Viewer’s Corner


The Viewer's Corner is set up because we want to hear from you the fans.  Send in your own basho reports or opinions and we'll post them on the "View Responses" page.  Have your eye on that can't-miss rikishi in the lower division?  Tell us about him.  We've listed some of ours as well on the "Eye On Sumo" page.


Anything you don't understand about the sport?  Let us know and we'll answer your questions.  Are you into sumo trivia?  Try and answer our monthly questions and then see if you can stump us with some of yours.  If you can baffle us three times in a row or answer three of ours in a row, you're welcome to our guest column for an entire month.


Do you have a prediction on the outcome of the current basho?  Send it along and we'll post it on our "Basho Predictions" page right along side our own predictions.  We also welcome any suggestions and ideas.  Let us know at !


July 2003 Trivia Question


"Though Chiyonofuji's loss to my stablemate, Takahanada, on day one of the 1991 Natsu basho is the most publicized, I beat Chiyonofuji on day 3 of the same tournament to send the Yokozuna into retirement.  Who am I?"


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Guest Column


Mikko Mattila of Finland


May 10, 2003—Ominous 3rd kyujo to Musashimaru in a row is the main blow to Natsu basho prospects despite it not being exactly a surprise. His injury or recuperation from wrist surgery is of prolonged nature, but his motivation to continue hasn't looked jeopardised. Quite on the contrary as too active rehabilitation was the main cause for this...

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