tv 101 East Inside Japans Sumo World Al Jazeera April 9, 2021 12:30pm-1:01pm +03
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getting the pandemic under control with mcafee because actions of money we bring you the stories and developments that are rapidly changing the world we live in now while the pandemic has devastated many industries it's given a huge boost to the video game site counting the cost on al-jazeera. in japan's ancient and revered traditions they conceded to me gone it's kind of come up all nice if i can get their story a local guide photo all they've got the skills to pull very careful right all. over. the world of japanese sumo wrestling is off limits to most outsiders one with scandals ajit and even when it's life and death i'm only talking more so that the get out of the thing. i hand out the morning star no one no one east goes inside the secretive mood of japanese sumo.
but. in the south of japan it is a unique stage of the art gene. flow owes you. children don't dream of being rock stars of a football legend as their obsession is to become sumo champions. just such a photo it just says at 8 years old toki is the youngest of the team. but he doesn't get any special treatment from the coaches. today toki has to repeat this exercise 100 times yes. good. it will. hurt him.
oh. then it's time for wrestling. i want to. do it i. do yet another defeat against one of his classmates exhausted and pushed to his name he breaks down. in the force and to spit in the eye. to use the hose in this room is this is the snake because of the scene with my book and she. no we don't. store this now given the tiniest there.
you go you could those that are given to. the. believe to have taken place around 1500 years ago. the discipline has its foundation in shintoism the indigenous religion of japan. thanks to a new kind of support the discipline of sumo wrestling has experienced a revival in recent years. they called sumo josh young girls who are sumo fans. 15 year old markel is one of them. when you're good. at an avid collector of sumo cards she knows all the restless statistics by heart it is
a moment that is pretty or like the south of the us. there wasn't. but. in her collection she also has some rage jim thiele cause a lot. what i say was stuff. it doesn't matter how hard they stuck with i mean. how to hold. their. mcas passion for a sumo started young from the age of 5 she hasn't missed a tournament. every summer the best sumo wrestlers on the scene 2 of the major japanese cities. today marco and her mother travelled 3 hours by train to a song called in the center of japan. even though it's
a friendly competition it's sold out. the tournament begins with an opening ceremony. the. man and. the. the before every match a series of rituals must be performed. in one whistler's hit the ground with his feet to ward off evil spirits. their bodies on the floor. since god i mean they've been using this for tickets in there to kind of sum up gold this is like on their soil the photo they deceive the students. the rules of the contest
a very simple. make your opponent food will push him out of the 4 and a half meter diameter ring. i. because she attends every tournament the monk always well known here and can even go backstage. an area normally forbidden to the public this is where the sumo wrestlers warm up. mako also a couple of them about their weight. guys are there. because there are a need to hear good news or is this it the only. one i get. today there is a special style mako wants to see having won 40 photo newmans how cool is the most
successful sumo wrestler in history since 2007 he's been a yorker the highest rank in sumo the yorkers who knows of the only ones to with this wrote belt a sacred symbol of the she entire religion. i thought it was him thinking. that. this is. pretty neat that gave us of. the many of us either that. book on the lift is 1.9 to bring to school and weighs 154 kilograms this afternoon he faces another york to zoom out. but for this exhibition match neither of the 2 champions will push really hard to avert injuries
. there around 600 professional wrestlers in japan. most of based in rio the sumo district in the heart of tokyo with its huge stadium. dedicated to the main tournament of the season. they live together 24 hours a day in sumos dave a. view into this close community is almost impossible but we've been branded special permission to film at new bhutto's death. it's 6 30 am and the wrestlers are already training yes. the 2 metre tall giant is the master of the stable an anomaly in the history of sumo he's the 1st stable master from europe a film a bold garion he became
a japanese national and a great sumo champion. his japanese name coto all shoes cups and norry. fat with. the training has been the same to century the same exercises the same routines and above old the same suffering for. feet. these young risler between 17 and 23 years old. to join the stables they must be in good physical condition be at least 174 centerpiece told and weigh at least
75 kilograms. is the oldest member of the team a year and a half ago he gave up everything to become a sumo wrestler. sitting up bottles in switches 3. and i'm sorry got out yeah i mean. look i mean you. know that if i didn't like it if you called. the sim coach mike it was like. oh you boil this. with a. this. is. what was your disapproval speech writers really want to. know. he was told. he supposed
to move to new york in this. other one you know curious creatures to work in the environment. this is all right he knew all over the. the. at the end of each training session they must sing the summa and. to follow. the route. for the market. after 2 and a half elves a training with no break the sumo wrestlers must clean the house from floor to ceiling. the rules inside a based on authority hierarchy and respect the elders apprentices must carry out
all of the tools. up says others are you such and duty of. every day the restless prepare a gigantic meal a colony face the takes hours to make. money on the trip with all of the. rest of it to. the magic recipe a sumo is called chunk a knob it it's a high calorie stew with a few vegetables and a lot of protein. mate eggs and balance a lot of facts. feed. the menu for job one of the people people will notice how. politically you know you did how big your. car will be added to our memories.
it's 11 o'clock time for a faced. these sumo wrestlers consume a around 10000 calories a day 5 times more than the average man. trying to get the money going over the. over the roof putting pressure on the. losers losers. the white gain is not without risk diabetes pyke cholesterol and cardiovascular problems have shortened the average life expectancy of sumo wrestlers to 65 nearly 20 years lists then the japanese men can you go up to do some of the coalition. job and it'll teach all get a taste of what a lot of. the schools. there are about 40 sumo stables in tokyo in this 113 young men live together it's very crowded with
0 privacy. a large part of the afternoon is reserved for a nap. 2 and a half hours of sleep to recover from training and to store the fact from lunch. my color looks good at them and it's of on their skin as. all. but you will notice. the last ones to have joined the stable sleep in the dining room. they arrived 3 months ago most wanted last year. the afternoon program is the same as the morning training housework and a male then bed at 10 pm. it's a tough isolated almost monastic lifestyle. children from across
japan strive to join the sumo stables. children like short scale chips which. should show that. at 13 years old show skating is 173 said to be just tools and weighs a 124 kilograms he's been practicing sumo since he was 9 and has many trophies. he might be a wrestling part of g.e. but when faced with a mathematical equation he struggles fortunately his class might help in the current cookie. because there are several more businesses that. will be going up for the. top of. the next.
call. here with the to do see physically buy a bit of steam. every day off to school show skate goes to practice. all right. but she enjoys him as it would be better there was a minute michael. stipe going to. say that it's better to stay i can do the best that. in a few days shows can you compete at a national tournament in tokyo against the country's best high school students. it's his last training session before the competition he's giving it he's
a way. as. to achieve success will have to sacrifice seeing friends having spare time and date sumo apprentices live in a world without women. 2 nights a special night in tokyo apprentice wristlets from naruto stable going out. aged $1820.23 they've been given special permission to be tough to 10 pm. on the block a mother will. i'll call the shed in the evening at the scene of the way clumsily. outside the stable professional sumo wrestlers with a traditional chemo know. it attracts attention from a constable i have adjusted has given him the kinds of. work. my
little need for the room is a nice john h. of each of you know. the soles and work. of one of the devil at the root of it all. good honest. tonight they're at a karaoke night. the playlist is full of romantic songs oh ya . come meet. the above seems to. think. we should. on its head. up the earth clearly to start with the city is equal most of the supervillain care right. on those. muscles have. the sumo wool has long held
traditions that exclude women in 2018 a scandal brought to light a medieval rule that is still followed to the by the federation the mayor of a city need kyoto collapses in the middle of a speech on the door of the ring where the fights take place if no one helps he could die. a female medic rushes to give him c.p.r. when 2 other women come to help the referee orders them to leave the ring. and. continue. in accordance with shinto religious tradition entering the door yo is to beaten 2 women they considered impure because of their menstrual cycle. the may survived but the affair stirred up a lot of controversy in japan this woman wants
a sumo federation to abandon the 6 this tradition since it is now still an old school day he dead. tom. is the mare of tucker resumed 2 days after the incident she hosted a sumo tournament in her town and she spoke from the foot of the podium. that king lived and. who was going to. be. in japan sumo world punishment comes to anyone who tarnish is the the national sport the yorkers you know with this sacred bells are supposed to show exemplary behavior but these grand champion fuji went from the stages of demi god to that of
outcast in one false step his career ended over a bar fight with another sumo wrestler at a karaoke club. the other not. able to. think very. little. about what. the moment goalie and wrestler was forced to retire his career destroyed. the biggest scandal of the decade however almost never came out professor de waart is a medical examiner in 2007 the corpse of a young sumo wrestler arrived on these operating table according to the sumo is so she ation because she saw a toe had suffered heart failure during training. one
more trip a quote out of britain or tightened up more in western. the police would close the case and return the body to his family but when to cause she's parents noticed heavy bruising and what appeared to be burns on his body they demanded an investigation the professor conducted an autopsy and concluded that the 17 year old was beaten to death. by border but i just assumed it would occur. to him daddy no. dietary no gardasil canonic i mean more so you can i'm going to. tell you and i want to hear you and i need us as well because i mean you know joaquin but i'm hopeful corny. courts will know course it's not just. his investigation revealed that to cause she was beaten with
be a bottles. in this. is now are the must quote of the woman in final book a lot of talk is anonymous. we are cutting my beauty being the non booking me that this is pull you out of the most single not the most vocal bits of mumbai writing also single and sort of. the joan staples. who go down that will pour their already most of. the 3 wrestlers who beat to kashi were given suspended sentences. the stable trainer was sentenced to 6 years in prison. despite the series of scandals the centuries old sports keeps attracting new
recruits. to shore sky today's the big day. he's tournament takes place in the park of a sheen tows shrine in tokyo. competing others. best 13 to 15 year olds from across the country. shows 1st opponent doesn't stand a chance. in 3 seconds he's knocked to the ground. fighting continues all day long. injuries a common. it's during these told that stable coaches pick their future students yet just a ministry move fuck things. up. but in the full piece outfit.
and guardian military is some of the federal. you show the county record training it's not a day for sure because. despite this defeat shows skate continues to believe in east destiny of joining a sumo stable. a world close to outside of intense home chip and sacrifice scandals and secrets where wrestlers put it all on the line to reach japan's ultimate sporting glory. in pakistan's largest city climate change and water shortages and driving some residents to desperate measures it's 101 east meets the waters of corruption on
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