GB Management Committee member Bob Fromer looks at the possibility that the Great Britain Women’s Fastpitch Team could qualify for the softball tournament at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, and sets out what it might take for that goal to be achieved.
The Organising Committee for the Tokyo Olympics has recommended that baseball and softball, along with four other sports, be added to the Olympic programme for the 2020 Games.
Teams have been coming from outside the UK to play in the annual Softball World Series tournament ever since it first began in 1999, but no non-British team has ever won it. That changed on the weekend of 12-13 September at the Imperial College Heston Ven
The 2015 season is pretty much over for most slowpitch softball leagues around the country. Click through for reports on what’s been happening in some of these leagues during August as the season drew to a close.