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2020 Tokyo Olympic Games: Japan boosting efforts for inclusion of Baseball and Softball

2020 Tokyo Olympic Games: Japan boosting efforts for inclusion of Baseball and Softball
24/11/2014

TOKYO — As support for baseball and softball to be included in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games continues to grow across Japan, with pressure being applied from all parts of the world, the political group consisting of 67 Diet Members campaigning for baseball and softball at the Olympic Games assembled in Tokyo for the second time in a month on Tuesday, November 18 in the Japanese Diet.

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2020 Tokyo Olympic Games: Japan boosting efforts for inclusion of Baseball and Softball

2020 Tokyo Olympic Games: Japan boosting efforts for inclusion of Baseball and Softball
25/10/2014

TOKYO — As support for baseball and softball to be included in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games continues to mount across Japan, with a growing chorus from all parts of the globe, the political group consisting of 67 Diet Members campaigning for baseball and softball at the Olympic Games assembled in Tokyo for the second time in a month last Tuesday, November 18 in the Japanese Diet.

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Baseball Softball dominate Tokyo 2020 new Olympic sport poll

Baseball Softball dominate Tokyo 2020 new Olympic sport poll
14/02/2014

Nippon Professional Baseball and Youth Baseball were the number one and two spectator sport events in Japan, according to a recent Yomiuri Shimbum poll.

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Potential Inclusion of Baseball/Softball in 2020 Games Welcomed in Japan

Potential Inclusion of Baseball/Softball in 2020 Games Welcomed in Japan
30/05/2013

Having learned Baseball/Softball, wrestling and squash made an IOC shortlist for potential inclusion in the 2020 Games, former Tokyo Yomiuri Giant great Sadaharu Oh, 73, who slugged 868 home runs and the first recipient of the National Honor Award, commented he is very much relieved. He stressed the need to combine forces of professionals and amateurs for the next 3 months with determination to bring the sports back to the Olympics.

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Baseball-Softball to launch 2020 Olympic Games Campaign

06/04/2013

The international baseball and softball governing bodies will make a major announcement regarding the bid for inclusion at the 2020 Olympic Games at a media conference in Tokyo on 14 April. Details of a new combined baseball and softball federation to govern and take the sport forward in the 21st century will also be announced.

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2020 Olympics: 8 sports aiming at inclusion

12/02/2013

The EB of the IOC voted wrestling out of the core sports. FILA will have to join the 7 shorlisted sports (including baseball/softball) in the May presentation

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2020 Olympics: the IOC cut Doha and Baku

24/05/2012

The race for the 2020 Olympics will come down to a contest between Madrid, Tokyo and Istanbul after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) rejected the bids of Doha (Qatar) and Baku(Azerbaijan). Both cities had failed to make the cut for the 2016Games.

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