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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).
Japan Times
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
Nov 12, 2020
Takakeisho maintains perfect start at November Basho
New ozeki Shodai withdrew from the meet on Thursday with an ankle ligament injury.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Nov 10, 2020
Shodai endures attack from Takayasu on Day 3 of November Basho
Both Shodai and fellow ozeki Takakeisho, the two highest-ranking wrestlers left in the competition, remained undefeated after Tuesday's bouts.
Japan Times
SUMO
Mar 17, 2020
Kotonishiki experienced historic success without reaching ozeki
Of the four ranks in sumo's top division, komusubi is the one at which a rikishi is least likely to win a championship.
Japan Times
SUMO
Jan 9, 2020
New Year Basho provides intriguing mix of storylines
Every sumo tournament contains a myriad of storylines.
Japan Times
SUMO / INSIDE SUMO
Jan 3, 2020
Reviewing last year, previewing 2020 in sumo
Happy New Year to you all. Here's to a great 2020.
Japan Times
SUMO
Dec 24, 2019
Asanoyama, Daieisho promoted in rankings for New Year Basho
Summer Basho winner Asanoyama will fight as a sekiwake for the first time at next month's New Year Grand Sumo Tournament, the latest rankings released by the Japan Sumo Association on Tuesday showed.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Nov 18, 2019
Hakuho stays on track for 43rd title
Yokozuna Hakuho retained his one-win buffer at the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament after beating No. 4 maegashira Kotoyuki on Monday.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Nov 17, 2019
Hakuho easily defeats Tamawashi to stay on top
Hakuho remained alone at the top of the leaderboard after beating Tamawashi at the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament on Sunday.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Nov 16, 2019
Hakuho maintains advantage
Yokozuna Hakuho maintained his sole lead by beating rank-and-filer Takarafuji on Saturday, the seventh day of the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Nov 15, 2019
Hakuho moves ahead of the pack
Hakuho moved into the outright lead at the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament on Friday, defeating Meisei to improve to 5-1.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Nov 13, 2019
Hakuho survives Day 4 challenge
Hakuho flexed his yokozuna muscles on Wednesday to stay on the heels of a pair of rank-and-filers in the lead after four days of action at the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament.
Japan Times
SUMO / Basho reports
Nov 11, 2019
Hakuho defeated on Day 2 as title race blown open
Yokozuna Hakuho suffered his first loss of the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament on Monday, losing to rank-and-filer Daieisho in an undramatic end to Day 2 that leaves the title chase wide open.
Japan Times
SUMO
Nov 7, 2019
Emperor's Cup race looks wide open at Kyushu Basho
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