Germany issues baseball, softball postage stamps to commemorate Olympic return at Tokyo 2020

Germany issues baseball, softball postage stamps to commemorate Olympic return at Tokyo 2020
12/05/2021
This edition of the Olympic Games will feature 33 sports and over 339 medal events, with baseball and softball expected to be amongst biggest and most followed sports at Tokyo 2020.
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Mexican Softball Team to play farewell tournament in capital before heading to Tokyo Olympics

Mexican Softball Team to play farewell tournament in capital before heading to Tokyo Olympics
11/05/2021
Along with Mexico’s Olympic Team, the international event will be played by the U-19 and U-17 Mexican Softball National Teams; the U-19 Peruvian National Team; Guatemala; Chile; Florida Gulf Coast and Mexico City.
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Road to Tokyo: Softball Canada sweeps four-game series in Florida

Road to Tokyo: Softball Canada sweeps four-game series in Florida
11/05/2021
The Canadian Olympic squad defeated a Florida team in a pair of doubleheaders this past weekend.
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Jacinto David Amaiz, WBSC Softball Hall of Fame member, passes away in Venezuela

Jacinto David Amaiz, WBSC Softball Hall of Fame member, passes away in Venezuela
11/05/2021
He was inducted into the WBSC Softball Hall of Fame in 2009.
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Yukiko Ueno returns from injury as Japanese Softball League enters Olympic break

Yukiko Ueno returns from injury as Japanese Softball League enters Olympic break
10/05/2021
The league will resume on 4 September. The Japanese National Softball Team will run an pre-Tokyo 2020 Olympic training camp from 17-31 May in Takasaki City.
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Road to Tokyo Olympics: Watch Softball Canada play a pair of live-streamed doubleheaders; USA Softball stays hot

Road to Tokyo Olympics: Watch Softball Canada play a pair of live-streamed doubleheaders; USA Softball stays hot
07/05/2021
With less than 100 days to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, teams are ratcheting up their preparations.
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Finland targets 10x baseball-softball growth by 2025

Finland targets 10x baseball-softball growth by 2025
07/05/2021
Finnish Baseball and Softball Federation President Jukka Ropponen wants to increase the number of registered players by 100% by the end of 2021 and by 1,000% by the end of 2025.
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The Global Game podcast Ep. 2: With all eyes on Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Canada’s Jenn Salling is excited to show the world how 'awesome' softball is

The Global Game podcast Ep. 2: With all eyes on Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Canada’s Jenn Salling is excited to show the world how 'awesome' softball is
07/05/2021
“I’m excited for the sport, I’m excited for individuals who had just sacrificed so much, committed their entire being, mentally and physically, into this process to be able to just give this a go, rock it on the world stage and show the world truly how awesome the sport of softball really is,” the infielder said to The Global Game, the new WBSC podcast series.
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Road to Tokyo: USA Softball opens training camp at Olympic Training Center in California

Road to Tokyo: USA Softball opens training camp at Olympic Training Center in California
05/05/2021
The camp includes a series of workouts and practice sessions, in addition to three 10-inning exhibition contests against the University of San Diego, Loyola Marymount University and California State University, Northridge.
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Softball world mourns passing of Europe's André Van Overbeek

Softball world mourns passing of Europe's André Van Overbeek
05/05/2021
The former president of the European Softball Federation died at the age of 71.
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South Africa Women's, Men's Softball National Provincial Championships crown winners

South Africa Women's, Men's Softball National Provincial Championships crown winners
04/05/2021
Eight provincial teams in each category participated in the four-day national competition.
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WBSC publishes 2019-2020 Yearbook

WBSC publishes 2019-2020 Yearbook
30/04/2021
The 126-page digital booklet is available for download.
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Mike Candrea added as Italian Softball Olympic Team special advisor

Mike Candrea added as Italian Softball Olympic Team special advisor
30/04/2021
The University of Arizona head coach helped the US win gold and silver Olympic medals in 2004 and 2008.
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Softball venue announced for The World Games Birmingham 2022

Softball venue announced for The World Games Birmingham 2022
29/04/2021
The Hoover Metropolitan Complex will be the official softball venue of The World Games 2022, which will be held in Birmingham, Alabama, from 7-17 July 2022.
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IOC launches second version of Olympic Playbooks for a safe and successful Tokyo Games

IOC launches second version of Olympic Playbooks for a safe and successful Tokyo Games
28/04/2021
The first edition was published in February. The revision is addresses the evolving situation of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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