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U.S. women's softball team to make tour stop in Akron

Updated: August 4, 2008, 1:30 PM ET
Associated Press

CLEARWATER, Fla. -- The U.S. Olympic softball team will swing through Akron, Ohio, this summer on its way to China.

The three-time defending gold medal champions will play at Firestone Stadium on July 22, one of the final stops on its 62-game "Bound 4 Beijing" tour that will conclude July 26 in Irvine, Calif.

The game was originally scheduled to be played in Xenia, Ohio, but had to be switched to Akron because of a construction delay at the facility where they were going to play.

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