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Abe packs golf, sumo and dinner into busy day for Trump

Ahead of trade talks in Japan, US leader takes in national sport

U.S. President Donald Trump presents the "President's Cup" trophy to sumo wrestler Asanoyama at the Ryogoku Kokugikan arena in Tokyo on Sunday, as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe looks on. (Photo by Akira Kodaka)

TOKYO -- U.S. President Donald Trump presented a custom-made trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament in Tokyo on Sunday, marking the first time a sitting American president has appeared at an event for Japan's national sport.

Trump attended the tournament on the second day of his four-day visit to Japan, after playing golf with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and pro golfer Isao Aoki at Mobara Country Club in Chiba, near Tokyo. Dinner followed sumo at a restaurant in Tokyo's upscale Roppongi district.

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