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  • Writer's pictureDavid Connolly

The Dark Side of Sumo Wrestling

As Japan’s centuries-old national sport, Sumo has long been a part of the national identity. Yet over the years, the sport has been rocked by numerous cases of abuse, even murders, which have been too prominent for the public to ignore. Hanako Montgomery for VICE World News speaks with former and current wrestlers to find out why this persists in the sport.

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