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Throughout the tournament Team USA outscored its opponents Team USA has won the Olympic gold medal in softball for the third straight time. Australia's silver medal marks its best result in Olympic softball history. Japan earned the bronze medal after defeating China in the semi-final, and losing to Australia in the Bronze medal game. Starting August 14, there were four preliminary games each day until August 20 for a total of 28 games.
Two semi-final games were played August 22, with the game for third place following later that day. The final game for the gold medal was played on August 23 at 4pm local time. The semi-final game between the 3 and 4 ranked teams Japan and China is an elimination game, with the loser out.
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The winner faces the loser of the other semifinal in the bronze medal game later Sunday night. The loser of the bronze medal game received the bronze medal. The winner of that game faces the winner of the Australia vs. In perfect, blue letters it reads "The Bustos Bunch. On Tuesday, a Chinese worker politely told him to take it down, apparently, Jimenez says, because they thought it might be political. So he hides it, but he doesn't conceal his affection for the American slugger.
He's Crystl Bustos' cousin and has seen more than games. Eight members of the family flew to Beijing, screaming "U-S-A," burning through digital camera discs. He ate sea snake the other night and videotaped it for anyone in the bleachers to watch in case they don't believe him. Here, roughly 10 rows above the U.
He sits next to the brother of pitcher Cat Osterman, who's throwing the no-hitter. That's what is unfortunate. They [cut softball] and add BMX? Come on.
He pulls out a pin. It's from the Summer Games in Athens, his favorite softball memory.
The Americans outscored their opponents in those Games, an ugly gap that makes Jimenez wonder whether the women unknowingly contributed to their own demise. But Wednesday, against the Australians, the game is temporarily interesting. It is scoreless for four innings. It is still within reach until Bustos puts it away in the sixth with a two-run homer over the right-field fence. Jimenez leaps from his seat but hangs on to the banner. The International Softball Federation is an active bunch, and its members buzz by press row several times to see whether the media need anything.
Three of them come over to chat. They almost outnumber the media who have come out to see Wednesday's game. It's a campaign to put softball back in the Games program. The federation put together a slick four-page flier that says that softball participants have increased worldwide by an estimated 20 percent the past two years.
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Three years ago, Porter was knocked back by the vote that took softball out of the Olympics. Did the IOC lump it with steroids-plagued baseball? Porter doesn't really want to talk about baseball's impact on softball's fate. Unlike most of the team's contests, the score was close.