The Mongolian will look to shine in his ozeki debut at the 15-day Autumn Basho. Compatriot Kirishima and others will also be looking to contend.
Shishi, a 26-year-old from Melitopol, must contend with strong opposition at the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament and concern for his loved ones.
In nearly 100 images, supplemented with background information in English and Japanese, "Sumo" introduces numerous aspects of the tradition-rich sport.
The all-time great wrestler takes over as the Miyagino stablemaster, replacing his mentor, who is retiring at age 65.
The sophomore guard scored a season-high 23 points, including 5 of 6 from 3-point range, against South Dakota on November 27.
The Mongolian grappler is eager to prove he is a dominant force to be reckoned with as a lone yokozuna.
The Mongolian grappler aims to follow up his first win as yokozuna with another title in Fukuoka.
The lack of promising young wrestlers to carry the sport into the future reminds us of Hakuho’s words from before: “When sumo comes to an end,...
The all-time winningest rikishi's longevity at the top and work ethic triggered admiration from his peers and former standouts.
Fellow yokozuna Hakuho was forced to pull out over COVID-19 protocols.
Despite the loss, Terunofuji almost certain to be promoted to sumo's highest rank.
Team Japan had 338 athletes at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, and the last time Tokyo hosted the Olympics in 1964 there were a total...