23/07/2021 - 08/08/2021


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Baseball Olympic Games 2020 - Official Payoff

Baseball-Softball to launch 2020 Olympic Games Campaign


The international baseball and softball governing bodies will make a major announcement regarding the bid for inclusion at the 2020 Olympic Games at a media conference in Tokyo on 14 April. Details of a new combined baseball and softball federation to govern and take the sport forward in the 21st century will also be announced.


2020 Olympics: 8 sports aiming at inclusion


The EB of the IOC voted wrestling out of the core sports. FILA will have to join the 7 shorlisted sports (including baseball/softball) in the May presentation


2020 Olympics: the IOC cut Doha and Baku


The race for the 2020 Olympics will come down to a contest between Madrid, Tokyo and Istanbul after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) rejected the bids of Doha (Qatar) and Baku(Azerbaijan). Both cities had failed to make the cut for the 2016Games.