This week’s big story in sports is the sumo wrestling scandal. It’s heavy: sumo wrestlers weigh in at over 300 pounds. The scandal: athletes have been fixing matches for Yakuza gangsters in return for cash payoffs. The repercussions: the grand tournament of Japan’s national sport has been cancelled for the first time since World War II.
Bonus: The Sumo Success Diet.
“Secrets of the sumo wrestler’s diet,” Monami Yui, CNN City Pulse
It’s really not much of a secret. Eat lots of this with big hunks of meat.
Want to know how you’d look as a sumo wrestler? There’s an app for that.
Image (“Say It Ain’t So, Sumo, after Utagawa Kuniyoshi”) by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com
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