Sumo: Hakuho Says Nagoya Tourney "unforgettable," Expects More Wins

Sumo: Hakuho says Nagoya tourney

Yokozuna Hakuho, who captured a record 39th career title at the just-ended Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament, said Monday the reality of having won the championship and made multiple record-breaking feats along the way has finally sunk in.

Speaking at the traditional day-after victory press conference following the 15-day meet at the Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium, Hakuho said he is nowhere near the end and will continue to put up numbers expected of a grand champion.

Sumo: Harumafuji Hands Kisenosato First Thrashing At Spring Tourney

Sumo: Harumafuji hands Kisenosato first annihilation at Spring competition

Yokozuna Harumafuji sent Kisenosato tumbling down the ring to his first thrashing as yokozuna - and left him with a damage - on Friday, the thirteenth day of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament, where ozeki Terunofuji now imparts the lead likewise to one defeat.

Harumafuji (10-3) left Kisenosato reeling with a solid low charge and the Mongolian didn't let his adversary move out, pounding the debutant yokozuna out and off the ring in the day's last bout.

Sumo: Mongolian Yokozuna Off To Winning Start At New Year Tourney

Sumo: Mongolian yokozuna off to winning start at New Year tourneySumo's three Mongolian yokozuna had convincing wins on Sunday as the 15-day New Year Grand Sumo Tournament got under way before Japan's emperor and empress.
Kakuryu, who won his third career title in most-recent November tourney, was never troubled against Tochinoshin, latching onto a left overarm belt hold before sending the Georgian komusubi sprawling with a pulling throw for his 20th win in their career 21 meetings.

Goeido Stays Unbeaten With 9th Win In Autumn Tourney

Goeido stays unbeaten with 9th win in Autumn tourneyA day after earning the win that assured he would keep his rank, ozeki Goeido kept up his charge toward a more lofty objective — a first grand tournament title.
Goeido bulled out burly No. 5 maegashira Aoiyama to remain unbeaten at 9-0, while yokozuna Harumafuji and No. 14 maegashira Endo stayed one win off the lead after ninth-day action Monday in the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament at Tokyo’s Ryogoku Kokugikan.

Largest Open Karate Tourney In Alabama Taking Place

Largest Open Karate Tourney In Alabama Taking PlaceThe Department of Leisure Services and Mike Culbreth’s School of World Yoshukai Karate will host the 37th Annual Southern Region Open Karate Tournament that is held in conjunction with the National Peanut Festival. The tournament will be held on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at the Dothan Civic Center. This is the largest open karate tournament in the State of Alabama.

Injured Hakuho To Miss Tourney

Injured Hakuho to miss tourneyYokozuna Hakuho said Thursday he will not take part in the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament, which starts Sunday in Tokyo, because of injuries.
His preparation for the tournament was substantially delayed because of an old injury to his left knee and pain in his right leg, which he injured during the previous tournament in Nagoya.

Sumo: Injured Kakuryu Withdraws From Nagoya Tourney

Sumo: Injured Kakuryu withdraws from Nagoya tourneyYokozuna Kakuryu pulled out of the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament on Wednesday with a lower back injury.
Kakuryu told the Japan Sumo Association he has been diagnosed with lumbar discopathy and will need two weeks of complete rest. His stablemaster Izutsu said the Mongolian also hurt his left ankle in Tuesday's defeat to top-ranked maegashira Tochiozan.

Hakuho Dealt 2nd Stunning Defeat To Start Tourney

Hakuho dealt 2nd stunning defeat to start tourneyAfter suffering a rare first-day defeat at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament, yokozuna Hakuho pushed the envelope of disbelief by losing a second straight match on Monday.
Top maegashira Yoshikaze sent the winner of a record 35 titles to the dirt in a shocking result that adds to the sting of the loss that Hakuho was dealt by komusubi Okinoumi on Sunday at Tokyo’s Ryogoku Kokugikan.

Presti Karate School Holds Tourney With Chuck Norris

Presti Karate School holds tourney with Chuck NorrisStudents and instructors from the Presti Karate Centers in Lewiston took a special trip to Las Vegas this summer to the International Training Conference and World Championships co-led by John Presti and world famous martial artist and actor Chuck Norris.