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In the days since yokozuna grand champion Hakuho pushed ozeki Kisenosato from the ring on Day 13 of the Hatsu Basho at Ryogoku’s Kokugikan to claim his 33rd Emperor’s Cup, the man from Mongolia has been featured in media around the globe.

As is often the case with sumo when covered by non-Japanese news outlets, much of the coverage he has enjoyed since Friday features paraphrased passages from Hakuho’s Wikipedia page, interspersed with nuggets of information picked up from Japanese news sources.

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