All posts tagged "Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament"
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#15 Sports Talk ― Analyzing the Outcome at Sumo's Autumn Basho with Jim Armstrong
The 15-day tournament offered sumo fans plenty of memorable moments. Veteran sports reporter Armstrong joins the podcast for a wrapup of...
EDITORIAL | Slump in Quality of Sumo Matches Cannot Go On for Long
Raising the quality of the matches will benefit the commercial value of sumo. The sport's attractiveness in turn can lead to...
Veteran Tamawashi Captures Second Emperor’s Cup and Etches His Name in the History Books
The 37-year-old Mongolian grappler defeated Takayasu to become the oldest championship winner in the modern era.
Takayasu Defeats Hoshoryu to Keep Title Hopes Alive at Autumn Basho
The former ozeki has a chance to win his first-ever Emperor’s Cup with Tamawashi the only man standing in his way.
Ageless Veteran Tamawashi Moves a Step Closer to Title at Autumn Basho
The No. 3 Mongolian maegashira, known as sumo’s iron man, holds the sole lead with two days remaining in the tournament.
Wakamotoharu Upsets Sole Leader Tamawashi on Day 12 of Autumn Basho
The veteran Mongolian maegashira still holds the top spot with a 10-2 record as he pursues his second Emperor’s Cup.
Veteran Tamawashi Takes Over the Lead at Autumn Basho
The No. 3 maegashira posted a one-sided win over Hokutofuji to claim the top spot on the leaderboard with four days...
Takayasu Hands Hokutofuji First Loss at Autumn Basho
Lone yokozuna Terunofuji is forced to withdraw from the 15-day tournament in Tokyo due to knee injuries.
Takayasu Defeats Terunofuji to Deliver a Serious Blow to the Yokozuna’s Title Hopes
With four losses, the lone grand champion is all but out of contention for the Emperor’s Cup at the Autumn Basho.
Surprise leader Hokutofuji Still Unbeaten at Midway Point of Autumn Basho
The No. 8 maegashira is off to his best start ever and is one win ahead of Tamawashi at the 15-day...
Terunofuji Rebounds From Two Straight Losses to Keep Title Hopes Alive
The lone yokozuna could not afford another loss at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament and got the job done against Ichinojo.
Terunofuji Drops Second Straight at Autumn Basho to Fall Further Behind
The lone grand champion has looked out of sorts and trails co-leaders Tamawashi and Hokutofuji by three wins.