Baseball Federation of Asia announces 2021 schedule changes

Baseball Federation of Asia announces 2021 schedule changes
27/04/2021
The BFA Executive Committee conducted a virtual meeting. WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari mentioned the importance of Asia in the international baseball landscape.
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Road to Tokyo Olympics: NPB declares Wednesday, 28 April to be 'Samurai Japan Night'

Road to Tokyo Olympics: NPB declares Wednesday, 28 April to be 'Samurai Japan Night'
27/04/2021
The pressure and hopes of the nation are on the Japanese National Baseball Team to win their first Olympic gold medal on home soil.
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Global Game: Palestine Baseball5 course aims to grow the game

Global Game: Palestine Baseball5 course aims to grow the game
27/04/2021
The national federation believes that the five-on-five version of baseball/softball can become its most important development tool for the sport to become more practiced.
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Africa: Zimbabwe Softball President Mapfumo elected to National Olympic Committee Board

Africa: Zimbabwe Softball President Mapfumo elected to National Olympic Committee Board
27/04/2021
Stonard Mapfumo led the election for the Board, which saw seven members elected along with the athlete representatives.
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Olympic warm-up: Softball Canada sweeps Italy in four-game series

Olympic warm-up: Softball Canada sweeps Italy in four-game series
27/04/2021
The Canadian squad defeated Italy in the four games played on Sunday and Monday. The games were live-streamed for free for fans around the globe.
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WBSC, KONAMI partner to deliver baseball event at first-ever Olympic Virtual Series

WBSC, KONAMI partner to deliver baseball event at first-ever Olympic Virtual Series
26/04/2021
The OVS will begin on 13 May, with the finals set for 23 June, the annual Olympic Day. The baseball event online qualifier will run from 24-30 May.
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WBSC Academy: 'How to start a women's baseball programme' live Q&A session on 30 April

WBSC Academy: 'How to start a women's baseball programme' live Q&A session on 30 April
26/04/2021
Videos will also be posted on the WBSC Academy platform starting Monday, 26 April.
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Federation Focus: Baseball and softball strike deal to boost development in Costa Rica

Federation Focus: Baseball and softball strike deal to boost development in Costa Rica
26/04/2021
The two governing bodies have different histories and will maintain their development programmes. As the two presidents Adrian Alfaro and Robestro Castro say, they have a relationship like brother and sister.
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Ohtani first home run leader to start MLB game as pitcher since Babe Ruth did it 100 years ago

Ohtani first home run leader to start MLB game as pitcher since Babe Ruth did it 100 years ago
26/04/2021
He will pitch for the Angels on Monday, 26 April, against the Houston Astros. The 'Bambino' took the mound for the Yankees on 13 June 1921 against Detroit.
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Russia Baseball Federation confirms Dmitry Kiselev as president

Russia Baseball Federation confirms Dmitry Kiselev as president
26/04/2021
The assembly also approved the the Russian Baseball Development Programme 2021-2024, which includes further promotion of Baseball5.
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Dominican Republic has the talent to win WBSC Olympic baseball qualifier, says federation president

Dominican Republic has the talent to win WBSC Olympic baseball qualifier, says federation president
24/04/2021
Federation president Juan Núñez Nepumoceno, star slugger Juan Francisco and pitching coach Manny Garcia spoke about the preparation for the Olympic qualifier.
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Argentina Women’s Softball League set to open, games live-streamed

Argentina Women’s Softball League set to open, games live-streamed
23/04/2021
Starting today, Friday, 23 April, four teams will take the field to play, the Litoral Regional stage: CEF, Club Atletico Estudiantes, Oro Verde and Universidad de Rio Cuarto. All games will be live-streamed through the WUM Sports website.
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Fans to be allowed at WBSC Baseball Americas Qualifier stadiums; tickets to go on sale soon

Fans to be allowed at WBSC Baseball Americas Qualifier stadiums; tickets to go on sale soon
23/04/2021
Both Clover Park in St. Lucie County and The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach will be permitted to open with limited capacity during the Olympic qualifier.
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Jae-ho Choi to manage Korean U-18 National Baseball Team

Jae-ho Choi to manage Korean U-18 National Baseball Team
23/04/2021
He led Gangneung High School to their first national title in 45 years.
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Olympic qualifier: Hector Borg to replace Fernando Tatis as Dominican Republic National Team Baseball manager

Olympic qualifier: Hector Borg to replace Fernando Tatis as Dominican Republic National Team Baseball manager
23/04/2021
The 35-year old former minor leaguer is currently the San Francisco Giants Director of Development for Latin America.
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