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Sumo wrestlers are known as “rikishi” in Japanese. Every wrestler belongs to a particular stable in Japan, which is ruled by a retired wrestler known as “oyakata”, meaning boss. #sumo #tradition #japaninfo

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Fat fingered sumo wrestlers given iPads

Sumo wrestlers Tosayutaka, right, and Toyohibiki fall to the ground during their bout in the grand summer tournament at Tokyo's Ryogoku Kokugikan sumo arena Photo: AP

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Konishiki Yasokichi is a Hawaiian-born Japanese–Samoan former sumo wrestler. He was the first non-Japanese-born wrestler to reach ōzeki, the second highest rank in the sport.

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sumo My brother and I were fascinated by the Sumo wrestlers when we lived in Okinawa in the early 60's! It was an amazing 3 years in an awesome culture. We learned so much. Thank you Keiko and your amazing family!

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from BostonGlobe.com

Cherry blossoms 2015 - The Boston Globe

Sumo wrestlers walk under cherry blossoms in full bloom on their way to the 'Honozumo', a ceremonial sumo tournament at the Yasukuni Shrine precincts in Tokyo, Japan, April 3. (Franck Robichon/EPA)

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from BuzzFeed

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Konishiki Yasokichi (b.1963) a Hawaiian-born Japanese–Samoan sumo wrestler, was the first foreign-born grand champion, or yokozuna.

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