WBSC enters into agreement with Sportradar to help safeguard the integrity of the game

Sportradar’s Universal Fraud Detection System will help the WBSC in preventing competition manipulation. The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has entered into a two-year partnership with Sportradar Integrity Services, a global supplier of sport integrity solutions and partner to over 100 sports federations and leagues. . Sportradar will provide the baseball-softball world governing body with […]

Softball: USA regains No.1 spot in women’s world rankings, Japan still atop in men’s

In a historic milestone for WBSC, four continents are represented in the top four spots of the Men’s Softball World Rankings. The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today unveiled the 2021 end-of-the-year Softball World Rankings. In the women’s rankings, USA regained the top spot after winning the WBSC U-18 Women’s Softball World Cup in December. […]

Nine events highlight 2022 international Baseball, Softball, Baseball5 calendars

The WBSC Executive Board approved the 2022 international events calendar for Baseball, Softball and Baseball5 during its first online meeting of the year on 11 January. The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Executive Board approved the provisional international events calendar for 2022. The calendar includes four baseball events, four softball events and the inaugural Baseball5 […]

End-of-the-year message from WBSC President to global baseball-softball community

World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) President Riccardo Fraccari addresses baseball and softball leaders, players, media and fans around the world in his end-of-year address. Dear athletes, leaders, WBSC partners, media representatives and fans around the world. We ended 2020 with the hope that “the imminent rollout of vaccines will hopefully allow a return to a […]

First Baseball5 competition in KOREA

Title: Youth sports festival 2021 – Baseball5 Date: 4th, December, 2021 Venue: Daejeon hanbat gymnasium Host/Organization:  Korean Sport & Olympic Committee Korea Baseball Softball Association Participating teams and competition system Group A Group B HBC Gyungsan little baseball club Seokgyo Elementary school PEC Academy Gunsan-nam Elementary school Sang-Incheon & Ganseok Elementary school   • The competition […]

USA tops Chinese Taipei 1-0 in Final of WBSC U-18 Women’s Softball World Cup, Puerto Rico takes bronze

Welcome to this daily summary of the WBSC U-18 Women’s Softball World Cup, giving you the latest news and key updates on the first women’s softball World Cup in more than two years. LIMA, Peru — The USA Softball U-18 National Team defeated Chinese Taipei, 1-0, in the Final of the WBSC U-18 Women’s Softball […]

WBSC U-18 Women’s Softball World Cup: New schedule unveiled after South Africa withdraws due to COVID travel restrictions

Eight teams will now compete in a 28-game round robin, including world No. 30 Peru (host), along with No. 2 USA, No. 4 Mexico, No. 5 Puerto Rico, No. 6 Chinese Taipei, No. 10 Netherlands, No. 13 Czech Republic and No. 40 Colombia. The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today released a new eight-team schedule […]

WBSC announces U-18 Women’s Softball World Cup official schedule

World No. 2 USA, No. 4 Mexico, No 5 Puerto Rico, No. 6 Chinese Taipei, No. 10 Netherlands, No. 13 Czech Republic, No. 26 South Africa, No. 30 Peru (host) and No. 40 Colombia will play a 36-game single round robin from 6-11 December. LIMA, Peru — The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today released […]

10 things to know about the WBSC U-18 Softball World Cup

With the WBSC U-18 Softball World Cup around the corner, we present 10 things that softball fans around the world need to know about this official world championship tournament. Starting December 6th in Lima, Peru, we will experience the emotions of the inaugural edition of the WBSC U-18 Softball World Cup. Here are 10 things […]

With 1 year to go, promo video released for WBSC Men’s Softball World Cup 2022 in New Zealand

The WBSC Men’s Softball World Cup hosting committee has released a promotional video and a volunteer-recruitment campaign for the event through their own website. The tournament will be played in Auckland, New Zealand, from 26 November to 4 December 2022. Today marks one year before the top men’s softball competition in the world, the WBSC Men’s […]