The 14th WBSC Men’s Softball World Championship opens tomorrow
25/06/2015 4 Minute Read

The 14th WBSC Men’s Softball World Championship opens tomorrow

SASKATOON, SK (Canada) – The fourteenth edition of the men’s flagship softball event will showcase a total of 73 games, 56 in a round-robin format, followed by 7 placement games and 10 playoff games.

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Live video broadcasts at 2015 WBSC Men’s Softball World Championship
21/06/2015 2 Minute Read

Live video broadcasts at 2015 WBSC Men’s Softball World Championship

Live streaming video broadcasts will be offered for all 65 games played over the 10 days of the championship. The broadcasts will be a joint venture between SportsCanada.TV and Ballpark Broadcasting. SportsCanada.TV will provide the video production for each game and Ballpark Broadcasting will provide the play by play and color commentary for 50 of the 65.

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02/06/2015 1 Minute Read

Africa: Tunisia stages Street Baseball event to boost popularity, connect with more youth

BIZERTE, Tunisia – Hundreds of male and female youngsters were recently introduced to baseball on the streets of Africa’s northernmost city of Bizerte, Tunisia, highlighting the sports ability to be played in various settings – and helping increase pathways for youth to participate in physical activity.

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Africa Baseball Softball leader, pioneer Friday Ichide passes away
24/04/2015 1 Minute Read

Africa Baseball Softball leader, pioneer Friday Ichide passes away

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – The World Baseball Softball family and Africa lost one of the early pioneers of baseball and softball development on the continent, Mr. Friday Ichide, who passed away at the age of 65 in Minna, Nigeria on 20 April.

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Umpiring staff announced for the 11th WBSC Junior Women’s Softball World Championship
12/03/2015 1 Minute Read

Umpiring staff announced for the 11th WBSC Junior Women’s Softball World Championship

The World Baseball Softball Confederation Softball Director of Umpires, Bob Stanton, has appointed twenty four umpires from fifteen countries to officiate in the 11th WBSC Junior Women’s Softball World Championship in Oklahoma City, OK, USA later this year.

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Umpiring staff announced for the 14th WBSC Men’s Softball World Championship
25/02/2015 1 Minute Read

Umpiring staff announced for the 14th WBSC Men’s Softball World Championship

The World Baseball Softball Confederation Softball Director of Umpires, Bob Stanton, has appointed sixteen umpires from eleven countries to officiate in the 14th WBSC Men’s Softball World Championship in Saskatoon, SK, Canada later this year.

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WBSC announces Men’s National Teams for 14th Men’s Softball World Championship
24/02/2015 1 Minute Read

WBSC announces Men’s National Teams for 14th Men’s Softball World Championship

Sixteen of the world’s best men’s teams will be in Saskatoon for the 14th WBSC Men’s Softball World Championship.

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New venues in Africa, Bahamas, Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain, United Kingdom mark baseball and softball
03/12/2014 3 Minute Read

New venues in Africa, Bahamas, Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain, United Kingdom mark baseball and softball

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — A fresh wave of planned or recently completed baseball and softball construction projects is set to boost the growing popularity and globalisation of the bat-and-ball sports, as well as local economies, World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) officials reported. The latest developments follow historic growth for baseball and softball across Africa, with first-ever national stadiums erected in Ghana and Uganda in early 2014.

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08/08/2014 2 Minute Read

USA lone undefeated Team in 15U Baseball World Cup

Team USA edges out defending champion Venezuela – Cuba downs Chinese Taipei in Super Round Robin action.

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07/08/2014 2 Minute Read