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Egyptian Sumo Wrestler’s Backflip Ignites Alabama Championship Confrontation


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Sumo wrestling toddler takes defeats professional opponent in first match


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Hakuho’s retirement leaves sumo facing ‘void’ at top


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Record-breaking sumo champ Hakuho to retire


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Tearful sumo champion steps down after brutal attack on rival

Tearful sumo champion steps down after brutal attack on rivalJapan’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. The Mongolian “yokozuna”, sumo’s highest rank, fought back tears as he apologised for the embarrassment caused by a violent outburst last month that left countryman Takanoiwa with a fractured skull. “My conduct was not befitting of a yokozuna,” Harumafuji told a news conference in Fukuoka, before bowing deeply to express his contrition.



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