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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WBSC publishes Baseball5 Rulebook in seventh language, Arabic

WBSC publishes Baseball5 Rulebook in seventh language, Arabic
16/05/2022
The launch of the urban, five-on-five discipline has provided a boost to baseball and softball development, particularly in Africa and Europe.
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WBSC Academy: Field management continuing development course now online

WBSC Academy: Field management continuing development course now online
06/05/2022
Coursework covers such international tournament topics such as Before the Event/First Game, Pre-Game Routines, During Games, Pre Game and Challenging Scenarios.
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WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari signs new MOU with Cuba

WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari signs new MOU with Cuba
05/05/2022
The deal seals a shared commitment and honours the work of the late Higinio Velez and Ernesto Reinoso. Fraccari also met the President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez.
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Venezuela's Aracelis Léon becomes first woman to serve as COPABE president

Venezuela's Aracelis Léon becomes first woman to serve as COPABE president
02/05/2022
WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari congratulated Léon for uniting the 31 member Federations while the new COPABE President said: "This is the first step towards the success of the WBSC Americas project".
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WBSC, WBSC Europe & National Federations provide support for Ukraine’s national baseball / softball teams

WBSC, WBSC Europe & National Federations provide support for Ukraine’s national baseball / softball teams
19/04/2022
Some local organising committees have also offered the opportunity to accommodate Ukraine in advance of European tournaments this year to help the teams prepare for the continental events.
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WBSC runs key Baseball5 / Mini Baseball workshop for OlympAfrica directors in Africa

WBSC runs key Baseball5 / Mini Baseball workshop for OlympAfrica directors in Africa
08/04/2022
The workshop is one of the first initiatives under the MOU between the World Baseball Softball Confederation, Olympafrica Foundation and Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa to promote baseball and softball in Africa. Baseball5 will feature at the 2026 Youth Olympic Games in Dakar, Senegal.
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WBSC website update offers improved user experience

WBSC website update offers improved user experience
05/04/2022
The updated design and reorganization of content is aimed at offering users a personalized, immersive, and informative experience.
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WBSC Congress: New dates announced for 4-5 July 2022

WBSC Congress: New dates announced for 4-5 July 2022

Yearbook 2021: President Fraccari "incredibly proud" of WBSC's achievements

Yearbook 2021: President Fraccari "incredibly proud" of WBSC's achievements
23/03/2022
The 150-page digital book is now available through the WBSC website.
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