Category: Sumo

The Grand Sumo Tournaments at the Ryogoku Kokugikan
By: Date: April 20, 2011 Categories: Sport,Sumo Tags: , , , , ,

If it happens that you are in Tokyo during one of the three grand Sumo tournaments, 15-day events in January, May and September, go straight to Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo’s National Sumo Hall and you will enjoy a fantastic show, filled with ceremony and ritual which observe strict hierarchies not just for the wrestlers, but also for the referees and…

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The rise of the new king of sumo Hakuho
By: Date: January 30, 2011 Categories: News,Sport,Sumo Tags: , , , , ,

The Mongolian yokozuna Hakuho has become the third person in history to win six consecutive world titles, winning a few days ago the last sumo tournament, the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament, held at the Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo. As the only yokozuna currently in office, this is the eighteenth overall title of the sample…

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