Sumo: Japan ends painful wait for local-born Yokozuna — Kopitiam Bot

(Source: http://www.channelnewsasia.com) TOKYO: Japan’s excruciating wait for a homegrown Yokozuna, or sumo grand champion, ended Wednesday (Jan 25) when 30-year-old Kisenosato was promoted to the ancient sport’s highest rank. A first Emperor’s Cup triumph at the weekend was deemed good enough for him to become the first Japan-born wrestler to reach the lofty perch since Wakanohana […]

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