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Yokozuna Hakuho got back into the trenches Saturday, kicking off his training for the upcoming New Year Grand Sumo Tournament following a relaxing vacation in Okinawa.

Donning a brand-new, sparkling white training mawashi, Hakuho, who enters his eighth year at sumo’s highest rank, held sparring sessions with wrestlers in the second-tier juryo division at his Miyagino stable in Tokyo’s Sumida Ward.

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