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WBSC Hail Popularity of Softball in Japan After Over 30,000 Attend Clash at Tokyo...

A record crowd of over 30,000 fans watched a softball encounter between United States and Japan at the Tokyo Dome in, it is claimed,...

Tokyo 2020 President Criticises Japanese Olympic Team For Not Singing National Anthem Properly

Tokyo 2020 President Yoshirō Mori has launched a scathing tirade on athletes due to represent his home nation at the Olympic Games in Rio...

Tokyo Governor Resigns for Misusing Public Funds in Fresh Blow to 2020 Olympics and...

Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe has resigned after being accused of misusing public funds in a fresh blow to the city's preparations for the 2020...

Japan Has Been Cultivating Baseball in Soccer-Crazed Africa for Years

How Japan has been cultivating baseball in soccer-crazed Africa for years is described by The New York Times author Ken Mcguire in a story from...

Five Sports Recommended for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Inclusion All Approved by IOC Executive Board

Baseball and softball, karate, sport climbing, skateboarding and surfing have all been recommended for inclusion at Tokyo 2020 by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)...

Japan to Hold New International Design Competition to Choose Stadium for Tokyo 2020

Japan is to launch a new international design competition to choose a stadium to be the centrepiece of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in...

Coates: Baseball, Softball Possibilities For Tokyo Games

(ATR) The Tokyo 2020 Coordination Commission chairman expressed a possibility that baseball/softball could be on the Olympic Program in Tokyo. John Coates made the comments...

How Tokyo 2020 Won Its Olympics, Paralympics Bids Despite Fukushima

BUENOS AIRES, Brazil -- Money, technical capacity, infrastructure and a sprinkling of striking signature developments, such as the $1.5 billion Zaha Hadid-designed Kasumigaoka Stadium...

2020 Summer Olympic Host Cities All on Shaky Legs

Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is apparently not all that concerned with the ongoing events in nearby Syria. He is leading Istanbul 2020′s delegation...

Gender Equality Key in Baseball-Softball Regaining Olympic Status

Gender equality, with concurrent men’s and women’s tournaments staged in the same arena, as in tennis, could be a key element in the campaign...

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