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Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
May 13, 2013
Hakuho victorious in Summer Basho opener
Hakuho outfoxed Tochiozan to make a winning start in his bid for a 25th career title on Sunday, while yokozuna rival Harumafuji also won handsomely on the opening day of the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 25, 2013
Hakuho finishes with perfect record
Yokozuna Hakuho sets a new mark for titles gained without a single defeat at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 23, 2013
Perfect Hakuho wins title
Yokozuna Hakuho wins the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament for his 24th career title, tying Kitanoumi in fourth place for all-time championships.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 22, 2013
Yokozuna Hakuho closes in on title
Perfect yokozuna Hakuho put one hand on his 24th Emperor's Cup after outclassing ozeki Kisenosato for his 12th straight win at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament on Thursday.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 20, 2013
Hakuho improves to 10-0
Yokozuna Hakuho survived an epic encounter against Estonian giant Baruto, outfoxing his opponent to retain his undefeated mark on the 10th day of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament on Tuesday.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 19, 2013
Hakuho remains on course for 24th title
Hakuho spoiled sekiwake Toyonoshima's aspirations of a second straight yokozuna kill, keeping his undefeated record intact after the ninth day of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament on Monday.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 18, 2013
Toyonoshima upsets yokozuna Harumafuji
Yokozuna Harumafuji crashed and burned to a third defeat at the hands of Toyonoshima as the second week of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament kicked off Sunday.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 17, 2013
Hakuho turns tables on upset-minded Tokitenku
Ambushing would-be challenger Tokitenku, Hakuho begins to ensure himself of a seventh consecutive win at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 16, 2013
Hakuho maintains place at top
Yokozuna Hakuho walloped upstart Chiyotairyu to retain an undefeated 6-0 mark at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament on Friday.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 15, 2013
Harumafuji ends two-match slide
Harumafuji snapped his losing streak at two as the yokozuna defeated Myogiryu to improve to 3-2 at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament on Thursday.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 12, 2013
Birthday boy Hakuho celebrates with victory
Yokozuna pair Hakuho and Harumafuji each make it two wins out of two at the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament in Osaka.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Mar 11, 2013
Harumafuji lays down marker at spring basho
Resurgent yokozuna Harumafuji picked up where he left off in January with a clinical win over komusubi Tochiozan on the opening day of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament in Osaka on Sunday.
Japan Times
SUMO
Mar 9, 2013
Resurgent Harumafuji out to snap Hakuho's Osaka streak
His forgettable yokozuna debut a fading memory, a rejuvenated Harumafuji will be looking to pick up where he left off when the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament kicks off in Osaka on Sunday.
SUMO
Mar 1, 2013
Wrestling's fall from Olympic grace sends wake-up call to International Sumo Federation
The quest of the International Sumo Federation (IFS) to have amateur sumo accepted as a bona fide Olympic sport has long been viewed as as a pie-in-the-sky proposition by many.
SUMO
Feb 26, 2013
Harumafuji takes over top ranking
With the Japan Sumo Association's release of the new rankings on Monday, yokozuna Harumafuji finally finds himself at sumo's true summit after his promotion to the prestigious east position.
Japan Times
SUMO
Feb 20, 2013
Harumafuji dreaming big after overcoming early setback
Yokozuna Harumafuji insists the prospect of being forced to retire never once crossed his mind ahead of last month's dominating victory at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament, but the Mongolian refuses to speculate on how much more success he can achieve before he calls it a day.
Japan Times
SUMO
Feb 19, 2013
Harumafuji saddened by bullying incidents
Yokozuna Harumafuji on Monday condemned the recent incidents of corporal punishment that have shocked Japanese society, but insisted parents must take responsibility for ensuring their children are able to stand up for themselves.
Japan Times
SUMO
Jan 28, 2013
Harumafuji claims perfect record
Harumafuji conquers rival yokozuna Hakuho, putting an exclamation point on his first title at sumo's highest rank on the final day of the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament.
Japan Times
SUMO
Jan 28, 2013
Clown prince of sumo Takamisakari retires
Former komusubi Takamisakari, whose pre-bout goofball antics and gutsy performances made him one of sumo's best-loved rikishi, has called time on his wrestling career, his sumo stablemaster Azumazeki said on Sunday.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Jan 27, 2013
Harumafuji captures Emperor's Cup with day to spare
Harumafuji improves to 14-0, securing the Emperor's Cup title a day before the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament concludes.

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