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Tomoko Nakagawa, the mayor of the western Japanese city of Takarazuka, answers questions during an interview with AFP in Tokyo on Thursday.(AFP)

Japan female mayor battles for women’s right to enter sumo ring

By Agence France-Presse | Agence France-Presse, Tokyo
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2018 11:38 AM IST
The issue hit the headlines nationally and internationally when women, including at least one nurse, were shooed out of a sumo ring as they tried to help a man during a medical emergency.
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