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Hakuho remained on course in a bid for his 22nd career Emperor’s Cup while countryman Kakuryu fell out of a share of the lead with the lone yokozuna as the second week of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament kicked off Sunday.

The Mongolian was poetry in motion as he quickly dispensed with Tochinoshin in a frontal force-out to improve to a perfect 8-0 record, but sekiwake Kakuryu was given a sumo clinic by ozeki Kisenosato, dropping to his first loss in the day’s penultimate bout.

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