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Yokohama Stadium confirmed for Olympic Baseball, Softball at Tokyo 2020 Games

Yokohama Stadium confirmed for Olympic Baseball, Softball at Tokyo 2020 Games
07/12/2016

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today welcomed the decision of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to approve the Tokyo 2020 venue proposal, which confirmed the 30,000-seat Yokohama Stadium as the main venue for baseball and softball events at the Olympic Games in 2020.

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WBSC, Tokyo 2020 leaders meet to discuss Fukushima as a potential site of Olympic baseball, softball

WBSC, Tokyo 2020 leaders meet to discuss Fukushima as a potential site of Olympic baseball, softball
18/11/2016

World Baseball Softball Confederation President Riccardo Fraccari today met with Tokyo 2020 Chairman Yoshiro Mori to discuss the potential for the Fukushima prefecture, which was devastated by the Great East Japan Earthquake in March 2011, to host Olympic baseball and softball game(s) in 2020

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WBSC lauds success of 2016 NPB Japan Baseball Series as preview of Tokyo 2020

16/11/2016

The WBSC has praised the popularity and success of the 2016 Japan Series, while expressing its commitment to leverage baseball/softball’s profile in Japan to capture the attention of the world when the sport returns to the Olympic programme at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

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Olympic fund: Half-billion dollars to go to NOCs leading to Tokyo 2020

Olympic fund: Half-billion dollars to go to NOCs leading to Tokyo 2020
14/11/2016

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved an Olympic Solidarity 2017-2020 budget of $US 509,285,000.

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Olympic baseball, softball to return in 2020 as part of new sports package

Olympic baseball, softball to return in 2020 as part of new sports package
03/08/2016

RIO DE JANEIRO — The World Baseball Softball Confederation today welcomed the decision of the IOC Session to approve adding baseball and softball to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The WBSC is now looking forward to the honour of showcasing baseball/softball on the world’s greatest stage in 2020 and making a valuable contribution to the Olympic Movement by connecting the IOC to new audiences in every corner of the globe.

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Return of Olympic baseball, softball at Tokyo 2020 Games supported by IOC Executive Board

Return of Olympic baseball, softball at Tokyo 2020 Games supported by IOC Executive Board
01/06/2016

The WBSC today welcomed the announcement by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board to support the inclusion of baseball and softball among a new sports package for the 2020 Olympic Games Tokyo.

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Baseball legend Sadaharu Oh unveils new logo for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Baseball legend Sadaharu Oh unveils new logo for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
03/05/2016

TOKYO — Japanese baseball icon and sports hero Sadaharu Oh was selected to reveal the new official emblem of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo.

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Baseball, Softball welcome Tokyo 2020 decision that sets stage for Historic Olympic return

Baseball, Softball welcome Tokyo 2020 decision that sets stage for Historic Olympic return
29/09/2015

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today joined players and leadership from leagues around the world in welcoming the landmark decision by the hosts of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to propose adding baseball and softball among five new sports for the Games in 2020.

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WBSC makes official presentation to add baseball, softball to Tokyo 2020 Olympics

WBSC makes official presentation to add baseball, softball to Tokyo 2020 Olympics
10/08/2015

TOKYO — The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) concluded a two-day interview from 7-8 August in the Japanese capital with Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games organisers to outline the viability and potential value added to the Tokyo 2020 Games with baseball and softball, Japan’s national sport, included.

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WBSC welcomes Olympic shortlisting of baseball, softball for Tokyo 2020 games

WBSC welcomes Olympic shortlisting of baseball, softball for Tokyo 2020 games
22/06/2015

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) President Riccardo Fraccari today welcomed the news that men’s baseball and women’s softball have been included on the shortlist of additional sports (events) being evaluated by Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games organisers for potential inclusion at the 2020 Games.

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