From eating 8,000 calories-a-day to wearing oxygen masks while napping: Inside the secretive world of Japan’s elite sumo wrestling

Incredible photos have emerged from inside the Tomozuna sumo ‘stable’ in Nagoya, Japan, where 11 gigantic wrestlers wear only loincloths and take turns throwing each other out of a ring of sand. The wrestlers, or ‘rikishi’, spend more than three hours …
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