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Defending Olympic baseball champions Korea win 10-inning thriller against Israel

Defending Olympic baseball champions Korea win 10-inning thriller against Israel
29/07/2021
Olympic baseball has opened its competition with a pair of dramatic thrillers. After Japan’s come from behind, walk-off win over Dominican Republic yesterday in Fukushima, today Korea and Israel played 10 innings, in a roller-coaster match with a wild end.
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WBSC President welcomes heads of IOC and Tokyo 2020 for celebrity pitch to mark opening of Olympic baseball

WBSC President welcomes heads of IOC and Tokyo 2020  for celebrity pitch to mark opening of Olympic baseball
29/07/2021
IOC President Thomas Bach, Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee Seiko Hashimoto and baseball legend Sadaharu Oh took place in the ceremonial first pitch.
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Korea, Israel, USA and Mexico managers discuss compact Tokyo Olympic baseball tournament

Korea, Israel, USA and Mexico managers discuss compact Tokyo Olympic baseball tournament
28/07/2021
The Tokyo 2020 event features 6-teams and 16-games, while the previous Beijing 2008 tournament featured 8 teams and 33 total games.
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Olympic Baseball Day 2: Historical Preview, ISR-KOR Starting Pitchers

Olympic Baseball Day 2: Historical Preview, ISR-KOR Starting Pitchers
28/07/2021
Korea won the last Olympic gold medal in 2008 in Beijing. They also earned a bronze medal in 2000 in Sydney. Israel is new to the Olympic stage.
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Tokyo 2020 Olympic baseball walk-off opener: Japan-Dominican Republic manager, player reactions

Tokyo 2020 Olympic baseball walk-off opener: Japan-Dominican Republic manager, player reactions

Japan gets walkoff win over Dominican Republic in Olympic baseball opener

Japan gets walkoff win over Dominican Republic in Olympic baseball opener
28/07/2021
The Samurai Japan mounted a late-inning comeback to win the first Tokyo 2020 opener.
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Olympic Baseball Day 1 Historical Preview

Olympic Baseball Day 1 Historical Preview
27/07/2021
Japan has claimed three Olympic medals; silver in 1996, bronze in 1992 and 2004. The Dominican Republic only previously qualified only in 1992.
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Managers Inaba, Borg name starters for Japan-Dominican Republic Olympic baseball opener

Managers Inaba, Borg name starters for Japan-Dominican Republic Olympic baseball opener
27/07/2021
The skippers revealed their choices at the pre-tournament press conference in Fukushima on Tuesday.
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Olympic baseball set to be played for first time since 2008

Olympic baseball set to be played for first time since 2008
26/07/2021
Baseball's top-ranked nations, including No. 1 Japan, No. 3 Korea, No. 4 USA, No. 5 Mexico, and No. 24 Israel, will be battling for the sport's first Olympic medals since the Beijing 2008 Games.
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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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IOC Virtual Fan 2020 Olympics