Federation Focus: New Zealand where softball is tradition and innovation

Federation Focus: New Zealand where softball is tradition and innovation
24/11/2022
The fourth Men's Softball World Cup played on the country's soil will open on 26 November. Softball New Zealand believes Fastball 45, a faster-paced version of the game, is an ideal vehicle to attract new members.
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160-game Australian Baseball League season underway

160-game Australian Baseball League season underway
22/11/2022
The eight-team league features MLB, NPB and KBO talent.
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Whakaata Māori named official broadcaster of WBSC Men’s Softball World Cup 2022

Whakaata Māori named official broadcaster of WBSC Men’s Softball World Cup 2022
24/10/2022
Whakaata Māori will livestream all games of the tournament on its digital platform MĀORI+ for New Zealand fans. All Black Sox games will also be broadcast live on television. For the rest of the world, fans will be able to watch the 50 games of the WBSC Men’s Softball World Cup through GameTime.
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Softball Australia names Clare Warwick National Team Captain, launches new development programme

Softball Australia names Clare Warwick National Team Captain, launches new development programme
12/07/2022
Belinda White (pictured above with Warwick) will serve as Vice-Captain.
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Northern Mariana Islands win gold at Pacific Mini Games baseball event, Guam silver, Palau bronze

Northern Mariana Islands win gold at Pacific Mini Games baseball event, Guam silver, Palau bronze
24/06/2022
Baseball and softball, which are showcased in various multi-sport competitions, were among nine sports featured at the Pacific Mini Games 2022.
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Northern Mariana Islands defeat Guam in Pacific Mini Games baseball opener

Northern Mariana Islands defeat Guam in Pacific Mini Games baseball opener
17/06/2022
Baseball is one of the nine sports on the programme. It was last featured in the multi-sport event in 2005. Fiji, Palau and Solomon Islands are the other three participants in the five-team tournament.
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New Zealand team rejoins Australian Baseball League

New Zealand team rejoins Australian Baseball League
25/05/2022
There's now professional baseball back in New Zealand, a country ranked 46th in the WBSC Baseball World Rankings.
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Victoria Aces win Australian Women's Baseball Showcase, Genevieve Beacom shines in final

Victoria Aces win Australian Women's Baseball Showcase, Genevieve Beacom shines in final
13/05/2022
The 17-year old pitcher (pictured above) earned the win in the final against the Brisbane Bandits. Seven international players, including WBSC Women's Baseball World Cup reigning MVP Ayami Sato, participated in the event.
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Papua New Guinea Baseball Softball Confederation President Ralph Tarasomo passes away

Papua New Guinea Baseball Softball Confederation President Ralph Tarasomo passes away
06/05/2022
The country's National Olympic Committee regarded him as "one of the great personalities in sports."
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'Best female pitcher in world' Ayami Sato headlines upcoming Australian Women's Baseball Showcase; WBSC to stream event

'Best female pitcher in world' Ayami Sato headlines upcoming Australian Women's Baseball Showcase; WBSC to stream event
28/04/2022
The Adelaide Giants, Brisbane Bandits and Victoria Aces will meet in the showcase. The WBSC will live-stream the games to international audiences.
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