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Rogge: MLB players need to be available for Olympics

Updated: October 19, 2006, 12:15 PM ET
Associated Press

TOKYO -- IOC president Jacques Rogge says baseball still has work to do before it can be reinstated at the Olympics.

Baseball and softball were dropped from the Olympics after the 2008 Beijing Games in an IOC vote last year. Baseball has been an Olympic sport since 1992, but will not be part of the 2012 London Games.

"Baseball could come back if they address some issues, of which the first one is to make sure that the best players can participate in the Games and that we will ...

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