‘WBSC Europe’ Launched To Extend Brand And Structure At Continental Level For First Time

The World Baseball Softball Confederation today welcomed the establishment of WBSC Europe following the historic merger of the Confederation of European Baseball (CEB) and the European Softball Federation (ESF), extending the WBSC brand and structure to the sport at the unprecedented continental level. Delegates of 38 National Baseball and Softball Federations unanimously approved the merger…

WBSC To Launch New ‘Softball World Cup’ Flagship Brand

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today announced the launch of the Softball World Cup flagship brand. The new Softball World Cup brand identity and tournament system will replace the current Softball World Championships across all categories: Men’s, Women’s, U-19 Men’s and U-19 Women’s. The major restructuring of softball’s pinnacle international competitions was decided at…

WBSC announces dates for 2018 Baseball World Cups and Softball World Championships

Three Baseball World Cups: U-15; U-23; Women’s Two Softball World Championships: Junior Men’s; Women’s The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today announced the dates of the 2018 Baseball World Cups and Softball World Championships that will be hosted in Canada, Japan, Nicaragua, Panama and the United States. Five official baseball and softball world championships are…

U.S. Passes Japan To claim No. 1 Spot As WBSC Women’s Softball World Rankings…

U.S. passes Japan to claim No. 1 spot as WBSC Women’s Softball World Rankings Presented by ENEOS expand +63% to Record 62 nations 24 First-time Countries Break into WBSC Softball World Rankings The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today unveiled the 2017 end-of-the-year standings in the Official WBSC Softball World Rankings Presented by ENEOS. National…

WBSC Awards Hosting Rights: U-23 Baseball World Cup 2018 to Nicaragua…

WBSC awards Hosting Rights: U-23 Baseball World Cup 2018 to Nicaragua, U-15 Baseball World Cup 2018 to Panama The World Baseball Softball Confederation today awarded the hosting rights of next year’s III WBSC U-23 Baseball World Cup® to Nicaragua and the IV WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup® to Panama. “WBSC is excited to award these…

WBSC Reveals New Logo For Launch Of New Baseball 5-on-5 Street Competition in Cuba

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today announced the launch of the first-ever, official five-on-five street baseball competition, “the WBSC Baseball 5 Championships”, which will take place from 23-24 November in Havana, Cuba. WBSC today also revealed the new logo that will mark the identity of the new urban discipline, along with the hashtag #playeverywhere…

WBSC Baseball Softball world joins IWG in advocating Women in Sport across all levels

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) and the International Working Group (IWG) today announced that WBSC and 82 Baseball and Softball National Federations around the world (to date) have endorsed the IWG Brighton Plus Helsinki Declaration on Women and Sport. WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari signed the declaration alongside the IWG Co-Chairperson, Ms. Ruth Maphorisa, last…

WBSC welcomes Venezuela Pro League LVPB, PONY and USSSA….

WBSC welcomes Venezuela Pro League LVPB, PONY and USSSA as newest Members in push to 1 billion players, fans worldwide WBSC strengthens global membership with 202 National Federations and Associate Members across 143 countries and territories The World Baseball Softball Confederation has approved the memberships of PONY Baseball and Softball, the United States Specialty Sports…

WBSC Baseball and Softball Divisions Elect New Leaders

New leaders of the WBSC Baseball and WBSC Softball divisions were elected at the 12-14 October WBSC Congress at the Gaborone International Convention Centre in Botswana’s capital. Italy’s Riccardo Fraccari ran unopposed to win the seat as the Chairman of the WBSC Baseball Division, while Puerto Rico’s Tommy Velazquez was elected as the new Chairman…