I know that by now this is old news (blame press holidays and timely Trump articles), but congratulations to Kisenosato for ascending to yokozuna, sumo wrestling's highest rank, last month. After all your efforts, well done.
So what does JBC have to say about it? Nothing to diminish that achievement, of course. But let's consider how the event echoed overseas. Here are some headlines from prominent news outlets:
BBC: "Japan gets first sumo champion in 19 years."