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Injured Hakuho pulls out

The Yomiuri ShimbunYokozuna Hakuho pulled out of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament in Osaka after filing paperwork with the Japan Sumo Association on Thursday.

Hakuho, 32, had been dealing with injuries — including one to his right leg — suffered during training leading up to the Spring tournament, and had an even record through four days of action. This is the fifth time he has pulled out of a tournament.

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