Sumo Legend Taiho's Grandson To Make Pro Debut At Kyushu Tournament

Sumo legend Taiho's grandson to make pro debut at Kyushu tournament

Former yokozuna Taiho's grandson is set to make his professional wrestling debut at the November Grand Sumo Tournament in Fukuoka, it was learned on Aug. 23.

Set to follow in Taiho's footsteps is Konosuke Naya, a third-year student at Saitama Sakae High School, who is now captain of the school sumo club.

Interview: Bmx Flatland Legend Yohei Uchino, Murasaki Shonan Open

INTERVIEW: BMX flatland legend Yohei Uchino, Murasaki Shonan OpenFor many alternative / street sport enthusiasts in Japan the Murasaki Shonan Open marks the beginning of summer.  This year's celebration of sports culture, held across eight days in early July at the birthplace of surfing in Japan, Kugenuma in Fujisawa, was also a stop on the men’s World Surf League Qualification Series tour. Performing at the event as part of the Team G-Shock Special Showcase was Japanese BMX flatland rider Yohei Uchino (内野洋平).

Animation Legend Miyazaki To Make Another Feature

Animation legend Miyazaki to make another feature

Legendary Japanese animation director Hayao Miyazaki has come out of retirement from making feature-length films.

Miyazaki's production base, Studio Ghibli, said on Friday that he had begun working on a new project.

Nintendo Reportedly Developing 'the Legend Of Zelda' Smartphone Game

Nintendo Reportedly Developing 'The Legend Of Zelda' Smartphone Game

For the longest time ever, Nintendo has pretty much stubborn about releasing games for mobile. However they later relented and we even saw Mario finally and officially make its way onto mobile devices in the form of Super Mario Run. Now it seems that we could be close to getting another beloved Nintendo franchise on our phones.

In a report from The Wall Street Journal, word on the street has it that Nintendo is working on a smartphone game based on The Legend of Zelda franchise. The game, if it is indeed in the works, will be released following the mobile version of Animal Crossing which could be coming later this year.

Legendary Karate Fighter, Film Star Willie Williams Conducts Local Seminar'

Legendary karate fighter, film star Willie Williams conducts local seminar'Kyokushin Karate World Champion Fighter and film star Willie Williams recently did a special “Kyokushin Karate Training Seminar” at The Jenkins Center in Murfreesboro.
Williams was invited to conduct this seminar by local Kyokushin Karate instructor Kenny Buffaloe. Williams and Buffaloe trained together under world renowned Karate master Shihan Shigeru Oyama of Japan, who recently passed. This made this training seminar even more special and Williams and Buffaloe dedicated it to the memory of their famous teacher.

Honda Airbag Recall Extends To Legend In Australia

Honda airbag recall extends to Legend in AustraliaHonda Australia’s ongoing recall of models equipped with controversially faulty Takata airbags has grown again, with a further 71,856 vehicles added this week.
The latest additions include more variants of the previously recalled Civic and Jazz, this time affecting an as-yet unspecified number of vehicles in the 2006-11 Civic and 2012 Jazz lines.

Video : 1993 Acura Legend Coupe

Video : 1993 Acura Legend coupeWhen discussing classic Acura models, the Legend, particularly as a two-door, doesn't get brought up nearly as often as the Integra or NSX. Perhaps that's because those sporty models were brash for their time, whereas this bigger car came off as a more conservative ride. For a MotorWeek Retro Review, John Davis and crew have looked back at a 1993 Legend coupe to give us a chance to remember Acura's luxury GT.

Malvernite Receives Black Belt From Judo Legend

Malvernite receives black belt from judo legendThis past Sunday, after 11 years of judo training at the West Hempstead PAL dojo classroom on Hempstead Avenue, 15-year old Gianna Casini Lendino put her impressive martial arts skills to the test and was bestowed her black belt — the highest belt attainable in judo.