Japan wins its first Olympic gold in baseball as the sport once again leaves the Games along with softball and karate

USA took silver and Dominican Republic bronze. “It has been a tournament of great technical quality,” says WBSC president Riccardo Fraccari.

WBSC aims to keep baseball, softball in the Olympic Games at LA 28 and beyond

WBSC aims to keep baseball, softball in the Olympic Games at LA 28 and beyond

WBSC: Not a Single Covid Case at Florida Tournament

(ATR) By qualifying for Tokyo, the U.S. becomes an Olympic gold medal favorite.

ICYMI: IPC President Interview; Cortina Venue on Track

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Tokyo 2020 Baseball Qualifier Moves to Mexico

(ATR) Taiwan can no longer host the tournament due to a COVID-19 infection outbreak in the country.

COVID Kills the Two Top Cuban Baseball Executives

(ATR) The president of the Cuban Federation and the National Commissioner died within 15 days of each other.

ICYMI: Brisbane 2032; Tokyo 2020 Qualifying

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Americas Olympic Baseball Qualifier Schedule Confirmed

(ATR) Cuban Baseball Commissioner, who was preparing to travel to the tournament in Florida, dies of Covid at age 56.

#ICYMI: Help Wanted for Olympic Ceremonies, Sexists Need Not Apply

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Florida (USA) to Host Olympic Baseball Qualifier

(ATR) World Baseball and Softball Confederation President Riccardo Fraccari tested positive for COVID-19.

ICYMI: IOC Commissions Meeting Virtually, WBSC Waiting for USA Baseball

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WBSC Waiting for USA Baseball

(ATR) Riccardo Fraccari clarifies that Cuba along with other countries could be part of Plan B for Olympic qualifying.

New WBSC Integrity Unit releases updated Baseball5 official ball certification program

WBSC Congress Postponed to 2022

(ATR) WBSC will host additional tournaments in 2021 due to cancellations this year from the pandemic.

WBSC Will Play in 'Bubble'

(ATR) Organizing tournaments will become more expensive but health is our priority, says WBSC boss Riccardo Fraccari.

Federation Focus: Bach Praises WBSC's New Headquarters

Also: Pandemic forces changes for FIG; ITF AGM goes virtual; UCI's 2020 event calendar undergoes another overhaul

#ICYMI: USA Swimming Facing Lawsuits; Don Porter Remembered; Collectibles & Corona

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Don Porter, 90, Brought Softball to Olympics

(ATR) Don Porter was a tireless campaigner for women’s softball in the Olympics.

Taiwan's CPBL opens stadiums to fans, games sold out as another milestone is passed

Play Ball in Korea!

(ATR) "You see a light at the end of the tunnel," says WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari.

Milan 2026, Italian Sport Adjust to Virus

(ATR) Preps for the 2026 Winter Olympics proceed slowly while CONI shutters sport in Italy.

WBSC May Adopt MLB Coronavirus Measures

(ATR) Riccardo Fraccari dismisses Greenpeace's report on radiation issues in Fukushima.

Baseball5 added to Dakar 2022 sports programme

2019: "The biggest year in int'l baseball, softball history"

ATR First: WBSC Acts as Intermediary for Cuban Players

(ATR) The federation's involvement will allow Cuban baseballers to play in foreign leagues and for the national team.

Premier 12 Baseball Opens in Guadalajara

(ATR) Two slots in the Tokyo Olympics are the top prizes in the tournament being played on two continents.

Five National Teams heading to Italy, WBSC Baseball Europe/Africa Qualifier will take off on 18 September

ICYMI: Baseball, Softball Adapt and Grow; Iran Judoka Seeks Asylum

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On the Record: Baseball, Softball Adapt and Grow

(ATR) WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari says shorter games will increase fan interest in the bat and ball sports.