WBSC Workshops on Governance and Anti-Doping “Educate and Empower” National Federations at Europe Congress

WBSC Workshops on Governance and Anti-Doping “Educate and Empower” National Federations at Europe Congress
09/02/2024
"It’s crucial that we – the global baseball and softball community - educate and empower our members and most importantly the athletes, who are a vital component of our sport and the key beneficiary of all the education resources that the WBSC offers,” said WBSC Chief Operating Officer Marco Ienna.
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Education remains paramount in WBSC anti-doping campaign

Education remains paramount in WBSC anti-doping campaign
18/01/2024
The WBSC 2021-2014 plan includes monthly webinars in collaboration with the ITA. Registration is open for the first webinar, scheduled for 30 January. The latest list of prohibited substances is available on the WBSC website.
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Anti Doping: WBSC and ITA offer webinar on Clean Sport Education

Anti Doping: WBSC and ITA offer webinar on Clean Sport Education
24/11/2023
The webinar, organised by the World Baseball Softball Confederation and International Testing Agency, will take place on 7 December in English with simultaneous translation into Spanish and French. WBSC Athletes' Commission Member and ITA Education Ambassador Randolph Oduber will answer questions.
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Puerto Rico Baseball Federation announces historic partnership with WADA

Puerto Rico Baseball Federation announces historic partnership with WADA
09/08/2023
The partnership, the first to be implemented between WADA and a sports federation in Puerto Rico, aims to promote fair play and raise awareness of clean sports by implementing doping control in the Double-A Superior Baseball League.
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WBSC publishes first Integrity Unit annual report

WBSC publishes first Integrity Unit annual report
26/05/2023
"The WBSC will continuously address best efforts to make our sport stronger, better and more accountable," commented WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari.
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Play True Day: Play Ball, Play Fair campaign launches new series of anti-doping webinars

Play True Day: Play Ball, Play Fair campaign launches new series of anti-doping webinars
14/04/2023
The webinars are on Zoom and are available in English (primary), Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, French and Russian (simultaneous translation). April 14 is WADA's 'Play True Day' 2023.
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ITA conducts anti-doping education activities during WBSC U-12 Mixed Softball World Cup

ITA conducts anti-doping education activities during WBSC U-12 Mixed Softball World Cup
16/12/2022
In total 80 athletes, eight coaches and 10 other officials and event organisers listened to the educational presentation.
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WBSC invites all Member Federations to join the new edition of the Sport Specific Anti Doping Webinar on 22 November

WBSC invites all Member Federations to join the new edition of the Sport Specific Anti Doping Webinar on 22 November
15/11/2022
Participation is free. The webinar is available in English, Spanish and French and is part of the "Play Ball, Play Fair" campaign run by the WBSC Integrity Unit.
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Randolph Oduber: WBSC Athlete Commission member on candidate list for WADA Athlete Council

Randolph Oduber: WBSC Athlete Commission member on candidate list for WADA Athlete Council
09/08/2022
Oduber most recently played for the Netherlands in last year's Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games final baseball qualifier. He became an WBSC Athletes' Commission member in 2019 and an IOC Prevention of Manipulation of Competition Ambassador last year. Earlier this year, he became an International Testing Agency Education Ambassador and one of the first International Olympic Committee (IOC) certified Safeguarding Officers. He was also named assistant coach to the Kingdom of the Netherlands Baseball Team, which will compete in the WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup in September.
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Striking out doping: WBSC renews and extends partnership with the ITA

Striking out doping: WBSC renews and extends partnership with the ITA
29/06/2022
One new part of the partnership extension is the use of ITA’s dedicated intelligence & investigations capacity which will complement existing analytical and non-analytical methods of detecting anti-doping rule violations for the WBSC.
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