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Sumo on the Steppes
Wrestling is a national sport in Mongolia, but now fighters are taking their skills abroad and dominating Japanese sumo.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2013 09:23 GMT
Sumo wrestles with debt
Ancient Japanese sport racks up debts after a string of recent public relations disasters affect income.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2012 15:39 GMT
Gangster scandal rocks sumo
Head of Japan Sumo Association is replaced amid underworld gambling revelations.
Last updated: 12 Aug 2010 14:28 GMT
Asashoryu bids a tearful farewell
Japan's sumo grand champion retires after allegations of assault.
Last updated: 04 Feb 2010 10:36 GMT
Sumo champion in hot water
Asashoryu under investigation for drunken scuffle in Tokyo.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2010 14:31 GMT
Banned sumo set to appeal
A Russian sumo is to challenge his life ban for marijuana possession.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2008 19:29 GMT
Sumo chief resigns as scandals hit
The head of Japan's sumo association resigns as wrestler accused of smoking dope.
Last updated: 08 Sep 2008 19:05 GMT
Sumo wrestlers test positive
Russian wrestlers test positive for marijuana only two weeks after fellow wrestler banned.
Last updated: 02 Sep 2008 15:47 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
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'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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