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Osunaarashi brings African flavour to Japanese sumo wrestling

Jul 11, 2013

Osunaarashi brings African flavour to Japanese sumo wrestling

Wrestling under the name Osunaarashi, which translates as 'Great Sandstorm,' the 21-year-old Abdelrahman Ahmed Shalan is the first professional sumo wrestler from the African continent. #Sports #Japan #Egypt #NewsTracker #Sumo wrestling #Osunaarashi #Abdelrahman Ahmed Shalan

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Osunaarashi brings African flavour to Japanese sumo wrestling

Sep 01, 2014

Rude Health: Doctors facing Sumo on the Sabbath

You might have seen the GAA football championship episode earlier this month, when a Donegal team doctor was flung violently to the ground by an opposing Armagh player. The incident has been successfully swept under the carpet with a yellow card, qui...
Osunaarashi brings African flavour to Japanese sumo wrestling

Sep 01, 2014

It's not just Hello Kitty: Japan's character craze

(AP) -- Hello Kitty, whom many learned last week is a girl and not a cat, may be the queen of Japan's cute characters, but she's hardly the only one. There are thousands, and they are ubiquitous: Long-time favorite Doraemon (who really is a cat) has ... #London #Tokyo #Los Angeles Times #Mickey Mouse
Osunaarashi brings African flavour to Japanese sumo wrestling

Aug 24, 2014

Sumo wrestler to swim across Bear Lake, twice

A U.S. Sumo wrestling champion from Idaho is planning to swim across the width of Bear Lake, not once, but twice, on Monday. It's seven miles each way, making the journey 14 miles in all... #London #Tokyo #Los Angeles Times #Mickey Mouse