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July Sumo Tournament to Allow Up to 2,500 Spectators

July Sumo Tournament to Allow Up to 2,500 Spectators

   Tokyo, July 13 (Jiji Press)--The board of the Japan Sumo Association on Monday decided to hold the July grand tournament, set to begin in Tokyo on Sunday, with up to 2,500 spectators per day.
   Due to the coronavirus crisis, the tournament has been postponed for two weeks from its initial dates, with its venue changed from the central Japan city of Nagoya to the Ryogoku Kokugikan arena in Tokyo.
   The spring tournament in March took place without spectators due to the pandemic, while the summer tournament in May was canceled.

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