Mizuno unveils new, more sustainable official softball for WBSC Softball World Cups

Mizuno unveils new, more sustainable official softball for WBSC Softball World Cups
18/01/2023
Through the WBSC-Mizuno partnership, that runs through to 2025, the Japan-based company is appointed as the official softball and umpire equipment supplier for all WBSC softball events, including Men’s and Women’s Softball World Cups.
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2022 in Review - Top Stories of the Year

2022 in Review - Top Stories of the Year
16/01/2023
The top stories in 2022, a year in which baseball and softball returned with a full international events calendar and the introduction of new, exciting disciplines.
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WBSC Baseball World Rankings: Japan remains as world No 1 men's baseball programme

WBSC Baseball World Rankings: Japan remains as world No 1 men's baseball programme
31/12/2022
World No. 2 Chinese Taipei and No. 3 USA complete the podium. The end-of-the-year rankings reflect the addition of points gathered in 2022 as well as the expiration of all points earned in 2018.
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2022 Year in Focus

2022 Year in Focus
30/12/2022
The year 2022 was an historic one for the WBSC with new projects launched both on and off the field.
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2022 Year in Review: WBSC on social media, creating a stronger presence

2022 Year in Review: WBSC on social media, creating a stronger presence
29/12/2022
A year full of action with baseball and softball events, the debut of Baseball5 on the international stage and the WBSC's first eSport global event provided the perfect opportunity to strengthen the organisation's social media presence.
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End of the year message from the WBSC President to the global baseball softball community

End of the year message from the WBSC President to the global baseball softball community
22/12/2022
World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) President Riccardo Fraccari addresses baseball and softball leaders, players, media and fans around the world in the following end-of-year address.
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2022 Year in Review: WBSC's stronger effort on social and inclusive dimension of sport

2022 Year in Review: WBSC's stronger effort on social and inclusive dimension of sport
19/12/2022
WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari signed a Sport For All Declaration in Vatican City. Blind baseball proved to be WBSC's flagship parasport in 2022. Softball for All was on the programme of the Special Olympics USA games.
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WBSC signs MOU with VIRTUS - International Sports Federation for athletes with intellectual impairment

WBSC signs MOU with VIRTUS - International Sports Federation for athletes with intellectual impairment
12/12/2022
The WBSC will include a new intellectual impairment class as part of future events.
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WBSC World Cup umpire Po-Chun Liu awarded for her dedication to gender equality in sports

WBSC World Cup umpire Po-Chun Liu awarded for her dedication to gender equality in sports
12/12/2022
After receiving the IOC Women and Sports World Trophy in 2019, Po-Chun Liu, the first female World Cup Baseball umpire from Taiwan, received another recognition at the 26th Sports Elite Awards.
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Monica Abbott, Cole Evans, Maria Soto & Vaclav Svoboda complete WBSC Athletes’ Commission as softball athlete representatives

Monica Abbott, Cole Evans, Maria Soto & Vaclav Svoboda complete WBSC Athletes’ Commission as softball athlete representatives
24/11/2022
The four members were elected by athletes from National Federation members in an electronic vote staged from 1-9 November.
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