Press Releases

WBSC announces new members of 9-nation global Softball Umpire Committee

LAUSANNE (Switzerland) – The WBSC today announced the newest members of the regional softball umpiring committee, including appointments from the Czech Republic, Japan and the United States. The new composition of the nine-member, gender-balanced committee covers the five Olympic continents — Africa, Asia, America, Europe and Oceania.

WBSC unveils End-of-Year Baseball World Rankings 2016: No. 1 to 70

WBSC has revealed the 2016 end-of-the-year standings in the Official WBSC Baseball World Rankings, which weigh a country’s complete National Team results (from U-12 to Professional) in international competitions over a four-year period (2013-2016).

Play for Change, WBSC launch Official Charity Partnership

The Play for Change (PFC) Charitable trust and the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today announced a new partnership that will enable more children around the world to benefit from PFC’s sports programmes, which aim to improve health, education, employment and inequality outcomes.

WBSC unveils updated Baseball World Rankings from No. 1 to 70

The World Baseball Softball Confederation today unveiled the updated 2016 standings in the Official WBSC Baseball World Rankings, which weigh a country’s entire National Team programme (from U-12 to Professional) in international competition over a four-year period (2013-2016).