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A traditional Japanese sport that dates back to ancient times. There are six tournaments held each year, each lasting for 15 days. The tournaments are held in: Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya and Fukuoka. All wrestlers live and train in dormitory gyms called stables, managed by other former wrestlers. You can visit the stable at times there are not tournaments. Grand Sumo Tournament dates
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