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  1. Inside Sport Japan

    Ichidai toshiyori no more?

    We won't. Make sure you don't run over people with your car.
  2. Inside Sport Japan

    Ichidai toshiyori no more?

    Just to clarify, you are talking in the narrow sense of how they are listed on the banzuke right?
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    Sumo articles by journalists who are Forum members/or not

    American man in Japanese sumo. Japanese man in American baseball.
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    Sumo articles by journalists who are Forum members/or not

    More, including Bob Dylan getting the Beatles high, here:
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    KONISHIKI activities

    It's an old one but the Konishiki interview on our youtube has some interesting stuff.
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    Hakuho retires

    More here:
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    Hakuho retires

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    Sumo articles by journalists who are Forum members/or not

    “To protect the sport’s reputation and properly reward and nurture sumo’s international audience, the JSA and its partners need to make full livestreaming of tournaments and timely highlight packages an immediate priority.” - Japan Times More:
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    Sumo Calendar 2022

    Not sure if this is allowed here but…we are taking orders for the 2022 official Japan Sumo Association calendar now. PM for details and total cost including shipping to your location. Thanks
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    Sumo program announcements (pics and vids)

    28 minute English language preview for the September Grand Sumo Tournament. Interviews with Hoshoryu and Kakuryu
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    New recruits for Aki 2021

    Tsukedashi shortcut helps amateur standouts climb pro sumo ranks
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    Grand Sumo Breakdown - John Gunning Interview

    These takes strike us as interesting. When it comes to sport based podcasts, that morning talk show radio type atmosphere is exactly why many listen to them. There are of course podcasts that are educational but looking at a list here of about 100 across various sports, that doesn't really seem to be a priority in the field. Instead ex-athletes bantering with the hosts and telling after-dinner style tales as well as lighthearted banter and ribbing between hosts are the norm. In defense of the three podcasts in question we'd say that they are all made by relatively new fans to the sport and seem to follow the popular (casual) style prevalent in the medium. Perhaps we presented them in the wrong way in the initial post. This could also evolve into a wider discussion on sumo fandom in general which doesn't seem to have a huge amount of audience overlap between mailing lists, forums, subreddits, Discord servers and YouTube channels. Having spent a lot of time reading and watching content in all of the above over the past few weeks, the difference in tone and basic assumptions in each one is something else that's striking.
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    Hello from Tokyo

    Was that deliberate? He's definitely gone
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    Hello from Tokyo

    Currently there are six of us that deal with ISJ SNS content on a semi regular basis and another 15 people that provide virtually all the content used in certain posts so it wouldn't make much sense to do a personal intro as it's not the same people each time.