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Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007

Asashoryu set for return to Japan

ULAN BATOR (Kyodo) Mongolian grand champion Asashoryu has told his doctor he feels he has made a complete recovery after undergoing treatment for a stress disorder and is expected to return to Japan next month, it was learned Friday. "I feel better both physically and mentally and think I have completely recovered," Asashoryu was quoted as saying by the local doctor in charge of treating the wrestler in his homeland. Although no date has been set, Asashoryu is expected to return to Japan as early as mid-October, according to sumo sources.

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