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25 Jan 2017 | 2:59 PM

Japan hails first home-grown sumo grand champion in 19 years

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan rejoiced on Wednesday as sumo wrestler Kisenosato became the first Japanese born and bred grand champion in nearly two decades, ending foreign-born wrestlers' domination of the ancient sport's top rank.