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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Global Development: WBSC presents Baseball5 to African Olympic Committees

Global Development: WBSC presents Baseball5 to African Olympic Committees
30/09/2021
Baseball5 has been a boost to baseball and softball's development and expansion efforts, particularly in Africa and Europe.
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WBSC to present Baseball5 to African Olympic Committees with aim at boosting the game across continent

WBSC to present Baseball5 to African Olympic Committees with aim at boosting the game across continent
27/09/2021
Requiring only a ball to play, Baseball5 will make its Youth Olympic Games debut at Dakar 2026 in Senegal, Africa.
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WBSC Integrity Unit releases new videos for #SafeCall safeguarding campaign

WBSC Integrity Unit releases new videos for #SafeCall safeguarding campaign
27/09/2021
The two new videos are being featured on a daily basis on the scoreboards at the current WBSC U-23 Baseball World Cup in Mexico.


Baseball5 showcase at Tokyo 2020 FAN PARK a great success

Baseball5 showcase at Tokyo 2020 FAN PARK a great success
07/09/2021
In all, 3,617 people visited the future Youth Olympic Games discipline, with 1,936 reporting they enjoyed playing the five-on-five game with instructors and university volunteers.
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WBSC and Mondo to work together for Baseball5 development

WBSC and Mondo to work together for Baseball5 development
24/08/2021
The new agreement between the WBSC and Mondo will see the delivery and installation of a state-of-the-art field of play for the WBSC Baseball5 showcase during the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, which is taking place at the AOMI FAN PARK from Tuesday 24 August to Sunday 5 September 2021.
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Baseball5 to be showcased at Tokyo 2020 FAN PARK during Paralympics

Baseball5 to be showcased at Tokyo 2020 FAN PARK during Paralympics
20/08/2021
The WBSC five-on-five demonstration will be open to Tokyo residents from 24 August to 5 September.
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WBSC completes its largest-ever global distribution of baseball, softball equipment following successful Tokyo 2020 Olympic showing

WBSC completes its largest-ever global distribution of baseball, softball equipment following successful Tokyo 2020 Olympic showing
17/08/2021
The WBSC is looking to boost global development and capture the wave of momentum from baseball and softball's successful showing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
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Federation Focus: Tanzania targets schools to boost baseball, softball development in East Africa

Federation Focus: Tanzania targets schools to boost baseball, softball development in East Africa
16/08/2021
Currently there are approximately 2,000 baseball and softball players in Tanzania. The national governing body is aiming to reach 10,000 players in the next years.
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KBO legend Jun-hyuk Yang stars in Baseball5 promotional video

KBO legend Jun-hyuk Yang stars in Baseball5 promotional video
16/07/2021
The video tells how the former KBO All-Star learned how to play the five-on-five game from softball players.
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Palestine celebrates winners of Women Baseball5 Jerusalem Cups

Palestine celebrates winners of Women Baseball5 Jerusalem Cups
16/07/2021
Baseball5, the five-on-five discipline that only requires a ball to play, is helping take the game to new places.
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Baseball, Baseball5 growing in Burkina Faso

Baseball, Baseball5 growing in Burkina Faso
13/07/2021
There's interest in the game, Burkina Faso baseball and softball leaders say.
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WBSC launches wbscafrica.org in push toward global expansion

WBSC launches wbscafrica.org in push toward global expansion
13/07/2021
The launch of the website dedicated to the African continent is part of a global push and awareness-raising for the sport.
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