Baseball5 to make another hit in Ankara, a city of cultural significance

In a city of tradition, the next generation of Baseball5 stars will showcase their best skills and make more history. The city of history and civilisation, Ankara is the capital city of Türkiye and the second largest city embracing five million citizens in the country after Istanbul with 15 million. It is located at the heart of both Türkiye and […]

Comments from NAITO Minori (JPN) after Japan (JPN) beat China (CHN) 4-0

SHAOXING – Comments from NAITO Minori (JPN) after Japan (JPN) beat China (CHN) 4-0 in the softball gold medal match at Shaoxing Baseball & Softball Sports Centre on Monday. NAITO Minori (JPN) – gold On the match: “As we wanted to achieve the sixth win in row, I really wanted to win this tournament. We had a really good […]

Japan favourites to extend softball winning streak

HANGZHOU – A preview of the softball competition which runs from 26 September to 2 October at Shaoxing Baseball & Softball Sports Centre. Japan (JPN) are favourites to secure their sixth consecutive softball gold, two years after winning gold at the 2020 Olympic Games. They won gold at Jakarta-Palembang 2018 by defeating Chinese Taipei (TPE) […]

WBSC U-15 Women’s Softball World Cup Schedule Announced;

Philippines v Czechia, Peru v Mexico to open tournament Hosts Japan will play three games in Komazawa and one in Setagaya City in the Opening Round. Their first game of the tournament is scheduled at 09:30 local time on 21 October. Czechia, Mexico, Peru and the Philippines will have the honour of opening the inaugural […]


 The Chinese Softball Association (CSA) fully impressed with softball facilities in Pingtan, China, during the U18 Women Softball Asia Cup 2023 which ended yesterday, in collaboration with local authorities, have offered to set up a training centre with Softball Asia. After some initial discussions with Softball Association president, Datuk Low Beng Choo, during the six-day […]


Japan’s Shino Oguri did not expect to named as the Most Valuable Player at the Awards Ceremony and Farewell Dinner of the inaugural U18 Women Softball Asia Cup 2023 in Pingtan, China, last night.   And to make it a night to remember for a long time to come, Oguri, went home with the most […]


Japan had expected a close match against Chinese Taipei in the  inaugural U18 Women Softball Asia Cup 2023 tournament final this afternoon in Pingtan, China, but in the end, were thanking their lucky stars they won by a solitary run. It was final where pitchers of both teams – Japan’s Shino Oguri and Chinese Taipei’s […]