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Wait is over: Japan gets first sumo champion in 19 years

1 year, 8 months ago
TOKYO: Japan's excruciating wait for a home-grown yokozuna, or sumo grand champion, ended Wednesday 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…