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OSAKA — Asashoryu, who was promoted to sumo’s highest rank after capturing two consecutive Emperor’s Cups, occupies the west side yokozuna slot as the Japan Sumo Association (JSA) released its rankings for the upcoming Spring Grand Sumo Tournament on Monday.

Together with Musashimaru, it will be the first time that two foreign-born wrestlers reside in the two top positions in sumo.

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