Trump watches sumo, but it’s not just a sport in Japan

U.S. 05/26/19, 08:37

President Donald Trump watched sumo wrestling with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday, May 26, becoming the first American leader to do so. Trump, who is on a four-day state visit to Japan, presented a huge custom-made trophy to the winner. Some key facts about sumo, which is deeply tied ...

Japan wrestling with Trump going to sumo during state visit

Politics 05/21/19, 03:11

Plans for U.S. President Donald Trump to check out the ancient Japanese sport of sumo wrestling during a state visit are raising security issues for organizers. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is eager to have Trump and his wife Melania attend a tournament May 26 and hand over a trophy to ...

Mongolian sumo wrestler retires over assault

Sports 12/07/18, 02:30

Mongolian sumo wrestler Takanoiwa has decided to retire after assaulting a younger wrestler during the ongoing regional tour in the latest blow to Japan's national sport.Takanoiwa, 28, who last year was a victim of assault that led to the resignation of compatriot and grand champion Harumafuji, hit a lower-ranked wrestler ...

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