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August 31, 2010

Fat-fingered sumo wrestlers given iPads

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by the BBC

The sport has been rocked by a series of scandals Fat-fingered sumo wrestlers, unable to tap the keys on a standard mobile phone, are being given iPads to help improve communication. The Japan Sumo Association (JSA) said it would distribute 60 iPads among all of the sport’s 51 training stables. The announcement comes as the JSA outlined measures to deal with a series of recent scandals. The iPads are intended to speed up communication between JSA officials, wrestlers and coaches, who have until now relied on telephone or fax.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-11082125

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