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  • 11
    Jun

    World Softball Day to boost global awareness and Olympic hopes

    The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC), the world governing body for baseball and softball, will be promoting a celebration of World Softball Day 2014 around the globe and among its 141 National Federation members on Friday 13 June.

  • 19
    May

    Great fastpitch and baseball at Farnham Park

    The best baseball and fastpitch softball that Britain has to offer will be on show at Farnham Park near Slough on the weekend of 24-25 May, and members of both the baseball and softball communities are invited to come down and watch

  • 14
    May

    Olympics dominate WBSC Congress

    The question of baseball/softball’s possible reinstatement to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo dominated both discussions and strategic thinking at the first-ever Congress of the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC), held in Hammamet, Tunisia on 10-11 May.

  • 20
    Mar

    First WBSC Congress to be held in Tunisia

    The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has awarded the North African nation of Tunisia the hosting rights for the first-ever WBSC Congress, which will be held in Hammamet, Tunisia from 10-11 May 2014.

  • 12
    Dec

    A source for historic softball and baseball results

    A German sports historian, Stephan Mueller, has put together a website where you can find the results of all Olympic, ISF and ESF national and club team softball competitions ever played (including slowpitch) and all Olympic, European and international baseball competitions.

  • 22
    Nov

    IOC President offers hope for baseball and softball

    Thomas Bach, the newly-elected President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has told a news conference in Tokyo that baseball and softball could still return to the Olympic programme for the 2020 Games in Japan.

  • 13
    Nov

    Nottingham shades second Battle of the Shires

    The second annual “Battle of the Shires” took place at Western Park in Leicester on Saturday 5 October and looked set to be a great success until a heartbreaking injury to a key player from the Leicester Blue Sox.  Nottinghamshire went on to take two of the three events to win the title.

  • 24
    Oct

    Academy opening at Farnham Park postponed

    The official opening and practice sessions for Academy Baseball and Softball this weekend at Farnham Park has had to be postponed because the pitches are waterlogged and more rain is forecast.

  • 6
    Sep

    Why baseball/softball deserves an Olympic place

    With the vote on whether baseball/softball, wrestling or squash is given a place at the Olympic Games in 2020 just a couple of days away, the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has listed ten reasons why our sports deserve the place.

  • 2
    Sep

    Japanese legend calls baseball/softball the “best choice” for the Olympics

    The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has gained public support from Japan’s legendary sports figure, home run king and baseball Hall of Famer Sadaharu Oh, for baseball and softball’s inclusion on the 2020 Olympic programme.

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