Egyptian sumo wrestler retires after driving without license

Mar 9, 2018

Egyptian sumo wrestler Osunaarashi says he will retire to take responsibility for being involved in a car accident while driving without a license

Japan's ancient sport of sumo needs some brighter days

Mar 6, 2018

Japan's national sport sumo will be aiming to restore its battered reputation at the upcoming Spring Grand Sumo Tournament

Japan wrestling official accused of harassment

Mar 1, 2018

A senior official of the Japan Wrestling Federation has been accused of harassing four-time Olympic wrestling champion Kaori Icho by interfering with her training

Malaysian opposition names 92-year-old Mahathir as PM choice

Jan 8, 2018

Malaysia's opposition alliance names 92-year-old former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad as its prime minister candidate for general elections to boost its chances of wrestling power from ruling coalition

Sumo wrestler Harumafuji retires over assault allegations

Nov 29, 2017

Mongolian grand champion Harumafuji announced his retirement from sumo on Wednesday, taking responsibility for allegations he assaulted a lower-ranked wrestler and tarnished the image of Japan's national sport

Mongolian sumo wrestlers defend grand champion Harumafuji

Nov 16, 2017

Two Mongolian sumo wrestlers have come to the defense of compatriot Harumafuji who was recently accused of hitting a fellow wrestler in the head with a beer bottle

Sumo champ investigated over alleged assault

Nov 14, 2017

Japanese sumo officials are investigating allegations that sumo grand champion Harumafuji assaulted a lower-ranked wrestler, causing serious head injuries

Japanese yokozuna withdraws from summer sumo tournament

May 24, 2017

The first Japanese-born wrestler to reach sumo's highest rank in almost two decades has pulled out of the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament to recover from upper body injuries

'Dangal' becomes China's biggest non-Hollywood foreign film

May 23, 2017

The Aamir Khan film "Dangal" about an Indian man training his daughters to become wrestlers has become China's biggest grossing non-Hollywood foreign movie

Kisenosato wins Spring sumo title in debut as grand champion

Mar 26, 2017

Making his debut at sumo's highest rank of grand champion, Japanese wrestler Kisenosato won the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament in dramatic fashion on Sunday

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