IV WBSC Congress to be rescheduled for later in 2022

IV WBSC Congress to be rescheduled for later in 2022
21/01/2022
The WBSC will take all possible and practical steps to hold this year’s WBSC Congress, an elective congress, in person or at the very least in a hybrid format.
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IV WBSC Congress dates announced: 12-13 April, 2022

IV WBSC Congress dates announced: 12-13 April, 2022
20/12/2021
The IV WBSC Congress was previously postponed from November 2021 to the first quarter of 2022.
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WBSC Extraordinary Congress: New statutes approved - Hybrid Congress, Term Limits, Baseball5 and eSport amongst key amendments

WBSC Extraordinary Congress: New statutes approved - Hybrid Congress, Term Limits, Baseball5 and eSport amongst key amendments
20/12/2021
The 189 Full Members voted to amend the WBSC Statutes to have the possibility to hold hybrid or virtual congresses.
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2019 WBSC Congress one-year progress report: An unforgettable year in many ways

2019 WBSC Congress one-year progress report: An unforgettable year in many ways
23/11/2020
The WBSC is assessing the past 12 months which, while filled with many challenges, also brought many accomplishments worthy of celebration, both on and off the field of play.
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Sadaharu Oh: Q & A with the one and only Home Run King

Sadaharu Oh: Q & A with the one and only Home Run King
11/12/2019
The legendary former slugger and manager took the floor at the WBSC Congress in Osaka to talk about the latest projects of his World Children's Baseball Fair Foundation. WBSC took the chance to sit down with him for this Question & Answer session
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2019: Chinese Taipei wins U-12, U-18 Baseball World Cups, Asian Championship, Fed of the Year

2019: Chinese Taipei wins U-12, U-18 Baseball World Cups, Asian Championship, Fed of the Year
10/12/2019
It was an extra-ordinary season both off and on the field for the Chinese Taipei Baseball Association.
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Ayako Rokkaku on the growth of Women's Baseball in Japan

Ayako Rokkaku on the growth of Women's Baseball in Japan
27/11/2019
The former World Cup MVP at age 28 is still involved as a player. She is also a certified WBSC Baseball5 instructor.
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III WBSC Congress showcases baseball, softball as true global sport, says President Fraccari

III WBSC Congress showcases baseball, softball as true global sport, says President Fraccari
25/11/2019
Following the first-ever WBSC Congress in Tunisia in 2014 and the second in Botswana in 2017, World Baseball Softball Confederation President Riccardo Fracarri looks back at a successful third Congress for the WBSC, which was held in Sakai City, Japan from November 19-21.
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WBSC presents Individual Awards 2018, 2019

WBSC presents Individual Awards 2018, 2019
22/11/2019
The ceremony happened during the Gala Dinner, hosted by long-time WBSC partner SSK
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Seven new members join WBSC family

Seven new members join WBSC family
21/11/2019
The 3rd WBSC Congress in Sakai, Japan was hailed as a great success with new federations welcomed to the WBSC family and honours presented to some of the major stars of WBSC and the international baseball and softball community.
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WBSC Softball Hall of Fame inducts 2019 class

WBSC Softball Hall of Fame inducts 2019 class
21/11/2019
A total of 13 players from eight countries were inducted into the WBSC Softball Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame now counts with 249 members from 38 countries
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Sadaharu Oh announces 2020 Girl's Baseball clinic

Sadaharu Oh announces 2020 Girl's Baseball clinic
21/11/2019
The World Children Baseball Fair Foundation presented the project during the WBSC Congress. It will involve 50 players from 10 different countries and 30 from Japan
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Kato, Kumazaki receive WBSC Order of the Honour Award, McMann accepts Order of the Golden Diamond

Kato, Kumazaki receive WBSC Order of the Honour Award, McMann accepts Order of the Golden Diamond
21/11/2019
The Order of Honour represents the supreme honour awarded by WBSC. The Order of the Golden Diamond awards those persons who have acted in such a way as to develop the ideals of baseball/softball and their outstanding merits in favour of the widening of the horizons and innovation and research within our Sport
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Tokyo 2020: WBSC working very close with the IOC

Tokyo 2020: WBSC working very close with the IOC
21/11/2019
“We’re positive that the Organizing Committee of the Olympic Games (OCOG), together with the WBSC, will deliver very good Olympic Games, especially for our sports, so the fans and our athletes can enjoy a once in a lifetime experience,” said WBSC Executive Director Michael Schmidt in his address to the WBSC Congress.
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The WBSC Development Commission funded 75 projects in 2018, 2019

The WBSC Development Commission funded 75 projects in 2018, 2019
21/11/2019
Chairman Angelo Vicino presented the overall results of the Development Commission to the Congress. The Commission evaluated 90 projects in 2018-2019, approved 75 and rejected only 4, while 11 are still through the evaluation process
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