28 August 2000 ULAN BATOR-To a great extent, being a sumo wrestler means being Japanese. To eat Japanese, to fight Japanese, to look Japanese, and to act Japanese. And for foreigners, entering the strict, ancient, and very traditional world of sumo or rikishi wrestling is especially challenging-the sport has long been a cornerstone of Japanese […]

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