Japanese diplomat Yasuhiro Murotatsu (centre), known as "Muro" with Sudanese fighter Saleh Omar Bol Tia Kafi (left), nicknamed "Al-Mudiriya". Photo: AFP

Japanese diplomat wrestles for peace in Sudan

In the thousands of years of Sudanese Nuba wrestling history, there had never been anything like it: A barefoot Japanese diplomat in a tight-fitting blue singlet stepping onto the sandy pitch to take on Sudan’s toughest.

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