Baseball5 to showcase at ‘Foro Italico’ in Rome

Baseball5 to showcase at ‘Foro Italico’ in Rome
08/05/2018

The historic sports venue, projected in the late 1920s, will host a Youth Festival in the morning and games between teams from Cuba, Italy and France in the afternoon. The field has been projected and set up by WBSC and CONI, the Italian Olympic Committee

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Arnold Classic Africa Festival in Johannesburg includes Baseball5

Arnold Classic Africa Festival in Johannesburg includes Baseball5
07/05/2018

The multi sport event created by actor and former California Governos Arnold Schwarzenegger will be staged in Johannesburg (South Africa) from Friday, 18 May, until Sunday, 20 May.

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Baseball5 key to development in Uganda

Baseball5 key to development in Uganda
04/05/2018

The daily newspaper Monitor calls baseball/softball “a very interesting game” but with high costs involved. According to the local association President Kasozi, the five-on-five street version will help solve some of the challenges

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WBSC unveils Spanish version of Baseball5 instructional video

WBSC unveils Spanish version of Baseball5 instructional video
03/05/2018

World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) launched today the Spanish version of the instructional video for its new urban discipline, Baseball5. The video includes the key points to start playing Baseball5, such as an explanation of the rules, the dimensions of the field and some tips to play the game.

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WBSC launches new commercial and marketing entity ‘BASE’

WBSC launches new commercial and marketing entity ‘BASE’
18/04/2018

WBSC has announced the launch of Base, a new commercial and marketing entity with offices in London, Miami and Tokyo.

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WBSC reaffirms its commitment with Peace and Sport; supports International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

WBSC reaffirms its commitment with Peace and Sport; supports International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
06/04/2018

April 6 is the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP), and the WBSC is proud to support again this important initiative, recognizing the transformative power of sport and its great potential in advancing positive social change.

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Road to 1 Billion: Germany’s DBV looking to introduce new street Baseball5 across the nation

Road to 1 Billion: Germany’s DBV looking to introduce new street Baseball5 across the nation
05/03/2018

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) gave a full presentation of the new Baseball5™ street discipline at the yearly General Assembly of the German Baseball Softball Federation (DBV).

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WBSC unveils new ‘Baseball5’ street discipline Official Rules, Video and Web Platform

WBSC unveils new ‘Baseball5’ street discipline Official Rules, Video and Web Platform
01/03/2018

The WBSC has revealed the Official Rules, a six-language web platform and an instructional video of baseball and softball’s new street discipline, Baseball5.

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Baseball5 helps Run the Bases Program in Gambia

Baseball5 helps Run the Bases Program in Gambia
19/01/2018

The potential of Baseball5, the game format launched in late 2017 by WBSC, has been recently showcased in Gambia (Africa) by Run the Bases, a newly formed Sport for Development organization

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Instituto “Manuel Fajardo” wins inaugural Baseball5 tournament in La Habana

Instituto “Manuel Fajardo” wins inaugural Baseball5 tournament in La Habana
25/11/2017

The Instituto Superior de Cultura Fisica ‘Manuel Fajardo’ won the inaugural Baseball5 tournament played in Havana (Cuba). In the tournament game the Instituto ‘Fajardo’ defeated La Universidad de La Habana 6-1. The game was played at a stunning pace and lasted only 14 minutes and 14 seconds. The final out came at the home plate. […]

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Play Everywhere: New ‘Baseball5’ urban game launches in streets of Havana

Play Everywhere: New ‘Baseball5’ urban game launches in streets of Havana
24/11/2017

Adjacent Havana’s historic Estadio Latinoamerico, the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) launched the first-ever official urban version of the sport of baseball/softball, “Baseball5”.

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WBSC reveals new logo for launch of new Baseball 5-on-5 Street competition in Cuba

WBSC reveals new logo for launch of new Baseball 5-on-5 Street competition in Cuba
14/11/2017

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today announced the launch of the first-ever, official five-on-five street baseball competition, “the WBSC Baseball5 Championships”, which will take place from 23-24 November in Havana, Cuba.

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WBSC’s new Urban Game concept receives Peace and Sport Awards nomination (VIDEO)

WBSC’s new Urban Game concept receives Peace and Sport Awards nomination (VIDEO)
07/11/2017

A new urban/street game concept recently launched by the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has been named among three nominees for the Peace and Sport Award in the category “Sport made Simple”.

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