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Baseball, softball agree on name

Updated: December 17, 2012, 1:39 PM ET
Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- Baseball and softball leaders have agreed on a name for the new unified international body seeking a place in the 2020 Olympics.

The World Baseball Softball Confederation will govern both sports in their joint bid for a return to the games.

The name was announced Monday following approval of the merger by the International Baseball Federation and International Softball Federation.

The group will be led by co-presidents Don Porter ...

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