Special – 1985 – NBC Sportsworld – Grand Sumo Tournament & World 4 Man Bobsled Competition

DOG ASIDE: In 1985, NBC Sportsword featured two major international sports events…..the Grand Sumo Tournament from Nagoya, Japan…..and the World 4-Man Bobsled Championship from Cervinia, Italy. The Grand Sumo Tournament featured the NBC broadcasting crew of Gary Gerould and actor Pat Morita…..as this competition featured the best sumo wrestlers in the world in 1985 including…

1985 SportsWorld – Grand Sumo Wrestling Competition & World Championship 4 Man Bob Sled Competition

DOG ASIDE: Sumo (相撲 sumo) is a competitive full-contact wrestling sport….where a rikishi (wrestler) attempts to force another wrestler out of a circular ring (dohyō)….or into touching the ground with anything other than the soles of the feet. The characters 相撲 literally mean “striking one another”.  The sport originated in Japan….the only country where it…