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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Softball and Baseball5 boosting social change in Gambia

14/01/2019

Run the Bases, with the support of the WBSC concluded a field programme using Softball and Baseball5 to address inequalities and help social changes in Gambia.

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World Baseball Softball President issues end-of-year address

World Baseball Softball President issues end-of-year address
21/12/2018

World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) President Riccardo Fraccari today issued the following end-of-the-year address on behalf of the sport

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World Baseball Softball Family wishes you Happy Holidays!

World Baseball Softball Family wishes you Happy Holidays!
21/12/2018

Holiday wishes from the World Baseball Softball Confederation

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‘WBSC Oceania’ launched with historic merger of baseball, softball in the region

‘WBSC Oceania’ launched with historic merger of baseball, softball in the region
20/12/2018

The Baseball Confederation of Oceania (BCO) and the Oceania Softball Confederation (OSC) have completed a historic merger into WBSC Oceania during a joint Congress in Noumea, New Caledonia. Laurent Cassier and Rex Capil will lead the new continental body

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‘WBSC Oceania’ launched with historic merger of baseball, softball across region

‘WBSC Oceania’ launched with historic merger of baseball, softball across region
20/12/2018

WBSC Oceania joins African Baseball and Softball Association (ABSA) and WBSC Europe as the third joint continental body as the highest entity of baseball and softball in their respective territories. Baseball and softball leaders around the world voted to merge the sports at the world level officially at the WBSC Congress in 2014.

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Colombian Softball Federation holds urban Baseball5 seminar to target youth

14/12/2018

The Softball Federation of Colombia organized a seminar on Baseball5. The event attracted 45 participants. Players, umpires and league officers were introduced to the rules of the urban version of baseball and softball

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Baseball5 a mean to build baseball softball community in the French Caribbean

Baseball5 a mean to build baseball softball community in the French Caribbean
10/12/2018

Midji Verdol, the President of the Ligue des Antilles et Guyane Françaises de Baseball, Softball and Cricket, hosted the clinic in Guadalupe. She considers Baseball5 instrumental to the building of a baseball softball community in the French speaking islands of the Caribbean

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Seminars in Africa, Turkey conclude WBSC Development Programmes 2018

Seminars in Africa, Turkey conclude WBSC Development Programmes 2018
06/12/2018

It’s been a productive year for WBSC Development Programmes and the month of December will be particularly intense, with seminars happening in Kenya, Tanzania and Turkey. The series of event will start over early in 2019

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Global expansion: First-ever Cuban Baseball5 National Tournament held in Camaguey

06/12/2018

On Wednesday the first-ever Cuban Baseball5 National Tournament came to an end, with La Habana claiming the title over host Camaguey. The tournament was held at Universidad de Camaguey Ignacio Agramonte y Loynaz.

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Cuba, France earn wins in Baseball5 International Tournament in Havana

Cuba, France earn wins in Baseball5 International Tournament in Havana
05/11/2018

The competition was developed into three different categories: men’s, women’s and co-ed. The event was planned during the International Congress CubaMotricidad, The National Federations had the chance to attend a Clinic on the new urban version of baseball-softball

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Baseball5 finds its way into the Gaza Strip

Baseball5 finds its way into the Gaza Strip
29/10/2018

Given the lack of space available in the Gaza Strip and the absence of a proper field, the association decided to introduce Baseball5 which they learned autonomously via the Internet. Now the association is creating a team and it aims to patriciate in the upcoming Baseball5 international competitions.

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