WBSC holds Baseball5, scoring, umpiring seminars in Uganda

WBSC holds Baseball5, scoring, umpiring seminars in Uganda
07/03/2019

Uganda Baseball and Softball Association (UBASA) organized a seminar for scorers, umpires and coaches, with the support of the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC). The seminars took place at Kyambogo College School, Kampala, Uganda, from 15-17 February.

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WBSC conducts a series of meetings in Thailand

WBSC conducts a series of meetings in Thailand
04/03/2019

WBSC Secretary General Beng Choo Low conducted a series of meeting in Thailand. First Beng Choo Low met Charouck Arirachakaran, the Vice President and Secretary General of the National Olympic Committee to discuss the participation of Thailand’s National Teams to the men’s baseball and men’s and women’s softball tournaments of the South East Asian Games, […]

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SBSF introduces Baseball5 to clubs in Switzerland

SBSF introduces Baseball5 to clubs in Switzerland
28/02/2019

A Workshop for 30 players in the small town of Embrach became the first ever Baseball5 event organized in Switzerland. It was run by SBSF instructors Daniela Spahr and Josianne Entner

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The Baseball Association of Thailand hosted a Baseball5 tournament in Lopburi

25/02/2019

The Lopburi Province has seen a lot of Baseball5 action. The tournament was open to boys’ girls’ and co-ed teams. A total of 50 games were played by the 21 participating teams. The tournament was used to select participants to the World Children Baseball Fair

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Baseball Federation of Japan holds Baseball5 Seminar to promote new urban discipline

Baseball Federation of Japan holds Baseball5 Seminar to promote new urban discipline
20/02/2019

The Baseball Federation of Japan (BFJ) organized a two-day Baseball5 Seminar in Tokyo, Japan, from 26-27 January, with the support of the WBSC. A total of 66 coaches and players learned the basics of the new WBSC urban discipline to create a domino effect all over the country in the next months.

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WBSC partners with CONADE to bring U-23 Baseball World Cup 2020, Baseball5 to Mexico

WBSC partners with CONADE to bring U-23 Baseball World Cup 2020, Baseball5 to Mexico
13/02/2019

WBSC and Mexico’s National Commission for Physical Culture and Sport (CONADE) today announced a major partnership that includes the awarding of hosting rights of the U-23 Baseball World Cup® to CONADE in conjunction with the Mexican Baseball Federation.

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Ana Guevara on the agreement between WBSC and the Government of Mexico

Ana Guevara on the agreement between WBSC and the Government of Mexico
13/02/2019

WBSC and the Government of Mexico will sign a Memorandum of Understanding based on three guidelines: the introduction of Baseball5, educational programmes for coaches, umpires and scorers and international events to the Country

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Global development, historic Baseball5 debut in Pakistan

Global development, historic Baseball5 debut in Pakistan
11/02/2019

Pakistan Baseball Federation organized the first ever Baseball5™ game in the country, in a historic step forward to introduce and promote the new WBSC urban baseball/softball discipline in Pakistan.

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A documentary about French Baseball National Team catcher Paz to premiere on France Ô

A documentary about French Baseball National Team catcher Paz to premiere on France Ô
09/02/2019

Andy Paz became in 2011 the third player developed in France (after Joris Bert and Frédéric Hanvi) to signo a contract with a MLB franchise. The documentary will tell the story of his life and how he grew up playing Baseball5 as a kid

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WBSC Athletes Commission to expand role as the voice of baseball/softball players at world level

WBSC Athletes Commission to expand role as the voice of baseball/softball players at world level
09/02/2019

The WBSC Athletes Commission aims to represent the best interests and voice of baseball and softball players at the executive level of the world governing body. The Commission will be present at World Cups and other sanctioned events

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WBSC Development reaches record number of countries, Continental Confederations receive direct support

WBSC Development reaches record number of countries, Continental Confederations receive direct support
31/01/2019

WBSC Development Commission supported 43 requests during 2018 and nine more projects are in progress. Only five of the requests were rejected and in two cases the support was withdrawn. In the future, the Commission will reject any request of support filed after the event. The Commission in particular supported the member Federations with Clinics […]

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WBSC launches expanded Urban Baseball5 Rulebook

WBSC launches expanded Urban Baseball5 Rulebook
30/01/2019

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today released new and expanded rules to WBSC Baseball5™, the urban, five-on-five variation of the global sport of baseball and softball.

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WBSC boosts gender equality in Jordan’s Zaatari Camp with ‘Baseball5 for Refugees’

WBSC boosts gender equality in Jordan’s Zaatari Camp  with ‘Baseball5 for Refugees’
26/01/2019

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today completed a two-day coaching workshop in Jordan aimed at introducing Baseball5 to Zaatari, the UNHCR run world’s largest camp for Syrian refugees, as part of the partnership developed with the organisation Peace and Sport.

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CONI President Malagò opens WBSC Executive Board meeting in Rome

CONI President Malagò opens WBSC Executive Board meeting in Rome
20/01/2019

The historical headquarters of the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) welcomed WBSC Executive Board members for a meeting that will be key for the success of the baseball and softball activity of the next years

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WBSC Baseball Softball Executives, Commissions meeting at Italian National Olympic Committee

WBSC Baseball Softball Executives, Commissions meeting at Italian National Olympic Committee
18/01/2019

The weekend programme (19-20 Jan.) includes meetings of the WBSC Executive Board and various Commissions, including the Athletes Commission, Coaches Commission, Tournament/World Cup Commission and Urban Baseball5 Commission.

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