Takakeisho Withdraws From Tournament Due To Injury

Takakeisho withdraws from tournament due to injury

New ozeki champion Takakeisho has withdrawn from the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament after injuring his right knee.

Stable master Chiganoura made the announcement on Thursday, the fifth day of the tournament.

Sumo: Hakuho To Sit Out Next Tournament

Sumo: Hakuho to sit out next tournament

In Japan's sumo, yokozuna grand champion Hakuho will sit out the next competition because of injury.

The third of the year's six grand sumo tournaments will open in Tokyo on Sunday.

Hakuho Wins 42nd Sumo Tournament

Hakuho wins 42nd sumo tournament

Sumo grand champion Hakuho clinched his 42nd title in the spring tournament in Osaka on Sunday. The Mongolian yokozuna beat another grand champion, Kakuryu, in the final bout.

Hakuho finished with a perfect record. Rank-and-file wrestler Ichinojo followed with 14 wins and one loss.

Habu Wins Nhk Shogi Tournament, Sets New Record

Habu wins NHK shogi tournament, sets new record

Professional player Yoshiharu Habu has won the NHK Cup TV Tournament for shogi, or Japanese chess, setting a new record of 45 official competition victories.

The ninth-dan shogi master beat Masataka Goda, who also holds the highest rank, in the final aired on Sunday.

Japan Soccer League To Launch Esports Tournament

Japan soccer league to launch esports tournament

Japan's professional football league will launch an esports league this year in cooperation with a major videogame maker, Konami Digital Entertainment.

J.League and the company announced on Friday that they will co-host the tournament, which will take place in July.

Tamawashi Wins First Sumo Tournament

Tamawashi wins first sumo tournament

In sumo, Tamawashi, a third-ranked Sekiwake wrestler from Mongolia, has clinched his first title.

Tamawashi beat rank-and-file wrestler Endo on the final day of the New Year tournament in Tokyo on Sunday.

Kisenosato Attends Event Ahead Of Tournament

Kisenosato attends event ahead of tournament

In sumo, Yokozuna Grand Champion Kisenosato has attended an event to pray for the safety and success of the New Year tournament that kicks off in Tokyo on Sunday.

Sumo Association Chairman Hakkaku attended the event held on the eve of each tournament as well as high-ranking wrestlers, including Takakeisho, who was promoted to the third-highest rank of Sekiwake after winning the last tournament in November.

Fifa 19 Ps4 Esports Tournament Announced By Ea

FIFA 19 PS4 eSports Tournament Announced By EA

Electronic Arts has announced the launch of a new FIFA 19 eSports tournament for the PlayStation 4. This competition won’t be open to players on any other gaming platform and it begins this Saturday, October 6th. It will be the qualifier for a new tournament called the Continental Cup 2018 Presented by PlayStation which will take place during the Paris Games Week later this month. There are 31 spots available and players will be competing for them in this qualifier.

Yokozuna Kakuryu Withdraws From Tournament

Yokozuna Kakuryu withdraws from tournament

Yokozuna Grand Champion Kakuryu is pulling out of the Nagoya sumo tournament because he has arthritis in his right elbow.

His withdrawal on Friday, the 6th day of the 15-day tourney, leaves it without a Yokozuna. Hakuho and Kisenosato have already pulled out.

Pokken Tournament Dx Demo Announced For The Nintendo Switch

Pokken Tournament DX Demo Announced For The Nintendo Switch

While it will probably be awhile before we finally get the Pokemon RPG on the Nintendo Switch, the good news is that if you are a Pokemon fan and want to see Pokemon games on the Switch, there is the upcoming Pokken Tournament DX that could be worth looking forward to, and the good news is that a playable demo will be available starting tomorrow.

In an announcement by Nintendo of America, the company has revealed that a playable demo of Pokken Tournament DX will be released on the 23rd of August via the Nintendo eShop at 9PM PT or 12AM ET. This playable demo will let players take the game for a test run before deciding whether or not they want to part with their hard-earned money.

Pokken Tournament Dx Will Be Able To Use The Wii U Controller

Pokken Tournament DX Will Be Able To Use The Wii U Controller

Back in 2015, the official Pokken Tournament Wii U controller was launched. For those unfamiliar, this was a controller designed for the Wii U made specifically for playing Pokken Tournament, and if you're wondering about its compatibility with the Nintendo Switch, you'll be pleased to learn that your money isn't wasted.

Nintendo has recently announced Pokken Tournament DX for the Nintendo Switch and according to its official website (via Nintendo Everything), it mentions that the Wii U controller will be compatible with the game, so if you already own the controller and don't plan on buying more accessories and peripherals for the Switch, you can reuse them.

Pokken Tournament Dx Announced For Nintendo Switch

Pokken Tournament DX Announced For Nintendo Switch

There have been some rumors and speculation that Nintendo could be bringing Pokemon onto the Nintendo Switch, and this is what many gamers were hoping for when Nintendo teased an announcement. Unfortunately for gamers who are looking forward to Pokemon, you will be disappointed, but hopefully not too much as you will be getting Pokken Tournament DX instead.

For those unfamiliar with Pokken Tournament, it is basically a fighting game that uses characters from the Pokemon universe, where instead of dueling it the normal way you might expect from Pokemon games, the fighting style is more "violent" and dynamic, so if you prefer fighting games like Street Fighter, then Pokken Tournament could be for you.

Golf: Matsuyama 2nd Going Into Final Round At Tournament Of Champions

Golf: Matsuyama 2nd going into final round at Tournament of ChampionsJapan's world No. 6 Hideki Matsuyama played himself into contention at the SBS Tournament of Champions on Saturday, moving into second place two shots behind American Justin Thomas with 18 holes to play.
Matsuyama's 7-under 66 was the day's equal-best round, with the only blemish coming on the par-3 eighth hole where he carded a bogey. Otherwise, he was nearly flawless, particularly on the back nine where he shot five birdies, including a chip-in from the fringe of the 14th green.