WBSC runs Baseball5 webinars for development in Africa

WBSC runs Baseball5 webinars for development in Africa
29/05/2020
Four online courses brought together officials and coaches from Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda and Zambia.
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WBSC issues guidelines for a safe return of baseball/softball activity in new COVID-19 world

WBSC issues guidelines for a safe return of baseball/softball activity in new COVID-19 world
28/05/2020
Recommendations have been set in accordance with the World Health Organization’s guidance for large sporting events, as baseball and softball bodies, leagues and other stakeholders plan their return to action.
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Federation Focus: Australian baseball is thriving from youth to pro levels

Federation Focus: Australian baseball is thriving from youth to pro levels
22/05/2020
Baseball was introduced in Australia in the 1850s by gold miners. We look at how it evolved, leading to the current Australian Baseball League and the discovery of Baseball5.
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New baseball-softball federation established in Bulgaria following merger

New baseball-softball federation established in Bulgaria following merger
21/05/2020
The two governing bodies had split in 1998. Youri Alkalay has been named the president of the newly established Bulgarian Baseball and Softball Federation.
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WBSC online scoring workshop attracts worldwide audience

WBSC online scoring workshop attracts worldwide audience
20/05/2020
Over 200 scorers from all over the world participated in the two virtual sessions offered by the World Baseball Softball Confederation.
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Federation Focus: Zambia Baseball Softball Association spreading game with Baseball5 and int'l support

Federation Focus: Zambia Baseball Softball Association spreading game with Baseball5 and int'l support
30/04/2020
Softball was introduced to the country in the early 1970s by foreign workers in the Copper Belt Province. Baseball came in the 1980s thanks to Cuban medical doctors. Activity had almost ceased in the country before WBSC introduced Baseball5 in early 2019.
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Zambia taking steps to introduce Baseball5 across nation's schools

Zambia taking steps to introduce Baseball5 across nation's schools
30/04/2020
Baseball5 is quickly catching on in Zambia and has the potential to help baseball and softball grow into one of the world's major global sports.
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WBSC aims to develop baseball and softball into one of the biggest sports in the world

WBSC aims to develop baseball and softball into one of the biggest sports in the world
20/04/2020
While the majority of sports activities around the world are on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, the WBSC takes a look at its development activities which are central to the organisation in terms of growing the sport of baseball softball around the world.
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Baseball5 World Cup: Africa embracing Baseball5 opportunity

Baseball5 World Cup: Africa embracing Baseball5 opportunity
16/04/2020
The Baseball5 World Cup, due to be held in Mexico at the end of the year, is an important step to the Youth Olympics Dakar 2022, where Baseball5 is included for the first time.
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Baseball5: New 5-on-5 version of Baseball/Softball could explode in Argentina

Baseball5: New 5-on-5 version of Baseball/Softball could explode in Argentina
15/04/2020
Baseball5 was widely introduced in Argentina on the sidelines of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, attracting people to try it while impressing spectators.
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Baseball5 climbing new heights in Australia: Uluru pitched as one of six locations for national championship

Baseball5 climbing new heights in Australia: Uluru pitched as one of six locations for national championship
14/04/2020
Baseball Australia is planning to hold its first-ever Baseball5 National Championship from 17 to 19 July 2020 and went creative when pitching potential locations.
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Baseball5 World Cup: WBSC discusses qualification process with Africa

Baseball5 World Cup: WBSC discusses qualification process with Africa
09/04/2020
Baseball5 is the urban version of baseball/softball. The fast-pace, low-cost and accessibility of the discipline is its greatest strength.
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Baseball5 featured on 'New Passion' TV show in Colombia

Baseball5 featured on 'New Passion' TV show in Colombia
31/03/2020
The new five-on-five version of baseball/softball is continuing to grow in popularity around the world.
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Home alone? Try these indoor baseball-softball drills

Home alone? Try these indoor baseball-softball drills
27/03/2020
If you are having a tough time finding ways to practice and sharpen your baseball-softball skills, here's a very effective 75-minute session that can be organised at home using two tennis balls and a glove.
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Video: WBSC Coach Commission Members, Instructors reach out to players, fans, officials amid COVID-19 pandemic

Video: WBSC Coach Commission Members, Instructors reach out to players, fans, officials amid COVID-19 pandemic
26/03/2020
The COVID-19 emergency is keeping people apart, but we need to act united, as a family, say WBSC "Study this opponent" recommends Rafi Colon, a WBSC Coach Commission member, "follow the rules, be ready".