Bushuyama Takashi

BushuyamaBushuyama Takashi (born May 21, 1976) is a Japanese sumo wrestler from Aomori, Aomori Prefecture.

He made his professional debut in January 1999. At the age of 32, he was promoted to the top makuuchi division in the November 2008 tournament. His highest rank has been maegashira 3.

 
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Asasekiryu Taro

AsasekiryuAsasekiryu Taro (born August 7, 1981 as Badarchiin Dashnyam, in Ulan Bator, Mongolia) is a sumo wrestler.

He made his debut in January 2000, reaching the top division in March 2003. He has won four special prizes, and has spent a total of five tournaments to date in the titled sanyaku ranks. The highest rank he has reached is sekiwake.

 
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Aminishiki Ryuji

AminishikiAminishiki Ryuji (born October 3, 1978 as Ry?ji Suginomori) is a Japanese sumo wrestler. He made his professional debut in 1997 and has been ranked in the top division since 2000.

He has earned ten special prizes and won seven gold stars for defeating yokozuna during his career. He has twice been runner-up in a tournament.
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Iwakiyama Quits After Spring Stroke

IwakiyamaFormer komusubi Iwakiyama, who suffered a minor stroke this spring, said Sunday he decided to call time on his career rather than risk a threat to his life.

Iwakiyama, who had fallen in the ranks to the second-tier juryo division, joined his stable-master Sakaigawa to announce his retirement on the final day of the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament at Ryogoku Kokugikan.
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Chiyotaikai Formally Retires

ChiotaikaiFormer ozeki Chiyotaikai, who retired after the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament in January, had his topknot removed in a ceremony at Ryogoku Kokugikan on Saturday, drawing the curtain on his illustrious but injury-plagued career.

Chiyotaikai, who has assumed the sumo elder's name Sanoyama, had about 360 well-wishers taking snips into his oicho (ginko-leaf topknot) before his stablemaster Kokonoe removed it.
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Asashoryu At Topknot Ceremony

AsashoryuFormer Mongolian yokozuna Asashoryu, who retired in February after assaulting a man outside a Tokyo nightclub, had his topknot removed in a ceremony at Ryogoku Kokugikan.



Asashoryu, 30, performed his "unryu" style dohyo-iri ritual in the raised ring for the last time, flanked by Mongolian wrestlers Asasekiryu and ozeki Harumafuji, who served as the usher and sword-bearer, respectively.

 
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Japan Wins Against Argentina

Japan Argentina 1-0Japan upset a full-strength Argentina side 1-0 Friday in a historic friendly win that crowned the coaching debut of former AC Milan boss Alberto Zaccheroni.

Shimizu S-Pulse striker Shinji Okazaki scored the winner in the 19th minute while the Blue Samurai stopped several scoring attempts by Barcelona star Lionel Messi.
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K1 Final 2010 Japan

K-1 WORLD GP 2010 FINAL Tournament!!K1 Final 2010 has been decided and we are ready for the clash of the titans on 11th December 2010 in Japan

After a long tough road to the Final 8 , all of the fighters seemed relieved and very excited to see who will they be fighting . And no one could have predicted these results one week ago 

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K1 Final 16 Seoul

K1 Final 16 SeoulOn October 2nd , K-1 holds the FieLDS K-1 WORLD GP 2010 IN SEOUL -FINAL16- in Seoul .

It will be the Final Elimination tournament for top sixteen fighters. The winners will qualify for the K-1 World Grand Prix 2010 Final held in December 11, 2010 at Yokohama Arena, Japan.
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Rizla Suzuki Back To Full Strength

Loris CapirossiRizla Suzuki MotoGP welcomes back Loris Capirossi from injury for this weekend's race in Japan, the first of three Grands Prix over as many weekends around the Pacific Ocean.

The first race of the trio tour sees the Rizla team heading to Suzuki's homeland of Japan for the Motegi Twin-Ring Grand Prix. Capirossi has an enviable record at the 4,801m Japanese circuit; he has won three MotoGP races and been on the podium a further three times.

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J. League Division 1 #24

Japan League Division #24Gamba stepped up their late title challenge with a victory in Kawasaki to go third, now only a point behind Kashima.

Nagoya were giving nothing away, though, fighting back to net five in the second half at Shimizu, including a Keiji Tamada hat trick. Nagoya are again seven points clear and now with only ten games left. At the other end, Omiya and Sendai both recorded important away wins to climb significantly closer to safety.
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Hakuho Secures Title

Hakuho ChampionWith his fourth consecutive title already in the bag, Hakuho unleashed his fury on Kotooshu to extend his winning streak to 61 bouts at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Saturday.

It turned out to be an anticlimactic final after maegashira wrestlers Yoshikaze and Takekaze lost their respective bouts to fall out of the title race, but the lone yokozuna still made it a mouth-watering finale on the 14th day of action.

 
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K1 Fighting

K1 FightingK-1 is a world-wide kickboxing promotion based in Tokyo, Japan founded by Kazuyoshi Ishii, a former Kyokushin karate practitioner, and owned by the Fighting and Entertainment Group (FEG), who organize combat sport events in Japan, and around the world, that include events by the mixed martial arts promotion Dream.

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Japan Grabs 3 Gold Medals

Haruna AsamiHosts Japan grabbed three out of four gold medals on offer at the world judo championships in Tokyo Sunday, with every previous title-holder falling along the way.

Haruna Asami won a shock victory over Tomoko Fukumi in the women's under-48kg final, while in the women's under-52kg, another all-Japanese affair, Yuka Nishida triumphed over Misaki Nakamura.
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