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Commish dismisses IOC chief's conditions

Updated: July 12, 2005, 8:47 PM ET
Associated Press

DETROIT -- Major League Baseball will not agree to the changes demanded by the International Olympic Committee for reinstating the sport for the 2016 Games.

The IOC voted Friday to kick out baseball and softball following the 2008 Beijing Olympics. IOC president Jacques Rogge said the sports would be eligible to reapply in 2009, but they could not be reinstated for the 2012 London Games.

Rogge said baseball, which became a medal sport in 1992, would be reinstated only if ...

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