UNHCR Global Refugee Forum: WBSC showcases Legacy Club impact using Baseball5 in Jordan

UNHCR Global Refugee Forum: WBSC showcases Legacy Club impact using Baseball5 in Jordan
13/12/2023
The WBSC inaugurated a new Baseball5 field in the Azraq Camp in March, where qualified coaches conduct weekly training sessions with displaced children and games against other local teams are organised. The Legacy Club now also supports Baseball5 activities in the Souf Camp, where a large number of Palestinian refugees reside.
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Inaugural Curaçao Professional Baseball League live on GameTime

Inaugural Curaçao Professional Baseball League live on GameTime
30/11/2023
GameTime offers viewers the chance to watch the whole tournament for US$15.99. The Day Pass cost $6.99. The Tio Daou Ball Park in Willemstad will host the event.
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WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari elected as new SportAccord Treasurer

WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari elected as new SportAccord Treasurer
14/11/2023
President Fraccari now holds the additional roles of SportAccord Treasurer & Executive Committee member as well as ARISF Secretary General.
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WBSC announces MUFG as Global Sponsor

WBSC announces MUFG as Global Sponsor
09/11/2023
MUFG Bank, Ltd., one of Japan’s largest banks, will be a Japan Round sponsor of the third WBSC Premier12 presented by RAXUS, scheduled to be held in November, 2024.
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WBSC Coed Slow Pitch Softball World Cup 2023 cancelled

WBSC Coed Slow Pitch Softball World Cup 2023 cancelled

Baseball and Softball confirmed as part of Olympic Games Los Angeles 2028 sports programme

Baseball and Softball confirmed as part of Olympic Games Los Angeles 2028 sports programme
16/10/2023
The IOC Session in Mumbai, India confirmed that baseball and softball will return to the sports programme for the Olympic Games Los Angeles 2028 following a vote by IOC Members.
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WBSC statement on LA28 new sport proposal

WBSC statement on LA28 new sport proposal

WBSC Partners with Alibaba Cloud for Sustainability Drive

WBSC Partners with Alibaba Cloud for Sustainability Drive
09/10/2023
The WBSC Youth Baseball5 World Cup, taking place in Türkiye from 10-15 October, will be the first event to implement Alibaba Cloud’s sustainability initiatives
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Argentina take on Israel in WBSC U-18 Men’s Softball World Cup opener as groups, schedule announced

Argentina take on Israel in WBSC U-18 Men’s Softball World Cup opener as groups, schedule announced
04/10/2023
The 30-game Opening Round will run from 11 to 15 November with four games at the Fernando M. Ortiz stadium and two at the Mundialistas Hermosillenses every day. The top three finishers from each group advance to the Super Round, while the other six teams will participate in the Placement Round.
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WBSC unveils historic launch of WBSC eBASEBALL™ Series and ePremier12™ at Tokyo Game Show

WBSC unveils historic launch of WBSC eBASEBALL™ Series and ePremier12™ at Tokyo Game Show
21/09/2023
The WBSC eBASEBALL™ Series will feature weekly online and offline tournaments on the highly successful WBSC eBASEBALL™: POWER PROS. "We are embarking on an extraordinary journey that redefines the landscape of sports and entertainment," WBSC CEO Michael Schmidt said. In 2024, in addition to online tournaments, the WBSC eBASEBALL™ Series will culminate with the ePremier12™.
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