New Major League Baseball (MLB) commissioner Rob Manfred has unveiled a number of rule changes that have been designed to increase the pace of play in the North American league amidst concerns that games are becoming too long.

United States President Barack Obama’s decision to open diplomatic relations with Cuba will have a big impact in sport, especially for Major League Baseball (MLB) and boxing. Barry Wilner explains why.


Miami has secured the rights to host Major League Baseball’s (MLB) 2017 All-Star Game.

A combined European baseball team will be fielded for the first time to take on world No.1 Japan in a new competition formed by the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC).

North America’s Major League Baseball (MLB) has appointed Anomaly as its new multimedia creative marketing agency.

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has appointed a son of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro as a global ambassador as it seeks to build its bid for the sports’ return to the Olympic programme.

The Los Angeles Dodgers MLB baseball franchise has reportedly entered into discussions with South Korean investors over the potential sale of a minority ownership share in the team.

New Major League Baseball (MLB) commissioner Rob Manfred has outlined his vision to increase participation in the sport amongst America’s youth and modernise the game without impacting its traditions, as he stepped into the position on Sunday.

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has announced that Taipei City and Taichung will act as Taiwan’s host cities for the inaugural edition of the Premier 12 World Baseball Championship, which will be staged from November 8-21.

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has announced a partnership with Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) granting Japan co-hosting rights to its new Premier 12 national team competition.

The City of San Jose has failed in its efforts to seek a court order allowing MLB baseball team the Oakland Athletics to move to the Californian city, a U.S appeals court has ruled.

German sportswear giant Adidas has been given the green light to ramp up its presence in the NFL American football and MLB baseball player endorsement market in a bid to bolster its position in the US.

A panel has been established to determine possible additional sporting events to be added to the programme for the Tokyo 2020 winter Games.

Long-serving Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig is set to retain his ties to the North American league following his exit from the position next month, after being awarded the title of commissioner emeritus by his successor Rob Manfred.

North America’s Major League Baseball (MLB) has said it will “continue to track” developments after the President of the US, Barack Obama, announced that the country’s diplomatic relations with Cuba would be re-established.

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has appointed British sports branding agency The Works to develop an official identity for the first edition of Premier 12, the governing body’s new flagship national team baseball tournament.

The Tampa Bay Rays Major League Baseball franchise has reached an agreement with the city of St Petersburg that will allow the team to seek potential new stadium sites in the Tampa Bay area.