Fund is part of reinstatement effort
LONDON -- Softball took its campaign for Olympic reinstatement to Africa, pledging $100,000 to help develop the sport among youth on the continent.
International Softball Federation president Don Porter announced the development fund Thursday at a softball forum in Banjul, Gambia.
Porter says the popularity of softball is growing in Africa at a tremendous rate. The sport will be on the program of the All-Africa Games in 2011.
Softball, which debuted at the 1996 Atlanta Games, ...
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