Italian Olympic Softball Team to open training camp on 21 January with six months to go to Tokyo Games

Italian Olympic Softball Team to open training camp on 21 January with six months to go to Tokyo Games

WBSC President Fraccari Op-Ed: 200 days to Tokyo 2020 and baseball-softball’s Olympic comeback

WBSC President Fraccari Op-Ed: 200 days to Tokyo 2020 and baseball-softball’s Olympic comeback
04/01/2021
With 4 January, 2021 marking 200 days to go until the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) President Riccardo Fraccari looks ahead to baseball and softball's exciting Olympic return and their bright future beyond:
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200 days to softball’s historic Olympic return at Tokyo 2020

200 days to softball’s historic Olympic return at Tokyo 2020
02/01/2021
Softball will have the honour to officially open the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on 21 July, being the first of 339 Olympic events to be contested.
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Softball Australia unveils preliminary roster for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Softball Australia unveils preliminary roster for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
12/12/2020
Softball Australia’s selection process for the Tokyo Olympic Games will re-start at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) from 18 February – 3 March 2021.


Tokyo 2020: Japanese Olympic Softball Team head coach Utsugi reflects on chance, pitching staff

Tokyo 2020: Japanese Olympic Softball Team head coach Utsugi reflects on chance, pitching staff
28/11/2020
"We will do our best to get the gold medal for the children who are playing softball in the future," said the national team leader.
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Italian National Women’s Softball Team heads to Rome for physical testing with 8 months to Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Italian National Women’s Softball Team heads to Rome for physical testing with 8 months to Tokyo 2020 Olympics
20/11/2020
From 4-7 December, the 24 Italian players battling for an Olympic roster spot will undergo tests at Giulio Onesti Olympic Training Center.
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Expanded Japanese Olympic Softball Team opens training camp at Tokyo 2020 venue Yokohama Stadium

Expanded Japanese Olympic Softball Team opens training camp at Tokyo 2020 venue Yokohama Stadium
18/11/2020
Wearing their new red uniforms, the Japanese National Team took the field after a nine-month pause. A total of 20 players will compete for the 15-athlete Olympic roster.
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Slugger Stacey Porter: Australia gunning for their first Olympic gold medal in softball at Tokyo 2020

Slugger Stacey Porter: Australia gunning for their first Olympic gold medal in softball at Tokyo 2020
08/11/2020
The captain of the Australian Women’s National Softball Team recently spoke with Tokyo 2020 organizers about her squad's chances at next year’s Olympics.
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Defending Olympic champs Japan Softball turn to virtual reality to train for Tokyo 2020

Defending Olympic champs Japan Softball turn to virtual reality to train for Tokyo 2020
22/10/2020
The 2008 Beijing gold medal winners have been implementing more and more technology into their training over the past three years.
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Softball Australia to host Tokyo 2020 National/Olympic Team selection camp in February

Softball Australia to host Tokyo 2020 National/Olympic Team selection camp in February
20/10/2020
The Aussie Spirit qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics by winning the WBSC Softball Asia/Oceania Olympic Qualifier last year in Shanghai, China.
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Canadian softball star Erika Polidori looking forward to Tokyo 2020 Olympic competition

Canadian softball star Erika Polidori looking forward to Tokyo 2020 Olympic competition
02/10/2020
Polidori, a longtime member of the Canadian Women’s National Softball Team, is among 20 of the nation's best players vying for a spot on the 15-player Tokyo 2020 Olympic roster.
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Kiwi Mark Porteous “surprised" and "honoured" to be an umpire at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Kiwi Mark Porteous “surprised" and "honoured" to be an umpire at Tokyo 2020 Olympics
08/09/2020
The 60-year-old New Zealand umpire wrapped up his best year as an umpire, receiving the New Zealand Softballer of the Year award.
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1 year ago: Mexico, Canada earn Tokyo 2020 tickets as top teams in WBSC Olympic Softball Americas Qualifier

1 year ago: Mexico, Canada earn Tokyo 2020 tickets as top teams in WBSC Olympic Softball Americas Qualifier
01/09/2020
The Americas qualifier was played at Softball City in Surrey, Canada, and was softball’s second Olympic qualifier of the year.
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Good things come in threes: Japanese softball legend Eri Yamada eyes third medal at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Good things come in threes: Japanese softball legend Eri Yamada eyes third medal at Tokyo 2020 Olympics
06/08/2020
An interview with Eri Yamada, who won bronze at Athens 2004 and gold at Beijing 2008, aims to win her third Olympic medal at Tokyo 2020. The two-time WBSC Women’s Softball World Champion talks about her Olympic experience and the expectations on Tokyo 2020.
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Tokyo 2020: Mexican Olympic Softball players are training daily, submitting workout reports online

Tokyo 2020: Mexican Olympic Softball players are training daily, submitting workout reports online
31/07/2020
Softball Mexico will make their Olympic debut at the Tokyo 2020 Games, after winning last year’s WBSC Softball Americas Olympic Qualifier.
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