The World Sumo Championships 2019 occurred last weekend. Although the event had some logistical issues due to a typhoon, it was still very exciting to watch. Many of our North American competitors did very well, but none were more exciting to watch than Roy Sims and Mariah Holmes. Roy made it to the final bracket... Continue Reading →
SPOILER - I will be continuously updating this page with World Sumo Championship results. Don't read if you don't want it spoiled! Also, the stream is low-quality with very little audio. I am trying by best to understand what is going on, but it is difficult at times. Men's Team - In the first round,... Continue Reading →
The World Sumo Championships' schedule had to be reorganized due to a typhoon. Now all events will be held on 10/13 starting at 8:30 AM (Osaka time). This means that the first events will start in about a hour, and a livestream can be found at this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeb79oj5r9qLjojKXxuehCw Last year, this link also streamed... Continue Reading →
I based the date that I have been claiming for the World Sumo Championships 2019 on a document shared ages ago, and it must have changed since then. Thanks to /u/rulesofthetrade1 on Reddit.com/r/sumo for making me aware of this issue!
I just saw in a series of tweets by Inside Sport Japan (@InsideSportJP) that the Sumo World Championships 2019 are moving from Hawaii, USA to Osaka, Japan. I still don't know the reason, but I am sure that more information will come out in the near future. Tweets here: https://twitter.com/InsideSportJP/status/1135409021316243456 https://twitter.com/InsideSportJP/status/1135458546135343104
Last week, I posted links and timestamps to each of the United States' matches at the Sumo World Championships 2018, because they were the only North American country represented. If you missed it, please click here! The text below contains spoilers, so I don't want to ruin the event for anyone. In this post, I... Continue Reading →
The Sumo World Championships 2018 just wrapped up! Russia put on an amazing showing, especially their women, but several other countries represented themselves well on the final podium. These included the typical top-tier competitors of the Sumo World Championships: Japan, Mongolia, Poland, and Ukraine. The United States was the only North American country to field... Continue Reading →