Watch Grand Sumo Live – Day 3 (21st of July 2020)

Sumo has provided some excellent highlights reels over the years, but is equally as riveting live! For live updates on the 3rd day of Sumo, check out the Fixtures and Results page. So, why not join us in watching the July basho live through the following channels: Watch Grand Sumo Highlights on NHK-World Japan! BroadcastContinue reading “Watch Grand Sumo Live – Day 3 (21st of July 2020)”

July 2020 Day-2: Kakuryu absent through injury

The July basho got off to a rocky start for the mongolian wrestler, Kakuryu; not only did he trip up in his first bout against Endo – during an attempted manoeuvre to disrupt his Maegashira #1 opponent’s balance – but that same koshikudake – “inadvertent collapse” – aggravated an elbow injury he had sustained inContinue reading “July 2020 Day-2: Kakuryu absent through injury”

July 2020: Day-2 Fixtures & Results (20th of July) – Complete

(Score board taken from Wikimedia Commons) Following on from Day-1’s exciting return to the bouts, here are the fixtures for Day-2 of 2020’s July tournament – 20th of July 2020. Absent rikishi: Kakuryu (Right elbow injury aggravated by his fall in the Day 1 bout vs Endo). East Winner West Nishikigi(1-1) Nishikigi  Kotoyuki(0-2) Terunofuji(2-0) TerunofujiContinue reading “July 2020: Day-2 Fixtures & Results (20th of July) – Complete”

Watch Grand Sumo Live – Day 2 (20th of July 2020)

Sumo has provided some excellent highlights reels over the years, but is equally as riveting live! So, why not join us in watching the July basho live through the following channels: Watch Grand Sumo Highlights on NHK-World Japan! Broadcast for the second half of action starts at 17:30 BST or 16:30 UTC on the 20thContinue reading “Watch Grand Sumo Live – Day 2 (20th of July 2020)”

July 2020 Day 1: Opening day upset for Yokozuna Kakuryu.

The opening day’s action saw a major upset for Yokozuna Kakuryu where he failed to defeat the Maegashira #1 rikishi Endo. The lower ranked wrestler won the bout by koshikudake (an “inadvertent collapse”) after Kakuryu attempted to disrupt the balance of his opponent through an attempted trip. Watch the the action from Day-1 July BashoContinue reading “July 2020 Day 1: Opening day upset for Yokozuna Kakuryu.”

Watch Grand Sumo Live – Day 1 (19th of July 2020)

Sumo has provided some excellent highlights reels over the years, but is equally as riveting live! So, why not join us in watching the July basho live through the following channels: Watch Grand Sumo Live on NHK-World Japan! Broadcast for the second half of action starts at 09:10 BST or 08:10 UTC on the 19thContinue reading “Watch Grand Sumo Live – Day 1 (19th of July 2020)”

July 2020: Day-1 Fixtures & Results (19th of July) – Complete

(Score board taken from Wikimedia Commons) Here are the fixtures for Day-1 of 2020’s July tournament, starting on the 19th. East Winner West Terunofuji(1-0) Terunofuji  Kotoyuki(0-1) Nishikigi(0-1) Kotoeko Kotoeko(1-0) Kotoshoho(1-0) Kotoshoho Chiyomaru(0-1) Kotoshogiku(1-0) Kotoshogiku Wakatakakage(0-1) Takayasu(0-1) Kotonowaka Kotonowaka(1-0) Sadanoumi(1-0) Sadanoumi Shohozan(0-1) Shimanoumi(0-1) Tochinoshin Tochinoshin(1-0) Kaisei(0-1) Myogiryu Myogiryu(1-0) Tamawashi(1-0) Tamawashi Ikioi(0-1) Ishiura(0-1) Chiyotairyu Chiyotairyu(1-0) Terutsoyoshi(1-0) TerutsoyoshiContinue reading “July 2020: Day-1 Fixtures & Results (19th of July) – Complete”

July 2020 Grand Sumo Tournament Listings

The Banzuke (rankings) for each Makuuchi (top division) wrestler can be found below (sorted by descending order of rank). Note: – E denotes “East”, – W denotes “West”. Yokozuna Hakuho – E Kakuryu – W Ozeki Takakeisho – E Asanoyama – W Sekiwake Shodai – E Mitakeumi – W Komusubi Daieisho – E Okinoumi –Continue reading “July 2020 Grand Sumo Tournament Listings”