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Articles on sumo from The Australian, 2007

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Simmons 3/15

Scope and Contents

Two articles from The Australian, 4 July 2007: Tim Harcourt, ‘Snow’s the Limit: Australians are discovering there’s more to Hokkaido than the snow’, illustrated with a photograph of Asashoryu of Mongolia, ‘dumps Miyablyama in a bout in Osaka’; and Patricia Karvelas, ‘Light on Sumo Art: Japanese wrestlers must be the most misunderstood athletes in the world’ – the article quotes at length Doreen Simmons, who accompanied PK to a tournament in Osaka, and covers the origins of DS’s interest in sumo, general information on sumo, and DS’s comment on the effect on the sport of foreigners competing in and watching it. 2 page pdf.


  • Creation: 2007



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Harcourt, Tim


Karvelas, Patricia

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