2004 Olympics Baseball Champion receives Replacement Gold Medal

13/06/2012

At the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece the Cuban national team won the Gold Medal, defeating Australia in the final by a score of 6-2. Besides stars Yulieski Gourriel, Frederich Cepeda, Pedro Lazo and Ariel Pestano, Cuba also featured a young shortstop from Pinar del Rio.

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Cuba Announces First National Team Selection of Summer Season

12/06/2012

A much-delayed announcement of the Cuban roster for an upcoming “friendly” series with Team Nicaragua when finally released this past weekend has now provided one of the most intriguing and refreshing Cuban squads of recent memory.

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Taoyuan County wins the Yu Shan Cup in Chinese Taipei

12/06/2012

In a closely fought contest, Taoyuan County Team edged out New Taipei City 3-2 in the final to win the 2012 Yu Shan Cup. A total of 17 top teams from around the Island took part in this high school-level national competition.

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IBAF Women’s Baseball Development Seminar

12/06/2012

It is with great pleasure that the International Baseball Federation informs about the organization of the IBAF’s first ever Women’s baseball development seminar in Edmonton, Canada from August 16-20.

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European Competitions Under Way

European Competitions Under Way
07/06/2012

While domestic competitions in European Baseball started in February, European competitions started with a pair of European Cup tournaments last week. 12 club teams from eight different countries fought for four spots at the European Champions Cup Final Four (date and site will be announced soon).

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Joint CEB & ESF Congress 2013

07/06/2012

After nine years the Joint Congress of the ESF/CEB Organizations returns and will be held February 15-17, 2013 in Bled, Slovenia.

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New Zealander selected in MLB Draft

07/06/2012

A baseball player from New Zealand has been selected in the 2012 MLB Amateur Draft on Wednesday. The Toronto Blue Jays choose 19-year-old catcher Daniel Devonshire in the 37th round.

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Cuban Celebrates a Surprising New National Series Champion

05/06/2012

Cuba’s National Series finals provided a few mild surprises, but none bigger than the emergence of Roger Machado at the top of the island’s current list of managerial success stories.

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CPBL: Sinon Bulls slugger Lin leads All-Star roster

03/06/2012

Potential roster for CPBL (Chinese Professional Baseball League) All-Star Game was announced earlier this week.

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Canadian Juniors and Mariners play to a draw

31/05/2012

Guerra, DR-The Junior National Team scored twice in the top of the eighth inning only to see the Seattle Mariners Dominican prospects respond with two runs of their own in the bottom of the inning as both teams played to a 6-6 tie.

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Chinese Taipei, Korea and Japan To Compete in Deaf Baseball

Chinese Taipei, Korea and Japan To Compete in Deaf Baseball
26/05/2012

Tokyo. Deaf Baseball will be played as a demonstration sport for 3 days at the 7th Asia Pacific Deaf Games in Seoul which will be held from 26 May 2012 to 2 June 2012 (8 days) hosted by Korea Deaf Sports Federation (KDSF) http://www.seoul2012.com/

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Liddi becomes second Italian-born Major Leaguer with Grand Slam

25/05/2012

Third baseman Alex Liddi of the Seattle Mariners became just the second Italian-born Major Leaguer to hit a grand slam in Major League Baseball. He did it during a 5-1 win over the Texas Rangers in Safeco Field in Seattle on Wednesday (video on MLB.com). Reno Bertoia of the Detroit Tigers had accomplished this feat in 1958.

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Baseball and softball don’t have yet a joint bid for Olympic reinstatement

25/05/2012

International Olympic Commitee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge postponed his press conference from 6.30 to 8.30 pm and, in the end, did not have the big news for baseball and softball fans around the world.

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Newsmakers believe there will be changes in the Olympic program

24/05/2012

Ed Hula, the editor of the “Around the Rings” magazine moderated the Newsmaker breakfast in the press briefing room of the SportAccord Convention in Quebec City (Canada).

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2020 Olympics: the IOC cut Doha and Baku

24/05/2012

The race for the 2020 Olympics will come down to a contest between Madrid, Tokyo and Istanbul after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) rejected the bids of Doha (Qatar) and Baku(Azerbaijan). Both cities had failed to make the cut for the 2016Games.

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