Sport in Short: Sumo

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The Independent Online
AKEBONO, the yokozuna (grand champion), defeated his fellow American, Konishiki, to share the lead with the ozeki (champion), Takanohana, at 13-1 with only one day remaining in the 15-day Summer Grand Sumo Tournament.

SUMMER GRAND TOURNAMENT (Tokyo) Main bouts (14th day of 15): Hamanoshima (won 4, lost 9) bt Naminohana (3-11); Kotoinazuma (7-7) bt Tochinofuji (4-10); Daizen (7-7) bt Kiraiho (7-7); Tokitsunada (9-5) bt Kasugafuji (5-9); Kotofuji (6-8) bt Kaio (4-10); Mainoumi (9-5) bt Kenko (5-9); Mitoizumi (9-5) bt Takatoriki (10-4); Oginishiki (9-5) bt Kotobeppu (5-9); Kushimaumi (6-8) bt Toyonoumi (5-9); Kirishima (8-6) bt Tochinowaka (5-9); Takamisugi (4-10) bt Higonoumi (6-8); Oginohana (9-5) bt Misugisato (6-8); Terao (4-10) bt Tomoefuji (3-11); Takanonami (10-4) bt Daishoho (8-6); Kotonishiki (7-7) bt Kyokudozan (4-10); Wakashoyo (6-8) bt Daishoyama (9-5); Kotonowaka (7-7) bt Wakanohana (10-4); Takanohana (13-1) bt Musashimaru (9-5); Akebono (13-1) bt Konishiki (6-8).

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