• Kyodo


Kakuryu was the biggest casualty of the ozeki rank in a stunning defeat to rank-and-filer Myogiryu, and yokozuna Hakuho rebounded from a first-day loss at the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament Monday.

The six ozeki who all won on opening day looked on course for a role reversal with the first three tumbling like dominoes before Kotoshogiku, Kisenosato, and Baruto saved the ozeki pride to remain undefeated.

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