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Baseball Olympic Games 2020 - Official Payoff

Tokyo 2020 Olympics officially open after moving ceremony that included Japanese baseball greats Sadaharu Oh, Shigeo Nagashima and Hideki Matsui

Tokyo 2020 Olympics officially open after moving ceremony that included Japanese baseball greats Sadaharu Oh, Shigeo Nagashima and Hideki Matsui
23/07/2021
“The sport of baseball/softball is very proud to be part of this historic moment for the Olympic Movement and the entire world,” said WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari, who was in attendance to witness the Opening Ceremony.
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WBSC unveils official ball of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Baseball event

WBSC unveils official ball of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Baseball event
23/07/2021
The official ball will be the SSK WBSC 540, as per a WBSC-SSK partnership expansion announced in 2018.
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The Global Game podcast: Mexico baseball manager Benji Gil talks Olympic dreams

The Global Game podcast: Mexico baseball manager Benji Gil talks Olympic dreams
23/07/2021
“We must take advantage of this opportunity. As Mexicans, nobody has taken the chance of winning an Olympic gold medal in baseball,” said Gil.
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Korea to play three warm-up games ahead of Olympic baseball tournament

Korea to play three warm-up games ahead of Olympic baseball tournament
22/07/2021
Korea are the defending gold medallists, having won it all at the Beijing 2008 Games, where Olympic baseball was last featured.
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Baseball player Eddy Alvarez selected Team USA flag bearer for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Baseball player Eddy Alvarez selected Team USA flag bearer for Tokyo 2020 Olympics
21/07/2021
The 31-year old switch-hitting utility infielder has an intriguing Olympic background: he earned a silver medal in short track speed skating at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.
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NPB pauses season as Samurai Japan opens Olympic training camp

NPB pauses season as Samurai Japan opens Olympic training camp
20/07/2021
Manager Atsunori Inaba will be looking to simulate the Tokyo 2020 Olympic conditions and noon start times, which are not common in NPB.
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US Olympic Baseball Team opens warm-up series with win

US Olympic Baseball Team opens warm-up series with win
19/07/2021
The game against the US Collegiate National Team was shortened because of rain. The Olympic Team won 8-3. Two more warm-ups are scheduled for 19 and 20 July.
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Baseball Softball players' birthdays during the Olympic Games

Baseball Softball players' birthdays during the Olympic Games
18/07/2021
Australia Softball catcher Belinda White (pictured far left) celebrates her 33rd birthday today (Sunday) and said: “It’s a really special birthday for me this year, couldn’t of wished for a better present than to be here in Tokyo for the Olympics."
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Baseball teams represent the biggest group of athletes for Dominican Republic, Israel at Tokyo Olympics

Baseball teams represent the biggest group of athletes for Dominican Republic, Israel at Tokyo Olympics
16/07/2021
Olympic baseball boost: The 24-man baseball teams account for a large percentage of the Dominican 64-athlete and the Israeli 88-athlete Olympic delegations.
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WBSC releases Tokyo 2020 Olympic Baseball Softball Media Guide

WBSC releases Tokyo 2020 Olympic Baseball Softball Media Guide
15/07/2021
Baseball and softball are making their return to the Olympics for the first time since the Beijing 2008 Games.
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IOC Virtual Fan 2020 Olympics