Baseball: Tokyo 2020 to theatre baseball, softball diversion in Fukushima

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00:01 3 Sep 2016

TOKYO, Sept. 3, Kyodo

Tokyo 2020 Olympic organizers are operative toward entertainment a ball and softball diversion in a 2011 upheaval and tsunami struck Fukushima Prefecture, a source tighten to a matter pronounced Friday.

Baseball and softball were among a 5 sports authorized final month by a International Olympic Committee to be combined to a Tokyo Games program, and a 2020 organizers will demeanour to get capitulation for a devise from a IOC Executive Board in December.

The organizers are operative to benefaction a thought to IOC boss Thomas Bach in Oct when he visits Japan for a meeting.

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