International Olympic Commitee (IOC) President Thomas Bach (L) is greeted by Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the parliament in Tokyo November 20, 2013. Baseball and softball could return to the ... more 
International Olympic Commitee (IOC) President Thomas Bach (L) is greeted by Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the parliament in Tokyo November 20, 2013. Baseball and softball could return to the Olympic programme for the 2020 Tokyo Games, Bach said on Wednesday. Bringing back the two sports, which were dropped from the Olympic programme after 2008, is a hot-button topic in baseball-mad Japan. REUTERS/Kazuhiro Nogi/Pool (JAPAN - Tags: SPORT BASEBALL POLITICS OLYMPICS SOFTBALL) less 
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Wed, Nov 20, 2013 2:49 AM EST