Kakuryu Proud Father of Three

Taking part in NHK’s “Special Basho” broadcast from a remote location, Yokozuna Kakuryu announced his second daughter (third child) was born this past April. The proud father fielded questions from NHK announcer Ota Masahide during the end of the program. “Last month, in the midst of these difficult times, my third child was born. I’veContinue reading “Kakuryu Proud Father of Three”

Spring Tournament to be Held Without Spectators

There will be no spectators at Haru Basho 2020, but NHK will be broadcasting the event as usual. With the continued spread of the new Corona virus in Japan, many large scale sporting events have been cancelled or rescheduled at the request of the Japan Sports Agency and Prime Minister Abe. Even the 2020 OlympicsContinue reading “Spring Tournament to be Held Without Spectators”