Ueno tosses no-hitter against China at softball worlds

Aug 15, 2014

Ueno tosses no-hitter against China at softball worlds

Yukiko Ueno hurled a no-hitter on Friday to lead defending champion Japan to a 4-0 win over China in their Group A opener at the International Softball Federation’s Women’s World Championship. The 32-year-old Ueno, who helped pitch Japan to the last Olympic gold medal ...

Softball gold medalist Ueno expresses disappointment

Sep 9, 2013

Softball gold medalist Ueno expresses disappointment

Yukiko Ueno, who won the last Olympic gold medal in softball as Japan’s ace pitcher at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, expressed her disappointment on Monday with the International Olympic Committee’s vote to exclude the sport from the Olympic program. Softball and baseball had fielded ...