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sumo:

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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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The business will continue to operate under the Red Kite name, as a wholly owned subsidiary of Sumo Digital.
Eiji looked at his son's body type and was taken by its similarity to that of fellow Ibaraki Prefecture native Kisenosato, who had been steadily climbing the sumo ranks (and is now a yokozuna).
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As amateurs, the women athletes at Asahi and other universities are not bound by the ancient traditions governing professional sumo - in which only men can compete.
'[This policy] has continued for hundreds of years,' sumo gym chief Oguruma told local media following the hour-long meeting.
"Sumo dates back some 2,000 years according to historians and retains many Shinto religious overtones.Its dirt rings, known as "dohyo", are viewed as sacred in the Japanese Shinto faith and women considered to be ritually unclean are not allowed to enter for fear of desecrating the hallowed soil.
After finally being selected, the Taiwan Sumo Association and the Mayor of Taoyuan, Cheng Wen-tsan formally welcomed representatives from the International Sumo Federation to Taiwan, at the press conference in Taoyuan.
Footage posted on social media triggered outrage, with many criticising sumo officials and saying they were choosing tradition over life.
Judging will conclude by 'people's choice' voting online via: http://sumosushibento.com/photocontest/ and a panel of Sumo Sushi & Bento employees for 'Sumo choice.'
The acquisition means that Sumo Digital now operates four studios - three in the UK and one in India.
Tokyo: Japan's ancient sport of sumo suffered another humiliating blow Wednesday when grand champion Harumafuji retired to atone for a brutal assault on a rival wrestler while out drinking.
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.'