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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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But there is so much more to being a sumo wrestler than enjoying calorie-laden meals.
Bulgaria's PM Borisov paid special attention to Bulgarian sumo wrestler Kotooshu, who has the rank of ozeki in Japan, the second highest in the sumo.
It is noteworthy that this study was able to identify that a certain weight of a Sumo wrestler at a point in his career can show affects on his death, in spite of weight being a fluctuating variable.
TOKYO - Fired Russian sumo wrestler Wakanoho has said in a document submitted to a court that his claim in a magazine article that he was forced to accept bribes to lose matches ''was a lie,'' a lawyer representing him said Thursday.
It seeks payment of the wrestler's monthly salary of $12,000 and to have him reinstated as a sumo wrestler in the association.
There was only one thing I wanted to do -- a sumo wrestler," he said.
Organiser Paul Beckerson said the competitors divided into two groups, those who really want to fly, and charity fundraisers such as Paul Fessi, 48, from Bretford, near Rugby, who dressed as a sumo wrestler in aid of Diabetes UK.
Enter Mondo Caine, a witch doctor who looks like a Sumo wrestler with a mohawk.
We met Britain's only female sumo wrestler, an oversize dance instructor who barges her way onto nightclub podiums and an Essex wife who feels she's mastered the art of being big and sexy.
January 28: Feast of the Saint the Size of a Sumo Wrestler, Who Memorized All Scripture in Two Years, Was Nicknamed the Dumb Ox, Prayed So Hard He Floated Into the Air (Despite His Being Bigger Than a Bus) and Heard Christ Say From the Crucifix: "Thou Hast Written Well of Me," Which Certainly Made His Day (Thomas Aquinas).
To claim her meal, she has to perform several parkour stunts, combat a sumo wrestler, and armor herself with a samurai suit.
As a sumo wrestler, I can only miss my daily training if I'm suffering from an injury that prevents me from practising safely.