Osterman, Aguilar lead way in USA victory over Mexico

Osterman, Aguilar lead way in USA victory over Mexico
24/07/2021
Osterman claimed her second win of the tournament and seventh in her Olympic career, becoming USA’s historic leader in wins in Olympic Games history. She has now multiple victories in three different Olympics (two in Athens 2004, three in Beijing 2008).
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Caira shines in relief as Canada gets key win over Australia

Caira shines in relief as Canada gets key win over Australia
24/07/2021
Caira pitched 4.2 scoreless innings in relief, while giving up two hits to win the game. She struck out three.
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Tokyo 2020 Olympics officially open after moving ceremony that included Japanese baseball greats Sadaharu Oh, Shigeo Nagashima and Hideki Matsui

Tokyo 2020 Olympics officially open after moving ceremony that included Japanese baseball greats Sadaharu Oh, Shigeo Nagashima and Hideki Matsui
23/07/2021
“The sport of baseball/softball is very proud to be part of this historic moment for the Olympic Movement and the entire world,” said WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari, who was in attendance to witness the Opening Ceremony.
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WBSC unveils official ball of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Baseball event

WBSC unveils official ball of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Baseball event
23/07/2021
The official ball will be the SSK WBSC 540, as per a WBSC-SSK partnership expansion announced in 2018.
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The Global Game podcast: Mexico baseball manager Benji Gil talks Olympic dreams

The Global Game podcast: Mexico baseball manager Benji Gil talks Olympic dreams
23/07/2021
“We must take advantage of this opportunity. As Mexicans, nobody has taken the chance of winning an Olympic gold medal in baseball,” said Gil.
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Day 3 Historical Preview: Tokyo 2020 Olympic Softball tournament

Day 3 Historical Preview: Tokyo 2020 Olympic Softball tournament
22/07/2021
The six-team Tokyo 2020 Olympic softball tournament will pause on Friday, 23 July, and continue with the third day of action on Saturday, 24 July,
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Tokyo 2020: Japan, USA stay undefeated as Olympic Softball Day 2 features all one-run games

Tokyo 2020: Japan, USA stay undefeated as Olympic Softball Day 2 features all one-run games
22/07/2021
All three contests on on Day 2 were one-run games. Australia earned their first in the tournament.
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Korea to play three warm-up games ahead of Olympic baseball tournament

Korea to play three warm-up games ahead of Olympic baseball tournament
22/07/2021
Korea are the defending gold medallists, having won it all at the Beijing 2008 Games, where Olympic baseball was last featured.
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Parnaby outduels Cecchetti in Australia’s 1-0 shutout win over Italy

Parnaby outduels Cecchetti in Australia’s 1-0 shutout win over Italy
22/07/2021
The Aussies even up their record, 1-1, while Italy dropped to 0-2 in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic softball tournament.
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Ueno celebrates birthday in style as Japan walks off Mexico in extras, remains perfect at Tokyo 2020

Ueno celebrates birthday in style as Japan walks off Mexico in extras, remains perfect at Tokyo 2020
22/07/2021
Ueno turned 39 as hosts Japan defeated Mexico 3-2 in eight innings and earned their second win in as many days.
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Monica Abbott pitches a gem, helps USA beat Canada on day 2 of the Olympics

Monica Abbott pitches a gem, helps USA beat Canada on day 2 of the Olympics
22/07/2021
USA defeated her southern border neighbours, 1-0, and improved their record to 2-0.
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Olympic Softball - Photo galleries

Olympic Softball - Photo galleries
22/07/2021
Photo galleries of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games softball competition.
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Day 2 Historical Preview: Tokyo 2020 Olympic Softball tournament

Day 2 Historical Preview: Tokyo 2020 Olympic Softball tournament
21/07/2021
The six-team Tokyo 2020 Olympic softball tournament will continue on Thursday, 22 July, with the second day of action.
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Baseball player Eddy Alvarez selected Team USA flag bearer for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Baseball player Eddy Alvarez selected Team USA flag bearer for Tokyo 2020 Olympics
21/07/2021
The 31-year old switch-hitting utility infielder has an intriguing Olympic background: he earned a silver medal in short track speed skating at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.
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Japan, USA, Canada open Tokyo Olympic Softball event with wins

Japan, USA, Canada open Tokyo Olympic Softball event with wins
21/07/2021
Softball on Wednesday returned to the Olympic stage for the first time since the Beijing 2008 Games.
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