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An upcoming sumo wrestling tournament has been canceled in the wake of a match-fixing scandal that has rocked Japan's national sport, officials said.

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Sumo 'stables' searched in Japan probeupdated: Wed Jul 07 2010 10:05:00

Tokyo Metropolitan Police on Wednesday searched sumo training facilities, or stables, as they continue to gather evidence on a widespread gambling scandal that has tarnished Japan's national sport.

Top sumo wrestler fired over gamblingupdated: Sun Jul 04 2010 22:25:00

Japan's governing body of sumo wrestling announced it has fired star sumo wrestler ozeki Kotomitsuki in the wake of a gambling scandal that has enveloped the sport, according to news reports.

Scandal envelops sumo wrestling in Japanupdated: Mon Jun 28 2010 22:13:00

The association that governs sumo wrestling in Japan plans to announce a decision Sunday involving star wrestlers and stable masters caught up in a scandal that has tarnished the country's national sport.

Time.com: Scandal in Sumo Landupdated: Fri Sep 12 2008 05:00:00

Drug arrests in the centuries old martial arts community highlight the crisis facing traditional Japanese identity in a changing world

Sumo wrestler suspended after drug arrestupdated: Thu Aug 21 2008 06:22:00

For the first time that sumo wrestling's governing body can recall, one of its revered athletes has been nabbed for drug possession.

Marijuana scandal hits Japanese sumoupdated: Tue Aug 19 2008 07:11:00

For the first time sumo wrestling's governing body can recall, one of its revered athletes has been nabbed for drug possession.

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