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Sumo

Index Sumo

or sumo wrestling is a competitive full-contact wrestling sport where a rikishi (wrestler) attempts to force another wrestler out of a circular ring (dohyō) or into touching the ground with anything other than the soles of his feet. [1]

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Alcoholic drink

An alcoholic drink (or alcoholic beverage) is a drink that contains ethanol, a type of alcohol produced by fermentation of grains, fruits, or other sources of sugar.

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Alcoholic liver disease

Alcoholic liver disease is a term that encompasses the liver manifestations of alcohol overconsumption, including fatty liver, alcoholic hepatitis, and chronic hepatitis with liver fibrosis or cirrhosis.

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Arthritis

Arthritis is a term often used to mean any disorder that affects joints.

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Asashōryū Akinori

is a Mongolian former sumo wrestler (rikishi).

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Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations

The Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations (ARISF) is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation constituted through and recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

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Banzuke

This article is about the banzuke document, for a list of wrestlers as ranked on an actual banzuke see List of active sumo wrestlers A, officially called is a document listing the rankings of professional sumo wrestlers published before each official tournament or honbasho.

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Ceremonial dance

Ceremonial dance is a major category or classification of dance forms or dance styles, where the purpose is ceremonial or ritualistic.

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Chankonabe

is a Japanese stew (a type of nabemono or one-pot dish) commonly eaten in vast quantity by sumo wrestlers as part of a weight-gain diet.

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Chonmage

The chonmage (丁髷, ちょんまげ) is a form of Japanese traditional topknot haircut worn by men.

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Controversies in professional sumo

Professional sumo, having a long history, has no shortage of controversy, from proven allegations of match-fixing to hazing.

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Culture of Japan

The culture of Japan has evolved greatly over the millennia, from the country's prehistoric time Jōmon period, to its contemporary modern culture, which absorbs influences from Asia, Europe, and North America.

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Diabetes mellitus

Diabetes mellitus (DM), commonly referred to as diabetes, is a group of metabolic disorders in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period.

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Discovery Channel

Discovery Channel (known as The Discovery Channel from 1985 to 1995, and often referred to as simply Discovery) is an American pay television channel that is the flagship television property of Discovery Inc., a publicly traded company run by CEO David Zaslav.

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Dohyō

A ''dohyō'' The dohyō (土俵) is the ring in which sumo wrestling bouts are held.

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Edo period

The or is the period between 1603 and 1868 in the history of Japan, when Japanese society was under the rule of the Tokugawa shogunate and the country's 300 regional daimyō.

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Ekō-in

, also known as Honjo Ekō-in, is a Pure Land Buddhist temple in Ryōgoku, Tokyo.

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Emperor of Japan

The Emperor of Japan is the head of the Imperial Family and the head of state of Japan.

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Endō Shōta

, (born October 19, 1990) is a professional sumo wrestler from Anamizu, Ishikawa, Japan.

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Freestyle wrestling

Freestyle wrestling is a style of amateur wrestling that is practiced throughout the world.

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Fukuoka

is the capital city of Fukuoka Prefecture, situated on the northern shore of Japanese island Kyushu.

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Geta (footwear)

are a form of traditional Japanese footwear that resemble clogs and flip-flops.

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Ginkgo biloba

Ginkgo biloba, commonly known as ginkgo or gingko (both pronounced), also known as the maidenhair tree, is the only living species in the division Ginkgophyta, all others being extinct.

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Glossary of sumo terms

The following words are terms used in sumo wrestling in Japan.

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Grappling

In hand-to-hand combat, grappling is a close fighting technique used to gain a physical advantage such as improving relative position, or causing injury to the opponent.

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Gunbai

A sumo ''gyōji'' wielding a ''gunbai'' The is a type of Japanese war fan.

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Gyōji

A Gyōji (行司) is a referee in professional sumo wrestling in Japan.

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Heya (sumo)

In sumo wrestling, a is an organization of sumo wrestlers where they train and live.

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Hirohito

was the 124th Emperor of Japan according to the traditional order of succession, reigning from 25 December 1926, until his death on 7 January 1989.

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Honbasho

A is an official professional sumo tournament.

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Hypertension

Hypertension (HTN or HT), also known as high blood pressure (HBP), is a long-term medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is persistently elevated.

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Ichinojō Takashi

Ichinojō Takashi (born 7 April 1993 as Altankhuyag Ichinnorow) is a sumo wrestler from Arkhangai, Mongolia.

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International Olympic Committee

The International Olympic Committee (IOC; French: Comité International Olympique, CIO) is a Swiss private non-governmental organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, which is the authority responsible for the modern Olympic Games.

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International Sumo Federation

The International Sumo Federation (ISF) is the largest international governing body of sport Sumo with over 87 member countries.

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Japan

Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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Japan Sumo Association

The is the body that operates and controls professional sumo wrestling in Japan under the jurisdiction of the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT).

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Japanese diaspora

The Japanese diaspora, and its individual members known as or, are the Japanese immigrants from Japan and their descendants that reside in a foreign country.

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Japanese martial arts

Japanese martial arts refer to the variety of martial arts native to the country of Japan.

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Japanese yen

The is the official currency of Japan.

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Judge (sumo)

or Shinpan are the ring-side judges of a professional sumo bout.

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Judo

was created as a physical, mental and moral pedagogy in Japan, in 1882, by Jigoro Kano (嘉納治五郎).

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Kaisei Ichirō

Kaisei Ichirō (born December 18, 1986 as Ricardo Sugano) is a third generation Japanese-Brazilian professional sumo wrestler (rikishi) from São Paulo, Brazil.

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Kami

are the spirits or phenomena that are worshipped in the religion of Shinto.

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Kanji

Kanji (漢字) are the adopted logographic Chinese characters that are used in the Japanese writing system.

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Kimarite

are winning techniques in a sumo bout.

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Kinboshi

is a notation used in professional sumo wrestling to record a lower-ranked (maegashira) wrestler's victory over a yokozuna.

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Kinjite

are various fouls that a sumo wrestler might commit that will cause him to lose the bout.

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Kisenosato Yutaka

Kisenosato Yutaka (born July 3, 1986, as) is a sumo wrestler from Ibaraki, Japan.

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Kotoōshū Katsunori

Kotoōshū Katsunori (琴欧洲 勝紀) (legal name: Karoyan Andō, born February 19, 1983 as Kaloyan Stefanov Mahlyanov, Калоян Стефанов Махлянов, in Dzhulyunitsa, Veliko Tarnovo Province, Bulgaria) is a former professional sumo wrestler or rikishi.

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Kotoshōgiku Kazuhiro

Kotoshōgiku Kazuhiro (born 30 January 1984 as in Yanagawa, Fukuoka, Japan), is a sumo wrestler.

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Kuramae Kokugikan

was a building situated in the Kuramae neighborhood of Taitō, Tokyo which was built by the Japan Sumo Association and opened in 1950.

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Life expectancy

Life expectancy is a statistical measure of the average time an organism is expected to live, based on the year of its birth, its current age and other demographic factors including gender.

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List of active sumo wrestlers

The following is an alphabetical list of all active professional sumo wrestlers in the top makuuchi division, and all those currently in lower divisions who have a Wikipedia article.

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List of past sumo wrestlers

This is a list of prominent past wrestlers (either retired or deceased) in the sport of professional sumo.

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List of sumo record holders

This is a list of records held by wrestlers of professional sumo.

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List of sumo stables

The following is an alphabetical list of heya or training stables in professional sumo.

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List of sumo tournament second division champions

This is a list of wrestlers who have won the sumo second division jūryō championship since 1909, when the current championship system was established.

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List of sumo tournament top division champions

This is a list of wrestlers who have won the top division (makuuchi) championship since 1909, when the current championship system was established.

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List of years in sumo

The following is a list of year in sumo articles listed in chronological order from the most recent.

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List of yokozuna

This is a list of all sumo wrestlers who have reached the sport's highest rank of yokozuna.

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Makuuchi

or is the top division of the six divisions of professional sumo.

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Mawashi

In sumo, a is the belt (loincloth) that the rikishi (or sumo wrestler) wears during training or in competition.

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Meiji Shrine

, located in Shibuya, Tokyo, is the Shinto shrine that is dedicated to the deified spirits of Emperor Meiji and his wife, Empress Shōken.

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Mochikyūkin

Mochikyūkin (持ち給金) is a system of payment for sumo wrestlers that supplements the basic salary that sekitori earn.

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Nagoya

is the largest city in the Chūbu region of Japan.

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Oda Nobunaga

was a powerful daimyō (feudal lord) of Japan in the late 16th century who attempted to unify Japan during the late Sengoku period, and successfully gained control over most of Honshu.

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Osaka

() is a designated city in the Kansai region of Japan.

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Professional sumo divisions

Professional sumo is divided into six ranked divisions.

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Rōnin

A was a samurai without lord or master during the feudal period (1185–1868) of Japan.

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Rikishi

Rikishi (力士) is the Japanese term for a professional sumo wrestler.

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Ryōgoku

is a district in Sumida, Tokyo.

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Ryōgoku Kokugikan

, also known as Ryōgoku Sumo Hall, is an indoor sporting arena located in the Yokoami neighborhood (bordering to the Ryōgoku neighborhood) of Sumida, one of the 23 wards of Tokyo in Japan, next to the Edo-Tokyo Museum.

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Ryūkō Gō

Ryūkō Gō (born 26 May 1971 as Luis Gō Ikemori) is a former sumo wrestler from Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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Sambo (martial art)

Sambo (p; САМозащита Без Оружия) is a Russian-Soviet martial art and combat sport.

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Samurai

were the military nobility and officer caste of medieval and early-modern Japan.

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Sanshō (sumo)

Sanshō are the three special prizes awarded to top (Makuuchi) division sumo wrestlers for exceptional performance during a sumo honbasho or tournament.

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Sekitori

A sekitori (関取) is a rikishi (sumo wrestler) who is ranked in one of the top two professional divisions: makuuchi and jūryō.

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Shikona

A is a sumo wrestler's ring name.

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Shini-tai

is a term used in sumo wrestling.

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Shinto

or kami-no-michi (among other names) is the traditional religion of Japan that focuses on ritual practices to be carried out diligently to establish a connection between present-day Japan and its ancient past.

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Shinto origins of sumo

The Shinto origins of sumo can easily be traced back through the centuries and many current sumo rituals are directly handed down from Shinto rituals.

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Shinto shrine

A is a structure whose main purpose is to house ("enshrine") one or more kami.

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Siesta

A siesta (Spanish, meaning "nap") is a short nap taken in the early afternoon, often after the midday meal.

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Squatting position

Squatting is a posture where the weight of the body is on the feet (as with standing) but the knees and hips are bent.

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Sumo East and West

Sumo East and West is a feature documentary about Americans in the ancient Japanese sport of sumo wrestling.

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Taishō period

The, or Taishō era, is a period in the history of Japan dating from July 30, 1912, to December 25, 1926, coinciding with the reign of the Emperor Taishō.

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The Japan Times

The Japan Times is Japan's largest and oldest English-language daily newspaper.

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Tomioka Hachiman Shrine

is the largest Hachiman shrine in Tokyo.

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Water stop (sports)

A water stop is a break and a place to break for drinking water in sports events (sports competitions or training) for some types of sports, such as various long distance types of running (e.g., marathon), cycling, etc.

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Wrestling

Wrestling is a combat sport involving grappling type techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and other grappling holds.

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Yūshō

This article is about the sports award.

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Yobidashi

The calls a professional sumo wrestler, or rikishi, to the dohyō (wrestling ring) immediately prior to his bout.

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Yukata

A is a Japanese garment, a casual summer kimono usually made of cotton or synthetic fabric, and unlined.

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Zōri

are flat and thonged Japanese sandals made of rice straw or other plant fibers, cloth, lacquered wood, leather, rubber, or—increasingly—synthetic materials.

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Zeami Motokiyo

(c. 1363 – c. 1443), also called, was a Japanese aesthetician, actor, and playwright.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sumo

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