Harumafuji has no respect for the highly fancied Yokozunas

I am not a big fan of Sumo but I like folowing it because I enjoy the way the Mongolians are dominating this ancient Japanese sport. The current grand champions, Asashoryu and Hakuho, are both from Ulaan Bator, Mongolia. Most of the rikishi (wrestlers) are giving these guys too much respect. But there is one skillful but not-so-big Mongolian rikishi who gives them trouble each time he faces them. His name is Harumafuji. While Hakuho and Asashoryu weigh 154kg and 153kg respectively, Harumafuji weighs only 128kg.

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March 25th, 2009 by Clement Nyirenda 

Japan wins World Baseball Classic!

Better late than never. Congratulations to Japan for defeating Korea in the World Baseball Classisc final in Los Angeles, California. It had to take extra innings for Japan to win 5-3. As a gaijin (foreigner) sojourning in your country, I celebrate with you. If you missed the action, you can follow the highlights below:

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March 25th, 2009 by Clement Nyirenda