Between 1990 and 2002, major steps were taken by ASA-ASIA which saw the vast growth and rapid development of Softball in Asia. It saw the introduction of Softball as a competitive sport in the 1990 Beijing Asian Games, its retention in the 1994 Hiroshima Asian Games, the 1998 Bangkok Asian Games and the 2002 Busan Asian Games, 2006 Doha Asian Games, 2010 Gungzhou Asian Games, 2014 Incheon Asian Games and 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games.
Thereafter, ASA-Asia has not failed to host regular Asian Championships for Men and Women, and introduced the Asian Junior Men (19 & Under) Championship in 2000 and Junior Women (19 & Under) Championship in 2002 on alternate basis. Asian members also played a vital role in the introduction of Women Softball competition in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.
For the first time in history Argentina close the year as World No. 1 in the men’s chart; while USA remain as the top-ranked nation
World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) President Riccardo Fraccari addresses baseball and softball leaders, players, media and fans around the world in the following end-of-year address.
Updated: Jul 2 DATE : 05 – 09 NOVEMBER 2019 VENUE : YILONG BASEBALL-SOFTBALL STADIUM, GUIZHOU, CHINA TEAMS : CHINA (CHN), INDIA (IND), JAPAN (JPN), REPUBLIC
DATE : 08 – 12 SEPTEMBER 2019 VENUE : UNIVERSITY TECHNOLOGY MALAYSIA, SKUDAI, JOHOR BAHRU, MALAYSIA TEAMS : INDIA (IND). JAPAN (JPN), MALAYSIA (MAS), PHILIPPINES
Updated: Jun 11DATE : 01 – 07 MAY 2019VENUE : GELORA BUNG KARNO’S SOFTBALL STADIUM, JAKARTA, INDONESIATEAMS : CHINA (CHN), HONG KONG CHINA (HKG),
2ND ASIAN UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP, NANJING, CHINA 2018 Updated: Jun 11 DATE : 22 – 27 OCTOBER 2018 VENUE : NANJING TECH UNIVERSITY, CHINA
Updated: Jun 11 DATE : 19-24 AUGUST 2018 VENUE : SOFTBALL STADIUM GELORA BK, SENAYAN, JAKRTA TEAMS : CHINA (CHN), HONG KONG CHINA (HKG), INDONESIA
Updated: Jun 11 DATE : 13-18 MAY 2018 VENUE : The Villages Softball Field in Clark, Papanga, Philippines TEAMS : China (CHN), Chinese Taipei (TPE),