Africa: Senegal launches '50,000 Baseball5 Members' campaign to grow the sport ahead of hosting 2026 Youth Olympic Games

Africa: Senegal launches '50,000 Baseball5 Members' campaign to grow the sport ahead of hosting 2026 Youth Olympic Games
02/12/2021
The first event was on 27 November in the town of Yoff. The goal is to make the most of the Senegalese people familiar with the five-on-five version of baseball/softball within the Youth Olympic Games 2026.
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Year in Review: WBSC Development Commission hits record figures in equipment distribution in 2021

Year in Review: WBSC Development Commission hits record figures in equipment distribution in 2021
01/12/2021
"It's the first time we succeeded in distributing so much equipment at one time," said Angelo Vicini, WBSC Treasurer and Chair of the Development Commission.
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Palestine, Tunisia showcase Baseball5 at UTS World Virtual Youth Festival

Palestine, Tunisia showcase Baseball5 at UTS World Virtual Youth Festival
01/12/2021
Over 100 organisations joined forces, united by the mission to promote inclusion, non-discrimination, equality and show the world's youth standing together for a better tomorrow.
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WBSC First Vice President Beatrice Allen is the new president of the Gambia Olympic Committee

WBSC First Vice President Beatrice Allen is the new president of the Gambia Olympic Committee
29/11/2021
"I'm excited about having the opportunity to help grow Gambia's stature in the international sporting world by improving the sharing of knowledge and expertise," she commented.
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WBSC Europe Congress: WBSC briefs Europe on Baseball5, eSport and key integrity policies

WBSC Europe Congress: WBSC briefs Europe on Baseball5, eSport and key integrity policies
20/11/2021
Baseball5 -- WBSC’s new youth-focused, mixed-gender, urban discipline -- and eSport is fully in line with the Agenda 2020+5 of the IOC and the latest principles of the Olympic Movement.
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WBSC Integrity Unit launches webinars on competition manipulation and anti-doping

WBSC Integrity Unit launches webinars on competition manipulation and anti-doping
20/11/2021
The webinar on competition manipulation has two upcoming sessions on 25 and 30 November. The one about anti-doping is scheduled for 2 December.
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Cuba set to celebrate four-year anniversary of Baseball5

Cuba set to celebrate four-year anniversary of Baseball5
19/11/2021
The WBSC launched the new discipline's logo in Havana on 23 November 2017.
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Global Game: Al Mouj Sports wins Baseball5 Tunisia Cup

Global Game: Al Mouj Sports wins Baseball5 Tunisia Cup
18/11/2021
The Tunisian Baseball and Softball Federation hosted the final day of the event in the governorate of Ariana.
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Baseball5 French Open to be played in January

Baseball5 French Open to be played in January
18/11/2021
The second edition of the French Baseball5 tournament will be played in two categories: U-15 and 16+.
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Palestine awards U-17, U-15 Baseball5 titles

Palestine awards U-17, U-15 Baseball5 titles
15/11/2021
It's the third U-15 title for Beach Services amongst boys, the first win for Al-Ahly amongst girls. Beit Hanoun Al-Ahly wins amongst girls over 17 years of age.
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Europe: Baseball5 takes the game to Northern Germany

Europe: Baseball5 takes the game to Northern Germany
03/11/2021
WBSC regional instructor Benjamin Kleiner introduced the game in the state of Hamburg-Schleswig-Holstein.
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Baseball5 pushing growth in Argentina with “Salta Plays B5” activity

Baseball5 pushing growth in Argentina with “Salta Plays B5” activity
20/10/2021
The initiative included a series of clinics in schools from four cities in Salta, a Northern province in Argentina, and a Baseball5 tournament. More than 1,000 girls and boys participated in the activity.
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Greece: Baseball5 lands in schools

Greece: Baseball5 lands in schools
15/10/2021
Almost 500 boys and girls from the Zois Education school are being introduced to the new street/urban game.
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Italy officially recognizes Baseball5 as new discipline

Italy officially recognizes Baseball5 as new discipline
14/10/2021
The Board of Directors sanctioned the street version of baseball/softball as "official" during a meeting on 18 September.
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WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari receives Italian Olympic Committee Golden Collar

WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari receives Italian Olympic Committee Golden Collar
12/10/2021
It's the highest sports honour awarded in the country and acknowledges Fraccari's "extraordinary accomplishments" as president of the IBAF and WBSC.
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