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Japanese sumo champion chases American football dream

Aug 16 (Associated Press) - Hidetora Hanada, Colorado State’s newest defensive lineman, was an amateur sumo wrestler back in Japan. The 6-foot-1, 280-pound Hanada rose up the ranks to become a Yokozuna, or grand champion. Instead of developing the career in what is considered Japan's national sport, the 21-year-old decided to chase his dream of playing American football.

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A meeting to deal with the three major airports in the Kansai region was held on Monday in Osaka City, where it was decided to officially submit a proposal for new flight routes for Kansai and Kobe Airports to the government, significantly increasing their capacity.

The Cape Soya Lighthouse, standing tall on a hill in Wakkanai City, Hokkaido, is Japan's northernmost lighthouse, established 139 years ago.

Kanagawa Prefecture unveiled its new logo, 'Kanagawa-Ken,' last Friday, only to find itself facing allegations that the design closely resembles Chiba Prefecture's mascot, 'Chiba-kun.'

Osaka Prefectural Police have issued a new directive urging all officers to wear sunglasses to protect themselves from the heat and sunlight.

Enoshima Bridge in Kanagawa Prefecture, which connects to the island of Enoshima, is now subject to nighttime traffic restrictions due to complaints about noise from modified vehicles.

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In a bid-rigging scandal related to the Tokyo Olympics, the Tokyo District Court has sentenced major advertising company Hakuhodo to a 200 million yen fine for violating antitrust laws.

France 2024 Olympics is around the corner, and everybody is excited to witness the same.

On July 6, a ceremonial ring entering was held at Atsuta Shrine in Nagoya's Atsuta Ward ahead of the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament, which begins on July 14.

A ceremony for the Japanese team participating in the Paris Olympics, which begins on July 26, was held on the 5th at Yoyogi National Gymnasium No. 2 in Tokyo with the attendance of the Crown Prince and Crown Princess Akishino. Misaki Emura, the flag bearer and a female saber fencer from Tachihi Holdings, expressed her determination by stating, 'I will carry the awareness and responsibility of representing the nation, and fight with integrity to the very end.'

Joint training exercises were conducted by the police and fire departments in Tochigi Prefecture to prepare for water accidents in rivers, ahead of the summer vacation season and the approaching typhoon season.

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In a bid to peak the achievement of gamers across the world, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) took a vote to create a new Olympic Esports Games.

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Arakawa Line, a unique pro wrestling match was held in the confined space of the tram.