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Sumo wrestlers are known as “rikishi” in Japanese. Every wrestler belongs to a particular stable in Japan, which is ruled by a retired wrestler known as “oyakata”, meaning boss. #sumo #tradition #japaninfo

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Fat fingered sumo wrestlers given iPads

Sumo wrestlers Tosayutaka, right, and Toyohibiki fall to the ground during their bout in the grand summer tournament at Tokyo's Ryogoku Kokugikan sumo arena Photo: AP

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Konishiki Yasokichi (b.1963) a Hawaiian-born Japanese–Samoan sumo wrestler, was the first foreign-born grand champion, or yokozuna.

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Sumo - Konishiki! Oh jesus! I'd just throw the salt in his eyes and run like hell.

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Takami Sato has his hair prepared by a tokoyama - a hairdresser employed by the Japan Sumo Association to cut and prepare sumo wrestlers hair. CCOPYRIGHT:esam hassanyeh

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from BostonGlobe.com

Cherry blossoms 2015 - The Boston Globe

Sumo wrestlers walk under cherry blossoms in full bloom on their way to the 'Honozumo', a ceremonial sumo tournament at the Yasukuni Shrine precincts in Tokyo, Japan, April 3. (Franck Robichon/EPA)

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