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2 minutes ago, code_number3 said:

Also reported by BBC

IMO, Tokushoryu’s story same as Leicester City’s 5000-1 2016 Premier League yusho.

BBC must have just picked it up because I looked there an hour or two ago to see if they had it and they didn’t.

Leicester is a reasonable comparison. I prefer Wigan beating Man City for the FA Cup. Winning the Prem is a much bigger achievement. :)

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5 hours ago, Eikokurai said:

One of those rare occasions when mainstream western media takes notice of sumo:

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2020/jan/28/japan-in-raptures-as-outsider-wins-sumo-contest-and-bursts-into-tears

 

Most shared, and second most viewed story (after live coverage of the coronavirus) on The Guardian's US site right now.

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Sumo Coming -- Well Almost -- to Tokyo Olympics

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Knowing it may have the world's attention, the Japan Sumo Association and local Olympic organizers are planning a sumo tournament on Aug. 12-13, just days after the Olympics end.

The event was announced on Tuesday and is designed to bring more attention to the Japanese sport. It will be part of a local cultural festival and will take place at the Ryogoku Kokugikan arena, sumo's spiritual home in east Tokyo...

https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2020/02/04/sports/olympics/ap-oly-tokyo-sumo-1st-ld-writethru.html

 

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