Sumo grand champion Harumafuji retires over assault incident

Sumo grand champion Harumafuji retires over assault incident

Sumo grand champion Harumafuji announced he would retire on Wednesday to take responsibility for injuring a junior wrestler in an incident that has threatened to taint the image of Japan's national sport ...

Japan hails first home-grown sumo grand champ in 19 years

Japan hails first home-grown sumo grand champ in 19 years

Japan rejoiced on Wednesday as sumo wrestler Kisenosato became the first Japanese born and bred grand champion in nearly two decades, ending foreign-born wrestlers' domination of the ancient sport's top rank.