• Kyodo


Kakuryu rose to the challenge to remain in a share of the lead and yokozuna Hakuho rebounded from his defeat to the sekiwake the previous day, discarding of Aminishiki on the 10th day of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament on Tuesday.

Ozeki hopeful Kakuryu, Hakuho, Estonian ozeki Baruto and rank-and-filer Shotenro retained a tie for the lead with 9-1 marks, going into the last five days of the 15-day Osaka meet. Ozeki Harumafuji sits at 8-2.

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