Finland targets 10x baseball-softball growth by 2025

Finland targets 10x baseball-softball growth by 2025
07/05/2021
Finnish Baseball and Softball Federation President Jukka Ropponen wants to increase the number of registered players by 100% by the end of 2021 and by 1,000% by the end of 2025.
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South Africa Women's, Men's Softball National Provincial Championships crown winners

South Africa Women's, Men's Softball National Provincial Championships crown winners
04/05/2021
Eight provincial teams in each category participated in the four-day national competition.
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Baseball Federation of Asia announces 2021 schedule changes

Baseball Federation of Asia announces 2021 schedule changes
27/04/2021
The BFA Executive Committee conducted a virtual meeting. WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari mentioned the importance of Asia in the international baseball landscape.
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Africa: Zimbabwe Softball President Mapfumo elected to National Olympic Committee Board

Africa: Zimbabwe Softball President Mapfumo elected to National Olympic Committee Board
27/04/2021
Stonard Mapfumo led the election for the Board, which saw seven members elected along with the athlete representatives.
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Argentina Women’s Softball League set to open, games live-streamed

Argentina Women’s Softball League set to open, games live-streamed
23/04/2021
Starting today, Friday, 23 April, four teams will take the field to play, the Litoral Regional stage: CEF, Club Atletico Estudiantes, Oro Verde and Universidad de Rio Cuarto. All games will be live-streamed through the WUM Sports website.
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Taiwan softball league set to open, games live-streamed

Taiwan softball league set to open, games live-streamed
23/04/2021
The Taiwan Professional Women’s Softball League (TPWSL) will open the 2021 campaign with five participating teams.
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Africa: Youth baseball tournament staged in Burkina Faso with seminar on urban baseball5

Africa: Youth baseball tournament staged in Burkina Faso with seminar on urban baseball5
19/04/2021
Federation president Ibrahima Sibore attended the final of the U-15 Special League and held a baseball5 introductory course in Bobo-Dioulasso, the second biggest city in the country.
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Softball Peru President Vanessa Endo nominated for IOC Women and Sport Awards

Softball Peru President Vanessa Endo nominated for IOC Women and Sport Awards
16/04/2021
Over the years, Endo has contributed to the development of softball in Peru, serving as an athlete, team delegate, event organizer and sports leader.
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Juergen Elsishans re-elected president of the German Baseball Softball Federation

Juergen Elsishans re-elected president of the German Baseball Softball Federation
16/04/2021
He will serve for a two-year term: "The board and I appreciate the trust of the regional federations."
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USA Baseball alum Carlos Rodon falls short of 24th MLB perfect game, throws no-hitter

USA Baseball alum Carlos Rodon falls short of 24th MLB perfect game, throws no-hitter
15/04/2021
The 28-year old left-hander kept the Cleveland Indians hitless, leading the Chicago White Sox to an 8-0 win. He pitched for the US Collegiate National Team in the Summers of 2012 and 2013.
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Africa: Nine teams to play in Nigerian Youth U-12, U-15 Girl's Softball National Championships

Africa: Nine teams to play in Nigerian Youth U-12, U-15 Girl's Softball National Championships
14/04/2021
Baseball and softball events continue to be staged all around the world, including on the African continent.
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Japan's men's softball league celebrating 50th season after 2020 shutdown

Japan's men's softball league celebrating 50th season after 2020 shutdown
13/04/2021
After the cancellation of the 2020 season, the Japanese Men’s Softball League opened with 36 games.
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Baseball Australia names former MLB player, Olympic silver medalist Glenn Williams as new CEO

Baseball Australia names former MLB player, Olympic silver medalist Glenn Williams as new CEO
13/04/2021
The former MLB third baseman will replace Cam Vale, who ran the organization for the last four years. "It’s an absolute honour to have the chance to lead the game I grew up in and love."
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Swiss Baseball Softball Federation to live-stream Awards Night on 9 April

Swiss Baseball Softball Federation to live-stream Awards Night on 9 April
08/04/2021
The opening weekend of the top baseball and softball leagues has been delayed amid a surge of COVID-19 cases
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43 teams compete India’s Men's, Women's National Softball Championships

43 teams compete India’s Men's, Women's National Softball Championships
08/04/2021
In all, 20 teams participated in the women’s tournament and 23 in the men’s competition.
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