Antonio Castro is a promoter of a cause. But unlike his famous father, former Cuban president Fidel Castro, he presents himself without fanfare. He is ready to be an ambassador -- all in the name of baseball.
Seven years after they were cut from the games, baseball and softball have agreed to merge into a single international federation in a joint bid to return to the Olympics.
The IOC has been urged not to pay sports to attend the Olympics during talks on its relations with North American professional leagues.
If softball wants to return to the Olympics in 2020, it will need Major League Baseball to let its players compete.