Defending Olympic baseball champ Korea announces Tokyo 2020 roster, includes eight rookies

Defending Olympic baseball champ Korea announces Tokyo 2020 roster, includes eight rookies
16/06/2021
Manager Kim Kyung-moon, who led Korea to the Olympic gold medal in 2008, said that he considered players' current form above all else while also taking into account the overall balance of the roster
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Samurai Japan reveals star-studded 24-man roster for Tokyo Olympics, Twitter explodes

Samurai Japan reveals star-studded 24-man roster for Tokyo Olympics, Twitter explodes
16/06/2021
Manager Atsunori Inaba brought back 13 players from the WBSC Premier12 2019 championship squad, but reshaped the pitching staff.
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Finals of Olympic Virtual Series Baseball event to be broadcast worldwide

Finals of Olympic Virtual Series Baseball event to be broadcast worldwide
16/06/2021
The finals of the Olympic Virtual Series baseball event will be broadcast worldwide on 23 June, Olympic Day.
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Ticket sales launched for final Olympic baseball qualifier in Puebla, Mexico

Ticket sales launched for final Olympic baseball qualifier in Puebla, Mexico
15/06/2021
Three national teams -- world No. 8 Venezuela, No. 9 Netherlands and No. 10 Dominican Republic -- will compete in the Olympic qualifier at Estadio de Béisbol Hermanos Serdán, home of Mexican Baseball League’s Pericos de Puebla.
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Dominican Republic bolsters roster ahead of final Olympic baseball qualifier

Dominican Republic bolsters roster ahead of final Olympic baseball qualifier
15/06/2021
Luis Castillo and Felipe Garcia have received permission from the Arizona Diamondbacks organization. Manager Hector Borg is also in talks with Raynel Espinal and Marcos Diplan.
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Media accreditation open for WBSC Baseball Final Qualifier to Tokyo Olympics

Media accreditation open for WBSC Baseball Final Qualifier to Tokyo Olympics
15/06/2021
All members of the media, both local/national and international, who wish to cover the WBSC Olympic qualifier must apply through the official WBSC Media Accreditation online platform at my.wbsc.org.
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WBSC Academy launches Level 1 baseball and softball coaching courses

WBSC Academy launches Level 1 baseball and softball coaching courses
15/06/2021
The two courses follow the grassroots introduction seminar and represent a step forward in the coaching certification process.
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US U-15 National Baseball Team coaching staff revealed

US U-15 National Baseball Team coaching staff revealed
15/06/2021
Jared Halpert (pictured above) will be the manager. His staff includes Steve Butler, Rob Shabansky and Jeff Sherman.
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Schedule unveiled for WBSC Baseball Final Qualifier to Tokyo Olympics

Schedule unveiled for WBSC Baseball Final Qualifier to Tokyo Olympics
14/06/2021
Baseball’s final #RoadtoTokyo event will be an exciting winner-take-all competition for the last remaining Olympic ticket.
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Benji Gil to manage Mexican Olympic Baseball Team at Tokyo Games

Benji Gil to manage Mexican Olympic Baseball Team at Tokyo Games
14/06/2021
As a player, he won the MLB World Series under current USA manager Mike Scioscia. As a manager, he led Culiacan to four LMB titles. He replaces Juan Castro, who led Mexico to their Olympic berth via the WBSC Premier12 2019.
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World Softball Day celebrated globally with sport's Olympic return less than 40 days away

World Softball Day celebrated globally with sport's Olympic return less than 40 days away
14/06/2021
Softball players, coaches, teams, federations and fans made World Softball Day a global celebration.
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Netherlands National Team roster revealed for WBSC Baseball Final Qualifier

Netherlands National Team roster revealed for WBSC Baseball Final Qualifier
14/06/2021
The core of the team selected by manager Hensley Meulens comes from the Dutch major league.
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World Softball Day 2021 to be celebrated on Sunday, 13 June

World Softball Day 2021 to be celebrated on Sunday, 13 June
11/06/2021
The softball world is ready to celebrate #WorldSoftballDay ahead of the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Games, where the sport will make it's historic Olympic return.
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USA Baseball reveals U-12 National Team coaching staff

USA Baseball reveals U-12 National Team coaching staff
11/06/2021
Pitching coach Seth Kenny and assistant coaches Erik Johnson and Tanner Vesely will serve under manager R.J. Farrell.
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WBSC joins Sports for Climate Action initiative and commits to carbon neutrality by 2030

WBSC joins Sports for Climate Action initiative and commits to carbon neutrality by 2030
11/06/2021
As a signatory of the Sports for Climate Action Framework, the WBSC reaffirms its commitment to reducing its carbon footprint by setting itself the target of being carbon neutral by 2030.
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