Category Archives: Baseball

Record 12 WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup Stars Selected In 1st Round of MLB Draft

A record 12 WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup® players were selected last night (4 June) in the first round of the 2018 Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft, topping the previous record of 7 set in 2016. Ten players who were on the U.S. National Team that won the WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup 2017 in […]

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WBSC Women’s Baseball World Cup Trophy Tour Set To Launch, Will Visit 5 MLB Stadiums

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today announced the launch of the WBSC Women’s Baseball World Cup® 2018 Trophy Tour, which will visit six U.S. cities and five Major League Baseball (MLB) ballparks before arriving on Florida’s Space Coast in Viera for the start of biggest event in women’s baseball on 22 August. As part […]

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1st Urban Baseball5 International Games Staged at Foro Italico Rome

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) staged the first-ever official five-on-five urban Baseball5™ international competition at Rome’s Foro Italico — a hub of the 1960 Olympic Games. The seven-game tournament in the Italian capital, which featured Mixed (Men’s and Women’s combined) teams from Cuba, France and Italy, took place on 10 May and was organised […]

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Okon, Ogoh Replace Abdulrahmann and Aderemi as Nigeria’s D’Tigers Coaches

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has announced slight changes to the coaching crew of the senior men and women’s national teams with immediate effect. This decision was taken after the review of the national teams activities recently by the board led by Engineer Musa Kida. For D’Tigers, Dominic Okon and Ogoh Odaudu have been appointed to […]

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Groups, Venues Revealed For WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup 2018 in Panama

New US$ 16 million Estadio Kenny Serracín will serve as the flagship venue of the youth world championship The World Baseball Softball Confederation today announced the groups, venues and tournament bracket for the WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup® 2018, which will be staged from 10-19 August in the Central American country of Panama, where baseball […]

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WBSC Launches New Commercial and Marketing Entity ‘BASE’

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today announced the launch of Base, a new commercial and marketing entity with offices in London, Miami and Tokyo. Taking immediate effect, Base will oversee the media and sponsorship rights distribution of WBSC’s available portfolio of properties, including the new five-on-five street game Baseball5™, the WBSC Baseball World Cup® […]

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Softball to feature at World Games 2021 in Birmingham, Alabama

Softball will be one of 30 sports on the official programme of the World Games 2021 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) leaders welcomed the decision taken today by the International World Games Association (IWGA) at the IWGA Annual General Meeting. All 37 international sports federations that are members of the IWGA, […]

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WBSC Reveals Groups For Women’s Baseball World Cup 2018, As Teams Learn 1st Round Opponents

The World Baseball Softball Confederation today revealed the groups and tournament bracket of the WBSC Women’s Baseball World Cup® 2018, which will be staged at the USSSA Space Coast Complex in Viera (FL), USA, from 22-31 August. The 12 qualified nations have been drawn into two groups of six and will begin the women’s baseball […]

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WBSC Awards China Wild Card For U-15 Baseball World Cup 2018; All 12 Nations Confirmed

China will send its first-ever youth National Baseball Team to a world championship, as the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) awarded the Asian nation a wild card into the U-15 Baseball World Cup® 2018, to be staged 10-19 August in Panama. China is the 12th and final nation to be confirmed for the U-15 Baseball […]

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Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico Complete 12-Nation Field For WBSC Women’s Baseball World Cup 2018

All 12 nations have now confirmed for the WBSC Women’s Baseball World Cup® 2018, which will be staged at the USSSA Space Coast Complex from 22-31 August, in Viera (FL), USA. The Women’s National Baseball Team of the Dominican Republic won the Pan Am Women’s Baseball World Cup Qualifier on Sunday to earn the nation’s […]

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Oui! WBSC Website Now In French, 6 Languages

More than 2 billion people globally can now navigate the World Baseball Softball website in a language they understand Targeting 275 million French speakers worldwide and 1 billion players and fans over the next decade, the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today launched a version of its website (wbsc.org/fr) in French, the official language of […]

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USSSA Space Coast Stadium Ready To Deliver Biggest-Ever WBSC Women’s Baseball World Cup

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) completed a visit to the United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) Space Coast Complex in Viera, Florida, USA, to evaluate the home of the VIII WBSC Women’s Baseball World Cup® 2018 and co-sign the host contract agreement. The Women’s Baseball World Cup 2018 will be staged from 22-31 August […]

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