• Kyodo

  • SHARE

Although the momentum appears to be swinging in favor of wrestling for reinstatement to the 2020 Summer Olympics, one legend of baseball has his own agenda in mind — Sadaharu Oh wants baseball and softball to return to the Olympics.

Unfortunately for the world record home run king, most are predicting that wrestling will mark its return to the Summer Games as opposed to a combined baseball-softball bid, or least of all squash, when the International Olympic Committee votes on Sept. 8 in Buenos Aires to include one additional sport.

Unable to view this article?

This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.

Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.

If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.

We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW