[sumo] Mongolia Tour?
sumobab at attglobal.net
Thu Jul 5 06:31:05 EDT 2007
It also occurs me that one of the months contemplated is June of next year.
Isn't that when the LA Koen was thought to be??
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From: sumo-bounces at webtrek.com [mailto:sumo-bounces at webtrek.com] On Behalf
Of Doreen Simmons
Sent: Tuesday, July 03, 2007 8:34 PM
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Subject: Re: [sumo] Mongolia Tour?
On 2007/07/04, at 6:35, Sumobaba wrote:
> Maybe.....odd timing for the "exploration", though, with the basho
> starting Sunday
> This from the Kyodo News:
> ◆Sumo: JSA plans 1st training tour of Mongolia
> TOKYO, July 3 KYODO
> The Japan Sumo Association is working on a plan to hold an
> exhibition training tour of Mongolia for the first time, possibly in
> June or August next year, sources familiar with the move said Tuesday.
> Sumo elder Takekuma, a senior official in the association's
> training tour department, will head a group of JSA officials making a
> fact-finding trip to Mongolia from Thursday, they said.
So long as they're back by Sunday, no problem; sumo seems to have lost some
popularity in Mongolia lately, and a visit to try to stir things up may give
it a push at just the right time.
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