Exclusively on ESPN+: WBSC Baseball Americas Qualifier

Exclusively on ESPN+: WBSC Baseball Americas Qualifier
10/05/2021
8 teams, 16 games beginning May 31 in Port St. Lucie and Palm Beach, Florida. Tournament winner earns berth to Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo. USA, Canada, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, Venezuela.
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Yukiko Ueno returns from injury as Japanese Softball League enters Olympic break

Yukiko Ueno returns from injury as Japanese Softball League enters Olympic break
10/05/2021
The league will resume on 4 September. The Japanese National Softball Team will run an pre-Tokyo 2020 Olympic training camp from 17-31 May in Takasaki City.
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WBSC Academy: Baseball for the Blind technical course for coaches now available, introduction course re-opened

WBSC Academy: Baseball for the Blind technical course for coaches now available, introduction course re-opened

WBSC Academy offers course on Career Development in Women's Baseball; Live Q&A 14 May

WBSC Academy offers course on Career Development in Women's Baseball; Live Q&A 14 May
10/05/2021
Five female role models will share their experiences on video and will then be available in a Q&A session on 14 May.
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New Baseball5 webinar available to the public via the WBSC Academy

New Baseball5 webinar available to the public via the WBSC Academy
10/05/2021
The lessons on the basics of the five-on-five version of baseball/softball can be accessed through the WBSC website and WBSC Baseball5 Instagram page.
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Road to Tokyo Olympics: Watch Softball Canada play a pair of live-streamed doubleheaders; USA Softball stays hot

Road to Tokyo Olympics: Watch Softball Canada play a pair of live-streamed doubleheaders; USA Softball stays hot
07/05/2021
With less than 100 days to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, teams are ratcheting up their preparations.
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Finland targets 10x baseball-softball growth by 2025

Finland targets 10x baseball-softball growth by 2025
07/05/2021
Finnish Baseball and Softball Federation President Jukka Ropponen wants to increase the number of registered players by 100% by the end of 2021 and by 1,000% by the end of 2025.
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The Global Game podcast Ep. 2: With all eyes on Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Canada’s Jenn Salling is excited to show the world how 'awesome' softball is

The Global Game podcast Ep. 2: With all eyes on Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Canada’s Jenn Salling is excited to show the world how 'awesome' softball is
07/05/2021
“I’m excited for the sport, I’m excited for individuals who had just sacrificed so much, committed their entire being, mentally and physically, into this process to be able to just give this a go, rock it on the world stage and show the world truly how awesome the sport of softball really is,” the infielder said to The Global Game, the new WBSC podcast series.
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Final WBSC Olympic baseball qualifier to be five-team tourney as China withdraws

Final WBSC Olympic baseball qualifier to be five-team tourney as China withdraws
07/05/2021
Following the Chinese Baseball Association's decision to withdraw their national team from the event, the WBSC Baseball Final Qualifier will feature only five teams.
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Zambia's Lusaka League takes Baseball5 to new communities

Zambia's Lusaka League takes Baseball5 to new communities
06/05/2021
A game played at the Kuanda Square Community Ground gave a chance to try the five-on-five discipline to the local youth.
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Czech umpire Zdenek Židek to work Minor League Baseball games in the US

Czech umpire Zdenek Židek to work Minor League Baseball games in the US
06/05/2021
The former fastpitch softball pitcher made his debut at the pro level in 2019 and has been assigned to the Class A 12-team East Division.
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Samurai Japan may make a few surprise picks for Olympic baseball roster

Samurai Japan may make a few surprise picks for Olympic baseball roster
05/05/2021
Manager Atsunori Inaba is actively scouting the top league in Japan, NPB, to build the national team.
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Road to Tokyo: USA Softball opens training camp at Olympic Training Center in California

Road to Tokyo: USA Softball opens training camp at Olympic Training Center in California
05/05/2021
The camp includes a series of workouts and practice sessions, in addition to three 10-inning exhibition contests against the University of San Diego, Loyola Marymount University and California State University, Northridge.
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Softball world mourns passing of Europe's André Van Overbeek

Softball world mourns passing of Europe's André Van Overbeek
05/05/2021
The former president of the European Softball Federation died at the age of 71.
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South Africa Women's, Men's Softball National Provincial Championships crown winners

South Africa Women's, Men's Softball National Provincial Championships crown winners
04/05/2021
Eight provincial teams in each category participated in the four-day national competition.
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