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  Sumo
When did it start?
How do you play sumo?
How do sumos train?
What health problems can sumos suffer?

 
Sumo warrior What is sumo?
Sumo is the traditional national sport of Japan.

There are six Grand Sumo tournaments, called basho, held each year. They take place only when it's an odd numbered month like March or July.

Matches are held in Japan's capital Tokyo, and in the cities Osaka, Nagoya and Fukuoka.


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