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sport in which two unarmed opponents grapple with one another. The object is to secure a fall, i.e., cause the opponent to lose balance and fall to the floor, and ultimately to pin the supine opponent's shoulders to the floor, through the use of body grips, strength,
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sumo

the national style of wrestling of Japan, the object of which is to force one's opponent to touch the ground with any part of his body except the soles of his feet or to step out of the ring
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As a boy, Kenneth watched sumo matches on TV in the Philippines, Catherine said: 'He used to tell his grandmother that he would become a sumo wrestler when he grew up.
As a sumo wrestler, I can only miss my daily training if I'm suffering from an injury that prevents me from practising safely.
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It seeks payment of the wrestler's monthly salary of $12,000 and to have him reinstated as a sumo wrestler in the association.
he grunted as he sat on one of the wooden pews in the City Council chambers where he and other sumo wrestlers received proclamations.
He also said that he met Mongolian-born sumo wrestlers including grand champion Asashoryu and that he is pleased that many young Mongolian sumo wrestlers are succeeding in Japan.
Japan's - and the world's - top sumo wrestlers paid a visit to the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Monday, as part of a trip to Israel led by sumo legend and master Kotonowaka under the banner of "Fellowship and Peace.
These giant sumo wrestlers brought mayhem to the Students Union at the University of Huddersfield.
And here's the reasons: Too many players on the pitch dominated by forwards who are a cross between toby jugs and sumo wrestlers.
Only when it does, can it debate squarely with the prime minister like sumo wrestlers fighting in the ring.
And so far we've had some fascinating cards sent including a set of levers from London and sumo wrestlers from Japan.
The prizewinning cartoonists specialize in cleverly depicting metaphors and fantasies as real: Jeremy's mother is shown literally talking her head off, for example, while Jeremy and his father are depicted as sumo wrestlers in a tussle to get Jeremy to put out the garbage.