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XVI Women's Softball World Championship 2018 - Official Payoff

Six nations from Asia advance to Tokyo 2020 softball qualifier

07/05/2019

Six Asian nations have been confirmed entry into the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Asia/Oceania Softball 2019 qualifier for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad Tokyo 2020, following today’s closing of the Softball Asia Cup in Jakarta, Indonesia.


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Bolivia, Indonesia, Lesotho, Malaysia, Zimbabwe make historic debuts in new Women’s Softball World Rankings; USA No. 1

17/12/2018

A record 67 countries and territories are now ranked in Women’s Softball. Puerto Rico and Mexico hit historic highs, move into the top five of the world rankings for thefirst time. Japan earned the most world rankings points in 2018.


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Yokohama, Fukushima stadiums allow Olympic Baseball/Softball to be played in same venue for first time ever

03/12/2018

For the first time in history, men’s baseball and women’s softball events at the Olympic Games will be staged in the same venues, representing a new cost-effective model that will make baseball and softball more attractive to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and host cities around the world.


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Li Qi talks about Chinese Olympic dream

13/08/2018

“Softball is a great sport, very entertaining. It requires multiple skills. To play elite softball you need power, flexibility, speed. And you also need mental toughness. Softball players need to be smart.”


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Stewart, Ueno and managers speak after the final of the Softball World Championship

12/08/2018

“I feel exhausted, mentally exhausted” said Japanese pitching star after losing in the tenth inning. Kelsey Stewart believes in Chiba we had a taste of what Tokyo 2020 will be


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USA wins Softball World Championship

12/08/2018

USA repeated as Softball World Champions today in Chiba, Japan, after a memorable finale against the host team, in front of almost 12,000 fans at ZOZO Marine Stadium. The American team defeated Japan, 7-6, on a walkoff single by Kelsey Stewart in the tenth inning, and went undefeated on the tournament.


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Chinese best hitter Li Qi talks about her Olympic dream

12/08/2018

“Softball is a great sport, very entertaining. It requires multiple skills. To play elite softball you need power, flexibility, speed. And you also need mental toughness. Softball players need to be smart.”


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Softball World Championship: Day 11 photo gallery

12/08/2018

In this gallery you can find pictures of the last day of the WBSC Softball World Championship. Japan beat Canada to make the final. The USA succeeded themselves as Softball World Champoions


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Japan will play USA for the title of Softball World Champion, clears their way to Tokyo 2020

12/08/2018

The hosts played close to perfection in the bronze medal game of the Softball World Championship. Ueno picked the win. USA will know playing the final certain to be in Tokyo 2020


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Watch the WBSC Women’s Softball World Championship 2018

12/08/2018

WBSC YouTube channel will stream all the games live. Through the article you will be able to make your own choice about the game to watch. In case the game is geo blocked, you will receive directions to the exclusive rights holder


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