• Kyodo


Terunofuji marked his return to sumo's second-highest rank after a 20-meet absence with a solid win as he and his three fellow ozeki opened the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament with victories on Sunday.

The 29-year-old, who sealed his re-promotion by winning March's Spring Grand Sumo Tournament, overpowered aggressive No. 2 maegashira Meisei, keeping him in check before ending the bout with his trademark arm-barring force out.

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