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Ozeki Kisenosato takes center stage as he launches his latest bid for an elusive first championship title, and with it, promotion to yokozuna at the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament starting on Sunday.

Kisenosato will be attempting to become the first Japanese-born wrestler in 18 years to win a place at sumo’s ultimate rank, and to achieve that goal he will need to at least match his impressive 13-2 showings at the last two meets.

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