non-Olympic Sports

Exclusive: Israel baseball chief confident WBSC will "deal effectively" with flag snub at Tunisia Congress

By Gary Anderson

Israel Association of Baseball President Peter Kurz says he is confident that the WBSC will deal with him not being allowed to display his flag at its Congress in Tunisia ©TwitterPeter Kurz, President of the Israel Association of Baseball (IAB), claims he has been reassured by World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) President Riccardo Fraccari that a controversial incident to ban his country's flag is being dealt with properly. 

New baseball and softball body formed to promote sports in Francophone countries

By Gary Anderson

A new body to promote baseball and softball in Francophonie nations and territories has been formed ©MLB/Getty Images The Francophone Association of Baseball Softball (AFBS) has been formed to promote the development of both sports in French-speaking countries, with the new body to have its headquarters in Paris.

Dubai to host 2015 World Air Games

By Gary Anderson

The 2015 World Air Games will take place in Dubai ©FAIThe World Air Sports Federation (FAI) has announced the 2015 World Air Games will take place in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.

World Squash Federation ambassadors in Papua New Guinea to boost sport in the region

By Paul Osborne

World Squash Federation ambassadors Cameron Pilley and Low Wee Wern have visited Papua New Guinea as part of the 2014 WSF Ambassador Programme ©WSFWorld Squash Federation (WSF) ambassadors Cameron Pilley and Low Wee Wern have taken a trip to Papua New Guinea in an effort to boost the nation's bid for success ahead of the 2014 Commonwealth Games and 2015 Pacific Games.

Groups announced for Under-15 Baseball World Cup

By Gary Anderson

Inaugural runners-up Cuba will be out to go one step further at the 2014 Under-15 Baseball World Cup ©IBAFThe World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has announced the line-up for the group stages of this year's Under-15 Baseball World Cup in Mexico, which sees defending champions Venezuela drawn together with the team they beat in the final last time, Cuba.

Minneapolis' $1 billion Vikings Stadium awarded 2018 Superbowl

By Zjan Shirinian

Minneapolis will host the Superbowl in 2018 for only the second time ©Getty ImagesThe new $1 billion (£593 million/€733 million) Vikings Stadium in Minneapolis has been awarded the 2018 Superbowl.

Clearwater to host 2017 Junior Women's Softball World Championships

By Gary Anderson

The United States will play host to the 2017 ISF Junior Women's Softball World Championships ©Getty Images Clearwater in Florida has been announced as the host city for the 2017 International Softball Federation (ISF) Junior Women's Softball World Championships.

World number four Joelle King heads New Zealand squash team for Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson

Joelle King will be heading to Glasgow looking to add to her two Commonwealth Games medals so far ©Getty Images World number four Joelle King will lead an eight-strong New Zealand squash team at this year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, where she will be aiming to build on her gold and silver medal wins from last time out in Delhi.

Softball New Zealand signs "most important sponsorship deal" in its history with Golden Homes

By Paul Osborne

Golden Homes has signed a strategic partnership with Softball New Zealand ©FacebookSoftball New Zealand has signed "its most important sponsorship deal in the history of softball in New Zealand" as it announces a strategic partnership with home building company Golden Homes.

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