Inside the Ryogoku Kokugikan Sumo Arena in Tokyo

Sumo wrestling, Japan’s national sport, is still popular today – three major tournaments are held at this arena each year

Sumo wrestling, Japan’s national sport, has been practiced for centuries and still enjoys much popularity today. Six major tournaments are held for 15 days each year in Japan, three of which take place at this arena in January, May, and September.

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