Africa: Softball to be featured in Kenya's universities women's games as season kicks off

Africa: Softball to be featured in Kenya's universities women's games as season kicks off
02/03/2021
Kenya's national softball league opened on 27 February as the sport is being included in the KUSA Women’s Games 2021. Kenya is planning to attend the two WBSC Softball World Cup continental qualifiers this year.
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Netherlands Federation: Baseball5 a "huge opportunity for the Dutch baseball and softball community"

Netherlands Federation: Baseball5 a "huge opportunity for the Dutch baseball and softball community"
01/03/2021
Corinne Van de Griendt of the Recreational Sports Department at the Dutch Baseball Softball Federation runs through the introduction of the five-on-five discipline in the country.


British Baseball Federation launches series of learning webinars

British Baseball Federation launches series of learning webinars
01/03/2021
The 10 courses will happen bi-weekly from 1 to 31 March. Registration is mandatory.
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Federation Focus: Chile targets Pan American Games 2023 to boost baseball, softball popularity

Federation Focus: Chile targets Pan American Games 2023 to boost baseball, softball popularity
27/02/2021
Chile's national federation (FECHIBEIS) was established in 1954. Nine different regional associations are developing activity across the nation. The Pan Am Games 2023 will be a key opportunity to boost baseball's and softball's popularity in the country.
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New university baseball league to be launched in Dominican Republic, FEDOBE officials announce

New university baseball league to be launched in Dominican Republic, FEDOBE officials announce
26/02/2021
A total of 11 squads will participate in the first season, organised by the Domincan Baseball Federation.
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New president elected for Georgian Baseball Softball Federation: Goga Datunashivili

New president elected for Georgian Baseball Softball Federation: Goga Datunashivili
26/02/2021
Elections were held on 14 February. The new leader served as the federation's previous Secretary-General and Vice President.
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Spain rebrands top baseball and softball leagues; National Team programme a priority

Spain rebrands top baseball and softball leagues; National Team programme a priority
24/02/2021
The Spanish Softball League will open on 28 March, while the Spanish Baseball League is set to open on 11 April. Spain's baseball-softball president Jesus Lisarri said: "We are working for change."
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Enrico Obletter, Italian Women’s National Softball Team Head Coach, dies at 61

Enrico Obletter, Italian Women’s National Softball Team Head Coach, dies at 61
23/02/2021
The Australian coach was Italy’s pitching coach during the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games and earned the Azzurre a place in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics after winning the WBSC Softball Europe/Africa Olympic Qualifier.
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Video: Softball Canada launches 'Women of Softball Spotlight Series'

Video: Softball Canada launches 'Women of Softball Spotlight Series'
19/02/2021
New videos will be released through Softball Canada’s website and social media accounts every few weeks leading up to the start of the 2021 softball season.


South African Colin Barrett named new head coach of Great Britain Men’s National Softball Team

South African Colin Barrett named new head coach of Great Britain Men’s National Softball Team
17/02/2021
Great Britain will compete in the European Championship 2021 aiming to qualify for the WBSC Men’s Softball World Cup 2022.
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Hong Kong to hold its first online softball coaching training course

Hong Kong to hold its first online softball coaching training course
17/02/2021
Hong Kong currently sits at 19th in WBSC Men’s Softball World Rankings and 39th in women’s softball.
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Baseball for the Blind to be taught at Tanzania college

Baseball for the Blind to be taught at Tanzania college
16/02/2021
Officials from the Tanzania Baseball and Softball Association were first introduced to Baseball for the Blind via a course in the WBSC Academy.
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2021 West Asia Baseball Cup to be played in Iran, tentatively set for July

2021 West Asia Baseball Cup to be played in Iran, tentatively set for July
10/02/2021
Syed Fakhar Ali Shah -- a Baseball Federation of Asia Member at Large and president of the Pakistan Federation Baseball -- visited the renewed Karai Baseball Stadium
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USA Baseball cancels National High School Invitational

USA Baseball cancels National High School Invitational
10/02/2021
The event will resume in 2022. "The decision aims to protect athletes and safeguard the teams' respective seasons," commented CEO Paul Seiler
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Baseball5 helps spread game in Egypt with youth tournament, instructional course

Baseball5 helps spread game in Egypt with youth tournament, instructional course
09/02/2021
Boys and girls from Beni Suef, a mostly rural governorate located in the center of Egypt, participated in a tournament of baseball/softball's five-on-five urban discipline.
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