All posts tagged "sumo"
Sumo/ 2 weeks ago
Takakeisho Aiming to Bolster Yokozuna Promotion Chances at Spring Basho
Ozeki grappler Takakeisho will need to capture the March tournament title to convince sumo officials he's worthy of promotion to the...
Sumo/ 1 month ago
Sumo Brothers Wakatakakage and Wakamotoharu Aiming for the Pinnacle
The siblings from Fukushima Prefecture hope to emulate the success that Takanohana and Wakanohana enjoyed as sumo wrestlers over three decades...
Sports Talk/ 1 month ago
#19 Sports Talk ― Lord K2 Discusses His Passion for Sumo and Photography
Lord K2 reflects on showcasing the daily rhythm of the tradition-rich sport and capturing its essential characteristics in his new photography...
Takakeisho Beats Kotoshoho to Capture Third Emperor's Cup at New Year Basho
Lone ozeki Takakeisho comes through with a clutch win against the rank-and-filer on the final day, collecting his first title since...
Takakeisho Posts Clutch Win over Hoshoryu to Stay Tied for Lead at New Year Basho
Ozeki Takakeisho will be in a good position to capture his third Emperor’s Cup on the tournament's final day. Kotoshoho also...
Drama at New Year Basho: Takakeisho Defeats Onosho to Set up Three-Way Tie for Lead
The ozeki grappler halted a two-match losing skid at the New Year Basho to keep alive his hopes of promotion to...
Features/ 2 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.
Kiribayama Upsets Takakeisho as Onosho Takes over Sole Lead at New Year Meet
Ozeki Takakeisho loses his second straight bout and faces an uphill battle with three days left in the year’s first grand...
Kotonowaka Stuns Takakeisho to Create Two-Way Tie for Lead at New Year Tourney
Ozeki Takakeisho was unable to use his thrusting technique and now shares the tournament lead with Onosho. Four days remain in...
Takakeisho Remains in Sole Lead with Convincing Win over Meisei at New Year Tourney
Ozeki grappler Takakeisho is one victory ahead of two rank-and-filers with five days left. He is chasing his third career Emperor's...
Takakeisho Steamrolls over Sadanoumi to Move into Sole Lead at New Year Basho
The determined ozeki grappler seems to be gaining confidence by the day during the New Year Basho as he pursues promotion...
Takakeisho Survives Nishikifuji Onslaught to Stay Tied for Lead at New Year Basho
Ozeki Takakeisho had his hands full but came out on top on Day 8. Kotoshoho is the other wrestler with seven...