemaster Michinoku said Thursday.
Japan Times
SUMO
Mar 3, 2021
Yokozuna Kakuryu plans to compete this month after missing three straight tournaments
Yokozuna Kakuryu, a six-time Emperor's Cup winner whose career is on the line after withdrawing from four straight tournaments, said Wednesday he will compete in the upcoming Spring Grand Sumo Tournament.
Japan Times
SUMO
Feb 23, 2021
Hakuho reveals virus frustration, hopeful of March return
The 44-time Emperor's Cup winner is back in training after a positive coronavirus test forced him to miss last month's New Year Basho.
Japan Times
SUMO
Feb 20, 2021
Sumo wrestlers impacted by COVID-19 in January working to get ready for Spring Basho
Wrestlers from the three stables that missed the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament due to coronavirus infections had their medical checkups Friday as they stepped up preparations for the upcoming March grand tournament.
Japan Times
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Mar 26, 2020
Spring Basho provided unique experience but raised concerns
The just-finished Spring Grand Sumo Tournament has left us writers with a wealth of storylines.
Japan Times
SUMO
Mar 23, 2020
Asanoyama achieves goal of promotion to sumo's second-highest rank
Following news of his impending promotion to ozeki, Asanoyama said Monday he had accomplished one of his career goals.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 22, 2020
Hakuho outlasts Kakuryu to win 44th Emperor's Cup
Hakuho seized a record-extending 44th top-level championship Sunday after outlasting fellow yokozuna Kakuryu at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 21, 2020
Hakuho, Kakuryu share lead heading into final day
Spring Basho
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 19, 2020
Aoiyama jumps into lead on Day 12 after Hakuho falls to Shodai
Rank-and-file wrestler Aoiyama moved into the outright lead Thursday at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament after Hakuho suffered an upset loss to sekiwake Shodai.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 18, 2020
Hakuho, Aoiyama record 10th wins
Yokozuna Hakuho bounced back from his first loss and collected his 10th win of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament on Wednesday to remain in a two-way tie for the lead with rank-and-filer Aoiyama.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 17, 2020
Onosho upsets title favorite Hakuho
Hakuho fell into a two-way tie for the lead Tuesday following his first defeat of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament, while fears about the possible cancellation of the meet subsided after a fever-stricken wrestler tested negative for the coronavirus.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 16, 2020
Hakuho collects ninth straight win
Yokozuna Hakuho remains the only undefeated wrestler after capturing his ninth straight win at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament on Monday, though the meet's continuation was called into question after a fever-stricken wrestler was compelled to undergo a test for the new coronavirus.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 15, 2020
Unbeaten Hakuho secures winning record as fellow wrestler pulls out with fever
Yokuzuna Hakuho stormed ahead to his eighth victory at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament on Sunday, while another wrestler at the tourney — being held behind closed doors because of the COVID-19 outbreak — pulled out after running a high fever.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 14, 2020
Hakuho strengthens bid for title
Hakuho will start the second week of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament with the outright lead after handing Mitakeumi his first loss on Saturday.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 13, 2020
Kakuryu suffers second loss
Hakuho maintained his pursuit of a record-extending 44th Emperor's Cup by beating Yutakayama and improving to a perfect 6-0 Friday at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 12, 2020
Hakuho grinds out another victory
Hakuho scraped out a victory to remain perfect in a four-way tie for the lead on Thursday, the fifth day of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament.

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