Monday, January 8, 2007
Grand champion Asashoryu posts second win at New Year Sumo Tournament
Source: International Herald Tribune Sport - January 8th, 2007 http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/01/08/sports/AS-SPT-SUM-Japan-Roundup.php
TOKYO: Grand champion Asashoryu beat Russian komusubi Roho with a quick overarm throw Sunday to get a winning start to the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament at Ryogoku Kokugikan.
Asashoryu of Mongolia, who finished the last tournament in November with a perfect 15-0 record, exchanged thrusts with Roho before grabbing his belt with his right arm and heaved him down.
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