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Yes, it's played in the Olympics and in fact it's the only sport that doesn't have a boys division, it's only women softball. Unfortunately, a move was done to remove softball from the Olympic games starting in the 2012 Olympics. There have been efforts to help bring back softball.

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Q: Is softball played in the Olympics?
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Famous people who have played softball in the Olympics?

Jennie Finch was in the softball Olympics


Will softball be played in the 2012 Olympics?

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Why isn't softball you the Olympics?

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Will softball ever be put back in the olympics?

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Will baseball and softball be played in the 2016 Olympics?

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Softball has been an event at the Olympics since 1996 and the 2008 Games will be the fourth Olympics that have had softball. The US team has played in each one and won the gold medal in 1996, 2000, and 2004.


What is softball in the Olympics?

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Is Softball going to be in the 2012 Olympics?

Softball and Baseball have been omitted from the 2012 Olympics.


What other countries play softball?

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1996, 2000, 2004, and 2008. Unfortunately, there is no softball for the 2012 Olympics


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Will the 2016 Olympics have Softball?

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In the 1996 Olympics which sport made its debut?

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When was softball first played in the Olympics and what medal did Australia win?

Softball debuted at the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta and Australia won bronze.


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How good at softball do you have to be to run in the Olympics?

You don't need to know how to play softball to run in the Olympics. If you're asking about being a pinch runner then you're out of luck because they no longer have softball in the Olympics.


Why isn't softball in the Olympics?

Its been in the Olympics since 1996.


When was softball entered into the Olympics?

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How many softball events are in the Olympics?

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Is woman's fast pitch softball an olympic sport?

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