Baseball enjoyed attention at the SportAccord demo zone

23/05/2012

The International Baseball Federation (IBAF) attracted a lot of attention at the SportAccord exhibition demo zone on Wednesday May 23 afternoon. IBAF personnel proved particularly creative in organizing a couple of baseball stations: one for hitting and one for pitching.

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President Fraccari meets new IOC Executive member Ching Kuo Wu

23/05/2012

During the SportAccord Convention in Quebec City (Canada) key positions within the international sport movement were covered.

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Olympic Day in Stockholm with Baseball and Softball

23/05/2012

In celebrating the 100-year anniversary of the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm, Sweden, the Swedish Olympic Committee is running a project called “Olympic Day” where school kids can meet Olympians, try different sports and challenge themselves by being active in sports.

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The IBAF booth opened at the SportAccord exhibition

23/05/2012

The IBAF booth (number 91) at the exhibition of the SportAccordConvention in Quebec City (Canada) has enjoyed a satisfactory number of visitors after it opened in the morning of Tuesday May 22.

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CTBA – Kaohsiung City team captures Hua Nan Cup

CTBA – Kaohsiung City team captures Hua Nan Cup
22/05/2012

In the final of the AA-level Hua Nan Cup tournament played on May 21, Kaohsiung City team defeated Taitung County with a 10-5 result.

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SportAccord Convention strengthens the relation between NPB and the IBAF

22/05/2012

Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) is the professional organization that mostly helped NPB during their visit to the IBAF booth at SportAccord (Di Luca prod)the International Baseball Federation (IBAF) to organize and promote the presence of baseball at the tenth SportAccord Convention.

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New baseball stadium near Paris inaugurated

New baseball stadium near Paris inaugurated
22/05/2012

Another new international baseball stadium was inaugurated in Europe on Wednesday. After new ballparks were built in Brest (Belarus), Mainz (Germany), Sundbyberg (Sweden) and Parma (Italy) in recent years, a new field was inaugurated in Senart (France) a couple of kilometers south of Paris, raising the prospects for more elite level baseball events in France and Europe.

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IBAF Scoring Clinic in Mexico at End of June

20/05/2012

The International Baseball Federation (IBAF) is glad to confirm that the IBAF will hold a Scoring Clinic in Chihuahua, Mexico, from June 28 to July 1, 2012.

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A delegation of the IBAF will attend the SportAccord Convention

20/05/2012

A delegation of the International Baseball Federation (IBAF), including President Riccardo Fraccari and Executive Director Roberto Fabbricini will attend the Sport Accord Convention in Quebec City (Canada) from Sunday May 20 through Friday May 25.

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The IBAF will launch soon a section of the site dedicated to umpires

20/05/2012

The IBAF has been working in the last couple of months on a project for a section of this web site dedicated to the umpires. The tool will be available to registered users only.

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Peace Hospice in Chicago donated baseball gear to Nigeria

18/05/2012

Ronke Champion-Adeyemi of Peace Hospice & Palliative Care Chicago (Illinois) in the United States, has donated new baseballequipment to the Nigerian Baseball and Softball Association, NBSA). The equipment includes balls, bats, gloves, helmet, catchers’ mitt and sets of catchers’ equipment, all enough to strengthen 4 baseball teams.

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Terry Francona to serve as honorary Manager for USA Baseball Prospect Classic

16/05/2012

Former Boston Red Sox skipper and two-time World Series champion among several award-winning players and coaches highlighting the event

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Developing Baseball in Tanzania, A Field of Dreams in East Africa

16/05/2012

In response to the call of The Association for Friends of African Baseball (AFAB), a non-profit organization certified by the Japanese Government, Baseball Federation of Japan and its affiliates as well as many individuals in Japan are sending donations of baseball equipment to AFAB in Tokyo who will send them to Tanzania in June, 2012.

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Interview with Justine Siegal, Chair of the Women’s Development Commission

16/05/2012

IBAF.org had a chance to do an interview with Justine Siegal, talking about various topics. She has been appointed as chair of the Women’s Development Commission at the International Baseball Federation (IBAF) to advise the IBAF Executive Board on the policy to promote women’s baseball. She is also a member of the Athletes Commission. This summer she is going to be the chair of the Technical Commission during the V Women’s Baseball World Cup in Edmonton, Canada (August 10 to 19).

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USA Baseball’s 2012 Prospect Classic

16/05/2012

DURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball announced Wednesday that it will host the second annual Prospect Classic in late June and early July across the Triangle area of North Carolina. The event showcases USA Baseball’s Collegiate and 18U National Teams, and presents fans and members of the baseball community with a one-of-a-kind opportunity to see the top prospects for upcoming MLB First-Year Player Drafts on the field at the same time.

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