Japan gets first sumo champion in 19 years

Japan has named its first home-grown sumo grand champion in almost two decades, in a boost to the traditional wrestling sport. Kisenosato, 30, was promoted to the top-most yokozuna rank after his win in the first tournament of the year. He is the first …
( read original story …)


Related Post

TOKYO | Asian stocks slide as investors fret over ...
views 102
TOKYO — Asian shares fell Thursday after deepening...
Yokohama Geolandar M/T G003 Off-Road Tire Review
views 334
Yokohama took note and is betting big on these off...
Many questions remain despite arrest of Moritomo G...
views 273
When Kagoike and his 60-year-old wife, Junko, were...
Japan to consider easing M&A rules as regional...
views 54
In a meeting of a government advisory panel discus...
McMaster students touring nuclear disaster site in...
views 230
They are part of the Fukushima Ambassador Program,...
Japan Inc profits push Nikkei through 20,000
views 368
Japan's Nikkei share average has shot through the ...
Tokyo stocks retreat in morning as firm yen dents ...
views 314
TOKYO, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks retreated ...
Job-stealing robots stoke concerns in Japan about ...
views 87
NEW YORK -- Japan is famous for its innovation in ...
Coca-Cola takes a sip of Japan’s alcoholic d...
views 117
TOKYO -- Coca-Cola has introduced its first alcoho...
Anger — but not surprise — after Japanese universi...
views 90
"It's not a rare case in Japan." Reflecting on her...