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  • n. Plural form of stablemaster.

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Examples

  • Evidence is provided by erased but reconstructed text messages on the mobile phones of a dozen wrestlers and stablemasters.

    The Economist: Correspondent's diary

  • The 15-day event opened only days after police raided 13 sumo stables and dozens of offices and houses for evidence linking wrestlers and stablemasters to gambling on baseball organised by yakuza mobsters.

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  • Stablemaster Otake's offer came as the Japan Sumo Association held an emergency meeting to discuss punishment for dozens of stablemasters and grapplers over a gambling scandal that has hit the sport's increasingly tarnished image.

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  • There are five oyakata (stablemasters) and seven wrestlers currently active in sumo.

    News On Japan

  • To clean up the sport, the sumo association has fired, demoted and suspended dozens of wrestlers and stablemasters who routinely bet in the illegal gambling ring or failed to supervise wrestlers.

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  • The 15-day event opened only days after police raided 13 sumo stables and dozens of offices and houses for evidence linking wrestlers and stablemasters to gambling on baseball organised by

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  • The iPad tablet PC, which starts at 48,800 yen ($570) in Japan, was likely chosen because many stablemasters do not use computers and wrestlers are not good at punching in messages on their mobile phones with their big hands, Jiji news agency said.

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  • Many stablemasters do not use computers, relying instead on fax or telephone to communicate.

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  • The turmoil intensified when six other Nishonoseki stablemasters left the group in support of Takanohana's bid to reform sumo, which has been rocked by numerous scandals in recent years.

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  • The association - made up of stablemasters, top athletes and judges - in 1968 introduced elections to its board, which manages the sport and organises tournaments, ticket sales and broadcasting rights.

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