[sumo] And the snowball starts rollin'..
kerisib at yahoo.com
Thu Oct 4 23:54:51 EDT 2007
--- Charles Beauchamp <beauking1 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I wonder where all of the crowd is that were
> about how Asashoryu should accept the tradition or
> quit a few weeks back. Rikishi abuse IS
> There is a very thin line between hazing and abuse
> most people do not really know where that line is.
> Sumo is in trouble.
Could you expound upon how you believe sumo is in
trouble? A lineman for the Minnesota Vikings died at
practice a few years ago and the NFL is still doing
BTW Wasn't it at Tokitsukaze beya that Asashoryu hazed
> --- Moti <kintamayama at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > http://www.japantoday.com/jp/news/419645
> > Yamawake Oyakata (ex-Wakanoyama ) is being sued
> > breaking a 30 year -old ex-rikishi's arm. The guy
> > was the rikishi in charge of cooking at
> > this was late June.
> > Yamawake received many complaints form shindeshi
> > that this rikishi was
> > being especially mean to them, pushing them around
> > and beating them.. "I wanted to show him what it
> > feels
> > like. I went too far", admitted Yamawake Oyakata.
> > "This was a case of
> > leadership going too far. That is totally
> > inexcusable", added
> > Musashigawa Oyakata, boss of the stable where it
> > happened. He was put
> > in an awkward position, as he is heading the
> > Tokitsukaze beya
> > investigation..
> > The rikishi retired immediately, and I am guessing
> > it's Koshinoyama.
> > I wonder how many of these we'll be having now
> > the cat is out of the bag..
> > Kintamayama
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