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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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