New WBSC Academy opens first online courses in push to further globalise baseball, softball

PULLY, Switzerland; 30 October 2020 — The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today announced that the WBSC Academy, a global development initiative, will officially begin courses on 2 November. The WBSC Academy will help facilitate athletes, coaches, officials and National Federations to conduct efficient self-learning of the various topics related to Baseball, Softball and Baseball5. […]

SOFTBALL UP AND RUNNING IN KOREA BUT UNDER STRICT SOPs

The 32nd National Korea Softball championship was held from Sept 15-19th amidst the Covid 19 pandemic. It was successfully held under strict operation procedures in place and adhered which included no spectators, only teams and the people concerned were allowed to enter the venue – Seoul Grand Park at Gyunggi-do. Also in place were chambers […]

WBSC establishes new Integrity Unit to safeguard future of baseball and softball

The mission of the WBSC Integrity Unit is to enhance fair play and transparency, protect athletes’ rights and promote inclusiveness, and further enhance governance. The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today announced the establishment of the WBSC Integrity Unit, a centralised hub for promoting and ensuring integrity within the organisation. The mission of the WBSC […]

Softball Asia Conducts Its Exco Meeting Online Successfully

It is ‘new normal’ times amidst the Covid-19 pandemic which has brought the world to its knees, and SOFTBALL ASIA (SA) adopted to the new times when it conducted its 2nd SA Exco meeting online via videoconference this morning. Although moving away from the normal personal meetings, the meeting chaired by SA president Ms Beng […]

insidethegames.biz section dedicated to Baseball and Softball

Do you know insidethegames.biz has a section dedicated to Baseball and Softball which is sponsored by the World Baseball Softball Confederation? Read all the Baseball and Softball News. Explore baseball and softball All Around the World. Check out Baseball5, WBSC’s hottest new Olympic property and discover the 2021 Baseball5 rulebook. Learn why baseball and softball are […]

WBSC’s ‘GameTime’ channel to live-stream inaugural Taiwan Baseball5 Championships on 13-14 Oct, logo revealed

PULLY, Switzerland; 9 October 2020 — The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC), together with the Chinese Taipei Baseball Association (CTBA), announced today that WBSC and its GameTime media platform will live-stream the inaugural Taiwan Baseball5 Championships. The games, scheduled for 13-14 October, will be available on the GameTime.Sport website and the WBSC Facebook and GameTime […]

COVID 19 FAILS TO DERAIL SINGAPORE

3rd October, 2020 Singapore National Men’s Softball Team: The Singapore Men Softball Team training started U23 team selections in January 2020.  Due to the pandemic situation, they stopped training in March and resumed fundamentals, strength and conditioning and theory sessions via Zoom three times a week from end April 2020. With the easing of social […]

WBSC confirms new dates for inaugural U-18 Women’s Softball World Cup in Lima, Peru

PULLY, Switzerland; 1 October 2020 — The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today announced the new dates for the inaugural WBSC U-18 Women’s Softball World Cup®, which will be staged from 27 March to 4 April 2021 in Lima, Peru. The first edition of the U-18 Women’s Softball World Cup, which rebrands the WBSC U-19 Women’s Softball […]

Chinese Softball Association and Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology Build the Strategic Cooperation

Chinese Softball Association and Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology recently signed a strategic cooperation agreement to jointly develop softball apparel. The two parties agree to establish softball apparel design team to achieve innovative development. Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology (BIFT) is the first public fashion university in China. It has undertaken the clothing design for […]

Rest In Peace Albert

The Executive Board of Softball Asia (SA) and the entire Asia Softball family, are saddened by the sudden demise of former Singapore’s national softball player, coach and umpire, Albert Chia Leow Boon Heng, on Sept 7, 2020. The entire softball fraternity extend their deepest condolences to his mother Madam Rosalind Leow and family, for their […]