Mexican Softball Players Apologize For Throwing Out Team Gear

[ad_1] TOKYO — Players on the Mexican softball team apologized on Friday for trashing team equipment with the country’s flag before returning home from the Tokyo Olympics, actions that drew the ire of their federation, other Mexican Olympians and fans. “We regret that our team’s actions have caused such disappointment to our fans and Olympic …

The Olympics Tonight: How To Watch Softball, Tennis, Swimming & More

[ad_1] Here are some of the highlights US broadcast coverage All through the Sunday evening and night, including the next game for the women’s swimming, taekwondo and seemingly unstoppable softball team. All times are East. Skate boarding: Skateboarding competition’s biggest name, Nyjah Huston, stumbled across seventh place this weekend. On Sunday, the women’s street qualifiers …

Baseball and Softball Return to the Olympics: What to Watch and Expect

[ad_1] For the first time in 13 years, baseball and softball competitions will be held at the Olympics. Thanks to Japan’s passionate love for both sports, baseball and softball returned to the Games after being rejected as permanent Olympic bids in 2005. Then the criticisms were that sports weren’t global enough and in the case …

Softball is Back in the Olympics, and so are the 10 Veterans of 2008

[ad_1] TOKYO – At the time of the 2008 Olympics, Kaleigh Rafter was 21 years old and represented Canada, although he had not yet finished his college softball career. Still, he thought he wouldn’t have a chance to play at the Olympics any more as his sport was removed from the permanent program. “I remember …

The US softball team again needs a few runs as it wins #2.

[ad_1] TOKYO — Behind Monica Abbott’s strong left arm, the top-ranked United States softball team defeated third-placed Canada 1-0 at the Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium on Thursday. Abbott stopped the entire game, allowing only one stroke, three walks and nine strokes. The day before, fellow American ace Cat Osterman scored six goalless hits and hit …

Unhappy Players Falling On Baseball Fields With Softball Fans

[ad_1] After a 13-year hiatus, softball is back on the Olympic scene with a frustrating difference: The games are played on baseball fields instead of softball. Fans and players similar expression frustration on social media This week. Among the main differences is that a softball field is smaller than a baseball field, usually an infield …