28/07/2021 - 07/08/2021

 

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Baseball Olympic Games 2020 - Official Payoff

Final tournament stats, leaders of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic baseball event

Final tournament stats, leaders of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic baseball event

Tokyo 2020 Olympic baseball and softball generates global coverage, headlines

Tokyo 2020 Olympic baseball and softball generates global coverage, headlines

President Fraccari: Exciting future for baseball and softball after amazing Olympic Games tournaments

President Fraccari: Exciting future for baseball and softball after amazing Olympic Games tournaments
08/08/2021
WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari looks back at baseball and softball´s successful return to the Olympic Games and the bright future ahead.
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Baseball legend Sadaharu Oh calls Japan gold medal “the greatest”

Baseball legend Sadaharu Oh calls Japan gold medal “the greatest”
08/08/2021
Oh, 81, one of the bearers of the Olympic flame in the Opening Ceremony as well as an attendee for the ceremonial opening pitches for softball and baseball in Fukushima, it has been a pleasure to be a part of the Olympic Games, something that he could not do in his days as a player.
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Social media in a frenzy as amazing Olympic Baseball Tournament comes to a close

Social media in a frenzy as amazing Olympic Baseball Tournament comes to a close
08/08/2021
The WBSC social media platforms took off during both the softball and baseball tournaments at the Olympic Games with followings on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram passing 500,000, 90,000 and 60,000 respectively while YouTube subscribers passed the 140,000 mark.
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Inaba: 'We showed the world our strength'. JPN, USA managers, players react to Olympic Baseball gold medal game

Inaba: 'We showed the world our strength'. JPN, USA managers, players react to Olympic Baseball gold medal game
07/08/2021
US manager Mike Scioscia: "It's an incredible oversight not having baseball included as a permanent sport in the Summer Olympics."
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WBSC names MVP and Tokyo 2020 All-Olympic Baseball Team

WBSC names MVP and Tokyo 2020 All-Olympic Baseball Team
07/08/2021
Japan's Yamada was voted the Tokyo 2020 MVP. USA's Nick Allen earned best defensive player honours. United States, Japan, Dominican Republic, Korea and Israel represented on the All-Olympic Team.
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Japan tops USA, wins country’s first Olympic baseball gold medal

Japan tops USA, wins country’s first Olympic baseball gold medal
07/08/2021
With tonight’s victory, Japan won the only major international baseball event that was alluding them, after winning the Premier12 in 2019 and the World Baseball Classic in 2006 and 2009.
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Dominican Republic: 'We made history'. Managers, players discuss DOM-KOR Olympic Baseball bronze medal game

Dominican Republic: 'We made history'. Managers, players discuss DOM-KOR Olympic Baseball bronze medal game
07/08/2021
"Now youngsters in the Dominican Republic know that they can compete for their country and win a medal in the Olympics also in baseball," commented manager Hector Borg. Korea's Kyung-moon Kim said: "I'm sorry for the people who rooted for us. We need better starting pitching, if we want to have success internationally."
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Dominican Republic wins its first-ever Olympic medal in baseball, team sport

Dominican Republic wins its first-ever Olympic medal in baseball, team sport
07/08/2021
Dominican Republic topped Korea in the bronze medal game to became the seventh nation/territory to win a medal in baseball at the Olympic Games, after Cuba, Japan, United States, Korea, Australia and Chinese Taipei.
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