USA and Japan on opposite sides of the pendulum

USA and Japan on opposite sides of the pendulum
16/07/2014

Two days ago, the USA was looking like a long shot for the playoffs, but after three straight wins they’re making opponents sit up and take notice. Huge wins against Mexico and Japan gave the Americans a renewed confidence heading into Day 6. While they stumbled temporarily in their game against Singapore, an 8-4 win […]

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Argentina alone at the top after Day 5

Argentina alone at the top after Day 5
15/07/2014

In five days of competition at the 2014 Junior Men’s World Softball Championship, Argentina has yet to allow a run against. The defending champions entered the day among three teams with undefeated records at the tournament, and they ended the day as the only team with a perfect 6-0 mark. Argentina faced perhaps their toughest […]

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Who will stand tall after Day 5?

Who will stand tall after Day 5?
14/07/2014

Three teams remain undefeated after the fourth day of competition at the 2014 Junior Men’s World Softball Championship, but at least one will see their perfect record come to an end on Day 5. New Zealand continued to showcase their offensive power, doubling Canada 12-6 on 13 hits. Cole Evans belted a two-run homer in […]

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Canada gets back on track with thrilling win against USA

Canada gets back on track with thrilling win against USA
13/07/2014

Rivals Canada and the USA met in the final match of Day 3 at the 2014 Junior Men’s World Softball Championship, treating fans at the Pepsi Softball Centre to a real nail-biter. Canada was looking to rebound from their loss against Argentina Saturday and they came out strong, building up a 7-1 lead thanks in […]

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Four teams remain undefeated at Worlds

Four teams remain undefeated at Worlds
11/07/2014

Argentina pitchers continued their dominance at the 2014 Junior Men’s World Softball Championship, while host Canada suffered its first defeat of the tournament Saturday. The two teams faced off in the final game of Day 2 before thousands of fans at the Pepsi Softball Centre. This time it was Roman Godoy pitching the shutout for […]

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Mata throws no-hitter on Opening Day

Mata throws no-hitter on Opening Day
10/07/2014

The defending champions opened the 2014 Junior Men’s World Softball Championship with an extra-innings victory, while the hosts thrilled the crowd with a win of their own. In the second game on opening day, Argentina pitcher Huemul Mata tossed a no-hitter, recording an incredible 19 strikeouts. Teammate Teo Migliavacca had two hits and drove in […]

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‘World Softball Day’ to boost global awareness of sport/Olympic hopes

‘World Softball Day’ to boost global awareness of sport/Olympic hopes
11/06/2014

PLANT CITY, FL, USA — The WBSC will be promoting the celebration of World Softball Day 2014 all around the globe and among its 127 National Federation members on Friday, June 13th.

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Host for 2017 WBSC Junior Women’s Softball World Championship Announced

Host for 2017 WBSC Junior Women’s Softball World Championship Announced
21/05/2014

PLANT CITY, FL, USA — International Softball executives have announced that Clearwater, Florida (USA) will host the top event in 19-and-under female fast pitch softball in 2017. The XII WBSC Junior Women’s World Championship will take place 24-30 July 2017. The event will mark the first time that Clearwater has ever hosted a WBSC world championship. […]

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WBSC secures Mizuno as first ‘Global Sponsor’

06/05/2014

TOKYO – Officials of the world governing body for baseball and softball, the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC), have announced a new key agreement with the Japan-based Mizuno Corporation, establishing Mizuno as WBSC’s first Global Sponsor and the Exclusive Official Game Ball Supplier of all 2014 Baseball and Softball World Championship platforms — from youth to professional level — overseen by the WBSC.

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Japan presents Ghana with first-ever National Ballpark

Japan presents Ghana with first-ever National Ballpark
24/04/2014

A historic new baseball and softball venue — the first-ever national home and training centre of Ghana Baseball and Softball — has been presented to the Ghana Baseball and Softball Association (GHABSA) by the Embassy of Japan in Ghana in the capital city of Accra.

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WBSC signs Mizuno Sponsorship for Historic 2014 World Congress in Africa

WBSC signs Mizuno Sponsorship for Historic 2014 World Congress in Africa
17/04/2014

TOKYO – The world governing body for baseball and softball, the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC), has announced a partnership with the Osaka, Japan-based Mizuno Corporation, establishing Mizuno as the Official Sponsor of the first-ever World Baseball Softball Congress, which will be staged in the North African city of Hammamet, Tunisia on the 10th of May.

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ISF releases game schedule for the U-19 Junior Men’s Softball World Championship

03/04/2014

PLANT CITY, FL (USA) — International Softball executives have announced the official game schedule for the 10th edition of the Junior Men’s Softball World Championship, to be held in Whitehorse, YK, Canada.

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National Teams confirmed for historic 2014 Women’s Softball World Championship to be in Europe for first time; Ticket Sales more than halfway sold-out

26/03/2014

International Softball executives have revealed a global spread of sixteen National Teams — the maximum allowed — for the XIV Women’s Softball World Championship that will be historically staged for the first time in Europe — in Haarlem, Netherlands from 15-24 August — with ticket sales for the event having already passed the halfway point to being sold-out.

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Nations announced for 2014 Men’s U-19 Junior Men’s Softball World Championship

Nations announced for 2014 Men’s U-19 Junior Men’s Softball World Championship
21/03/2014

International Softball executives have revealed the eleven youth under-19 National Teams for the X ISF Junior Men’s World Softball Championship that will be staged in Whitehorse, Canada from 11-20 July.

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Hosting rights of historic inaugural World Baseball Softball Congress awarded to Tunisia

18/03/2014

The Tunisian Baseball and Softball Federation, in collaboration with the Tunisian Ministry of Youth, Sports, Women and Family, coordinated the hosting bid.

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