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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, Abi, Kotonowaka

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  1. Kintamayama

    Keiko mawashi stolen!!

    He'd tell me it was ラルキ and we'd still be none the wiser..
  2. Kintamayama

    Keiko mawashi stolen!!

    Wow, my secret is out..
  3. Kintamayama

    Keiko mawashi stolen!!

    Do you know what Raruki means or If it is a common pet name or did he mean to call him Lucky but his English is bad?
  4. Kintamayama

    Keiko mawashi stolen!!

    I can still grow hair if I so wish. I choose the bald look.
  5. Kintamayama

    Keiko mawashi stolen!!

    Ichinoya was short, and I'm not that short..
  6. Kintamayama

    Keiko mawashi stolen!!

    OH, didn't see that.. Excellent, sir..
  7. Kintamayama

    Keiko mawashi stolen!!

    Makushita rikishi don’t have keshomawashis. At first I read it that way as well, but it didn’t make sense. Then I found my glasses.
  8. Kintamayama

    Keiko mawashi stolen!!

  9. Kintamayama

    Keiko mawashi stolen!!

    Takasago beya, day 2 of the July basho. Makushita Terasawa hangs his keiko mawashi (which is also the mawashi he wears when he fights..) to dry on the heya's rear entrance wall. At 2 PM, a truck arrives in the alley, the driver swipes the mawashi and takes off. "He was a 40-50 year old man," said an eyewitness neighbor. The perpetrator has not been found yet. Terasawa did not have a bout that day, but as Asanoyama's tsukebito, was at the venue with him and was notified of this in the shitakubeya. He then went out and with the help of a gyoji, bought a new one for 8000 yen (75 bucks). Later , the okamisan took it upon herself to pay for it. Terasawa was scheduled to fight on day 3, but due to the urgency of the matter, was switched to day 4. And that is not all. Inside the mawashi, in one of the folds, he had the remains of his beloved 7 year old male pet rabbit Lalky, who had passed away. He has had the remains concealed there since he was an amateur wrestler and he was in deep shock from all this. Maybe the mental aspect of this shock contributed to his going makekoshi (3-4) in July. The police were called and inspected the footage from the CCTV cameras at the heya. Since everything happened very quickly, the cameras did not show the perpetrator's face clearly. There were 4-5 mawashis hanging out there at the time, but Terasawa's was in the middle and was the one taken. "I have been in the sumo world for 40 years and I've never heard of anything like this happening," said my friend ex-Ichinoya, the manager of the heya, and the guy I'm talking to in my avatar, since nobody ever asked.. Keiko-mawashi: Made of cotton and black for those under Juryo. It used to be that a keiko-mawashi was washed only upon the Oyakata's death, but lately this has changed and is cleaned using a *deck-brush, among other things. A black mawashi costs about 1000 yen ($9) per meter. The sekitori use a silk mawashi (shimekomi) during basho and jungyos, while the nonsalaried wear the same black cotton mawashi they usually train in during bashos as well, as I stated before. I'm pretty sure this is the most bizarre article I have ever translated. *Deck brush:
  10. Kintamayama

    Shikihide beya troubles

    Keiko at the heya has resumed under the watchful eyes of Shikihide Oyakata. Light fundamentals.
  11. Terunofuji has started training. No sumo, just suriashi, shiko and weight-lifting. "I'm going to prepare well for Aki, is the feeling I'm going with at the moment. As for Nishikifuji (his heyamate who will be in Juryo for the first time in Aki) he should aspire upwards, aspire upwards all the time. That will change his life. Anyhow, I'll be doing what I can at this time. If a good record will follow, well.." he said.
  12. Kintamayama

    GTB Aki 2020- 44 entries so far

    Of course. He is a member of the sumo world. But I didn't tell you that..
  13. Kintamayama

    Shikihide beya troubles

    The Kyokai is in a bind here. Since an Okamisan is not a Kyokai member, the Rijikai cannot punish her. She is not employed by the Kyokai. On the one hand, she is a mother of sorts to all rikishi and plays an important role in the heya, and on the other hand-the Kyokai may decide to deal with the Oyakata harshly because he is not doing his job, regardless of the circumstances. One of the Oyakata who visited the heya back in January : "I was willing to help out but in the end it's the Oyakata and his wife's problem and it's not my place to intervene.. "I would rather the Kyokai not meddle too much in the heya's affairs as possible.." said another Oyakata. It seems that rather than relying on the Oyakata's abilities to fix the problem, the Kyokai needs to come up with a plan.
  14. Kintamayama

    Gagamaru Status

    Or maybe he just doesn't want to leave sumo just yet - he's been kyujo for the last three bashos which to me means he's injured. He may be planning a comeback ala Terunofuji, who knows. I'm pretty sure we'll see him active in a basho soon. And he's only 33..
  15. Kintamayama

    Shikihide beya troubles

    I think they were quoting the rikishi there.