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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

    Arawashi intai

    Arawashi has his danpatsu-shiki postponed. It was planned for May 31st - now the Natsu basho is on schedule then. New date is Feb. 23rd next year. Arawashi presently comes to the heya as a coach, his future plans are undecided. http://www.nikkansports.com/battle/sumo/news/202004060000538.html
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    Ex-Wakashimazu grave injury

    Daughter Airi has a sumo channel on YouTube for a bit over a month now and presents scenes from and around the heya - the oyakata also appears on (party) video https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrupY3yI2qzqSZ4tSQX9new/videos
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    Sumo exercises

    The NSK posted the sumo kenko taiso from last year's summer vacation in front of the kokugikan - Kabutoyama-oyakata instructs - "Train at home" and be "Every day fit"
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    Training pics overview April 2020

    More than 5000 watched. All other heya want to follow this example and stream asageiko. Shibatayama told the media that this request has been made to the NSK. https://www.nikkansports.com/battle/sumo/news/202004060000445.html
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    Former Maegashira Daikiho intai

    Postponed, he had announced it on the net - no new date yet o old program o
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    Sokokurai is Japanese and Arashio now

    In proper oyakata wear, as the NSK announces the name and heya takeover o
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    Local Sumo Customs

    Emi Inaba, Eminoumi at the Fushiki basho ozumo, kohai of Asanoyama, is now police officer. She was 3rd at the junior and the adult sumo world championships and has several national titles. http://hochi.news/articles/20200405-OHT1T50172.html her kesho mawashi - no info for the one for Asanoyama - both from the Enjoy Toyama club
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    Training pics overview April 2020

    Naruto-beya streamed asa-geiko live on Twitter https://twitter.com/narutobeya o o o https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1YqKDERmqqvGV youtube-dl -q https://prod-fastly-ap-northeast-1.video.pscp.tv/Transcoding/v1/hls/oeS03QQx0nAbkEX5YRzAk_VO2fIO9FZyE3PWbTChWrFDuZgbgBPZa2sG2oeQR2oZMSHN9PObcuzdcqhKnpGWzQ/non_transcode/ap-northeast-1/periscope-replay-direct-prod-ap-northeast-1-public/playlist_16860697816239780762.m3u8
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    Asahifuji kanreki dohyo-iri

    Postponed due to Corona - on the 30th the Natsu basho is planned now. Asahifuji turns 60 in July and hopes to have the kanreki-dohyo-iri in August. http://www.sanspo.com/sports/news/20200404/sum20040416590003-n1.html
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    Corona and sumo

    Less spectators. Yes, I think so. Likely the plans I posted earlier: the article mentions e.g. to have some spectators spread around the kokugikan
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    Training pics overview April 2020

    Asanoyama today o o o yesterday o o o
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    Corona and sumo

    Hakkaku and Shibatayama made the announcement to the media o oo o ooo o oo o
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    Corona and sumo

    Ticket ozumo sent the message that Natsu basho general sales will be stopped till an undetermined date - so not canceled altogether, sales unlikely to happen, but possible
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    Araiso activities

    Araiso yesterday had a lonely entrance ceremony to Waseda university. The general one was canceled due to you-know-what. http://www.sponichi.co.jp/sports/news/2020/04/02/kiji/20200401s00005000417000c.html with his instructor Hirata
  15. Those in focus who started to train for Natsu Takakeisho started today o o Enho yesterday o Asanoyama trains for the 3rd day now - lending his chest to the young ones o oo he can't go to the gym any more o o yesterday o