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Tokyo 2020 chiefs nominate baseball for Olympics return

It is among 8 sports listed for possible inclusion in Games; row rages over payment for main venue

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Mr Mitarai says he cannot give details of why each sport is on the list, but the inclusion of pastimes such as bowling and surfing is sure to be popular.

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THE organisers of the 2020 Olympics on Monday nominated eight new sports for possible inclusion in the Tokyo Games, including baseball.

The list, which will be narrowed down in August before being presented to the International Olympic Committee for a decision, comprises