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Hakkiyoi KITTE Sumo

Hakkiyoi KITTE Sumo

A promotional sumo event gets under way at a commercial complex next to Tokyo central station on Sunday, August 28, 2016. (All photos by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO) A youngster tackles with […]

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Former Yokozuna Chiyonofuji dies at 61

Former Yokozuna Chiyonofuji dies at 61

Former sumo champion Chiyonofuji died aged 61 on July 31, 2016. Here we show a few images of the 31-time champion in action from our archives. This first photo was […]

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Sumo at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo

Sumo at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo

The annual sumo tournament dedicated to the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo Japan. (Photos by YUTAKA/AFLO SPORT) Yokozuna Harumafuji Yokozuna Hakuho

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Setsubun at Narita Shinshoji Temple

Setsubun at Narita Shinshoji Temple

(L to R) Sumo wrestlers Okinoumi Ayumi and Yokozuna Hakuho Sho throw beans during a Setsubun festival at Naritasan Shinshoji Temple on February 3, 2016, in Chiba, Japan. Setsubun is […]

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International Robot Sumo Tournament 2015

International Robot Sumo Tournament 2015

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Robot operators compete at the International Robot Sumo Tournament 2015, at Ryogoku Sumo Hall (Ryogoku Kokugikan) on […]