21/07/2021 - 27/07/2021

 

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Softball Olympic Games 2020 - Official Payoff

Chidester’s game-winning hit gives USA fourth consecutive win in Tokyo 2020

Chidester’s game-winning hit gives USA fourth consecutive win in Tokyo 2020
25/07/2021
Monica Abbott struck out 13 in eight innings of work, including 4 Ks with runners in scoring position, while giving up 3 hits and 1 unearned run (the tie-break runner).
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Day 4 Historical Preview: Tokyo 2020 Olympic Softball tournament

Day 4 Historical Preview: Tokyo 2020 Olympic Softball tournament
24/07/2021
The six-team Tokyo 2020 Olympic softball tournament continue with three games on Sunday, 25 July: AUS v USA; CAN v JPN; and ITA v MEX.
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Olympic Softball Day 3: Japan, USA remain atop the standings, Canada close behind

Olympic Softball Day 3: Japan, USA remain atop the standings, Canada close behind
24/07/2021
The top two national teams in WBSC World Softball Rankings share a perfect (3-0) record at Tokyo 2020. Mexico and Italy are still winless.
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Yamamoto, Fujita home runs power Japan past Italy 5-0 to close day 3 of Olympic softball

Yamamoto, Fujita home runs power Japan past Italy 5-0 to close day 3 of Olympic softball
24/07/2021
Fujita and Miu Goto combined on the shutout, which pushed Japan's record to 3-0 at Tokyo 2020.
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Osterman, Aguilar lead way in USA victory over Mexico

Osterman, Aguilar lead way in USA victory over Mexico
24/07/2021
Osterman claimed her second win of the tournament and seventh in her Olympic career, becoming USA’s historic leader in wins in Olympic Games history. She has now multiple victories in three different Olympics (two in Athens 2004, three in Beijing 2008).
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Caira shines in relief as Canada gets key win over Australia

Caira shines in relief as Canada gets key win over Australia
24/07/2021
Caira pitched 4.2 scoreless innings in relief, while giving up two hits to win the game. She struck out three.
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Tokyo 2020 Olympics officially open after moving ceremony that included Japanese baseball greats Sadaharu Oh, Shigeo Nagashima and Hideki Matsui

Tokyo 2020 Olympics officially open after moving ceremony that included Japanese baseball greats Sadaharu Oh, Shigeo Nagashima and Hideki Matsui
23/07/2021
“The sport of baseball/softball is very proud to be part of this historic moment for the Olympic Movement and the entire world,” said WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari, who was in attendance to witness the Opening Ceremony.
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Day 3 Historical Preview: Tokyo 2020 Olympic Softball tournament

Day 3 Historical Preview: Tokyo 2020 Olympic Softball tournament
22/07/2021
The six-team Tokyo 2020 Olympic softball tournament will pause on Friday, 23 July, and continue with the third day of action on Saturday, 24 July,
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Tokyo 2020: Japan, USA stay undefeated as Olympic Softball Day 2 features all one-run games

Tokyo 2020: Japan, USA stay undefeated as Olympic Softball Day 2 features all one-run games
22/07/2021
All three contests on on Day 2 were one-run games. Australia earned their first in the tournament.
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Parnaby outduels Cecchetti in Australia’s 1-0 shutout win over Italy

Parnaby outduels Cecchetti in Australia’s 1-0 shutout win over Italy
22/07/2021
The Aussies even up their record, 1-1, while Italy dropped to 0-2 in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic softball tournament.
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