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Japanese woman tried to save a man's life in a sumo ring but was ordered away for being 'unclean'

The Japan Sumo Association apologized Thursday after a sumo judge ordered women, including a physician, out of the ring while trying to administer first aid to the mayor after he collapsed — because women are considered "ritually unclean" in the sport. (Fifield, The Washington Post)

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