Olympics Mar 12, 2020

WBSC unveils Olympic softball schedule

The World Baseball Softball Confederation unveiled the Tokyo Olympics competition schedule for women's softball on Thursday, saying Japan will square off against Australia in the opening game in Fukushima. The opener will be played at Azuma Stadium at 9 a.m. on July 22, two days ...

Softball team eyeing 2020 title

More Sports Aug 26, 2018

Softball team eyeing 2020 title

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Winning the gold medal for the fifth consecutive time like the Japan softball team did is an unprecedented and remarkable feat for any athlete or team. But the team feels it is still a long way from achieving its ultimate goal of winning the Olympic ...

More Sports Aug 12, 2018

Japan beats Canada to reach softball world championship final

Japan booked a rematch in the women's softball world championship final against the world No. 1 United States after beating Canada 3-0 in the bronze medal game on Saturday afternoon. Right-hander Yukiko Ueno fanned seven and scattered four hits in her shutout victory, and left ...