21/07/2021 - 27/07/2021

 

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Softball Olympic Games 2020 - Official Payoff

Italy's Erika Piancastelli: “Our biggest goal is to win a medal”

Italy's Erika Piancastelli: “Our biggest goal is to win a medal”
20/07/2021
Italy will open their Olympic Softball Tournament against USA on Wednesday, 21 July, at Fukushima Azuma Stadium.
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Day 1 Historical Preview: Tokyo 2020 Olympic Softball tournament

Day 1 Historical Preview: Tokyo 2020 Olympic Softball tournament
19/07/2021
The six-team Tokyo 2020 Olympic softball tournament will open Wednesday, 21 July, with all teams in action.
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Danielle Lawrie: Softball Canada can win it all at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Danielle Lawrie: Softball Canada can win it all at Tokyo 2020 Olympics
19/07/2021
With past Olympic experience under her belt, Lawrie is ready to help her country go for the gold, as softball returns to the Games for the first time since 2008.
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Japan looks to defend 2008 Olympic softball gold medal as sport returns at Tokyo 2020

Japan looks to defend 2008 Olympic softball gold medal as sport returns at Tokyo 2020

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Softball preview - USA and Japan lead strong field

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Softball preview - USA and Japan lead strong field
18/07/2021
The tournament will be played under a round robin system, from 21-26 July, with the top two teams in the final standings playing the Gold Medal Game on 27 July.
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Softball Mexico's ace Dallas Escobedo: “Game one is going to set the tone for the rest of the week”

Softball Mexico's ace Dallas Escobedo: “Game one is going to set the tone for the rest of the week”
18/07/2021
Opening day is getting closer for softball teams, with the opening day taking place this Wednesday. “I think it’s going to be nerves, excitement, anxiousness, it’s just a long time coming,” Escobedo said.
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Baseball Softball players' birthdays during the Olympic Games

Baseball Softball players' birthdays during the Olympic Games
18/07/2021
Australia Softball catcher Belinda White (pictured far left) celebrates her 33rd birthday today (Sunday) and said: “It’s a really special birthday for me this year, couldn’t of wished for a better present than to be here in Tokyo for the Olympics."
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Softball Australia great Stacey Porter: “We’re ready to compete on the Olympic stage again”

Softball Australia great Stacey Porter: “We’re ready to compete on the Olympic stage again”
17/07/2021
Porter talked with host Tyler Maun for The Global Game, the WBSC podcast, about this historic moment for her, for Softball Australia and for the entire sport.
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Olympic softball records: Marks to be broken in Tokyo 2020

Olympic softball records: Marks to be broken in Tokyo 2020
16/07/2021
From Perfect Games: Yukiko Ueno, Japan vs. China 2004; Monica Abbott, USA vs. Netherlands 2008 to Most Consecutive Victories: 9 – USA (2004), check out all the Olympic records for softball. How many of them will be broken at Tokyo 2020?
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WBSC unveils official ball of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Softball event

WBSC unveils official ball of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Softball event
15/07/2021
Iconic Japanese brand Mizuno will serve as the official ball and apparel supplier of the Olympic softball event at the Tokyo 2020 Games.
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