WBSC President Fraccari: "We are a fantastic sporting family"

WBSC President Fraccari: "We are a fantastic sporting family"
21/11/2019
The opening speech of the third WBSC Congress focused on globalization and the need of making the games of baseball and softball up to date and appealing for the younger generations
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Hideki Nagafuji, Mayor of Sakai City: “It’s a great honour to host this Congress”

Hideki Nagafuji, Mayor of Sakai City: “It’s a great honour to host this Congress”
21/11/2019
“Please accept my wishes for the best success on the Congress and further prosperity for baseball and softball.”
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WBSC draw confirms groups, schedules for Baseball Americas Qualifier, Final Baseball Qualifier

WBSC draw confirms groups, schedules for Baseball Americas Qualifier, Final Baseball Qualifier
20/11/2019
The winners of the Baseball Americas Qualifier and the Baseball Final Qualifier will join Japan (host team), Israel (Europe/Africa), Mexico (Premier12) and Korea (Premier12) in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games baseball competition.
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Empowering Federations - WBSC Open Workshops a great success

Empowering Federations - WBSC Open Workshops a great success
20/11/2019
Participation proved high for all four Open Workshops - the Coach Commission Project, the Scoring Application, the Website and OTT Platform and above all the development of Baseball5.
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Players, managers praise Premier12 and its international success

Players, managers praise Premier12 and its international success
20/11/2019
"The Premier12 helps the internationalization and the globalization of baseball, this is a fact. The game needs to be global," stated WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari.
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Venues confirmed for last two Olympic Baseball qualifiers

Venues confirmed for last two Olympic Baseball qualifiers
20/11/2019
The WBSC Baseball Americas Qualifier will be held in Arizona, USA, while the Final Qualifier is slated to be played in Taichung, Taiwan.
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President Fraccari - Premier12 the springboard for further growth

President Fraccari - Premier12 the springboard for further growth
19/11/2019
In his opening speech to the WBSC Executive Board, President Riccardo Fraccari looked back at the Premier12 and reinforced how it can further help the continued development with Baseball and Softball around the world.
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Key events and wild cards confirmed by WBSC Executive Board

Key events and wild cards confirmed by WBSC Executive Board
19/11/2019
Six wild cards over five tournaments were confirmed while Mexico was awarded with three events and Taiwan with two as the Executive Board met at the Hotel Agora Regency Sakai on Tuesday.
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WBSC awards Peru the hosting rights of first-ever U-18 Women’s Softball World Cup

WBSC awards Peru the hosting rights of first-ever U-18 Women’s Softball World Cup
19/11/2019
World No. 13 Philippines received the wild card to participate in this event
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Change to number of teams for softball events

Change to number of teams for softball events
19/11/2019
Three softball World Cups see a reduction in the number of teams participating after the WBSC Softball Division Board confirms it's quality over quantity.
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Over $5m in prize money distributed among Premier12 teams

Over $5m in prize money distributed among Premier12 teams
19/11/2019
A minimum of 50 percent of a team's prize money is to be distributed equally among the players on the 28-man roster
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Premier12 2019: better pitching, closer games, more emotions

Premier12 2019: better pitching, closer games, more emotions
19/11/2019
The pitching level in 2019 was significantly better than in 2015, marking also an increment in the level of play.
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Samurai Japan, the history of a success

Samurai Japan, the history of a success
19/11/2019
The II Premier12 2019 was another major accomplishment for the Japanese Baseball National Team or Samurai Japan
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WBSC prepares for Congress in Japan

WBSC prepares for Congress in Japan
18/11/2019
Following the outstanding Premier12, WBSC will stage its biennial Congress in Sakai, Japan on Thursday.
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Japan, Chinese Taipei, the Philippines and China qualify for WBSC Women’s Baseball World Cup 2020

Japan, Chinese Taipei, the Philippines and China qualify for WBSC Women’s Baseball World Cup 2020
18/11/2019
After claiming the top four positions at the BFA Women’s Baseball Asian Cup, Japan, Chinese Taipei, the Philippines and China qualified for WBSC Women’s Baseball World Cup 2020.
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