Category Archives: Olympics

Olympic Qualifier: Netherlands – Italy

Game 15 of the Olympic Qualifier between the Netherlands and Italy was expected by many to be the de facto championship, but instead, the Netherlands used it to claim a place in the Final Olympic Qualifying Tournament. Here are our … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Final Olympic Baseball Qualifier postponed to June

Taipei, TPE — The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC), together with host Chinese Taipei Baseball Association (CTBA) and the Chinese Taipei Professional Baseball League (CPBL), today announced that the WBSC Baseball Final Qualification Event for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad Tokyo … Continue reading

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Olympic Baseball Qualification (As of Nov. 8)

Baseball qualification for the Olympics can be maddening to understand. With major tournaments, plus an additional 10 events feeding into those qualifiers, there is a lot of which to keep track. Thus far, two of the six teams for Tokyo … Continue reading

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Olympic Qualifier: Israel – Czech Republic

Game 12 of the Olympic Qualifier between the Czech Republic added a twist in the road for Israel and left the possibility that the Czechs could advance to the Final Olympic Qualifying Tournament with a bit of help. Here is … Continue reading

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Olympic Qualifier: Netherlands – South Africa

South Africa faced a Dutch side needing a win to stay alive in Olympic Qualification, but the Europeans were too much for them. Here is our live thread from the game, including plenty of pictures and analysis. Game moving at … Continue reading

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Olympic Qualifier: Israel – Italy

Israel put on a fireworks show against tournament favourites and host Italy to make things interesting in the midway point of the Europe-Africa Olympic Qualifier. Here is our live thread from the game, including plenty of pictures and analysis. It … Continue reading

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Olympic Qualifier: Czech Republic – South Africa

South Africa took an early lead, but Czech Republic slugged its way to a mercy rule victory in the Europe-Africa Olympic Qualifier. Here is our live thread from the game, including plenty of pictures and analysis. We are live from … Continue reading

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Olympic Qualifier: Spain – South Africa

Spain wasted no time in blasting South Africa in one of the more one-sided games of the Europe-Africa Olympic Qualifier. Here is our live thread from the game, including plenty of pictures and analysis. it's been another very rainy day, … Continue reading

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Olympic Qualifier: Italy – South Africa

South Africa took an early lead on a sodden opening day in Parma in the Europe-Africa Olympic Qualifier. When the game finished two days later, Italy emerged as victors. Here is our live thread from the game, including plenty of … Continue reading

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Europe-Africa Olympic Qualifier Preview

Parma, Italy – The gauntlet for five European places at the Europe-Africa Olympic qualifier  has been run and the end result netted no real surprises: European champions the Netherlands, plus Italy, Israel, Spain, and the Czech Republic. That quintet will be … Continue reading

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