We take a look at how the traditional Japanese sport
is recovering after a string of controversies
Sportsworld's Wayne Hay gets a rare look inside the world of Sumo, and finds out how the traditional Japanese sport is recovering after a string of controversies.

Japan's oldest boxer

She is the 45-year-old mother who has just become Japans oldest professional boxer.

Sportsworld meets Kazumi Izaki, who has ambitions to reach the top of her sport.

Baseball in Japan

The Japanese are obsessed with baseball.

So much so that America's major league began the 2008 season in Tokyo.

The fans came to see the stars of the sport, which included some homegrown heros who have become big names in the States.

Sportsworld's Brendan Connor went to meet them.

This episode of Sportsworld airs on Monday, April 28, 2008


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