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Sumo wrestling is a contact sport that originated in Japan, this the only country where it is practice professionally, it is viewed as a modern martial art. The wrestlers attempt to force another wrestler out of a circular ring (dohyo) or to touch the ground with any part of the body other than the sole of the feet. The wrestlers engage in traditional rituals which include, such as the use of salt for purification and the wrestler mostly live in communal settings known in Japanese as the Heya where all aspect of there daily live from meals to dressing are dictated by strict tradition.


International Sumo Federation (IFS)