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About Akinomaki

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    A dose of sumo a day
  • Birthday 03/03/1962

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  1. Akinomaki

    Sumo Reference Updates

    The NSK announced today that Chiyoshoma has changed his real name to Shoma Ishibashi 石橋翔馬 http://www.jiji.com/jc/article?k=2024061200962&g=spo His NSK page is still with the old name https://www.sumo.or.jp/ResultRikishiData/profile/3207/
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    Chiyoshoma turned Japanese

    The NSK announced today that Chiyoshoma has changed his name to Shoma Ishibashi 石橋翔馬 http://www.jiji.com/jc/article?k=2024061200962&g=spo
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    Training pics&news overview Nagoya 2024

    On the 11th New Ishizaki did 8 bouts with his brother Asakoryu, Asanowaka, Asagyokusei and Nagauchi - and got advice from his brother o Arashio-beya in Fukushima - about 4100 watched asageiko so far on the first 4 days, the first half of the training camp, last year it were 3200 on 5 days - on this day about 900. Wakatakakage was 12-0 with makushita: Daiseizan, Kotokuzan etc. Wakatakamoto, who had injured his flank, also took part, proper sumo against the Tanji brothers. Wakamotoharu is still not fit enough for bouts. - kids day on the 10th: 15 rikishi vs. 140 kids vid Isenoumi-beya with 4 pref. locals on the first day in Oshu, Iwate - about 400 watched vid o vid Oho trained at the heya, mainly the basics and technique checks o Asanoyama did not train and went to a hospital for an MRI scan - the pain is down to 10-20%. on the 6th: o Shonannoumi on the 10th o
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    (Takano)Hanada activities

    After this style interlude, Taka now has his new office and is back to old style, with image change at age 51 as specially appointed professor at KDU - Kanagawa Dental University o He had ditched his old supporters, cancelled the outsourcing contract with Megu entertainment and started his own incorporated public company 65/Tananohana office 株式会社六十五 / 貴乃花事務所 to manage his talento&more activities http://www.oricon.co.jp/news/2330505/full/
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    Courtesy calls by rikishi and oyakata

    Kayo - with Nakamura-oyakata - on the 11th was at the city hall of Itoigawa, where he went to middle and high school. o https://www.city.itoigawa.lg.jp/dd.aspx?itemid=35383 afterwards he visited both schools, getting a kesho mawashi from Kaiyo high.
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    ex-Yoshikaze starts his own heya

    Before keiko at the heya will start, today was the kiyoharai-no-gi for the heya's shrine, because the 12th is taian - an auspicious day. With oyakata, 7 rikishi - Kato has to go to sumo school - yobidashi, tokoyama and the chief priest of the Ushijima shrine for the Shinto ceremony. The heya will have not only asageiko but also afternoon keiko - a rarity, Yoshikaze like in other sports wants more exercise for the rikishi, to get a firm body. So far they are using the training room, keiko is planned to start next Monday. The heya is in a 6 storey building, ground floor dohyo, 2nd floor dining, 3rd floor training room, 4th floor the big heya for the lower ranked, 5th floor for the oyakata, 6th floor private rooms for sekitori. o o o the offerings o o o oo o o
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    Sumo on Youtube

    Tamanoi-oyakata yesterday announced the start of the heya YT channel https://www.youtube.com/@sumo-tamanoibeya https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xnx7krfZfg8 The first proper video is planned for July 7th
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    New recruits Nagoya 2024??

    Ishizaki today at the heya trained with his brother ex-Ishizaki (Asakoryu). He started to live in the heya on the 5th and took part in keiko since the 10th. Same year at Nittaidai as Onosato and Onokatsu. o Ishizaki was 3rd in 6th grade at the national primary school student yusho tournament (3rd national event), then at the sumo clubs of Meitoku Gijuku middle and high school, zenchu best 8, best 8 at a national select tournament in 2nd year high school, 3rd in 3rd year, as Nittaidai 1st year yusho in the below 115kg category at the national student weight class championships, in 3d year yusho at the East Japan student weight class championships in the below 135kg category, in 4th year runner up at the East Japan student championships, 3rd at the Kanazawa tournament, runner up in open weight at the national student weight class championships, Kokutai 3rd, zennihon 3rd. Then in corporate sumo as teacher at the Saga pref. Nagahama special support school, 3rd in the above 115kg category at the national weight class championships, yusho at the national teachers tournament, 3rd at the world combat games in the above 115kg category and again 3rd at the All Japan for the ms60TD. o At the end of year with this and because he thought he wanted to go for the challenge while young enough he decided to join ozumo.
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    Rikishi and oyakata commercial activities

    Nishikigi features in 5 new CMs by the Iwate Prefectural Police for phone fraud prevention / with a new channel just for this https://www.youtube.com/@user-ff8vw7tw5k/videos last year
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    New kesho mawashi

    Kayo today at Kaiyo high received the standard marine blue kesho mawashi for juryo promotion, last for ex-heya mates Shirokuma and Onosato. Nakamura-oyakata was with him at the school. o o vid oo o oo
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    Courtesy calls by rikishi and oyakata

    Isenoumi-beya members yesterday were at the city hall of Oshu, Iwate, the oyakata, Nishikigi, local Sazanami, pref. local Tokio and 2 others. The 2nd training camp of the heya there after 2018 is from the 11th till the 16th and except for the 13th, asageiko is open to the public from 8_30h on. vid o They received 60kg of local Esashi-kinsatsu brand rice from the mayor. o
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    Courtesy calls by rikishi and oyakata

    I put this here, though he is no oyakata: wakaimonogashira Iyozakura on the 4th was at the town hall of Masaki, Ehime, and 2 years before his retirement donated a collection of tegata of 11 yokozuna to his hometown, 57th Mienoumi, 61th-63rd and 67th-73rd Terunofuji http://www.ehime-np.co.jp/article/news202406040174
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    Rikishi or heya support events

    Nishikigi also had an encouragement rally of his local koenkai on the 9th, with about 150 supporters in Morioka. He aims for kachikoshi in Nagoya after a 5-10 last basho and a 3-12 at komusubi. vid vid o
  14. Akinomaki

    Ishiura Intai

    Report from a local TV channel
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    Chiyonokuni Intai

    NSK report applause as the name of his brother is called - also at this event the hall was quite empty https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTr7rFY0o6Q