Nakabi Report | “Nagoya” 2020

It’s Nakabi! Wakamotoharu is leading Juryo with 7 wins, followed by Mitoryu with 6. Terunofuji (7-1) is holding his own pretty easily at M17, his only loss so far coming from fellow former Ozeki Takayasu on day 5. He faces Sadanoumi next. New top division rikishi Kotoshoho (6-2) lost to Sadanoumi today but has beenContinue reading “Nakabi Report | “Nagoya” 2020″

COVID Cases in Sumo Not the Reason for Cancellation says Shibatayama

April 4th was a big day in sumo news media, with 18 articles in the Grand Sumo section of Nikkan Sports alone. Public relations director Shibatayama offered a bit of insight into the Japan Sumo Association’s decisions to cancel Natsu Basho and to move the July tournament from Nagoya to Tokyo, and popular rikishi gaveContinue reading “COVID Cases in Sumo Not the Reason for Cancellation says Shibatayama”