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Kintamayama last won the day on February 9

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    Ramat Gan, Israel
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    Fleeing from women, eating rice with one chopstick.


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    Ikioi, Tochinoshin, Shoudai

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  1. Preparations of the masses- Haru 2018

    38 years old Takekaze’s drop to Juryo is almost certain. but will he continue? He has decided to remain active. " My heart has come alive again. I can still gambarize, but if I retire, I can't return," he said. 9th place in all time Makuuchi bashos (85) and it will be the first time since Haru 2005 that he will be ranked in Juryo. "I thought about this and worried a lot but I have reached my decision," he added. Today he went to Takadagawa beya for degeiko and faced 23 year old Kagayaki and Ryuuden. "Every day is different now ," he summed. He will be using the mawashi he used when he first entered Juryo in Aki 2002.
  2. GTB- the game that plays you..

    70-ish with two hours-ish to go.
  3. GTB- the game that plays you..

    Today's headline-Deadline today!! Deadline today!! Deadline today!! Click.
  4. Preparations of the Y/O Haru 2018

    Yes, that would be my repeated error. The punishment was so dumb I guess I wished it would be for a basho and a half, and not for a month and a half. If you're going to punish, punish, don't be ridiculous. Which doesn't excuse my madness.
  5. Preparations of the Y/O Haru 2018

    Exactly 1 month from tomorrow.
  6. Takanohana-devil's advocate

    1. Who is Kintayama? 2. If there is already a whole book about it out, it must be true. 3. I promise to do so slavishly-nothing less will be good enough.
  7. Preparations of the Y/O Haru 2018

    Hakuhou went for new check-ups regarding both toes yesterday and I will now steak with eggs that he will not enter Haru. The worrisome little big toe is the left one. "Not good, not bad," he said, cryptically. Real meaning as I see it? "No pay, no play!" Not that there is no injury, just that I don't think he feels he needs to go out of his way to enter Haru this time around. It can wait. His punishment should have been "Salary cut for the next basho and a half HE ACTUALLY ENTERS." It wasn't so it isn't. Asked directly if he is entering, he answered: "I will undergo treatment and we shall see.." Anyone wiling to bet?
  8. NSK sues a former advisor

    The cosultant's witness did not show up for the hearing today. No reason given. Next session on the 27th. The Kyokai side will have Hakkaku and Oguruma testifying, while Kobayashi himself is slated to testify.
  9. Takanohana-devil's advocate

    Well, part of my real life job is linked to this, and I would be quite surprised to find out that this includes videos of actual matches that can be re-broadcast freely. How long is a free excerpt? As no limit seems to be attached, this is very strange indeed.
  10. Takanohana-devil's advocate

    Every news channel that broadcasts even a few seconds of a sporting event without having the rights, always pays for it or at least gets express written permission. There is no such thing as showing even a few seconds without permission from the holder of the rights, even in Europe. Many times you will see interviews and stuff from an important match, but nothing from the match itself. That's because they didn't get permission/refused to pay.
  11. Takanohana-devil's advocate

    I doubt that would be considered a quote. If that were the case a few of our friends would still be uploading.
  12. The Kyokai Relapse Prevention Committee has organized a "training week" with all sekitori to help prevent bad things happening. They are lectured on how to conduct themselves in public, reminder not to drive, no gambling etc. "I have no questions.." said Hakuhou later. "The rikishi should go about their business as usual and not think about this too much. If they will be honest, there will be no problems," said Oguruma Oyakata senior executive manager. A new platform will be created where the rikishi can bring up their grievances and make requests. BTW, Takanoiwa did not show up.
  13. 42nd Grand Sumo Tournament

    The old boys thing is all for show and Takamisakari will be there till he’s 60. The former rankings and current skill have no bearing here. It's an elderly comedy sumo thing which the fans seem to enjoy more than all the other bouts put together.
  14. 42nd Grand Sumo Tournament

    It is indeed bull.