Sumo Kaboom

Leslie and Laurie Collins, Texan sisters and diehard sumo fans, talk about all things sumo.

Episode 201: Hokuseiho and the Miyagino Stable

Time Line:

:32 Newsflash
3:54 intro to the scandal by Laurie
9:00 tabloid leaks
11:00 where was Hakuho?
11:49 The allegations against Hokuseiho
13:24 Hakuoho & other coaches
14:45 He admitted & retired
19:00 the apology
21:00 the cycle of abuse
23:22 Hakuho's iin status
24:00 Hakuho & JSA complicated relationship
25:55 The current committee members
27:17 Toshiyori system by Leslie & how the toshiyori system works
29:00 Tamagaki as a mentor
31:43 how severe is it?
33:00 how to become top level of toshiyori system
37:00 how long did Hakuho know
38:50 consensus culture

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