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Baseball Olympic Games 2021 - Official Payoff

Fans to be allowed at WBSC Baseball Americas Qualifier stadiums; tickets to go on sale soon

Fans to be allowed at WBSC Baseball Americas Qualifier stadiums; tickets to go on sale soon
23/04/2021
Both Clover Park in St. Lucie County and The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach will be permitted to open with limited capacity during the Olympic qualifier.
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Jose Contreras tells WBSC Spanish podcast World Series 2005, Atlanta '96 Gold Medal are career highlights

Jose Contreras tells WBSC Spanish podcast World Series 2005, Atlanta '96 Gold Medal are career highlights
16/04/2021
Playing baseball and representing your country in the Olympic Games doesn’t compare with anything, Contreras says.
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WBSC Podcast: Former MLB All-Star, World Baseball Classic winner Ian Kinsler ready to inspire new generation of Israel players with Olympic medal

WBSC Podcast: Former MLB All-Star, World Baseball Classic winner Ian Kinsler ready to inspire new generation of Israel players with Olympic medal

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay starts in Japan with baseball/softball celebrating being one step closer to Olympic return

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay starts in Japan with baseball/softball celebrating being one step closer to Olympic return
25/03/2021
The beginning of the Tokyo 2020 Torch Relay in Japan is particularly symbolic for baseball and softball athletes and fans around the world, as the bat-and-ball sports are set to return to the Olympics for the first time since 2008.
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WBSC Olympic baseball qualifiers to be staged in June in Florida and Taichung/TPE

WBSC Olympic baseball qualifiers to be staged in June in Florida and Taichung/TPE
16/03/2021
The WBSC Baseball Americas Qualifier is expected to be held in early June (exact dates/venues to be confirmed) in Florida, with the WBSC Baseball Final Qualifier to follow from 16-20 June in Taichung.
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WBSC Executive Board focuses on Tokyo Olympics in first meeting of the year

WBSC Executive Board focuses on Tokyo Olympics in first meeting of the year
04/02/2021
Softball will be the first sport played at the Olympic Games - starting two days before the Opening Ceremony - at the Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium (pictured) as a symbol of recovery and resurgence in the region, 10 years after the devastating 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake.
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Premier12 2019 MVP Seiya Suzuki expresses strong desire to play in the Olympics

Premier12 2019 MVP Seiya Suzuki expresses strong desire to play in the Olympics
29/01/2021
The slugging outfielder spoke about the Games as he took the field for some indoor practice with NPB club Hiroshima Carp.
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WBSC President Fraccari Op-Ed: 200 days to Tokyo 2020 and baseball-softball’s Olympic comeback

WBSC President Fraccari Op-Ed: 200 days to Tokyo 2020 and baseball-softball’s Olympic comeback
04/01/2021
With 4 January, 2021 marking 200 days to go until the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) President Riccardo Fraccari looks ahead to baseball and softball's exciting Olympic return and their bright future beyond:
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One year ago today: Israel qualifies for Olympic baseball for first time in history

One year ago today: Israel qualifies for Olympic baseball for first time in history
22/09/2020
On 22 September 2019, an 11-1 win against South Africa sealed the historic accomplishment that will help Israel send their biggest-ever Olympic delegation to the Tokyo 2020 Games.
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Dates, general schedule confirmed for Olympic baseball for next year's Tokyo 2020 Games

Dates, general schedule confirmed for Olympic baseball for next year's Tokyo 2020 Games
17/07/2020
The 2021 Olympic tournament will open at Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium on Wednesday, 28 July. The gold and bronze medal games are scheduled on Saturday, 7 August, at the Yokohama Baseball Stadium.
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