Gaijingai

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    Sumo and Sento-Themed Airbnb

    https://www.timeout.com/tokyo/news/this-harajuku-airbnb-is-inspired-by-sumo-wrestling-and-sento-bathhouses-051220
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    Wall of Boxes!

    Hilarious!
  3. http://www.asahi.com/sp/ajw/articles/13320967 Excellent article on Sokokurai.
  4. https://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/3077600/how-baseball-became-national-japanese-pastime-and-spawned-fans-no-other way off-topic, but an excellent read and old photos.
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    Former rikishi activities

    https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2020/05/free-fight-bob-sapp-snaps-eight-and-a-half-year-losing-streak-at-rizin-ff-13 Forrmer Osunaarashi makes his MMA debut. Full fight video.
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    Oonokuni Discussion

    His cake/ cookbook is on Amazon.com in Japanese
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    Spanish Flu in Japan 1918-1920

    First victims were three sumo wrestlers. https://japantoday.com/category/features/kuchikomi/how-the-spanish-flu-of-1918-20-ravaged-japan
  8. https://english.kyodonews.net/news/2020/05/496ae3514a37-urgent-sumo-grand-tournament-in-may-canceled-due-to-virus.html
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    Corona and sumo

    https://english.kyodonews.net/news/2020/05/d24965ce17f7-sumo-japan-sumo-association-moves-toward-canceling-summer-tourney.html
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    Corona and sumo

    May basho in doubt. https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/20200502_07/
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    Banzuke for Natsu(?) 2020

    https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20200427/p2g/00m/0sp/044000c Banzuke reflections and interviews
  12. https://www.fightsports.tv/sumo-hiatus-causing-training-difficulties/
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    Too Fight Venues

    https://thesportsdaily.com/2020/04/23/ten-things-i-like-fight-venues/
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    Corona and sumo

    Great article with Moti Dichne and John Gunning giving comments. https://slate.com/culture/2020/04/sumo-wrestling-coronavirus-japan.html
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    Manny Yarbrough v MMA Fighter

    Nicely edited video. https://www.givemesport.com/1563202-remembering-when-a-600lb-sumowrestler-took-on-a-170lb-fighter-in-mmas-most-bizarre-fight
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    Indian Movie Sumo

    https://www.nippon.com/en/japan-topics/g00830/sumo-on-india’s-silver-screen-retired-wrestler-puts-comic-spin-on-japan’s-national-spo.html
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    Corona and sumo

    https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20200408/p2g/00m/0sp/077000c Another story.
  18. This is very off-topic, but a fun look with two videos of the gaijin who give the train announcements. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2020/02/29/national/media-national/discovering-whos-behind-japans-english-rail-announcements/#.XmZH_yUpAlR i have a friend who used to be the voice of the Hong Kong transit system.
  19. https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/sumo-gym-sao-paulo-brazil/index.html
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    New ozeki Asanoyama

    Thanks, John. I Enjoy Chris Gould’s comments.
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    New ozeki Asanoyama

    https://www.fightsports.tv/asanoyama-on-ozeki-status-i-will-live-up-to-my-name/
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    Standing Tachiai?

    https://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2020/03/27/reader-mail/knock-sense-sumo/#.Xn-wS8ApAlQ Let the debate begin!
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    John Gunning Bio and Sumo Thoughts

    https://www.irishnews.com/sport/othersports/2020/03/28/news/sumo-1879007/
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    John Gunning Bio and Sumo Thoughts

  25. Basho review by Hiro Morita https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/backstories/987/