TV tonight: inside the secretive world of sumo wrestling | Television


Unreported World

7.30pm, Channel 4

With its centuries-old Shinto roots and undiminished popularity, sumo remains one of Japan’s cultural touchstones. But with such great physical and mental stresses, what is the cost of becoming a champion? Sahar Zand attempts to penetrate the secretive culture of sumo stables, where hopefuls essentially

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