• Kyodo


A farewell ceremony for sumo great Chiyonofuji, who died Sunday, will take place Oct. 1 at the entrance area of Ryogoku Kokugikan, Japan Sumo Association public relations chief Kasugano said Tuesday.

The event will be organized by the Kokonoe Stable Supporters’ Organization, according to Kasugano, the former sekiwake Tochinowaka.

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