Non-Olympic Sports

Argentina thrash New Zealand to retain men’s Under-19 Softball World Championship

By Gary Anderson

Argentina celebrate a second successive Under-19 Softball World Championship win ©WBSCArgentina won a second consecutive men's Under-19 Softball World Championship with a 9-0 thrashing of New Zealand in the gold medal game in Whitehorse, Canada.

England and Wales Cricket Board appoint acting chief executive after resignation

By Zjan Shirinian

Brian Havill has been appointed acting chief executive of the England and Wales Cricket Board ©Getty ImagesThe England and Wales Cricket Board's (ECB) finance director and company secretary has been appointed the governing body's acting chief executive after the resignation of David Collier.

ENEOS named title sponsor of Women’s Baseball World Cup 2014

By Gary Anderson

EONOS will be the title sponsor of the Women's Baseball World Cup 2014 ©JX Nippon Oil & Energy CorpJapanese oil brand ENEOS has been named as the title sponsor of this year's Women's Baseball World Cup.

Kia becomes first-ever sponsor of England women's cricket team

By Zjan Shirinian

Head of women's cricket Clare Connor (left) and team captain Charlotte Edwards pose with a Kia Sportage at Lord's Cricket Ground ©Getty ImagesThe England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has signed a two-year deal with Kia to become the first-ever official sponsor of the women's team.

Collier quits as chief executive of England and Wales Cricket Board

By Gary Anderson

David Collier is set to stand down as chief executive of the England and Wales Cricket Board ©Getty Images David Collier has confirmed he is to leave his role as the chief executive of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) after 10 years in charge.

IOC issue warning to World Baseball Softball Confederation after removal of Israeli Flag at Congress

By Nick Butler at the IOC Headquarters in Lausanne

A warning was handed to the WBSC during on the second day of the IOC Executive Board meeting in Lausanne ©WBSCA warning has been issued by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) after the Israeli Flag and Federation name plate was removed at its Congress in Hammamet, Tunisia, earlier this year.

Cricket announce details of new women's competition to help raise standards

By Nick Butler

The inaugural event offers an opportunity to qualify for the 2017 World Cup, and to follow in the footsteps of 2013 winners Australia ©Getty ImagesAn inaugural edition of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women's Championship, a new tournament acting as a qualifying competition for the Women's World Cup, will get underway in August, it has been announced. 

WBSC launches new Premier12 World Championship event for 2015

By Paul Osborne

The WBSC has announced the launch of a new flagship men's national team baseball event, The Premier12 ©WBSCThe World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has today announced the launch of a new flagship men's national team baseball event, The Premier12 World Championships.

Clarke to captain England at Glasgow 2014 as netball squad announced

By Gary Anderson

England has named its netball squad for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games ©Getty Images Jade Clarke will captain England's netball team as the final squad was announced today for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
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