January 26, 2014
Yokozuna Hakuho won his 28th career title on Jan. 26 after Mongolian compatriot Kakuryu forced a tie-breaker in an exciting finish to the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament.
January 25, 2014
Yokozuna Hakuho and Mongolian compatriot Kakuryu won their bouts on Day 14 of the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Jan. 25 to set up a showdown in the finale to decide the winner of the year's first sumo tournament.
January 24, 2014
Mongolia's Hakuho slammed his way to win number 13 at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Jan. 24, but compatriot Kakuryu held on for another win to keep the title race alive.
January 23, 2014
Hakuho and Kakuryu dominated the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament for another day on Jan. 23, with the yokozuna staying unbeaten and the ozeki trailing the leader with only one loss.
January 22, 2014
Yokozuna Hakuho moved one bout closer to what looks almost like an inevitable title at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Jan. 22, bringing his record up to a perfect 11 with only compatriot Kakuryu posing a challenge, with one loss.
January 21, 2014
Yokozuna Hakuho moved into double digits on Jan. 21 as he won again to remain the only undefeated wrestler at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament, with Mongolian compatriot Kakuryu trailing only one loss behind.
January 20, 2014
Yokozuna Hakuho moved up to nine wins in as many days at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Jan. 20 to stay one up on ozeki Kakuryu, while ozeki Kisenosato slumped to another loss that puts his hopes of gaining promotion any time soon on ice.
January 19, 2014
Mongolian Hakuho stayed perfect at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Jan. 19 with compatriot Kakuryu remaining one loss behind, while ozeki Kisenosato suffered his third loss, ending his slim hopes of promotion.
January 18, 2014
Yokozuna Hakuho secured his seventh win and retained sole control of the lead at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Jan. 18, with Mongolian compatriot Kakuryu one loss behind.
January 17, 2014
Yokozuna Hakuho of Mongolia overpowered Aoiyama on Day 6 to remain unbeaten and maintain sole possession of the lead at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Jan. 17.
January 16, 2014
Aoiyama overpowered Kisenosato on Day 5 of the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Jan. 16, dealing a major blow to the ozeki’s hopes of being promoted to yokozuna.
January 15, 2014
Promotion-chasing ozeki Kisenosato posted a hard-fought decision over Okinoumi on Jan. 15 to win his third straight bout after an opening-day loss at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament.
January 14, 2014
Mongolian yokozuna Hakuho demolished his third victim on Jan. 14 at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament at Tokyo's Ryogoku Kokugikan to stay tied at the top in his quest for his 28th career title.
January 13, 2014
Yokozuna Hakuho did enough to remain unbeaten on the second day of the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament on Jan. 13 at Tokyo's Ryogoku Kokugikan, while ozeki Kisenosato managed to hold on for his first win.
January 12, 2014
Yokozuna Hakuho started the year off with an easy win on Jan. 12 before a packed house on the opening day of the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament, but ozeki Kisenosato, seeking promotion to sumo's top rank, was trounced in a stunning first-bout defeat.
November 25, 2013
Aurora, the heaviest sumo wrestler in Japan, ate as little food as possible before his younger brother’s wedding.
November 24, 2013
Harumafuji upset fellow grand champion Hakuho in a thrilling finale at the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament on Nov. 24 to claim his sixth Emperor's Cup.
November 23, 2013
Ozeki Kisenosato upset Mongolian Hakuho on Saturday, handing the yokozuna his first loss and ensuring the title will be decided on the final day of the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament.
November 22, 2013
Ozeki Kisenosato handed yokozuna Harumafuji his first loss on Nov. 22 while grand champion Hakuho overpowered ozeki Kakuryu to take the lead at the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament.
November 21, 2013
Harumafuji overpowered Tochiozan on Nov. 21 to stay undefeated and move closer to a showdown with fellow yokozuna Hakuho at the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament.