Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Asashoryu suspended for playing soccer

One of the top stories on the TV news for the last couple days has been Sumo Grand Champion Asashoryu’s SOCCER-GATE scandal. Apparently Asa claimed he needed rest from sumo activities to recover from injuries, but he was really just taking a vacation to Mongolia so he could play in a promotional soccer game:

Daddy Kurapak: This is lucrative sports. Come on Bruneians...why waste time on low-value sports, just pump in more kilos and start training to become Sumo Wrestlers. On second thought, we need to register Brunei Sumo Association, I guess so.

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