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Japan Softball League 2021 season kicks off, Olympic ace Yukiko Ueno injured in opening weekend

Japan Softball League 2021 season kicks off, Olympic ace Yukiko Ueno injured in opening weekend
06/04/2021
The veteran ace -- who led Japan to the 2008 gold medal -- is expected to be out for three weeks. All games are being live-streamed through JSL’s website.
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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay starts in Japan with baseball/softball celebrating being one step closer to Olympic return

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay starts in Japan with baseball/softball celebrating being one step closer to Olympic return
25/03/2021
The beginning of the Tokyo 2020 Torch Relay in Japan is particularly symbolic for baseball and softball athletes and fans around the world, as the bat-and-ball sports are set to return to the Olympics for the first time since 2008.
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Softball Canada Olympic Team in Florida to open first training camp of the year

Softball Canada Olympic Team in Florida to open first training camp of the year
24/03/2021
“Our team has done a very good job of staying focused on their training goals throughout the COVID-19 pandemic,” said head coach Mark Smith.
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Japan unveils Olympic softball roster for Tokyo 2020

Japan unveils Olympic softball roster for Tokyo 2020
23/03/2021
Head coach Reika Utsugi announced the 15 athletes to represent Japan in softball’s much-awaited Olympic return in Tokyo. "I want to believe in the players and do my best, with all my heart, so I can meet everyone's expectations," she said.
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Italian Olympic Softball Team opens camp aiming for medal in Japan, European crown

Italian Olympic Softball Team opens camp aiming for medal in Japan, European crown
22/03/2021
Italian Baseball Softball Federation President Andrea Marcon and head coach Pizzolini have two goals for the team: "To win the European championship again, and then a medal at the Olympics."
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Reika Utsugi talks strategy, set to announce Japan Olympic softball roster

Reika Utsugi talks strategy, set to announce Japan Olympic softball roster
22/03/2021
During an interview with Tokyo 2020 website, Utsugi made clear the fundamentals of her game philosophy. She will announce the 15-athlete list for Tokyo on Tuesday, 23 March.
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Mexican Olympic Softball Team vs. Oklahoma series to be televised, opens today; USA Softball closes training camp in Florida

Mexican Olympic Softball Team vs. Oklahoma series to be televised, opens today; USA Softball closes training camp in Florida
19/03/2021
USA Softball spent two weeks in Clearwater where they played seven games. Mexico will play the University of Oklahoma in a three-game series from 19-21 March at Marita Hynes Field.
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Japan Olympic Softball head coach Utsugi evaluating players ahead of finalising roster

Japan Olympic Softball head coach Utsugi evaluating players ahead of finalising roster

Italian Olympic Softball Team to report to camp on 20 March

Italian Olympic Softball Team to report to camp on 20 March
11/03/2021
The Azzurre will train together from 20-27 March in Ronchi dei Legionari, Friuli-Venezia Giulia region, to continue preparing for the Games in Japan.
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USA rallies late to sweep softball series against Mexico

USA rallies late to sweep softball series against Mexico
10/03/2021
The USA Softball Women’s National Team scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth to come from behind and grab the third game of the series.
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