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Japan ups the steaks to pick 'Wagyu Olympics' winner

The six-day contest that ended in Miyagi prefecture on Monday saw breeders of the highly prized cattle compete for fame in categories such as Best Beef Cattle, Best Bull and Most Fertile Cow.

Sendai, Japan

MORE than 500 cattle paraded through a ring in northern Japan in the "Wagyu Olympics" to win prizes and renown as the most fertile - and mouth-watering - examples of "wagyu" beef, increasingly popular among foodies around the world.

The six-day contest that ended in...

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