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    Sumo In the News

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    Trump coming to the basho

    This is the same as the Japanese Prime Minister (or his representative) giving the Prime Minister's Cup, and all the dignitaries and diplomats that follow. Same too for the old guys from the supporters' associations awarding certificates and prize money to the winner of each division after the juryo yusho is decided.
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    Natsu Basho 2019 Videos

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    Rikishi Status Natsu 2019

    It has been used to treat sports injuries for many years now. There is some debate regarding its effectiveness and mechanism. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3382683/ Some more recent studies show promise. As some people have noted, rats are not humans. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-19670-x Tokyo is no doubt up on trends. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/life/2005/09/27/style/breathe-deep-dont-worry-its-only-o2/
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    Natsu Basho 2019 Videos

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    Natsu Basho 2019 Videos

    Posting entire broadcasts is against Sumo Forum rules. Those who wish to view them know where they can be found.
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    Natsu Basho 2019 Videos

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    Trump coming to the basho

    Admin would greatly appreciate keeping the discussion related to sumo. Please refrain from straying into things political. Thank you for your understanding.
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    Abema TV all sumo live

    Online and broadcasting as usual.
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    Preparations of the Y/O- Natsu 2019

    Ok. I've heard it used in a way I thought meant to betray oneself (自分を裏切ります), but it could be that that usage has no relation to what Takayasu said.
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    Retirees after Haru 2019

    Former sumo wrestler coming to grips with job as civil employee
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    Preparations of the Y/O- Natsu 2019

    I think you are correct. は is the topic marker - training. The subject is implied - oneself. It could be read, "You can't cheat (yourself) in keiko.
  13. Gave that one it's own topic.
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    Hakuho Applying for Japanese Citizenship

    EDITORIAL: Sumo should toss outdated, unfair nationality rule out of the dohyo