Baseball Federation of Japan President Masatake Yamanaka re-elected, announces new board members

Baseball Federation of Japan President Masatake Yamanaka re-elected, announces new board members
17/07/2021
The Tokyo Olympics will have a major impact on bringing a "sustainable glow" to baseball, BFJ leaders say.
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Global baseball: Noah Williamson is first Swiss National Team player in history to be taken in MLB draft

Global baseball: Noah Williamson is first Swiss National Team player in history to be taken in MLB draft
15/07/2021
He starred for Switzerland at the European Championship Qualifier 2019.
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Baseball, Baseball5 growing in Burkina Faso

Baseball, Baseball5 growing in Burkina Faso
13/07/2021
There's interest in the game, Burkina Faso baseball and softball leaders say.
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Federation Focus: Success of the top leagues aims at boosting baseball and softball development in Spain

Federation Focus: Success of the top leagues aims at boosting baseball and softball development in Spain
02/07/2021
The June edition of WBSC Federation Focus takes us to Spain. Federation president and former Olympic catcher Jesus Lisarri guided us through his programme.
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WBSC Europe leaders re-elected as National Olympic Committee board members

WBSC Europe leaders re-elected as National Olympic Committee board members
30/06/2021
WBSC Europe Co-Presidents Didier Seminet (France) and Gabriel Waage (Czech Republic) will be continuing in their roles with their respective National Olympic Committees.
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Baseball5 to be included at 2022 Bulgarian Olympic Festival

Baseball5 to be included at 2022 Bulgarian Olympic Festival
24/06/2021
Baseball5 is set to feature at the next Bulgarian Olympic Festival in 2022, following a positive demonstration in 2021.
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Nigerian Baseball Softball Association President William Boyd passes away at 71

Nigerian Baseball Softball Association President William Boyd passes away at 71
17/06/2021
Boyd was among the founding members of Nigeria's baseball and softball national governing body in 1989.
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Winner crowned at 9-team Chinese National Women's Softball Champions Cup

Winner crowned at 9-team Chinese National Women's Softball Champions Cup
09/06/2021
Jiangsu was crowned the champion, joined by Sichuan and Shanghai on the podium.
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Global sport: Brazilian baseball gets its first-ever artificial turf infield

Global sport: Brazilian baseball gets its first-ever artificial turf infield
07/06/2021
Synthetic grass covers the infield of the federation's training centre field.
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Pakistan National Baseball Team earns place in 2022 Asian Games

Pakistan National Baseball Team earns place in 2022 Asian Games
19/05/2021
"It's the fourth participation in a row," said Pakistan federation president Syed Fakhar Ali Shah. "We are very proud of that."
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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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