Sep 21, 2019

Trio tied for lead entering final day

Three wrestlers head into the final day of the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament tied for the lead, with sekiwake duo Takakeisho and Mitakeumi winning on ... ...

Sep 20, 2019

Title chase now wide open

The race for the Emperor’s Cup at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament was thrown wide open again when Takakeisho lost to ozeki Goeido on Friday ... ...

Sep 19, 2019

Sumo 101: New Otani hotels and sumo

Last Friday, several members of the Ireland rugby team, including Clan Healy and Rory Best, visited Isegahama stable to watch a training session.It’s unusual for ... ...

Sep 19, 2019

Takakeisho moves ahead of the pack

Takakeisho took the outright lead at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Thursday, beating Myogiryu to improve to 10-2 and secure promotion back to ozeki.The ... ...

Sep 18, 2019

Takakeisho holds onto tie for lead

Takakeisho pulled off a big win at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Wednesday, defeating ozeki Tochinoshin to remain in a tie for the lead ... ...

Sep 21, 2019

Sumo 101: Championship scores

One of the side effects of having Hakuho, the greatest rikishi of all time, succeed another legend in Asashoryu at the top of the sumo ... ...

Sep 20, 2019

Sumo 101: Imperial family and sumo

You don’t have to look far in sumo to find links with Japan’s imperial family.Every two months the top rikishi compete for a whole host ... ...

Sep 18, 2019

Sumo 101: ‘Dragons’

There are many ways of classifying rikishi and discussing those groups’ various merits.Who are the best yokozuna or ozeki of all time for example? Which ... ...