All posts tagged "Hakuho"
Sumo/ 1 week ago
Terunofuji Brushes Aside Kotoshoho to Move into Sole Possession of Lead at Summer Basho
On a tumultuous day of upsets, lone yokozuna Terunofuji was the model of consistency and calm at Ryogoku Kokugikan, improving to...
Features/ 4 months ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] How Far Will the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Bribery Scandal Reach?
As investigators continue to pore through evidence and issue indictments, will the Tokyo 2020 scandal envelop dozens or hundreds more individuals?
Features/ 4 months ago
[ODDS and EVENS] Photographer Lord K2 Captures the Soul of Sumo in New Book
In nearly 100 images, supplemented with background information in English and Japanese, "Sumo" introduces numerous aspects of the tradition-rich sport.
Features/ 10 months ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Hakuho Begins Next Chapter of Sumo Life
The all-time great wrestler takes over as the Miyagino stablemaster, replacing his mentor, who is retiring at age 65.
Sumo/ 1 year ago
Mitakeumi Ousts Ozeki Shodai to Stay Tied For the Lead at New Year Tourney
The sekiwake bounced back from the previous day's loss to set up a showdown with grand champion Terunofuji.
Features/ 1 year ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Nebraska’s Keisei Tominaga Raises Profile with Strong Performances Early in the Season
The sophomore guard scored a season-high 23 points, including 5 of 6 from 3-point range, against South Dakota on November 27.
Terunofuji Lives Up to Yokozuna Expectations with Impressive Win Over Daieisho
The Mongolian grand champion avenges September's loss to the upset-minded top maegashira.
Terunofuji Kicks Off New Era with Hard-Fought Win Over Kiribayama
The Mongolian grappler is eager to prove he is a dominant force to be reckoned with as a lone yokozuna.
Terunofuji Looking to Remain the New King of the Ring With Hakuho Retired
The Mongolian grappler aims to follow up his first win as yokozuna with another title in Fukuoka.
EDITORIAL | Yokozuna Hakuho’s Retirement Bodes a Crisis for the Sumo World
The lack of promising young wrestlers to carry the sport into the future reminds us of Hakuho’s words from before: “When...
Features/ 2 years ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Retired Yokozuna Hakuho Left an Indelible Mark on Sumo
The all-time winningest rikishi's longevity at the top and work ethic triggered admiration from his peers and former standouts.
Grand Champion Debutante Terunofuji Faces Challenges in Autumn Meet
Fellow yokozuna Hakuho was forced to pull out over COVID-19 protocols.