November 27, 1997 in Nation/World

A Battle Of Giants


Hawaiian-born sumo wrestling superstar Konishiki, above right in an unsuccessful bout last week with rival Kotonokawa during the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament in Fukuoka, Japan, reportedly is ready to retire after 15 years in the hallowed ring. Konishiki, 33, has enjoyed one of the most successful careers ever for a foreign sumo competitor in Japan.

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