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WBSC Softball Americas Qualifier: Mexico advances to Tokyo 2020

WBSC Softball Americas Qualifier: Mexico advances to Tokyo 2020
01/09/2019

Mexico sealed today its qualification to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, with a 2-1 victory over Canada, in front of a fully packed Softball City stadium. Mexico joins Japan, USA and Italy as the fourth qualified nation to the six-team softball competition in Tokyo



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

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

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.



1 year to Baseball, Softball’s Olympic return at Tokyo 2020 Games

1 year to Baseball, Softball’s Olympic return at Tokyo 2020 Games
24/07/2019

Baseball and softball will return to the 2020 Olympics after being absent for the 2012 and 2016 editions, with baseball/softball having grown to 65 million athletes across 140 countries worldwide. The bat-and-ball sport is one of five new events added to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games programme, where baseball/softball, as the top sport in Japan, is expected to be one of the main attractions.

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Ken Eriksen named USA Softball Head Coach for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Ken Eriksen named USA Softball Head Coach for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
21/05/2019

USA Softball announced Ken Eriksen as the Head Coach for the Tokyo 2020 U.S. Olympic Softball Team. Eriksen will lead the Red, White and Blue in their return to the Olympic Games as Team USA looks to reclaim the Gold Medal from host country Japan

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USA Softball to hold Tokyo 2020 Pre-Olympic Training Camp in Iwakuni, Japan

USA Softball to hold Tokyo 2020 Pre-Olympic Training Camp in Iwakuni, Japan
04/04/2019

The City of Iwakuni and MCAS Iwakuni hosted the WNT in July 2018 prior to the WBSC Women’s Softball World Championship in Chiba, Japan

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Laura Berg, Howard Dobson and Tairia Flowers will join Head Coach Ken Eriksen on the staff of the USA Women’s Softball National Team

Laura Berg, Howard Dobson and Tairia Flowers will join Head Coach Ken Eriksen on the staff of the USA Women’s Softball National Team
26/02/2019

USA softball announced that the three coaches were selected “from the USA Softball Women’s National Team Coaching Pool” and that they will join Eriksen “in leading the National Team in the continued preparation for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

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WBSC, Japan Softball Assoc. partner to stage Tokyo 2020 Olympic test event in Fukushima this October

WBSC, Japan Softball Assoc. partner to stage Tokyo 2020 Olympic test event in Fukushima this October
24/01/2019

WBSC and JSA will oversee up to four Japan Softball League (JSL) regular-season games at Fukushima’s Azuma Baseball Stadium from 5-6 October.

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WBSC announces hosts, dates of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Baseball/Softball Qualifiers

WBSC announces hosts, dates of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Baseball/Softball Qualifiers
20/01/2019

Six Tokyo 2020 Olympic Baseball/Softball qualifying events will be staged across Canada, China, Chinese Taipei, Italy, Japan, Netherlands and USA.

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Yokohama, Fukushima stadiums allow Olympic Baseball/Softball to be played in same venue for first time ever

Yokohama, Fukushima stadiums allow Olympic Baseball/Softball to be played in same venue for first time ever
03/12/2018

For the first time in history, men’s baseball and women’s softball events at the Olympic Games will be staged in the same venues, representing a new cost-effective model that will make baseball and softball more attractive to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and host cities around the world.

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