Empowering Federations - WBSC Open Workshops a great success

Empowering Federations - WBSC Open Workshops a great success
20/11/2019
Participation proved high for all four Open Workshops - the Coach Commission Project, the Scoring Application, the Website and OTT Platform and above all the development of Baseball5.
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President Fraccari - Premier12 the springboard for further growth

President Fraccari - Premier12 the springboard for further growth
19/11/2019
In his opening speech to the WBSC Executive Board, President Riccardo Fraccari looked back at the Premier12 and reinforced how it can further help the continued development with Baseball and Softball around the world.
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Key events and wild cards confirmed by WBSC Executive Board

Key events and wild cards confirmed by WBSC Executive Board
19/11/2019
Six wild cards over five tournaments were confirmed while Mexico was awarded with three events and Taiwan with two as the Executive Board met at the Hotel Agora Regency Sakai on Tuesday.
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Change to number of teams for softball events

Change to number of teams for softball events
19/11/2019
Three softball World Cups see a reduction in the number of teams participating after the WBSC Softball Division Board confirms it's quality over quantity.
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WBSC prepares for Congress in Japan

WBSC prepares for Congress in Japan
18/11/2019
Following the outstanding Premier12, WBSC will stage its biennial Congress in Sakai, Japan on Thursday.
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WBSC to launch U-23 Men’s and U-15 Women’s Softball World Cups. 2019 Wild Cards to Cuba, Netherlands

WBSC to launch U-23 Men’s and U-15 Women’s Softball World Cups. 2019 Wild Cards to Cuba, Netherlands
19/11/2018

The Softball Division Executive Board meeting in Rome reviewed the whole structure of top tier competitions and completed the restructuring of World Championships into World Cups. Cuba (Men’s) and The Netherland’s (U-19 Girls’) will receive wild cards in 2019

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2019 World Baseball Softball Congress to be staged in Sakai City, Japan

2019 World Baseball Softball Congress to be staged in Sakai City, Japan
01/11/2018

Baseba­ll and softball leaders and delegates from over 135 countries and territories will be summoned to meet from 20-21 November in Sakai City.

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Key decisions in last session of WBSC Executive Board Meeting, focus on Paris 2024

Key decisions in last session of WBSC Executive Board Meeting, focus on Paris 2024
25/03/2018

“This is an exciting time for our sport, working together with the French Federation of Baseball and Softball to cement our place on the Olympic Programme”. This is how WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari opened the second day of the Executive Board meeting

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WBSC Baseball Softball world joins IWG in advocating Women in Sport across all levels

WBSC Baseball Softball world joins IWG in advocating Women in Sport across all levels
24/10/2017

GABORONE, Botswana — WBSC and 82 Baseball and Softball National Federations around the world have endorsed the IWG Women and Sport’s Brighton Plus Helsinki Declaration.

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Japan Softball, JICA helping to grow the sport in Africa with latest donation at WBSC Congress

Japan Softball, JICA helping to grow the sport in Africa with latest donation at WBSC Congress
21/10/2017

The Japan Softball Association (JSA) distributed thousands of dollars worth of softball equipment to African Baseball Softball Association members in attendance at the recent WBSC World Baseball Softball Congress in Gaborone, Botswana.

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WBSC welcomes Venezuela Pro League LVBP, PONY and USSSA as newest Members in push to 1 billion players, fans worldwide

WBSC welcomes Venezuela Pro League LVBP, PONY and USSSA as newest Members in push to 1 billion players, fans worldwide
20/10/2017

WBSC membership strengthens to 202 National Federations and Associate Members across 143 countries and territories worldwide.

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Global Sport: WBSC President Fraccari speaks with radio giant RFI on importance of Africa

Global Sport: WBSC President Fraccari speaks with radio giant RFI on importance of Africa
19/10/2017

WBSC leader Riccardo Fraccari recently spoke with David Kalfa of Radio France Internationale (RFI), one of the world’s biggest radio stations with an international audience of approximately 35 million.

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Riccardo Fraccari: “We are a true, unique and big Federation”

Riccardo Fraccari: “We are a true, unique and big Federation”
16/10/2017

GABORONE, Botswana-The speech by WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari that concluded the 2017 Congress

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Don Porter awarded WBSC Collar of Honour

Don Porter awarded WBSC Collar of Honour
15/10/2017

GABORONE, Botswana-Former International Softball Federation President Don Porter was awarded the Collar of Honour, WBSC supreme recognition of those people who contributed to the foundation of the Confederation and its success

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WBSC names Annual Award winners: Baseball/Softball Player, Coach, Umpire and Federation of the Year

WBSC names Annual Award winners: Baseball/Softball Player, Coach, Umpire and Federation of the Year
15/10/2017

GABORONE, Botswana – The World Baseball Softball Confederation revealed the Annual WBSC Baseball and Softball Award Winners for the 2014-2017 quadrennial.

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