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Afcon 2023

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Is sumo wrestling dying out?

For any young athletes harbouring ambitions of being a sumo wrestler, there was some good news this week. The Japanese Sumo Association (JSA) has decided to relax its height and weight requirements for young recruits, opening up the sport to those previously barred for being too short or too slight.

Wimbledon 2023: Carlos Alcaraz beats Novak Djokovic to signal changing of the guard

For so long, the question had been: “Why can’t the next generation stop Novak Djokovic?”

Carlos Alcaraz, frozen by fear at the prospect of playing Djokovic in the French Open semi-finals, finally did it.

Not only did the Spaniard beat Djokovic in a Grand Slam final, he overcame the 36-year-old Serb at the place where he has been unbeatable in recent years.