Six years ago today: Japan repeats as women’s softball world champions in Haarlem, Netherlands

Six years ago today: Japan repeats as women’s softball world champions in Haarlem, Netherlands
24/08/2020
It was the first senior softball world championship to be held in Europe, and the second overall after the 2007 Junior Women’s Softball World Championship in Enschede, also in the Netherlands.
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KBO returns to empty ballparks after coronavirus spike

KBO returns to empty ballparks after coronavirus spike
24/08/2020
The Korean government raised the intensity of social distancing measures to Level 2 after COVID -19 cases exceeded 300 for two consecutive days.
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WBSC holds first Baseball5 webinar in Arabic

WBSC holds first Baseball5 webinar in Arabic
24/08/2020
Instructor Chedli Mokrani (Tunisian Baseball and Softball Federation) ran three different online sessions for participants from Tunisia, Palestine, Iraq, Syria and Algeria. The following phase will take new coaches and umpires to the field for practical education.
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Baseball, softball seasons underway in Germany

Baseball, softball seasons underway in Germany
24/08/2020
The baseball and softball season was delayed in Germany by the COVID-19 outbreak and didn't start until Saturday, 8 August.
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Athens 2004: USA dominates to win third straight Olympic softball gold medal

Athens 2004: USA dominates to win third straight Olympic softball gold medal
23/08/2020
USA went undefeated in nine games, outscoring their opponents by an incredible 51-1 margin at the Athens Olympic Games. It was the third gold for USA in as many Olympic appearances.
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Twelve years ago: Korea earns baseball gold medal in Beijing

Twelve years ago: Korea earns baseball gold medal in Beijing
23/08/2020
The final between Korea and Cuba was as thrilling as a baseball game can be. Trailing by one, Cuba had the bases loaded with just one out in the bottom of the ninth.
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Ten years ago: Japan beats Australia, wins Women's Baseball World Cup

Ten years ago: Japan beats Australia, wins Women's Baseball World Cup
22/08/2020
Yukari Isozaki led Japan to victory pitching four innings before Ayami Sato took over in the fifth and final inning.USA beat hosts Venezuela to finish third.
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Twelve years ago: Ueno leads Japan to softball gold at Beijing 2008 Olympics

Twelve years ago: Ueno leads Japan to softball gold at Beijing 2008 Olympics
21/08/2020
On 21 August 2008, Japanese superstar pitcher Yukiko Ueno pitched Japan to their first and only Olympic Games softball gold medal with an incredible win over favourites, USA.
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Netherlands names 15-player roster to face Germany in friendly series

Netherlands names 15-player roster to face Germany in friendly series
21/08/2020
The two European neighbours are getting ready for the European Championship in a six-game friendly series.
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Professional Baseball season may be postponed in Venezuela

Professional Baseball season may be postponed in Venezuela
21/08/2020
The COVID-19 outbreak has spoiled the planning. The opening day may be delayed
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