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Baseball, softball to meet IOC over joint bid

Updated: November 13, 2012, 8:58 AM ET
Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- The newly merged softball and baseball federation will meet senior IOC officials on Wednesday to push their joint bid to regain Olympic status.

The new body, called the International Confederation of Softball and Baseball, is seeking a spot on the program for the 2020 Games.

International Softball Federation President Don Porter says the meeting will help prepare a presentation to the IOC's program commission on Dec. 18-19.

Riccardo Fraccari, president ...

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