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Italian Luigi Carrozza: 1996 Olympics leading hitter proud of record which still stands

Italian Luigi Carrozza: 1996 Olympics leading hitter proud of record which still stands
24/04/2020
Carrozza's .571 batting average topped Cuban sluggers Ulacia, Linares and Kindelán, and Japan's Fukudome and Matsunaka. Today he's back as a coach to the team where it all started in southern Italy.
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3,000 catchers joined Israel's Ryan Lavarnway for Quarantine Challenge Workouts on Facebook

3,000 catchers joined Israel's Ryan Lavarnway for Quarantine Challenge Workouts on Facebook
20/04/2020
The 32-year old catcher was a standout for Israel during the 2017 World Baseball Classic. He had the idea of Quarantine Workouts watching John Legend's concert on Instagram Live.
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New roadmap for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in 2021 being prepared

New roadmap for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in 2021 being prepared
16/04/2020
Baseball and softball will make their return to the Olympic Games in 2021 after last featuring at Beijing 2008.
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Former big league pitcher Jon Moscot will be there for Israel when the Tokyo 2020 Olympics open next year

Former big league pitcher Jon Moscot will be there for Israel when the Tokyo 2020 Olympics open next year
14/04/2020
The former Cincinnati Reds pitcher started the game against the Netherlands at the WBSC Europe/Africa Olympic Baseball Qualifier. "The postponement was disappointing, but it was the right thing to do. Maintaining the same strong work ethic we are accustomed to, will help us get through this time."
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"#StayHealthy", says Massimo Fochi, the first pitcher to win for Italy in the Olympics

"#StayHealthy", says Massimo Fochi, the first pitcher to win for Italy in the Olympics
07/04/2020
With Tokyo 2020 postponed and many across the world confined to their homes due to the coronavirus, three-time Olympian Massimo Fochi says "athletes can show everybody how to #StayHealthy during this difficult time".
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New dates for Tokyo 2020 Olympics: 23 July to 8 August 2021

New dates for Tokyo 2020 Olympics: 23 July to 8 August 2021
30/03/2020
Baseball and softball will return to the Olympic Games in July 2021, following the rescheduling of the Tokyo 2020 Games in response to the coronavirus global outbreak.
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Baseball, softball react to postponement of the Olympics to 2021

Baseball, softball react to postponement of the Olympics to 2021
25/03/2020
With the outbreak of COVID-19, the world will have to wait one more year for the return of baseball and softball at the Olympics Games at Tokyo 2020.
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Message from the WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari on the postponement of Tokyo 2020

Message from the WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari on the postponement of Tokyo 2020
24/03/2020
President Fraccari said baseball-softball’s anticipated Olympic comeback will have to wait a short while longer but when the ‘Tokyo 2020’ Games do get underway in 2021, they will become the symbol of our global recovery and solidarity, and be one of the greatest worldwide celebrations and most anticipated moments in the history of sport.
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Olympic Baseball, Softball, Tokyo 2020 Games postponed to 2021

Olympic Baseball, Softball, Tokyo 2020 Games postponed to 2021
24/03/2020
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be rescheduled to a date beyond 2020, but not later than summer 2021, to safeguard the health of the athletes, everybody involved in the Olympic Games and the international community.
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President Fraccari carries Olympic Torch in Greece

President Fraccari carries Olympic Torch in Greece
12/03/2020
The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) leader took part in the early stages of the Torch Relay.
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