• Kyodo


Hakuho will appear as the lone yokozuna for the 14th time as he aims to put behind him a disappointing tournament as the Japan Sumo Association released the rankings for the upcoming Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament on Monday.

The Mongolian, who had a lackluster 10-5 mark at the summer basho in May, will match former yokozuna Haguroyama for holding the rank in his 30th basho — the 10th longest on the all-time list.

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