Discussion

IOC recommends baseball, softball to be dropped

Updated: August 28, 2002, 7:23 PM ET
Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- As major league baseball players and owners worked to prevent a strike, the sport endured a setback on the international stage Wednesday, as an IOC panel recommended dropping baseball from the Summer Olympics.

The panel also proposed getting rid of softball, another game the United States excels at, while adding golf and rugby for the 2008 Beijing Games.

"I think it's preposterous,'' said former Los Angeles Dodgers Manager Tom Lasorda, who coached the ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

MORE OLYMPICS HEADLINES