All 2014 IBAF 15U Baseball World Cup countries to be announced

All 2014 IBAF 15U Baseball World Cup countries to be announced
28/04/2014

LAUSANNE – Officials at the International Baseball Federation have confirmed they will announce the full list of countries that will participate in the II 15U IBAF Baseball World Cup in Baja California Sur this summer.



Japan presents Ghana with first-ever National Ballpark

Japan presents Ghana with first-ever National Ballpark
24/04/2014

A historic new baseball and softball venue — the first-ever national home and training centre of Ghana Baseball and Softball — has been presented to the Ghana Baseball and Softball Association (GHABSA) by the Embassy of Japan in Ghana in the capital city of Accra.



Uganda Baseball Softball opens historic first ever national stadium in Central Africa

Uganda Baseball Softball opens historic first ever national stadium in Central Africa
30/01/2014

The Uganda Baseball and Softball Association (UBSA) unveiled its historic new stadium, the National Friendship Stadium, just north of capital Kampala in Gayaza on 25 January.



23rd World Children’s Baseball Fair slated in Japan in August

12/06/2013

Sadaharu Oh, 73, President of the World Children’s Baseball Foundation and former Tokyo Yomiuri Giants great who slugged 868 carrier home runs, in announcing the 23rd WCBF in Fukui Prefecture from August 18 -26, reiterated the need for baseball/softball community to do everything they can for the next three months to reinstate the sports to 2020 Olympics and hoped that the event in Japan will serve to send out strong message to the world.



SportAccord delegates experience hitting

28/05/2013

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) stand is open at the SportAccord Exhibition, hosted by the Lenexpo Complex in St. Petersburg (Russia). The booth, built on the joint efforts by theIBAF and the ISF (International Softball Federation) is also a reality thanks to the support of the NPB, the professional organization of japanese baseball.



The SportAccord Convention opened on Sunday

27/05/2013

Monday will be entirely dedicated to various meetings, including the General Assembly of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) and of the Association of the IOC Recognized International Sports Federations (ARISF); the Exhibition will be open from 8.30 am on Tuesday 5/28, while the Opening Ceremony is scheduled for 6 pm the same day.



President of Cameroon Baseball & Softball Federation Sone Abih Winslow passes away

16/05/2013

Abuja. The Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa, ANOCA, received with deep sorrow and consternation news of the demise, in Abuja, Nigeria, of Sone Abih Winslow, Director of Cabinet of the institution, on 12 May 2013.



An Olympic flavour at the IBAF Congress

14/04/2013

The first 2 sessions of the 2013 IBAF Congress had a strong Olympic flavour, even if the launching of the World Baseball Softball Confederation is scheduled for the afternoon.
Tsunezaku Takeda, President of the Japanese Olympic Commitee, and Ryozo Kato, Commissioner of NPB, made both strong statements in favour of the reinstatement of baseball and softball in the Olympic Games. Takeda mentioned the importance the sports may have if the Games are played in Tokyo.



Day 4 at the 13th ISF Men’s Softball World Championship

Day 4 at the 13th ISF Men’s Softball World Championship
04/03/2013

Argentina 11 vs. Netherlands 1 Argentina made it three wins from four games when they toppled the Netherlands 11-1 this morning. That win has the team on course to finish third in their pool. But it also includes the Black Sox, who they play tomorrow. The chief destroyer for Argentina was its lead-off batter, Fernando […]



Day 3 at the 13th ISF Men’s Softball World Championship

Day 3 at the 13th ISF Men’s Softball World Championship
03/03/2013

Canada 6 v. Mexico 0 Canada continued their game-by-game approach to the 2013 Tradestaff World Softball Championships as they notched up their third win in as many games at the tournament at Rosedale Park in Auckland. The side, which on the opening night of the tournament were given a wake-up call when they had to […]