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2006-08-31 05:30:46

By Nick Mulvenney BEIJING (Reuters) - It took Don Porter nearly three decades to win Olympic status for women's softball and the septuagenarian is in no mood to step aside before restoring his sport to the zenith of international competition.

2006-08-31 05:25:55

By Nick Mulvenney BEIJING (Reuters) - It took Don Porter nearly three decades to win Olympic status for women's softball and the septuagenarian is in no mood to step aside before restoring his sport to the zenith of international competition.

2006-08-30 04:13:29

By Nick Mulvenney BEIJING (Reuters) - The softball venue for the 2008 Olympics is the best the sport has had for a major championship, International Softball Federation (ISF) president Don Porter said on Wednesday.

2005-10-04 13:28:14

By Ossian Shine LONDON (Reuters) - Axed from the Olympic program three months ago, softball is refusing to go quietly. Its governing body is gearing up for a massive push to persuade International Olympic Committee (IOC) members to allow the sport into the London 2012 Games.


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