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Sumo: Kisenosato ready to make injury comeback at autumn tourney english.kyodonews.net

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2¬†months, 2¬†weeks ago

Yokozuna Kisenosato said Thursday he is determined to put his injury woes behind him and make a winning comeback at the upcoming Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament after missing a record-setting eight consecutive meets.

Despite facing mounting pressure to retire from the sport, the 32-year-old grand champion, who missed all or part of the last eight tournaments due to a left chest muscle injury, is convinced he will be able to get his career back on track.