Breaking news from the world of Sumo – Grand Champion Asashoryu, the Mongolian yokozuna, announced his retirement from the National Sport of Japan at a press conference on Thursday, February 4th.
I will miss his competitive spirit and fiery demeanor.
I once got close to him:
at the Fukuoka tourney in 2005 – http://flic.kr/p/7xrThf
Thanks for watching,