Historic: First ever Baseball5 African Championship to open on Monday 23 May

Historic: First ever Baseball5 African Championship to open on Monday 23 May
22/05/2022
Egypt @ Tanzania will open round robin play at 9.30 am. The top two teams will qualify to the WBSC Baseball5 World Cup later this year. Eleven officers of eight participating National Teams attended a two-day WBSC Workshop before the start of the tournament.


Great Britain’s Georgina Corrick, USA’s Jocelyn Alo, Baylee Klingler are 2022 Collegiate Player of the Year award finalists

Great Britain’s Georgina Corrick, USA’s Jocelyn Alo, Baylee Klingler are 2022 Collegiate Player of the Year award finalists
21/05/2022
Georgina Corrick, Jocelyn Alo and Baylee Klingler have played, or will play, with their respective national team in international competitions.
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Former NPB All-Star pitcher Yoshitaka Katori to manage Japan at WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup

Former NPB All-Star pitcher Yoshitaka Katori to manage Japan at WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup
21/05/2022
Samurai Japan will start selecting the team through a digital challenge. Each of the 54,000 players competing in the country in the age bracket will be able to apply.
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Four Nations women’s softball tournament to be played in Vienna, Austria, on 21-22 May

Four Nations women’s softball tournament to be played in Vienna, Austria, on 21-22 May
20/05/2022
World No. 28 Croatia, host and No. 29 Austria, No. 37 Slovakia and No. 45 Hungary will face off at Ballpark Spenadlwiese in Vienna.
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Blind Baseball develops further in Great Britain, Italy

Blind Baseball develops further in Great Britain, Italy
20/05/2022
UK Blind Baseball took the game to the Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind. The Italian Association Baseball for the Blind is working on the project of a youth league.
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Taal M'Bi Yameogo of Koudougou repeats as Burkina Faso high school and college champions

Taal M'Bi Yameogo of Koudougou repeats as Burkina Faso high school and college champions
20/05/2022
"High schools have a formidable pool of talent," commented the National Federation president Ibrahima Sibore after the finals. "That's why we must have this National Championship every year."
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Baseball5 African Championship: Zimbabwe baseball, softball governing bodies team up to field Baseball5 National Team

Baseball5 African Championship: Zimbabwe baseball, softball governing bodies team up to field Baseball5 National Team
20/05/2022
Zimbabwe baseball and softball leaders are working together to grow the game in the country.
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Japan initiative looks to develop a Koshien inspired baseball tournament in Ghana

Japan initiative looks to develop a Koshien inspired baseball tournament in Ghana
20/05/2022
The ultimate goal is to hold a national baseball tournament inspired by the world-famous Koshien. Former NPB and MLB superstar Hideki Matsui is a 'dream partner'.
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Softball legend Maria Soto elected President of Venezuelan Olympic Committee

Softball legend Maria Soto elected President of Venezuelan Olympic Committee
19/05/2022
Maria Soto became the first woman to be elected to the top position of the Venezuelan Olympic Movement in its 80 years of history. Venezuelan Baseball President Aracelis Leon was elected as fourth Vice President of the National Olympic Committee.
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New professional softball league to open in USA, schedule announced

New professional softball league to open in USA, schedule announced
19/05/2022
The newly launched Women’s Professional Fastpitch (WPF) is the official professional softball league in the United States, founded by USA Softball, USSSA -- a WBSC Member and Associated Member respectively -- and Smash It Sports.
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