Taiwan: CPBL gets green light to fill stadiums up to 70% capacity

Taiwan: CPBL gets green light to fill stadiums up to 70% capacity
24/07/2020
The CPBL was the first professional sports league this year to open its season, in April, and the first one to admit fans when the league opened stadium doors on 8 May.
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Korea's top sports league KBO to allow fans in stadiums starting Sunday, 26 July

Korea's top sports league KBO to allow fans in stadiums starting Sunday, 26 July
24/07/2020
Clubs will be able to sell tickets and fill their stadiums at a maximum of 10% capacity. The season had opened on 5 May behind closed doors.
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WBSC Vice President Beatrice Allen named IOC Honorary Member

WBSC Vice President Beatrice Allen named IOC Honorary Member
24/07/2020
Allen, a WBSC Vice President since October 2017, will be awarded the Honorary Membership and the Olympic Order medal in the IOC Session 137, scheduled for early 2021 in Athens, Greece.
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Softball Japan unveils new national team uniforms for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Softball Japan unveils new national team uniforms for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
24/07/2020
The defending Olympic champions are returning to the traditional red and white colour scheme, after two years of dressing in gold and white.
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Olympic Rewind Series - 2000 Sydney: Watch Canada, New Zealand go to extras in softball Opening Round

Olympic Rewind Series - 2000 Sydney: Watch Canada, New Zealand go to extras in softball Opening Round
24/07/2020
In softball’s second appearance in the Olympic Games, both nations met on Day 2 looking for their first win of the event.
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WBSC, Olympic Family celebrate ‘One Year to Go’ to Tokyo 2020 Games

WBSC, Olympic Family celebrate ‘One Year to Go’ to Tokyo 2020 Games
23/07/2020
With messages of solidarity, unity, diversity and hope, stakeholders from the sports world celebrated hitting the 365-day-to-go mark.
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One year to go until baseball-softball’s ‘spectacular’ Olympic comeback: WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari op-ed

One year to go until baseball-softball’s ‘spectacular’ Olympic comeback: WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari op-ed
23/07/2020
In just under a year, baseball and softball will mark their spectacular Olympic comebacks at the Tokyo 2020 Games. And although the Olympic Games have been delayed by one year, there are plenty of reasons to be optimistic about what the future holds for baseball and softball, in general and within the Olympic framework.
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Olympic Rewind Series - Atlanta 1996: China vs. USA in first-ever softball gold medal game

Olympic Rewind Series - Atlanta 1996: China vs. USA in first-ever softball gold medal game
23/07/2020
Nearly 9,000 fans filled the Columbus' Golden Park Stadium in 1996 to witness the Olympic Softball final, one of the most historic softball games of all times.
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Softball Canada to host tryouts in August for 2021 junior women’s national team

Softball Canada to host tryouts in August for 2021 junior women’s national team
22/07/2020
Canada will re-do the athlete-selection process for the U-18 women’s softball national team after the postponement of the World Cup to 2021.
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Pakistan to support youth baseball with new Academies to bounce back from COVID-19 shutdown

Pakistan to support youth baseball with new Academies to bounce back from COVID-19 shutdown
22/07/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has stopped baseball activity and the national governing body is not willing to let the development work done over the last decade fade away.
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MLB season to open on Thursday, 23 July

MLB season to open on Thursday, 23 July
22/07/2020
Two games are scheduled for the opening day: Nationals-Yankees and Dodgers-Giants. Each club will play 60 games in a shortened regular season.
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WBSC launches 'Olympic Rewind' series to celebrate Tokyo 2020 original baseball, softball schedules

WBSC launches 'Olympic Rewind' series to celebrate Tokyo 2020 original baseball, softball schedules
22/07/2020
In collaboration with the Olympic Channel, past Olympic baseball and softball games will be re-streamed in place of this year's postponed Games.
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Argentina baseball, softball leaders join forces to develop Baseball5 across country and form National Teams

Argentina baseball, softball leaders join forces to develop Baseball5 across country and form National Teams
21/07/2020
The governing bodies of baseball and softball have agreed to work together to spread the new WBSC urban discipline in the South American nation and jointly form the Baseball5 Argentina national teams.
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2019 WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup MVP Chien Yu selected in 1st round of CPBL Draft

2019 WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup MVP Chien Yu selected in 1st round of CPBL Draft
21/07/2020
The right-hander was picked fourth overall by the CTBC Brothers. A total of eight U-18 World Cup alumni were amongst the 48 players drafted by five clubs.
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USA Baseball cancels U-10 Futures Invitational, U-11 and U-13 Futures Series

USA Baseball cancels U-10 Futures Invitational, U-11 and U-13 Futures Series
21/07/2020
The events will not be rescheduled. The U-15 and Women's National Team Trials have been postponed to dates yet to be determined in the fall.
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