12/06/2013 1 Minute Read

Baseball & Softball South Australia Secures $2 Million Grant for Facility Development

A submission from a joint initiative between Softball South Australia and Baseball South Australia to form Diamond Sports South Australia secures Grant from the Minister of Recreation and Sport.

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04/06/2013 1 Minute Read

Australian signs with Japanese Pro Women’s Baseball League

Shae Lillywhite has signed with the Japanese Women’s Baseball League, becoming the first International player to do so.

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28/05/2013 1 Minute Read

SportAccord delegates experience hitting

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) stand is open at the SportAccord Exhibition, hosted by the Lenexpo Complex in St. Petersburg (Russia). The booth, built on the joint efforts by theIBAF and the ISF (International Softball Federation) is also a reality thanks to the support of the NPB, the professional organization of japanese baseball.

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27/05/2013 2 Minute Read

The SportAccord Convention opened on Sunday

Monday will be entirely dedicated to various meetings, including the General Assembly of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) and of the Association of the IOC Recognized International Sports Federations (ARISF); the Exhibition will be open from 8.30 am on Tuesday 5/28, while the Opening Ceremony is scheduled for 6 pm the same day.

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24/05/2013 2 Minute Read

First Ever National Women’s Baseball Camp in Australia

Baseball Australia is pleased to announce the first ever National Women’s Camp will be held on the Gold Coast from 19 to 24 July 2013.

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17/05/2013 1 Minute Read

2013 MLB Australian Academy Attendees announced

The 2013 Major League Baseball Australian Academy Program is set to run from 13 July to 24 August.

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06/05/2013 1 Minute Read

2013 School Sport Australia Championships Set to Begin

The 25th Annual running of the National Schools Championships will begin on 6 May in Geelong.

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29/04/2013 2 Minute Read

2013 Australian Women’s Squad Announced

Manager Simone Wearne has announced the Australian Women’s Squad that will train towards the 2014 International Baseball Federation Women’s World Cup.

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14/04/2013 2 Minute Read

An Olympic flavour at the IBAF Congress

The first 2 sessions of the 2013 IBAF Congress had a strong Olympic flavour, even if the launching of the World Baseball Softball Confederation is scheduled for the afternoon.
Tsunezaku Takeda, President of the Japanese Olympic Commitee, and Ryozo Kato, Commissioner of NPB, made both strong statements in favour of the reinstatement of baseball and softball in the Olympic Games. Takeda mentioned the importance the sports may have if the Games are played in Tokyo.

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28/03/2013 1 Minute Read

Simone Wearne to Manage Australia’s National Women’s Team

The Australian Baseball Federation is pleased to announce Simone Wearne as Manager of our National Women’s Team for 2013 & 2014.

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