Baseball World Cups at age-group level will be contested over seven innings rather than nine and instant replays are set to be implemented at Softball World Cups under changes approved by the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC).
Baseball and Softball
The World Baseball and Softball Confederation (WBSC) and Japan Softball Association (JSA) have announced details of the softball test event in preparation for the return to the Olympic programme at Tokyo 2020.
Baseball and softball federations in the next three Olympic host nations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) as part of the bid to appear at Paris 2024.
The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has announced the hosts of six qualifying events for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Tickets for this year's World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Men's Softball World Championship in Prague and Havlickuv Brod have gone on sale.
A development programme using the softball and Baseball5 formats and designed to address inequalities and help social change has been held in The Gambia.
South Africa and Botswana have both qualified for the Men's World Softball Championship and the Junior Women's Softball World Cup following both their success at the African Softball Championships.
A former Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star has been named as USA Baseball's senior director of player development.
Taiwan's top professional baseball league has opened a special exhibition in celebration of its 30th season this year.
World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Oceania has been launched following a historic merger of the Baseball Confederation of Oceania (BCO) and the Oceania Softball Confederation (OSC).
Newly-retired Taiwanese baseball icon Chang Tai-shan has been announced as a World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) mini baseball ambassador.
The Cuban Baseball Federation (FCB) and Major League Baseball (MLB) have announced an agreement between the two organisations which will provide a direct pathway for Cuban players to sign contracts with MLB clubs for the first time.
The President of the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Riccardo Fraccari has issued his end of year address to the body's members, saying 2019 will be "the biggest and most important year in the history of international baseball and softball".
The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) have confirmed the 12 qualified nations for the second edition of their Premier12 event.
The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has unveiled their first-ever dedicated world rankings web platform.