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Boosted by Olympics, Guatemala launches international softball development programme attended by six nations
WBSC, Olympic Solidarity, Japan’s Softball For All each supported initiative
GUATEMALA CITY — Softball coaches and umpires from Cuba, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Panama, Venezuela and Guatemala benefited from specialized clinics offered at the National Sports Association of Softball (Asosoft) 17-24 October.
GABORONE, Botswana – The World Baseball Softball Confederation revealed the Annual WBSC Baseball and Softball Award Winners for the 2014-2017 quadrennial.
SHEPPARTON, Australia — Legendary softball umpire Margo Koskelainen has added yet another accolade to her already-impressive list of achievements by being inducted into the Greater Shepparton Sports Hall of Fame.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The World Baseball Softball Confederation today appointed umpires from 25 countries to officiate the 2017 WBSC Softball World Championships.
TEHRAN – The WBSC Softball Director of Umpires, Bob Stanton, will visit Tehran 17-21 April for a five-day seminar for beginner and intermediate softball umpires as part of a joint collaboration to introduce and expand softball in Iran.
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.
ANTWERP (Belgium) — The European Softball Federation (ESF) announced today the appointment of Carolien Stadhouders and Pavel Prachar as Director of Umpires Co-Chairs, each with designated responsibilities. One co-chair will take on the assignment of umpires and UICs at ESF tournaments / events, while the other will be responsible for the development and education of umpires at all levels across Europe.
The WBSC is saddened of the passing of Julie Johnson, WBSC Softball Division Regional Umpire Coordinator for the Americas.
ISF announces appointment of umpires from twelve countries for Junior Men’s Softball World Championship
PLANT CITY, FL (USA) — The International Softball Federation’s Director of Umpires, Bob Stanton, has appointed sixteen umpires from twelve countries to officiate in the 10th ISF Junior Men’s (Under-19) Softball World Championship in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada later this year.