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Sumo Champion Asashoryu - 04 Feb 2010
30 PICTURES
JAPAN/
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January 06, 2010
Mongolian-born grand sumo champion Yokozuna Asashoryu (2nd L), wearing a ceremonial belly band, performs...
Tokyo, Japan
Mongolian-born grand sumo champion Yokozuna Asashoryu performs during the traditional New Year's rite...
Mongolian-born grand sumo champion Yokozuna Asashoryu (2nd L), wearing a ceremonial belly band, performs a ring-entering ritual at Meiji Shrine in Tokyo January 6, 2010. Grand sumo champions Yokozuna Asashoryu and Yokozuna Hakuho, both Mongolian-born, performed their ring-entering rite on Wednesday before thousands of sumo fans and visitors in the annual celebration for the New Year. REUTERS/Issei Kato (JAPAN - Tags: SPORT RELIGION SOCIETY)
MONGOLIA/
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August 28, 2008
Sumo grand champion Asashoryu Akinori receives prize after winning an exhibition tournament in Ulan Bator,...
Ulan Bator, Mongolia
Sumo grand champion Asashoryu Akinori receives prize after winning an exhibition tournament in Ulan Bator...
Sumo grand champion Asashoryu Akinori receives prize after winning an exhibition tournament in Ulan Bator, August 28, 2008. REUTERS/Zeev Rozen (MONGOLIA)
MONGOLIA/
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August 27, 2008
Sumo grand champion Asashoryu Akinori puts on a ceremonial outfit before a dohyo-iri ring entering ceremony...
Ulan Bator, Mongolia
Sumo grand champion Asashoryu Akinori prepares for dohyo-iri ring entering ceremony in Ulan Bator
Sumo grand champion Asashoryu Akinori puts on a ceremonial outfit before a dohyo-iri ring entering ceremony during an exhibition tournament in Ulan Bator August 27, 2008. REUTERS/Stringer (MONGOLIA)
MONGOLIA/
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August 27, 2008
Sumo grand champion Asashoryu Akinori performs a dohyo-iri ring entering ceremony during an exhibition...
Ulan Bator, Mongolia
Sumo grand champion Asashoryu Akinori performs dohyo-iri during an exhibition tournament in Ulan Bator,...
Sumo grand champion Asashoryu Akinori performs a dohyo-iri ring entering ceremony during an exhibition tournament in Ulan Bator, Mongolia, August 27, 2008. REUTERS/Stringer (Mongolia)
MONGOLIA/
RTR21PI4
August 26, 2008
Japanese sumo wrestler Kaio Hiroyuki (R), Bulgarian sumo wrestler Kotooshu (2nd R) and Sumo grand champion...
Ulan Bator, Mongolia
Japanese sumo wrestler Hiroyuki, Bulgarian sumo wrestler Kotooshu and Sumo grand champion Akinori pose...
Japanese sumo wrestler Kaio Hiroyuki (R), Bulgarian sumo wrestler Kotooshu (2nd R) and Sumo grand champion Asashoryu Akinori (2nd L) pose for the photo in front of the parliament building in Ulan Bator, Mongolia, August 26, 2008. They will attend a two-day exhibition tournament in the city from August 27, local media reported. REUTERS/Stringer (MONGOLIA)
SUMO-JAPAN/
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April 29, 2008
Sumo grand champion, or Yokozuna, Asashoryu (R) of Mongolia, throws Kotoshogiku in a sumo ring during...
Tokyo, Japan
Sumo grand champion, or Yokozuna, Asashoryu of Mongolia, throws Kotoshogiku during a joint practice for...
Sumo grand champion, or Yokozuna, Asashoryu (R) of Mongolia, throws Kotoshogiku in a sumo ring during a joint practice for the Yokozuna Deliberation Council in Tokyo April 29, 2008. REUTERS/Toru Hanai (JAPAN)
JAPAN
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February 03, 2008
Mongolian-born grand sumo champion Yokozuna Asashoryu attends a traditional ceremony to dispel demons...
Narita, Japan
Mongolian-born grand sumo champion Yokozuna Asashoryu attends a traditional ceremony to dispel demons...
Mongolian-born grand sumo champion Yokozuna Asashoryu attends a traditional ceremony to dispel demons at Naritasan Shinshoji temple in Narita, near Tokyo February 3, 2008. The bean-scattering ceremony is held to celebrate the coming of spring and to drive out bad luck, according to the Japanese lunar calendar. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon (JAPAN)
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Sport
Sumo Champion Asashoryu Performs in New Year Ritual - 07 Jan 2008
24 PICTURES
JAPAN-SUMO/
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January 07, 2008
Mongolian-born grand sumo champion Yokozuna Asashoryu wears a ceremonial belly band as he performs a...
Tokyo, Japan
Mongolian-born grand sumo champion Yokozuna Asashoryu performs ring-entering ritual in Tokyo
Mongolian-born grand sumo champion Yokozuna Asashoryu wears a ceremonial belly band as he performs a ring-entering ritual at Meiji Shrine in Tokyo January 7, 2008. Asashoryu was banned in August 2007 and fled to his homeland after he outraged fans when he was caught on video playing soccer while supposedly out of action with a back injury. REUTERS/Toru Hanai (JAPAN)
JAPAN-SUMO/
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August 29, 2007
Sumo grand champion Asashoryu Akinori departs for Mongolia from Narita International Airport in Narita,...
Narita, Japan
Sumo grand champion Asashoryu departs for Mongolia from Narita International Airport in Narita, east...
Sumo grand champion Asashoryu Akinori departs for Mongolia from Narita International Airport in Narita, east of Tokyo August 29, 2007, a day after officials of the ancient Japanese sport gave the go-ahead for the 150 kg (330 lb) Asashoryu to travel, ending weeks of wrangling that had received blow-by-blow coverage by the media. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao (JAPAN)
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August 29, 2007
Sumo grand champion Asashoryu Akinori departs for Mongolia from Narita International Airport in Narita,...
Narita, Japan
Sumo grand champion Asashoryu departs for Mongolia from Narita International Airport in Narita, east...
Sumo grand champion Asashoryu Akinori departs for Mongolia from Narita International Airport in Narita, east of Tokyo August 29, 2007, a day after officials of the ancient Japanese sport gave the go-ahead for the 150 kg (330 lb) Asashoryu to travel, ending weeks of wrangling that had received blow-by-blow coverage by the media. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao (JAPAN)
JAPAN/
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August 29, 2007
Sumo grand champion Asashoryu Akinori departs for Mongolia from Narita International Airport in Narita,...
Narita, Japan
Sumo grand champion Asashoryu departs for Mongolia from Narita International Airport in Narita, east...
Sumo grand champion Asashoryu Akinori departs for Mongolia from Narita International Airport in Narita, east of Tokyo August 29, 2007, a day after officials of the ancient Japanese sport gave the go-ahead for the 150 kg (330 lb) Asashoryu to travel, ending weeks of wrangling that had received blow-by-blow coverage by the media. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao (JAPAN)
JAPAN/
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August 29, 2007
Sumo grand champion Asashoryu Akinori departs for Mongolia from Narita International Airport in Narita,...
Narita, Japan
Sumo grand champion Asashoryu departs for Mongolia from Narita International Airport in Narita, east...
Sumo grand champion Asashoryu Akinori departs for Mongolia from Narita International Airport in Narita, east of Tokyo August 29, 2007, a day after officials of the ancient Japanese sport gave the go-ahead for the 150 kg (330 lb) Asashoryu to travel, ending weeks of wrangling that had received blow-by-blow coverage by the media. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao (JAPAN)
USA/
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June 11, 2007
Yokozuna Asashoryu (L) is defeated by Yokozuna Hakuho in the Hawaii Grand Sumo Tournament in Honolulu,...
Honolulu, UNITED STATES
Yokozuna Asashoryu is defeated by Yokozuna Hakuho in the Hawaii Grand Sumo Tournament in Honolulu
Yokozuna Asashoryu (L) is defeated by Yokozuna Hakuho in the Hawaii Grand Sumo Tournament in Honolulu, Hawaii,
June 10, 2007. REUTERS/Hugh Gentry (UNITED STATES)
JAPAN
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May 05, 2007
Sumo grand champion, or Yokozuna, Asashoryu of Mongolia, stretches during a joint practice for the Yokozuna...
Tokyo, Japan
Sumo grand champion Asashoryu of Mongolia stretches during a joint practice for the Yokozuna Deliberation...
Sumo grand champion, or Yokozuna, Asashoryu of Mongolia, stretches during a joint practice for the Yokozuna Deliberation Council in Tokyo May 5, 2007. REUTERS/Toru Hanai (JAPAN)
JAPAN/
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April 25, 2007
U.S. actor Mark Wahlberg (L) poses with sumo grand champion Asashoryu at a news conference to promote...
Tokyo, Japan
U.S. actor Wahlberg poses with sumo grand champion Asashoryu at news conference in Tokyo
U.S. actor Mark Wahlberg (L) poses with sumo grand champion Asashoryu at a news conference to promote Wahlberg's film "Shooter" in Tokyo April 25, 2007. REUTERS/Michael Caronna (JAPAN)
USA
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October 09, 2005
Mongolian sumo wrestler Asashoryu (R) throws down Chiyotaikai (L) of Japan to win the grand championship...
Las Vegas, UNITED STATES
Mongolian sumo wrestler Asashoryu throws down Chiyotaikai for his win in Grand Sumo Championship in Las...
Mongolian sumo wrestler Asashoryu (R) throws down Chiyotaikai (L) of Japan to win the grand championship during the third day of the Grand Sumo Championship Las Vegas tournament at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, October 9, 2005. Asashoryu won the third day final and went on to defeat Chiyotaikai and Tochiazuma to clinch the grand championship. REUTERS/Matthew Minard
USA SUMO
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October 04, 2005
Sumo wrestlers (L-R) Tochiazuma of Japan, Sumo Grand Champion Asashoryu Akinori of Mongolia and Kotooushu...
Las Vegas, UNITED STATES
Sumo wrestlers pose behind a sumo-themed blackjack table after arriving at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas...
Sumo wrestlers (L-R) Tochiazuma of Japan, Sumo Grand Champion Asashoryu Akinori of Mongolia and Kotooushu of Bulgaria pose behind a sumo-themed blackjack table after arriving at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas October 4, 2005. Sumo wrestlers will compete in the Grand Sumo Las Vegas tournament at the Mandalay Bay Resort from October 7 - 9. REUTERS/Las Vegas Sun/Steve Marcus PP05100038
USA SUMO
RTR183EL
October 04, 2005
Sumo Grand Champion Asashoryu Akinori of Mongolia talks with sumo fans after arriving from Japan at the...
Las Vegas, UNITED STATES
Sumo Grand Champion Akinori of Mongolia talks with sumo fans in Las Vegas
Sumo Grand Champion Asashoryu Akinori of Mongolia talks with sumo fans after arriving from Japan at the McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada October 4, 2005. Sumo wrestlers will compete in the Grand Sumo Las Vegas tournament at the Mandalay Bay Resort from October 7 - 9. REUTERS/Las Vegas Sun/Steve Marcus
KOREA
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February 15, 2004
Mongolian-born sumo grand champion Yokozuna Asashoryu (L) and Asasekiryu compete in Seoul February 15,...
Seoul, Korea - Republic of
MONGOLIAN-BORN SUMO GRAND CHAMPION YOKOZUNA ASASHORYU COMPETES AGAINST ASASEKIRYU IN SEOUL.
Mongolian-born sumo grand champion Yokozuna Asashoryu (L) and Asasekiryu compete in Seoul February 15, 2004 in the final match of the first exhibition match to be held in South Korea since the end of the Japanese colonization in 1945. Asashoryu won the match. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon KKH/TW
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