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SPRING GRAND SUMO TOURNAMENT

Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 11, 2020
Hakuho victorious on 35th birthday
Yokozuna Hakuho celebrated his 35th birthday with a win over rank-and-filer Okinoumi on Wednesday, maintaining his perfect record at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament being held without spectators for the first time in the sport's history.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 10, 2020
Hakuho wins; Kakuryu bounces back
Hakuho improved to a 3-0 Tuesday at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament, while fellow yokozuna Kakuryu bounced back from an upset loss the previous day.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 9, 2020
Hakuho remains unbeaten as Kakuryu loses on Day 2
Hakuho maintained an unblemished record Monday at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament, but fellow Mongolian-born yokozuna Kakuryu suffered an upset loss to komusubi Hokutofuji.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 8, 2020
Hakuho victorious on Day 1 in front of empty arena
Hakuho made a winning start to the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament on Sunday, overpowering Endo at an empty Edion Arena Osaka.
Japan Times
SUMO
Mar 5, 2020
Health risks in spotlight as Spring Basho nears start
The Japan Sumo Association is proceeding with the upcoming Spring Grand Sumo Tournament, but has decided, in light of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, that it will be held behind closed doors.
SUMO
Feb 27, 2020
Japan Sports Agency asks JSA to adjust spring tourney
The Japan Sports Agency has asked the Japan Sumo Association to make changes to its March grand tournament amid the current coronavirus outbreak, a source with knowledge of the matter said Wednesday.
Japan Times
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Feb 26, 2020
Calling off Spring Basho would be right move for JSA
The Japan Sumo Association is essentially a reactive, rather than proactive, organization.
Japan Times
SUMO
Feb 24, 2020
Sumo left with only one ozeki for first time in over 38 years
For the first time in over 38 years, the Japan Sumo Association's rankings, published Monday, have only one wrestler at the sport's second-highest rank of ozeki. But if sekiwake Asanoyama has his way, that situation will soon be remedied.
Japan Times
SUMO
Jul 9, 2019
Sumo 101: Non-Tokyo tournaments
There are six honbasho (official tournaments) every year. They take place in the odd-numbered months, with half being hosted in Tokyo's Ryogoku Kokugikan.
Japan Times
SUMO
Mar 25, 2019
Injury looms over Hakuho's triumph
Yokozuna Hakuho said Monday he felt an "invisible weight" after suffering an arm injury in the final bout of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament, where he racked up a record-extending 42nd top division title.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 24, 2019
Perfect Hakuho captures 42nd title
Yokozuna Hakuho extended his career championship haul to 42 on Sunday after winning the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament with a record 15th undefeated run.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 23, 2019
Ichinojo stays in hunt
The race for the Emperor's Cup at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament will go down to the final day with undefeated yokozuna Hakuho and fourth-ranked maegashira Ichinojo both winning on Saturday.
Japan Times
SUMO
Mar 22, 2019
Sumo 101: Consistent losers
Ted Williams famously said, "Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of 10 and be considered a good performer."
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 22, 2019
Hakuho on course for title
Yokozuna Hakuho inched toward a record-extending 42nd career championship with a win over ozeki Goeido on Friday, the 13th day of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament.
Japan Times
SUMO
Mar 21, 2019
Sumo 101: Could-have-beens
Sumo has no shortage of legends.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 21, 2019
Hakuho stays one win ahead of pack
Yokozuna Hakuho defeated ozeki Tochinoshin on Wednesday to retain his lead at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament with 12 straight wins.
Japan Times
SUMO
Mar 20, 2019
Sumo 101: Bow-twirling ceremony
Every day of a sumo tournament concludes with a bow-twirling ceremony, called yumitori-shiki in Japanese.
Japan Times
SUMO
Mar 19, 2019
Sumo 101: Brothers in sumo
Normally, brothers in sumo can't fight one another.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 19, 2019
Hakuho improves to 10-0 at Spring Grand Sumo Tournament
Yokozuna Hakuho improved to a perfect 10-0 Tuesday at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament, but a pair of wrestlers remain just one win behind the all-time championship record holder on the leaderboard.
Japan Times
SUMO
Mar 18, 2019
Sumo 101: College graduates in sumo
New entrants into the world of sumo generally fall into three groups.

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