WBSC postpones 2020 Women’s and U-15 Baseball World Cups, U-18 Women’s Softball World Cup

WBSC postpones 2020 Women’s and U-15 Baseball World Cups, U-18 Women’s Softball World Cup
01/04/2020
Following a video conference on Tuesday with WBSC Continental Associations and Local Organising Committees, the WBSC took the decision to postpone the events until further notice.
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One month ago: Japan goes undefeated at WBSC U-18 Men’s Softball World Cup 2020

One month ago: Japan goes undefeated at WBSC U-18 Men’s Softball World Cup 2020
01/04/2020
The Japanese pitching staff combined for a 1.59 ERA in 44 innings pitched, allowing only 11 runs (10 earned) in the international tournament.
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Softball Australia names David Metekingi as new U-23 National Team head coach

Softball Australia names David Metekingi as new U-23 National Team head coach
31/03/2020
Metekingi served as an Assistant Coach for the Aussie U-18 Men’s Softball World Cup 2020 team that earned a silver medal in Palmerston North, New Zealand.
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Game Time Classics - Episode 6: JPN vs USA dramatic 2019 U-19 Women’s Softball World Cup final

Game Time Classics - Episode 6: JPN vs USA dramatic 2019 U-19 Women’s Softball World Cup final
30/03/2020
This 'classic' championship game features a pitching-duel between Japanese lefty Miu Goto and powerful US right-hander Mega Faraimo, with softball's junior world crown on the line.
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New dates for Tokyo 2020 Olympics: 23 July to 8 August 2021

New dates for Tokyo 2020 Olympics: 23 July to 8 August 2021
30/03/2020
Baseball and softball will return to the Olympic Games in July 2021, following the rescheduling of the Tokyo 2020 Games in response to the coronavirus global outbreak.
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Game Time Classics, Episode 4: Mexico-New Zealand epic battle at WBSC Men’s Softball World Championship 2019

Game Time Classics, Episode 4: Mexico-New Zealand epic battle at WBSC Men’s Softball World Championship 2019
28/03/2020
A magnificent matchup with a wild ending between two fierce competitors that emerged as one of the best games of the 2019 WBSC season.
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Home alone? Try these indoor baseball-softball drills

Home alone? Try these indoor baseball-softball drills
27/03/2020
If you are having a tough time finding ways to practice and sharpen your baseball-softball skills, here's a very effective 75-minute session that can be organised at home using two tennis balls and a glove.
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Softballers find ways to stay connected, 'playing catch' via social media

Softballers find ways to stay connected, 'playing catch' via social media
27/03/2020
The outbreak of COVID-19 has forced the cancellation of all sports activities around the world. But softball teams and players have found a way to remain together in these difficult times of social distancing.
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GameTime Classics, Episode 2: Re-live the Japan-USA Final of the 2018 WBSC Women’s Softball World Championship

GameTime Classics, Episode 2: Re-live the Japan-USA Final of the 2018 WBSC Women’s Softball World Championship
26/03/2020
A record-crowd of approximately 12,000 witnessed this instant classic in Chiba, Japan, between two softball powerhouses.
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Video: WBSC Coach Commission Members, Instructors reach out to players, fans, officials amid COVID-19 pandemic

Video: WBSC Coach Commission Members, Instructors reach out to players, fans, officials amid COVID-19 pandemic
26/03/2020
The COVID-19 emergency is keeping people apart, but we need to act united, as a family, say WBSC "Study this opponent" recommends Rafi Colon, a WBSC Coach Commission member, "follow the rules, be ready".


Watch for free: WBSC Baseball, Softball World Cup blockbuster games

Watch for free: WBSC Baseball, Softball World Cup blockbuster games
25/03/2020
A selection of the most memorable international baseball and softball games have been pulled out of the WBSC archives to watch for free at youtube.com/wbsc and facebook.com/wbsc.
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Baseball, softball react to postponement of the Olympics to 2021

Baseball, softball react to postponement of the Olympics to 2021
25/03/2020
With the outbreak of COVID-19, the world will have to wait one more year for the return of baseball and softball at the Olympics Games at Tokyo 2020.
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Olympic Baseball, Softball, Tokyo 2020 Games postponed to 2021

Olympic Baseball, Softball, Tokyo 2020 Games postponed to 2021
24/03/2020
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be rescheduled to a date beyond 2020, but not later than summer 2021, to safeguard the health of the athletes, everybody involved in the Olympic Games and the international community.
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One month ago: Re-live the best plays of the U-18 Men’s Softball World Cup

One month ago: Re-live the best plays of the U-18 Men’s Softball World Cup
22/03/2020
The exciting U-18 Men’s Softball World Cup in Palmerston North gathered 12 nations across the globe.
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New Zealand names squad for WBSC U-18 Women’s Softball World Cup 2020 in Lima, Peru

New Zealand names squad for WBSC U-18 Women’s Softball World Cup 2020 in Lima, Peru
16/03/2020
Softball New Zealand head coach Kiri Shaw confirmed the roster of players that will represent New Zealand in Lima, Peru.
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