Lone yokozuna Terunofuji looked shaky at the outset, but recovered with an arm throw at the edge to defeat Shodai on the first day of the...
For the Summer Basho, yokozuna Terunofuji's return to sumo competition after undergoing surgery on both knees is the biggest storyline to follow.
Mongolian grappler Kiribayama posted back-to-back victories on the final day of the Spring Basho to deny Daieisho his second championship.
Rank-and-filer Midorifuji held his own against Bulgarian Aoiyama and has a one-win lead at the midway point of the 15-day tournament.
Sumo's Flying Monkey posted his third consecutive win over ozeki Takakeisho in the day's final bout at Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium.
Ozeki grappler Takakeisho will need to capture the March tournament title to convince sumo officials he's worthy of promotion to the sport's highest rank.
The siblings from Fukushima Prefecture hope to emulate the success that Takanohana and Wakanohana enjoyed as sumo wrestlers over three decades ago.
Lone ozeki Takakeisho comes through with a clutch win against the rank-and-filer on the final day, collecting his first title since November 2020.
Ozeki Takakeisho had his hands full but came out on top on Day 8. Kotoshoho is the other wrestler with seven wins in the 15-day tournament.
With grand champion Terunofuji sidelined with knee injuries, lone ozeki Takakeisho is the tournament's highest-ranked wrestler.
Hobbled by knee injuries, Mongolian-born yokozuna Terunofuji is forced to sit out his second straight tournament. The title chase appears wide open.
With yokozuna Terunofuji's future in doubt, the door is wide open for others to move up the ranks, and other sumo New Year predictions for the...