Category Archives: Tournaments

Americas Olympic Baseball Qualifier Preview and Rosters

The final continental qualifier for the Tokyo Olympics begins one week from today in Florida. Eight teams will compete for a single guaranteed berth to Japan, while the second- and third-place teams will head to Mexico shortly thereafter for the … Continue reading

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WBSC Final Qualifier for Tokyo 2020 Moved from Taiwan to Mexico

Press release and photo by WBSC. The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has announced that the WBSC Baseball Final Qualifier to the Olympic Games of the XXXII Olympiad Tokyo 2020 has been moved from Taichung (TPE) to Mexico. The decision … Continue reading

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WBSC Olympic Qualifiers Set for June in Florida, Taiwan

Press release by World Baseball Softball Confederation. It has been edited only to provide the correct name for Taiwan.  PULLY, Switzerland; 16 March 2021 — The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today announced the timing and locations of the two … Continue reading

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WBSC Women’s, U15 World Cups Postponed

Press release from WBSC. PULLY, Switzerland / TIJUANA, Mexico; 23 February 2021—The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has asked the Tijuana Organizing Committee and the Mexican government to postpone the 2021 WBSC Women’s Baseball World Cup® and the U-15 Baseball World … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Italy Awarded 2021 U23 Euros, Apparent Qualification

The Federazione Italiana Baseball Softball (FIBS) has been awarded hosting rights for the 2021 Under-23 (U23) European Championship. Italy will now host the Senior, U23, and U18 tournaments, the first time ever that one country will host Europe’s top three … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Postpones International Open until March

BREAKING: The Hong Kong Baseball Association has officially postponed its annual International Baseball Open (HKIBO). The decision means that only one more international baseball tournament is still left on the 2020 calendar, The World Comes to Palm Beaches, still scheduled … Continue reading

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Olympic Qualifier: Netherlands – Italy

Game 15 of the Olympic Qualifier between the Netherlands and Italy was expected by many to be the de facto championship, but instead, the Netherlands used it to claim a place in the Final Olympic Qualifying Tournament. Here are our … Continue reading

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Danube Cup History | A Duna Kupa Története História | Dunajského Pohára | Donau Cup

A long-standing tradition in Central Europe is the Danube Cup, a multidisciplinary sporting competition founded in 1990 to promote peace among countries formerly separated by the Iron Curtain. Baseball (and softball) was proposed as a sport in 1995, though issues … Continue reading

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U12 Euros Cancelled, Other European Baseball Tournaments Postponed

ZAGREB, April 13th, 2020 – The Confederation of European Baseball (CEB) has announced today the cancellation of the 2020 U-12 European Baseball Championship and the U-12 EBC Qualifier due to the ongoing spread of the coronavirus pandemic. The Executive Committee took … Continue reading

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Host Cities, New Dates Revealed for U23 World Cup

Mexican Pacific League (LMP) baseball stadiums in Ciudad Obregon and Los Mochis to serve as the venues. New competition dates: 30 September – 9 October. LAUSANNE, Switzerland — 26 March 2020 — The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today announced that the Mexican … Continue reading

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