Defending champions Japan cruised past Hong Kong 15-0 on day three of the Asian Baseball Championship in Taichung.
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Japan defeated hosts Chinese Taipei after finally arriving at the Asian Baseball Championship in Taichung.
China caused a shock on the opening day of the Asian Baseball Championship by beating South Korea 3-2.
Reigning champions Japan are set to begin their title defence against Chinese Taipei as the 2019 Asian Baseball Championship begins in Taichung tomorrow, with the finalists being guaranteed a place at the final 2020 Olympic Qualifying tournament in March.
USA Baseball announced a 28-man roster for the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Premier 12 event, a qualifying tournament for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Olympic medallists Cat Osterman and Monica Abbot headline the 15-strong team representing the United States at the Olympic Games in Tokyo next year.
A group of 29 Olympic hopefuls will compete for a spot in the United States softball team this week, ahead of the sport returning to the Games programme next summer.
Tickets for Group C of the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) men's Premier12 competition, featuring reigning champions South Korea, have gone on sale.
Australia' softball team booked their place at next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo, defeating China 9-3 in the last game of the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Softball Asia/Oceania Qualifier in Shanghai.
Chinese Taipei recorded a crucial victory over China, 9-3, in their first game of the WBSC Softball Asia/Oceania Qualifier Super Round.
China and Australia advance to super round unbeaten at Asia/Oceania softball qualifier for Tokyo 2020
China and Australia completed 100 per cent records in the group phase at the Asia/Oceania softball qualifier for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics as Chinese Taipei and Philippines also reached the super round.
Hosts China and Australia both made it two victories from two at the Asia/Oceania softball qualifier for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Hosts China survived an early scare before beating New Zealand 8-3 in their opening match of the Asia/Oceania softball qualifier for Tokyo 2020.
Eight teams will battle it out for the last available place in the softball tournament at next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo at the Asia/Oceania qualifier in Shanghai this week.
Israel's baseball team has secured a place at the Olympic Games for the first time in history after winning the Tokyo 2020 Africa/Europe qualifier in Italy.