Grand Sumo Tournament at Ryogoku Kokugikan

By Emma, Australia, September 2012

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Sumo is a Japanese style of wrestling that can trace its roots back to ancient Japan and the Shinto religion. Although you are unlikely to see a sumo wrestler outside of his training school – known as sumo-beya (stables) – if you did see one he would be instantly recognisable for his large size and physique, which plays an important role for success in the sumo ring.

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