• Kyodo


Sole yokozuna Terunofuji racked up his third straight victory Wednesday, decisively ending rising star Kotonowaka’s unbeaten start to the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament.

No. 2 maegashira Kotonowaka came into the final bout of Day 4 at Ryogoku Kokugikan having defeated all three ozeki, but he met his match against a grand champion whose fitness has been in doubt.

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