News (National teams)
GB Girls’ Fastpitch programme holds successful home tournament
18 August 2021
When it became clear that Covid would make it very difficult to send a GB Under-13 team to the annual European Massimo Romeo Youth Tournament in Italy this year, the hard decision not to go was taken. But what then…?
Meet the Sports Therapy team supporting GB Fastpitch Softball
1 July 2021
The British Softball Federation is excited to announce that for the first time in the history of our national fastpitch teams, we now have a designated sports therapist for each team in the programme.
Revived Manchester facility project progresses to planning phase
12 May 2021
BaseballSoftballUK and the Manchester City Council are pleased to announce that the Hough End development, featuring baseball and softball fields, has progressed to the planning phase.
Softball Europe calls off 2021 Co-ed Slowpitch Championship
11 May 2021
The Softball Europe Board has taken what they are calling the “tough decision” to call off the 2021 European Co-ed Slowpitch Championship, which had been scheduled for 15-19 June in Colorno, Italy.
Three GB Women’s Teams announce roster selections for 2021
7 May 2021
Although no GB National Teams – fastpitch or slowpitch – will be taking part in official competitions this summer due to issues posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, three GB Women’s Fastpitch Teams have announced their roster selections for 2021.
Covid forces GB Teams to withdraw from European competitions
27 April 2021
No GB National Teams will be competing in official European tournaments this summer for reasons directly related to the Covid-19 pandemic.
GB Softball to receive £288,750 in Olympic funding
30 March 2021
BaseballSoftballUK (BSUK), the British Softball Federation (BSF) and UK Sport today announced that the GB Women’s Senior Fastpitch Softball Team has been awarded £288,750 from UK Sport’s National Squads Support Fund for the 2024 Olympic cycle.
WBSC carries out major overhaul of Softball World Cup competitions
1 March 2021
The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) announced a major overhaul of its Softball World Cup competitions and calendar on 26 February, with all World Cups moving to a four-year cycle, many with fewer participating teams.
New Head Coach appointed for GB Fastpitch Men
17 February 2021
A new Head Coach – former South African National Team player and coach Colin Barrett—has been appointed for the GB Senior Men’s Fastpitch Team.
GB Men’s Teams looking for new players for 2021
6 January 2021
All three GB Men’s Fastpitch Teams - Senior, Under-23 and Under-18 - are looking for players interested in trialing for one or more of these squads in 2021. The teams are planning to play in European Championship or Qualifier tournaments this summer.