Netherlands Federation: Baseball5 a "huge opportunity for the Dutch baseball and softball community"

Netherlands Federation: Baseball5 a "huge opportunity for the Dutch baseball and softball community"
01/03/2021
Corinne Van de Griendt of the Recreational Sports Department at the Dutch Baseball Softball Federation runs through the introduction of the five-on-five discipline in the country.


Federation Focus: Chile targets Pan American Games 2023 to boost baseball, softball popularity

Federation Focus: Chile targets Pan American Games 2023 to boost baseball, softball popularity
27/02/2021
Chile's national federation (FECHIBEIS) was established in 1954. Nine different regional associations are developing activity across the nation. The Pan Am Games 2023 will be a key opportunity to boost baseball's and softball's popularity in the country.
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WBSC announces Baseball5 World Cup Calendar 2021-2029

WBSC announces Baseball5 World Cup Calendar 2021-2029
26/02/2021
The Baseball5 World Cup calendar includes the Baseball5 World Cup on even years and the Youth Baseball5 World Cup (14-18 age bracket) on odd years.
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Baseball/softball players can attend free anti-doping webinar on Feb 25 as part of WBSC cooperation with International Testing Agency

Baseball/softball players can attend free anti-doping webinar on Feb 25 as part of WBSC cooperation with International Testing Agency
22/02/2021
The initiative that allows baseball/softball athletes access to this service is made possible by an agreement between the WBSC and the International Testing Agency.
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Tunisian Baseball5 championship to target youth with 240-team national tourney

Tunisian Baseball5 championship to target youth with 240-team national tourney
16/02/2021
The plan was discussed in a meeting between National Federation President Saber Jlajla and the Director-General of the Ministry of Youth and Sport Kamel El Arbi.
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Africa: WBSC, ABSA attract Benin coaches and officials with Baseball5 webinar

Africa: WBSC, ABSA attract Benin coaches and officials with Baseball5 webinar
15/02/2021
"The course went very well," commented ABSA continental president Saber JlaJlajla.


Baseball5 helps spread game in Egypt with youth tournament, instructional course

Baseball5 helps spread game in Egypt with youth tournament, instructional course
09/02/2021
Boys and girls from Beni Suef, a mostly rural governorate located in the center of Egypt, participated in a tournament of baseball/softball's five-on-five urban discipline.
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Baseball5 webinar staged to grow the game in West African nation Burkina Faso

Baseball5 webinar staged to grow the game in West African nation Burkina Faso
09/02/2021
The development activity was organised by the African Baseball & Softball Association, in collaboration with the WBSC.


Tanzania launches Baseball5 roadmap to 2026 Youth Olympics

Tanzania launches Baseball5 roadmap to 2026 Youth Olympics
08/02/2021
National Federation Secretary-General Alpherio Moris Nchimbi attended the ceremony in Dar Es Salaam.
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Global Game: Palestine Baseball5 Cup staged in Gaza Strip

Global Game: Palestine Baseball5 Cup staged in Gaza Strip
05/02/2021
The event ends the 2020-21 season in the Southern Governorates.
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Tunisia: Baseball5 to be promoted in schools, backed by Higher Institute of Sport and Physical Education

Tunisia: Baseball5 to be promoted in schools, backed by Higher Institute of Sport and Physical Education
05/02/2021
Starting the Academic Year 2021-22, the urban five-on-five version of baseball/softball will be a part of the African nation's physical education's teachers official programme.
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Video: Home Run News - Your monthly news update on global Baseball, Softball and Baseball5

Video: Home Run News - Your monthly news update on global Baseball, Softball and Baseball5
03/02/2021
The new communication tool includes the top Baseball, Softball and Baseball5 news of the month in a creative, user-friendly format to help keep fans informed.


WBSC Integrity Unit launches #SafeCall safeguarding campaign

WBSC Integrity Unit launches #SafeCall safeguarding campaign
02/02/2021
The mission of the WBSC Integrity Unit is to enhance fair play and transparency, protect athletes’ rights and promote inclusiveness, and further enhance governance.


Federation Focus: New movement aims to boost baseball, softball in Finland

Federation Focus: New movement aims to boost baseball, softball in Finland
30/01/2021
In the first edition of the Federation Focus series in 2021, the newly elected president of the Finnish Baseball and Softball Federation talks about the relationship with pesäpallo - the Finnish version of baseball - and how the sports can develop together and how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted their year, including the delay in celebrating their 40th anniversary of activity.
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Iran: Baseball5 seminar hopes to get more women in the game

Iran: Baseball5 seminar hopes to get more women in the game
25/01/2021
The course is the first result of the MOU signed by the national governing body with capital city Tehran.