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Regarding the July 7 article “Nagoya Basho 2010 — a tournament that will live in infamy“: It is unfair to overseas fans of sumo for NHK not to televise the Nagoya Basho (except to recap daily highlights). I am an older lady who takes much pleasure in watching each basho on television. It is appropriate to punish the rikishi who broke the law, but is it necessary to punish sumo fans as well? Doesn’t this also punish the rikishi who are blameless? It is very disappointing.

elaine ewen

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