2019: Softball Olympic Qualifiers - Mexico in Olympics for first time as softball field complete

2019: Softball Olympic Qualifiers - Mexico in Olympics for first time as softball field complete
24/12/2019
Mexico qualified for the Olympic Games for the first time as four nations - Australia, Canada, Italy the others - secured their berth for the softball’s historic return to the Olympic Programme at Tokyo 2020, joining hosts Japan and 2018 world championship winners USA.
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Hong Kong wins National Baseball Open

Hong Kong wins National Baseball Open
24/12/2019
The hosts, managed by Paul Corey finished with a perfect record. Lee Wing Sing was named the tournament MVP.
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Baseball5 will "stimulate" a whole new audience - Papua New Guinea

Baseball5 will "stimulate" a whole new audience - Papua New Guinea
24/12/2019
A total of 21 participants were involved in the WBSC Baseball5 Coaching Seminar, which was organised by WBSC Oceania in collaboration with the Papua New Guinea Baseball/Softball Confederation.
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2019: Baseball Olympic Qualifiers - Israel's historic first time in Olympic baseball tournament

2019: Baseball Olympic Qualifiers - Israel's historic first time in Olympic baseball tournament
24/12/2019
The world No.19 baseball programme shocked the powers of Europe and made history, earning a well deserved spot at the 2020 Olympics.
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Benhamida named as France Women's Baseball team manager

Benhamida named as France Women's Baseball team manager
23/12/2019
The new manager succeeds André Lachance. France won the first-ever Women's Baseball European Championship and qualified for the WBSC World Cup 2020.
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2019: Development - Africa Dev Programme & Women’s Baseball lead impressive year of growth

2019: Development - Africa Dev Programme & Women’s Baseball lead impressive year of growth
23/12/2019
During 2019, the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) kept boosting the development of baseball and softball with multiple programmes around the world, especially in countries where baseball and softball have little presence or where development is at an early stage.
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Historic Olympic return highlights WBSC 2020 events calendar

Historic Olympic return highlights WBSC 2020 events calendar
20/12/2019
A total of 11 events will be organized during 2020, marked by baseball and softball's return to the Olympics and four new World Cups.
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WBSC Executive Vice President Tom Peng awarded prestigious Japanese Decoration

WBSC Executive Vice President Tom Peng awarded prestigious Japanese Decoration
20/12/2019
Tom C.H. Peng (Photo: front row, centre) was presented with 'The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette decoration' from the Japan Government, an award previously presented to former Los Angeles Dodgers owner Peter O’Malley (2015) and former Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda (2008).
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USA Baseball elects Alvarez, Hopkins to Board of Directors

USA Baseball elects Alvarez, Hopkins to Board of Directors
20/12/2019
Veronica Alvarez is a Women's National Team alumna. Elliot Hopkins is the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Director of Sports, Sanctioning and Student Services. They replace Jenny Dalton-Hill and Davis Whitfield.
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2019: Premier12 - The “biggest int’l baseball event in recent history”

2019: Premier12 - The “biggest int’l baseball event in recent history”
20/12/2019
The success and excitement of the 2019 Premier12 have set the stage for a massive spectacle and worldwide spotlight on baseball at the 2020 Olympic Games in Japan, where baseball is king of sports content.
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Tunisia takes major step in development of Baseball5

Tunisia takes major step in development of Baseball5
19/12/2019
A partnership with the Ministry of Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports aims at holding courses and clinics for coaches, umpires and players in 427 Youth Centres across Tunisia.
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2019: WBSC - Huge year sets up foundation for bright future

2019: WBSC - Huge year sets up foundation for bright future
19/12/2019
Secretary General Beng Choo Low looks back at a prolific and rewarding year for the WBSC as it lays the foundations for the globalisation of baseball, softball and Baseball5.
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Chris Oxspring: Olympic memories

Chris Oxspring: Olympic memories
19/12/2019
Australia's bullpen coach pitched the semifinal against Japan at the 2004 Games in Athens
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WBSC Premier12 star Kim Kwanghyun signs for MLB St. Louis Cardinals

WBSC Premier12 star Kim Kwanghyun signs for MLB St. Louis Cardinals
18/12/2019
The left-hander won 17 games in the 2019 KBO season and performed as one of the top starters for Korea at the WBSC Premier12 2019. He signed a two-year contract worth US$8 million. The SK Wywerns, his former team, will receive a US$ 1.6 million posting fee.
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WBSC Shop: Another way for fans to show their support

WBSC Shop: Another way for fans to show their support
18/12/2019
Missing the Premier12? Baseball fans around the world can still grab a slice of the Premier12 history by ordering the latest Premier12 gear in the WBSC Store.
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