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2017 World Games

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Thank you to all the athletes that competed in Wroclaw for the world Games. You did Australia proud and can hold your heads high. Tom Traill, Joel Kindred, Dan Bazzana, and Eoghan Tivoli, we hope to see you all in action next year as the world games cycle begins anew!

2015 Sumo World Championships August 29 & 30 Osaka Japan Australian Team

The following have been selected to represent Australia at the Sumo World Championships in Osaka in August. Junior Boys:  Lightweight  Jack Carlson, Middleweight  Brandon Venter, Open  Brandon Jin Men: Lightweight  Joel Kindred, Middleweight  Dan Bazzana, Heavyweight  Clark Peteru, Open  Jason Mareko Women: Lightweight Jessy Clark We wish them the best of luck in the competition and look forward to celebrating… Read more »

2014 Oceania Championships

The competition at the Neanae Hall in Lower Hutt New Zealand on Saturday 24th May, was an exciting one with Australia taking honours in the Light and Middleweight categories and New Zealand the Heavyweight and Open. New Zealand also won the Oceania Team trophy event. Derek Boyer, former heavyweight champion, had slimmed down to compete at middleweight and won that… Read more »

2014 Oceania Team Update.

The Australian Team for the 2014 Oceania Sumo Championships has been finalised with 2 lightweights, 4 middleweights and 2 heavyweights as follows: Lightweight Joel Kindred QLD & David Hoens QLD Middleweight Derek Boyer QLD, Dan Bazzana QLD, Garth Harold QLD & Francesco Mulraney SA Heavyweights Jacob Handley QLD & Chico Pemberton VIC According to Oceania Sumo Union President, Martin Stirling,… Read more »

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 »

2013 Queensland Sumo Championships

It was an small but international field at the Queensland Sumo Championships.  Competitors from Japan, India and Iran joined the Aussies on the mat.  Women were also underrepresented so Steph Weeks, currently a middleweight (under 80kg) took on the lightweight men (under 85 kg), for a lively contest in round robin format. Drew Weeks made a good comeback from injury to… Read more »

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Season’s Greetings from the Australian Sumo Federation Wishing you all the best for 2013 Thanks to everyone for their support in 2012 and looking forward to a great year in 2013 Important sumo dates for 2013 2013 Oceania Sumo Championships Gold Coast   3rd February      The World Games 2013 Cali, Colombia   26th & 27th  July 2nd Martial Arts & Combat Games St Petersburg, Russia    19th &… Read more »