Softball Americas Qualifier

25/08/2019 - 01/09/2019

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Chinese Olympic Medalist Yan Fang donates 2 million for softball development

13/08/2019

Former Chinese National Women’s Softball Team player Yan Fang officially signed an agreement with the China Sports Foundation in Beijing and established the “China Sports Foundation- Yan Fang Softball Fund”. She donated RMB 2 million (283’000 USD) to support the development of the junior softball players.

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Italy qualifies for Tokyo 2020 Olympics as top softball team across Europe/Africa

27/07/2019

Italy join host Japan and USA as the first three qualified nations for the six-team Tokyo 2020 Olympic Softball event

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Italy beats Great Britain, qualifies for 2020 Olympic Games

27/07/2019

Italy defeated Great Britain 5-0 in the final game of the WBSC Softball Europe Africa Olympic Qualifier held in Utrecht, the Netherlands, and got the ticket for Tokyo 2020. Italian pitcher Greta Cecchetti was outstanding, throwing a shutout game in 99 pitches with 13 strikes out and only 2 hits allowed.

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Vonk, van Dalen help Netherlands to end Olympic Qualifier with a win

27/07/2019

The Netherlands ended the WBSC Softball Europe Africa Olympic Qualifier with a win against the Czech Republic, 5-0 in 5 innings. Maxime van Dalen got two hits, including a double, while Britt Vonk hit a pair of RBI’s. Thanks to this result, the Dutch Team ended the Super Round with a 1-2 record. On the […]

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Piancastelli, Cacciamani help Italy to past the Netherlands at Olympic Qualifier

26/07/2019

In the rematch of the last European Championships Final, Italy defeated the Netherlands 7-4 and remained unbeaten at the WBSC Softball Europe Africa Olympic Qualifier held in Utrecht, the Netherlands. The host team took an early 4-1 lead, but Italy bounced back thanks to three homers hit by Emily Carosone, Erika Piancastelli and Giulia Longhi. […]

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Great Britain one win away from Olympics after 4-2 victory over Czech Republic

26/07/2019

Great Britain remained undefeated at the WBSC Softball Europe Africa Qualifier thanks to the victory against Czech Republic, 4-2. In this way, the British team stayed at the top of the Final Round with a 2-0 record, while the Czech one is out of the Olympic Qualifier with no wins in two games. Georgina Corrick went the distance again, pitching a complete game, and got the win. Veronica Peckova suffered the loss.

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Czechs, Great Britain, Italy, Netherlands keep dream alive of playing softball at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

25/07/2019

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today announced the Super Round schedule for the WBSC Softball Europe/Africa Qualifier in Utrecht, Netherlands. The field has been cut in half, with four nations remaining in the hunt for one historic ticket to Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

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Great Britain upsets the Netherlands, ends at the top of Group A

25/07/2019

Great Britain upset the Netherlands 5-2 and ended the Opening Round at the top of Group A in the WBSC Softball Europe Africa Qualifier. Georgina Corrick went the distance, throwing a 112 pitches complete game, while Rebecca Someru took the loss. On Friday, Great Britain will face Czech Republic, while the Netherlands will take on […]

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Humhej, Blahova no-hit Botswana as Czech Republic advances to Super Round

25/07/2019

Czech Republic clinched today the second place in Group B and advanced to the Super Round of the WBSC Softball Europe/Africa Qualifier at Sportpark Paperclip in Utrecht, Netherlands. The Czech team defeated Botswana by a score of 12-0 and finished the Opening Round with a 2-1 record.

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Spain ends Qualifier with a win over South Africa

25/07/2019

Thanks to a brilliant performance from the circle by Ane Barandiaran, Spain defeated South Africa 5-0 and ended the WBSC Softball Europe Africa Qualifier with a win. Spain scored 3 times in the fourth and added two more runs in the sixth. In the fourth inning, Spain broke the tie game. Meritex Blesa and Modrego […]

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Italy beats France, ends undefeated the Opening Round

25/07/2019

Italy got the third win of the WBSC Softball Europe Africa Qualifier against France, 5-1, and ended the First Round at the top of the Group B. Italy scored 4 times in the fourth and added one more point in the seventh. Ilaria Cacciamani took the win, Charline Gartner the loss.

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Netherlands tops Spain, advances to Super Round

24/07/2019

Netherlands won today their second game of the tournament and qualified to the Super Round of the tournament, starting on Friday. The host team defeated Spain, 7-0, in five innings, and remain unbeaten in Group A. The Netherlands pitching staff was dominant against the Spanish lineup, allowing only 1 hit in 5 innings. Ginger De […]

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