Category Archives: Announcements

Good Luck In the 2013 Combat Games

We would like to wish our Aussies on the Oceania Team good luck at the World Combat Games 2013 to be held in St Petersburg Russia 18th & 19th October. John Traill ( Johnofuji) will contest the lightweight and  Joe Saunders the middleweight in the men’s division, and Caitlin Szanto will represent us as lightweight in the women’s events.  All… Read more »

Sumo, Sake, Chanko & Taiko Night in Sydney

SUMOSakeChankoTaiko2012 (2) 6th Sumo, Sake, Chanko & TaikoNight at Sapporo Japanese Restaurant, 94 Willoughby Rd  Crows Nest July 15th From 6.00 p.m.       The Australian Sumo Federation invites you to a unique night of great food & entertainment featuring: “SumoTaiko”  on the Japanese drumsInternational Whiskey Ambassador- James Buntin Sumo expert- Katrina Watts with live commentary on Grand Sumo- Live from Japan on the… Read more »

2011 Sumo World Championships Cancelled!

The time and place for the 11th Junior Sumo World Championships, 3rd Junior Women Sumo World Championships, the 18th Sumo World Championships and 9th Women Sumo World Championships have been cancelled due to political unrest in the area. Date: November 12 – 13 2011 Place: Alexandria, Egypt Cancelled 2005 World Sumo Championships  Osaka,  Japan                 Australian Team (l to… Read more »

Announcement: Australian Team for World Championships (Poland)

The Australian Sumo Federation is pleased to announce the following athletes have been named in the Australian team for the upcoming World Championships to be held in Warsaw, Poland in October. Congratulations to you all! Men Lightweight: Glenn McLaren Heavyweight: Derek Boyer Open: Peter Townsend Teams Competition: Drew Weeks Women: Lightweight: Caitlin Szanto Middleweight: Monica Mackenzie Heavyweight: Kerry O’Connor Open:… Read more »

Exciting Event!

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In extremely exciting event former Yokozuna Akebono Taro attended our 2010 National Championships  Akebono was the first non-Japanese to be promoted to the rank of Grand Champion and was also one of the tallest and heaviest competitors in history, standing over two metres tall and weighing well over 200kg. Akebono was our guest of honour at the tournament. Also, another celebrity… Read more »