The Japan Sumo Association posted a short video loop to twitter today, showing the yobidashi and support crew working to rebuild the dohyo in the Kokugikan, in preparation for Sunday’s start of the Haru Basho for 2021. I would expect that the dedication ceremony, the dohyo matsuri, may once again be live streamed on Saturday, which would mean it would be live on YouTube some time Friday evening US time.
6 thoughts on “Dohyo Rebuild Underway In Tokyo”
Who needs a mallet when you have a bottle?
And do you drink it before or after?
And for creasing a new practice mawashi, who needs an iron when you have a bottle?
Any word on Kakuryu withdrawing?
It’s a bummer.
Post coming up shortly – short version, he is out. May be encouraged to retire.