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Monday, Feb. 5, 2007

Asa triumphant at one-day tieup

Kyodo News

Mongolian grand champion Asashoryu underlined his dominance on the raised ring by crushing countryman Asasekiryu to win a one-day sumo tournament in Tokyo on Sunday.

Asashoryu took out ozeki Tochiazuma in the semifinals and clinched the title for the second year in a row when he forced out Takasago stablemate Asasekiryu in the final.

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