Softball Europe unveils 2021 international calendar with five WBSC World Cup qualifiers

Softball Europe unveils 2021 international calendar with five WBSC World Cup qualifiers
08/07/2020
European nations will battle next year for spots in the WBSC Men’s Softball World Cups (Senior, U-23 and U-18), the U-18 Women’s Softball World Cup and the U-12 Mixed Softball World Cup.
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International softball is back: Germany to host Netherlands in friendly doubleheader

International softball is back: Germany to host Netherlands in friendly doubleheader
08/07/2020
The Netherlands women’s national softball team will travel to Cologne to play two games against Germany on Sunday, 12 July.
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Softball Australia launches Community Umpiring Program website

Softball Australia launches Community Umpiring Program website
07/07/2020
The project provides a basic, association or school-based training and development program for those who are new to the role of umpiring, and is perfect for teachers, parents or players who wish to take their first steps onto the diamond in an officiating role.
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One month since Don Porter's passing marked with tree ceremony at new WBSC Headquarters

One month since Don Porter's passing marked with tree ceremony at new WBSC Headquarters
07/07/2020
The Olympic Family remembered the father of international softball, who passed away a month ago in Oklahoma City, USA.
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Philippines wants to continue dominating softball at Southeast Asian Games

Philippines wants to continue dominating softball at Southeast Asian Games
06/07/2020
Softball at the South East Asian (SEA) Games has been dominated by the Philippines, having won all 10 gold medals. The Philippines’ objective is to keep the winning streak alive.
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Baseball-softball season starts in Italy with special opener in Codogno

Baseball-softball season starts in Italy with special opener in Codogno
06/07/2020
The first official game of the year was held in Codogno, the Italian city that recorded the first COVID-19 patient in the country. Baseball's top league will open on 8 July. The softball elite competition will follow on 11 July.
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Innovative pro women’s softball league launched in USA

Innovative pro women’s softball league launched in USA
03/07/2020
All 30 games of the Athletes Unlimited inaugural season will be broadcast live by CBS Sports Network and ESPN.
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WBSC re-streaming of Baseball, Softball World Cup games draws millions of views, provides entertainment amid COVID-19 pandemic

WBSC re-streaming of Baseball, Softball World Cup games draws millions of views, provides entertainment amid COVID-19 pandemic
02/07/2020
The WBSC restreamed 88 international games (44 baseball and 44 softball), allowing game-starved fans around the world to watch their favorite sport in action.
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Top baseball, softball leagues in Netherlands set to open from 18 July

Top baseball, softball leagues in Netherlands set to open from 18 July
01/07/2020
Netherlands is the top-ranked European country in both the WBSC Baseball World Rankings and WBSC Women's Softball World Rankings.
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2022 Asian Games: Ground broken for new baseball-softball complex in Shaoxing, China

2022 Asian Games: Ground broken for new baseball-softball complex in Shaoxing, China
30/06/2020
Covering about 160,000 square meters, the centre will become China's largest baseball-softball facility that meets international standards.
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Big Read: Mark Sorenson on the future of the New Zealand Men’s Softball Team

Big Read: Mark Sorenson on the future of the New Zealand Men’s Softball Team
26/06/2020
The 52-year old New Zealand head coach was the main guest at “The Kick-Off Sports Breakfast Show” (Beach FM), where he talked about the 2019 WBSC Men’s Softball World Championship, the Black Sox program and the lack of recognition for men’s softball in his country, in spite of the success they’ve had in the past.
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New leadership for Softball Australia Board as PJ Hartshorne elected Chairperson

New leadership for Softball Australia Board as PJ Hartshorne elected Chairperson
26/06/2020
Hartshorne, elected to the Softball Australia Board in November 2013, brings experience from the elite sports world as Chairperson and majority owner of the Melbourne Ice, a pre-eminent club competing in the Australian Ice Hockey League.
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Europe: It's softball season in Denmark and soon Ireland

Europe: It's softball season in Denmark and soon Ireland
25/06/2020
The Danish DM League opened on 13 June. Irish teams are set to return to training on 4 July, while games will be played from 20 July.
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One year ago: Argentina wins their first ever Softball World Championship

One year ago: Argentina wins their first ever Softball World Championship
23/06/2020
The white and blue team became the first Latin American nation to clinch a flagship softball world title.
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WBSC holds video conference with 18 nations across Africa

WBSC holds video conference with 18 nations across Africa
23/06/2020
Growing baseball, softball and strong National Teams across the African continent is one of the main priorities of world governing body WBSC.
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