New WBSC Baseball World Rankings: Japan remains No. 1, Chinese Taipei rises to No. 2

New WBSC Baseball World Rankings: Japan remains No. 1, Chinese Taipei rises to No. 2
20/01/2022
Korea sits third, while Mexico has risen to its highest-ever ranking at No. 4 in the world, surpassing No. 5 USA.
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French Baseball5 Open to open 22 January in Montpellier

French Baseball5 Open to open 22 January in Montpellier
20/01/2022
Twelve teams will compete in the 16 and over age bracket, while six will participate in the U-15 event.
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WBSC Europe reveals its 2022 international baseball calendar

WBSC Europe reveals its 2022 international baseball calendar
20/01/2022
Austria will host the U-12 European Baseball Championship. The Czech Republic will be home to the U-18 championship and France to the Women's. The tournaments will qualify for the 2023 WBSC World Cups.
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USA Baseball names Denny Hocking manager of U-18 National Team

USA Baseball names Denny Hocking manager of U-18 National Team
20/01/2022
World No. 4 USA will host this year's WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup in Bradenton and Sarasota, Florida, from 9 to 18 September.
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Softball: USA regains No.1 spot in women’s world rankings, Japan still atop in men’s

Softball: USA regains No.1 spot in women’s world rankings, Japan still atop in men’s
19/01/2022
In a historic milestone for WBSC, four continents are represented in the top four spots of the Men’s Softball World Rankings.
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Saudi Baseball and Softball Federation unveils new logo, signs development agreements with USA, Palestine

Saudi Baseball and Softball Federation unveils new logo, signs development agreements with USA, Palestine
19/01/2022
The national governing body has signed a pair of agreements with USA Softball and the Palestinian Federation of Baseball and Softball aiming to develop the game in the country.
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Asian Baseball Championship originally set for 2021 postponed again

Asian Baseball Championship originally set for 2021 postponed again
19/01/2022
The new dates of the event have not yet been determined.
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Premier12 alum Yoshi Tsutsugo to fund new youth baseball facility in his home town

Premier12 alum Yoshi Tsutsugo to fund new youth baseball facility in his home town
19/01/2022
"I felt the need for an environment where children could really enjoy and grow up," Yahoo News quoted Tsutsugo.
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Mexico names 2022 Men's, U-23 National Softball Team preliminary rosters

Mexico names 2022 Men's, U-23 National Softball Team preliminary rosters
18/01/2022
Mexico is slated to play in this year's Pan American Championships and Softball World Cup qualifiers
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NPB dedicated to driving more children to baseball in Japan

NPB dedicated to driving more children to baseball in Japan
18/01/2022
Promotional material reached as many as 43,000 schools nationwide. The NPB Chibiko Baseball Tournament will involve four and five-year-old kids on 26 February.
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Netherlands' Saskia Kosterink: “Softball teaches you a lot about life”

Netherlands' Saskia Kosterink: “Softball teaches you a lot about life”
18/01/2022
Kosterink, who served as the Netherlands National Team Head Coach at the U-18 Women's Softball World Cup last month, is an Olympian who is working to develop the next generation of Dutch softball players.
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CPBL's Uni-President Lions sign former MLB catcher Wilin Rosario

CPBL's Uni-President Lions sign former MLB catcher Wilin Rosario
18/01/2022
The 32-year-old has also played in the NPB, KBO and LMB leagues.
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Nine events highlight 2022 international Baseball, Softball, Baseball5 calendars

Nine events highlight 2022 international Baseball, Softball, Baseball5 calendars
18/01/2022
The WBSC Executive Board approved the 2022 international events calendar for Baseball, Softball and Baseball5 during its first online meeting of the year on 11 January.
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New Zealand Black Sox to open national team trials for WBSC Men’s Softball World Cup on home soil

New Zealand Black Sox to open national team trials for WBSC Men’s Softball World Cup on home soil
17/01/2022
The Black Sox plan to tour Australia in May, three years after their last competition as a team.
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WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari honours 60th anniversary of Cuba's national baseball league

WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari honours 60th anniversary of Cuba's national baseball league
17/01/2022
He presented awards to the National Institute of Sports (INDER), the National Olympic Committee. The 61st edition will open on 23 January.
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