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  • 5
    Aug

    GB Women qualify for the World Championships

    The GB Women’s Fastpitch Team have done it again—qualifying for the World Championships for the second straight time by overcoming the Czech Republic 2-0 on August 5 at the European Women’s Championships in Italy. GB can finish no lower than third, but will play tomorrow to see if they can finish even higher.

  • 5
    Aug

    GB Women are one game away from World Championship qualification

    The task of qualifying for the 2012 World Championships is down to just one game for the GB Women’s Fastpitch Team—the 6.30 encounter on August 5 with the Czech Republic. A win will also keep GB in the hunt for the European Championship title.

  • 5
    Aug

    Pioneers in the lead at the European Slowpitch Cup

    After a second day of fluctuating fortunes at the European Slowpitch Cup in the Czech Republic, Pioneers top the table, but Limerick from Ireland are on their heels and defending champions Chromies are attempting to come back from a poor start.

  • 5
    Aug

    GB Women take extra-inning thriller from Russia

    After a dramatic 4-2 extra-inning win over Russia on the evening of August 4 at the European Women’s Championships in North East Italy, the GB Women’s Fastpitch Team will play Spain on August 5 for a place in the last four and the Page Playoffs. The top three teams will qualify for next year’s World Championships in Canada.

  • 4
    Aug

    GB Women take out France to assure a shot at the Page Playoffs

    The GB Women’s Fastpitch Team took no chances with France on the morning of August 4 in the second round at the European Women’s Championships in Italy. GB’s 9-3 win assured themselves of a playoff game tomorrow that can get them into the final-four Page Playoff.

  • 4
    Aug

    European Slowpitch Cup starts with close games and even competition

    Four of the five teams competing in the European Slowpitch Cup in Mlade Buky in the Czech Republic this week seem competitive with each other after the first day’s play on August 3.

  • 4
    Aug

    GB Women lose tough 3-1 battle to the Dutch

    Great Britain and the Netherlands staged a tough, high-class game of softball at the start of the second round in the 2011 European Women’s Fastpitch Championships on Wednesday evening, August 3, before a packed crowd in the main stadium at Ronchi dei Legionari in North East Italy. But the Dutch had more hits and also had the better of both the luck and the umpiring, and won the game 3-1.

  • 3
    Aug

    Now the real tournament begins for the GB Women

    GB made slightly hard work of their final first round group game against Croatia at the European Women’s Fastpitch Championships on August 3, but emetged with a 7-0 mercy rule win in five innings.Now the serious begins with a second round match against the Netherlands.

  • 3
    Aug

    Baseball and softball make the shortlist for the 2020 Olympics

    The International Olympic Committee has announced a list of eight sports from which it will choose one to be added to the programme for the 2020 Olympic Games—and baseball and softball are both on the list. But does either sport have a realistic chance? And what if they combine to re-enter the Games as a single sport?

  • 3
    Aug

    BSF Executive Meeting Report: July 7, 2011

    The BSF Executive held a conference call meeting on the evening of Thursday, July 7. Click through for highlights of discussions and decisions.

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