“Strike AIDS Out” Event in South Africa with 300 Kids playing Baseball
21/12/2011 1 Minute Read

“Strike AIDS Out” Event in South Africa with 300 Kids playing Baseball

The “Strike AIDS Out” event had about 300 kids playing baseball throughout the day. About 70 of them were HIV-positive. This one-day event took place at the St. Barnabas School in Bosmont, Johannesburg on November 26.

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07/12/2011 1 Minute Read

MLB African Academy being held in Cape Town, South Africa

Major League Baseball International is holding its first-ever MLB African Academy at the facilities of the Athlone A’s Baseball Club in Cape Town, South Africa from December 6 to 15, 2011. 40 players from South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Uganda, Cameroon, Zimbabwe and Kenya take part in the Instructional League like training camp.

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26/07/2009 2 Minute Read

Aussies near perfect for 1st Men’s World Championship Gold

SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN — Two walks issued were all that separated pitcher Adam Folkard from a perfect game here in today’s 5-0 win over New Zealand. The fact that the lanky hurler not only no-hit three-time defending International Softball Federation men’s world champion New Zealand, but did so in the gold medal game of the twelfth edition of the event, probably will set just as well with him on the flight home to Australia.

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25/07/2009 2 Minute Read

Aussies guaranteed their best Men’s World Championship finish

SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN — At the last edition of the International Softball Federation’s Men’s World Championship, Australia won a medal at the event for the first time when they came in third place. Here they are going to do even better, having guaranteed themselves a spot in tomorrow’s gold medal game with a 2-0 victory tonight over Canada.

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24/07/2009 2 Minute Read

First New Zealand loss at Men’s World Championship

SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN — Just 24 hours after teammate Andrew Kirkpatrick threw a (five inning) perfect game, pitcher Adam Folkard tossed a one-hitter as Australia blanked New Zealand, 7-0, in six innings at the International Softball Federation’s XII Men’s World Championship being played here.

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23/07/2009 1 Minute Read

Eight head for Men’s World Championship playoffs

SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN — After 56 games played there are only ten more left as the International Softball Federation’s XII Men’s World Championship (fast pitch) heads for playoff weekend.

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29/05/2009 1 Minute Read

Men’s teams readying for World Championship

The first pitch at the International Softball Federation’s XII Men’s World Championship is – as of today – just 50 days away. The 16 teams that will play in the marquee tournament are well aware of that, and showing as much by getting in some final warm-up games.

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30/06/2007 2 Minute Read

Japan dethroned as World Champions

ENSCHEDE, Netherlands — After many days in a row of rain, it was fitting that very light precipitation tried to fall in the middle of today’s final game at the International Softball Federation’s (ISF) VIII Jr. Women’s World Championship (19-and-under, fast pitch) here. As it passed though, so too did the end of Japan’s quest for a three-peat after they fell, 3-1, to Team USA.

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05/09/2006 2 Minute Read

USA wins 2006 Women’s Softball World Championship

BEIJING, CHINA – Team USA repeated as champions tonight at the International Softball Federation’s (ISF) XI Women’s World Championship here, defeating Japan, 3-0.

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04/09/2006 4 Minute Read

Medals await as Softball World Championship concludes Tuesday

BEIJING, CHINA – Australia, Japan, and USA have each earned a berth in the 2008 Olympic Softball competition. They, along with the host China, will be joined by another team after a special fifth place game on Tuesday morning, as the International Softball Federation’s (ISF) XI Women’s World Championship heads into its final day here.

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