Sports Marketing Japan Has Acquired The Commercial And Television Rights From International BAseball Federation For The Olympic Qualification Tournaments For The 2008 Beijing Olympics
Global commercial and television rights for the Olympic Qualification Tournaments for 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Olympic Qualification Tournaments for the 2008 Beijing Olympics:
The America Tournament: Qualifying two teams in Cuba 2006. Three zonal pre-qualification corresponding to Central-North America, the Caribbean and South America, will be held, in where four teams for each competition will have the right to participants
The Asia Tournament: Qualifying one team in Chinese Taipei on 2006 or early 2007. The Asian Cup will be previously held as a pre-qualification tournament.
The European Tournament: Qualifying one team in Spain between July and August 2007. Previously, the European Championship, B pool on 2006 and A pool on 2007, will be held as pre-qualification competition.
The Final Tournament: Qualifying three teams at the end of 2007 or early 2008 in a place to be allocated. The teams participating will be the 3rd and 4th American tournament qualified teams, the 2nd and 3rd teams from the Asian and Europe tournaments, the Oceania champion and the African champion.
(Reference: International BAseball Federation)
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