2020: U-18 Women’s Softball World Cup - Australia, New Zealand confirmed, Africa to determine last two teams

2020: U-18 Women’s Softball World Cup - Australia, New Zealand confirmed, Africa to determine last two teams
13/01/2020
Villa María del Triunfo Sports Complex, venue of the Pan American Games Lima 2019 softball competition, will be the stage for the first edition of the U-18 Women's Softball World Cup, which replaces the U-19 age category.
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WBSC joins IBIS portal and takes further against competition manipulation

WBSC joins IBIS portal and takes further against competition manipulation
12/01/2020
WBSC joins IBIS portal and takes further against competition manipulation.
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28 coaches complete nine-day WBSC course in Benin

28 coaches complete nine-day WBSC course in Benin
10/01/2020
Former Canada Softball National Team head coach Mike Renney led a nine-day WBSC clinic funded through the Benin National Olympic and Sports Committee and Olympic Solidarity.
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Shogo Akiyama signs for MLB Cincinnati Reds

Shogo Akiyama signs for MLB Cincinnati Reds
09/01/2020
The NPB star outfielder, a left handed batter, is a veteran of international baseball. He represented Japan at the WBSC Premier12 2015.
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More than 600 kids experience Baseball5 in India

More than 600 kids experience Baseball5 in India
09/01/2020
Baseball5 has been introduced in almost 70 nations around the world.
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Jordan Alter new President of Israel Baseball Association

Jordan Alter new President of Israel Baseball Association
09/01/2020
New Israel Baseball Association President Jordan Alter said his focus is to "bring awareness that we are building baseball" in Israel.
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Baseball5 added to Youth Olympic Games Dakar 2022 sports programme

Baseball5 added to Youth Olympic Games Dakar 2022 sports programme
08/01/2020
Baseball5’s inclusion on the Sports Programme was approved during an IOC Executive Board meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland. Baseball5’s inclusion will be the first time baseball softball features at a Youth Olympic Games and it will also be the first Olympic team sport to feature mixed-gender teams.
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Stacey Porter: Australian softball super star nominated for World Games Athlete of the Year

Stacey Porter: Australian softball super star nominated for World Games Athlete of the Year
08/01/2020
Australia's most capped softball player has represented her country in softball at two Olympic Games - finishing second in 2004 and third in 2008. This year she captained Australia to Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games qualification by winning the WBSC Softball Asia/Oceania Qualifier.
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Guatemala Softball President Hector Sazo named to National Sports Talent Commission

Guatemala Softball President Hector Sazo named to National Sports Talent Commission
07/01/2020
The general assembly of the Autonomous Sports Confederation of Guatemala named Héctor Rubén Sazo Hernández as a member of the Commission that supports the protection of talent in sports.
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2020: Women's Baseball World Cup - Four teams to make dream debut

2020: Women's Baseball World Cup - Four teams to make dream debut
06/01/2020
The hosts Mexico, China, France and the Philippines will participate for the first time. The ninth edition of the event will be a 12-team tournament.
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Italy announce women’s softball preliminary roster to open Olympic year

Italy announce women’s softball preliminary roster to open Olympic year
03/01/2020
The Azzurre will play the Australia Pacific Cup in Sydney, from 30 January to 2 February. Four out of the six teams qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will participate in the international event.
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2020: Olympic Baseball Qualifiers - Final two teams to be confirmed in March, April

2020: Olympic Baseball Qualifiers - Final two teams to be confirmed in March, April
03/01/2020
March and April will feature two more Olympic baseball qualification tournaments - following two Olympic qualifiers in 2019 - to complete the qualification process for the baseball competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
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2020: U-18 Men’s Softball World Cup - New Zealand to open historic 2020 WBSC season

2020: U-18 Men’s Softball World Cup - New Zealand to open historic 2020 WBSC season
02/01/2020
The WBSC U-18 Men’s Softball World Cup will open in February another blockbuster season of events for the WBSC, highlighted by the historic return of baseball and softball to the Olympic Games at Tokyo 2020.
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2020: President Fraccari - Baseball, softball will be in the Olympic spotlight

2020: President Fraccari - Baseball, softball will be in the Olympic spotlight
01/01/2020
The return of baseball and softball to the Olympic Games at Tokyo 2020 will be one of the key highlights of another exciting year for the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) while 2020 will be the first year in which all WBSC world championship tournaments will all be under the World Cup brand. President Riccardo Fraccari provides his international outlook and milestones in 2020.
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2019: Year in Review

2019: Year in Review
01/01/2020
2019 was an historic year for the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) and has superbly set up 2020, where the return of baseball and softball to the Olympic Games will be the headline act.
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