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Sumo to put on big show for Tokyo Olympics

Sumo to put on big show for Tokyo Olympics

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  1. This is the best tl;dr I could make, [original](https://unseenjapan.com/sumo-to-put-on-big-show-for-tokyo-olympics/) reduced by 70%. (I’m a bot)
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    > Some of sumo's biggest stars will put on a special exhibition between the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, seeking to introduce their traditions to sports fans from around the globe.

    > Sumo association chief Hakkaku Nobuyoshi said he wanted a global audience to better understand the sport, which is steeped in Shinto ritual tradition.

    > "We want visitors to understand that sumo is not just a sport but also a tradition and culture," Hakkaku told reporters at the Ryogoku Kokugikan arena in Tokyo, where the event will take place.

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  2. I didn’t know the Big Show could sumo wrestle.

  3. Olympics will be cancelled.

  4. Well, duh… they’re not exactly known for being *little,* are they?

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