Softball

Deal to create dominant entity in youth and recreational levels of play

The World Baseball Softball Confederation has acquired the exclusive international streaming rights to the top tier of Panamanian domestic baseball

Women’s sports league developer Athletes Unlimited is expanding its reach and visibility by securing a distribution deal with three regional sports networks for its 2020 softball season.

New term extends long-running media rights relationship

Women's sports league developer Athletes Unlimited has secured broadcast agreements with CBS Sports and ESPN for its inaugural softball season, which is due to take place at Parkway Bank Sports Complex…

Don Porter, a key proponent in getting softball into the Olympic Games in 1996 and ensuring its return to the Olympic programme in 2020, has died aged 90

Mediapro, the production and rights agency group, has reached a short-form content distribution deal with Wave, the sports social media content company, covering leading Liga MX football clubs and WBSC…

Showcase youth sports event called off for the first time since its creation in 1947

A new professional softball league, called Athletes Unlimited, will debut in the United States in August, aimed at reviving the commercial fortunes of the sport

Start-up sports league organization has created a radical new model which firmly puts the focus firmly on athletes and not teams. Bob Williams reports.

Major league glamour and gender-equality appeal is a compelling argument for the Olympic Movement. World Baseball Softball Confederation is hoping it will be enough to convince Tokyo of its worth.

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has been awarded exclusive rights in the country to the upcoming under-18 Men’s Softball World Cup.

Major League Baseball has been unveiled as the official presenting sponsor of the United States’ women’s softball team’s upcoming training tour ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. T

The World Baseball Softball Confederation has agreed media-rights deals for the women's softball Asia/Oceania 2020 Summer Olympics qualifier tournament with FloSports in North America and Eleven Sports…

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has approved the formation of its new Baseball5 discipline and created a new company to manage its media and sponsorship rights.

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has revealed details of a new street discipline in a move designed to help secure the two sports’ long-term future on the Olympic Games programme.

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has launched its new Softball World Cup brand identity and tournament system in a major restructuring of the sport’s leading international competitions.

Softball New Zealand (SNZ) has entered a bid to host the 2021 men’s World Championship as it seeks to bring the national team event back to the country.

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has revealed plans to further expand the growth of baseball in the wider Asian market with the launch of new event the Women’s Baseball Asian Cup.

The International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board has today (Friday) approved the Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium as an additional host venue for baseball and softball events during the 2020 summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has launched a new youth commission as it seeks to boost participation in the sports among young people ahead of their return to the summer Olympic Games programme.

World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) president Riccardo Fraccari has hailed the success of the inaugural Premier12 event as representing another example of how baseball could serve the Olympic sports programme.

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has announced that the 2019 edition of its men's Softball World Championship will take place in the Czech Republic cities of Prague and Havlickuv Brod, with the women's event being staged in Chiba, Japan.

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has named Fukushima as a host city for an event next year in a move that is designed to help raise awareness and support the local region's continuing recovery following the disaster that struck in 2011.

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.

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

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has awarded the hosting rights to its three Baseball World Cup events in 2016 to South Korea, Mexico and Japan.

Fourteen national federations of the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) have joined together to found the Francophone Association of Baseball Softball (AFBS) in another step by the world governing body to boost its position in attempting to return the sports to the Olympic programme.

Newly-elected International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach has revealed that softball and baseball still have a chance of being included on the Olympic programme at the 2020 Tokyo Games.

The International Softball Federation (ISF) has appointed Dale McMann president, following the retirement of former head Don Porter who held the position for 26 years since 1987.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s decision to reinstate wrestling onto the Olympic programme has sparked criticism of the governing body’s voting process.

Baseball and softball’s joint bid to return to the Olympic fold has been given a boost following comments by the Rio 2016 Games president.