Sumo – Injury-plagued grand champion Kisenosato retires

Sumo grand champion Kisenosato is pushed by Tochiozan at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament in Tokyo, Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo January 15, 2019. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS

TOKYO (Reuters) – Sumo wrestling grand champion Kisenosato has retired following a third successive loss at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament, his stable master confirmed on Wednesday. The 32-year-old was the only Japanese-born wrestler to currently hold the top rank of yokozuna. Kisenosato entered the 15-day tournament in Tokyo with his career already in […]

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