Marco Screti appointed to lead the WBSC Europe Baseball Umpiring Committee

Marco Screti appointed to lead the WBSC Europe Baseball Umpiring Committee
31/01/2023
Marco Screti (ITA) was appointed as Director of Baseball Umpires, leading the Baseball Umpiring Committee supported by Zdenek Židek (CZE) and Serge Makouchetchev (FRA). The group will work closely with František Bunta (SVK), WBSC Europe Baseball Technical and Competitions Director.
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Announced the teams taking part in the U-12 and U-18 Baseball European Championship Qualifiers 2023

Announced the teams taking part in the U-12 and U-18 Baseball European Championship Qualifiers 2023
28/01/2023
In 2023, nine teams will take part in the U-18 Baseball European Championship Qualifiers, and six teams will play in the U-12 Baseball European Championship Qualifiers.
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Defined the U-12 Baseball European Championship participants

Defined the U-12 Baseball European Championship participants
26/01/2023
Eight national teams will play the U-12 Baseball European Championship in Valenciennes, France, at the beginning of July 2023.
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The Baseball and Softball Mastenbroek Tournament will feature fourteen teams

The Baseball and Softball Mastenbroek Tournament will feature fourteen teams
26/01/2023
Scheduled from March 31 to April 2, 2023, the Baseball and Softball Mastenbroek Toernooi will have fourteen participants: eight for softball and six for baseball.
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Logos unveiled for the U-23 Baseball European Championship 2023

Logos unveiled for the U-23 Baseball European Championship 2023
25/01/2023
The U-23 Baseball European Championship 2023 logos have been unveiled. Eight teams will take part in the event, hosted in Wiener Neustadt, Austria.
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The British Baseball Federation is organising its first Summer Cup in July

The British Baseball Federation is organising its first Summer Cup in July
22/01/2023
In the 2023 summer season, Farnham Park will host the inaugural British Baseball Summer Cup, a tournament organised by the British Baseball Federation. Teams from all around Great Britain will converge on one venue for two days of tournament play.
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Eight teams to take part in the U-15 Baseball European Championship

Eight teams to take part in the U-15 Baseball European Championship
20/01/2023
Eight national teams will participate in the U-15 Baseball European Championship 2023 in Trnava and Bratislava, Slovakia.
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Danish Coach Daniel Nicolaisen added to St. Louis Cardinals coaching staff

Danish Coach Daniel Nicolaisen added to St. Louis Cardinals coaching staff
18/01/2023
Daniel Nicolaisen, native of Denmark, recently joined the St. Louis Cardinals as one of the hitting coaches at the Major League Level.
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WBSC Europe updates its branding

WBSC Europe updates its branding
17/01/2023
WBSC Europe released an updated brand that will better represent the disciplines of baseball, softball, and baseball5. This historic turn follows the merging of the governing bodies of baseball, softball, and baseball5 in Europe.
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Olimpija Karlovac (CRO) to host the Baseball European Confederation Cup 2023

Olimpija Karlovac (CRO) to host the Baseball European Confederation Cup 2023
16/01/2023
The 2023 Baseball European Confederation Cup was awarded to the Baseball Klub Olimpija Karlovac.
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The U-12 Baseball European Championship will be played in Valenciennes, France

The U-12 Baseball European Championship will be played in Valenciennes, France
13/01/2023
The U-12 Baseball European Championship will be played in Valenciennes, France.
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The Italian baseball, and softball convention CON-X returns at the end of January 2023

The Italian baseball, and softball convention CON-X returns at the end of January 2023
11/01/2023
The Italian Baseball and Softball Convention will be hosted at Rimini's Palacongressi from January 27-29, 2023. Over 1,000 attendees are expected to participate as in years past.
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Northern European National Federations meet to establish a steady collaboration and uncover opportunities

Northern European National Federations meet to establish a steady collaboration and uncover opportunities
10/01/2023
Representatives from the Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish baseball and softball National Federations met in Stockholm, Sweden, at the beginning of January. The goal of the meeting was to find more ways to collaborate even closer and grow our sports in Nordic countries.
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František Bunta appointed as the WBSC Europe Baseball Technical and Competitions Director

František Bunta appointed as the WBSC Europe Baseball Technical and Competitions Director
17/12/2022
František Bunta (SVK) is the WBSC Europe Baseball Technical and Competitions Director starting December 2022. He will work closely with the WBSC Europe Baseball Vice President Petr Ditrich and manage the Baseball Competitions and Technical Committee, together with Stephan Lasfargues, Baseball Competition Chief.
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Pools' allocation unveiled for the Baseball European Championship 2023

Pools' allocation unveiled for the Baseball European Championship 2023
16/12/2022
The allocations of the four pools of the Baseball European Championship 2023 were announced today by the WBSC Europe Baseball Technical Committee and the Local Organising Committee.
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The entries for the 2023 Baseball European Competitions are open

The entries for the 2023 Baseball European Competitions are open
03/12/2022
WBSC Europe opened the registration process for teams taking part in the 2023 Baseball European Championships and the Baseball European Cups.
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The Red Bulls won the second European Baseball Winter League

The Red Bulls won the second European Baseball Winter League
30/11/2022
The European Baseball Winter League saw the Red Bulls succeed. The Golden Stars won the silver medal and the Blue Lions took the bronze home. The League included fifty-four prospects from ten countries.
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European Championships and Cups hosts confirmed

European Championships and Cups hosts confirmed
30/11/2022
Following the call for organisers, clubs and National Federations bid to host the WBSC Europe events.
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Local transport for teams delegations removed from local organisers' obligations

Local transport for teams delegations removed from local organisers' obligations
27/11/2022
The WBSC Europe Board lifted the obligation from organisers to manage the local transportation for the teams' delegations at the European Baseball, Softball, and Baseball5 events.
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Defined the four pools of the Baseball European Championship 2023

Defined the four pools of the Baseball European Championship 2023
26/11/2022
The four pools of the Baseball European Championship 2023 are now official. The sixteen national squads know what awaits them from September 24 to October 1 in Czech Republic.
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Logo unveiled for the 2023 Baseball European Championship

Logo unveiled for the 2023 Baseball European Championship
24/11/2022
The logo of the 2023 Baseball European Championship has been unveiled.
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Russian and Belarusian teams excluded from all the WBSC Europe 2023 competitions

Russian and Belarusian teams excluded from all the WBSC Europe 2023 competitions
23/11/2022
The World Baseball Softball Confederation Europe confirms the decision taken in February to exclude all Russian and Belarusian teams, players, coaches, and officials from its competitions in 2023.
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The second European Baseball Winter League is underway in Spain

The second European Baseball Winter League is underway in Spain
21/11/2022
The second edition of the European Baseball Winter League is taking place in Tenerife Island, Spain. The event is organised by WBSC Europe, together with the Royal Spanish Baseball and Softball Federation and the Canary Islands Baseball and Softball Federation.
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Youth baseball tournament held in Chernivtsi, Ukraine

Youth baseball tournament held in Chernivtsi, Ukraine
05/11/2022
From September 30 to October 2, the city of Chernivtsi, Ukraine, hosted a youth baseball tournament.
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Baseball Coaches from all over Europe took part in the WBSC Coach Licensing Preparation Course held in the Netherlands

Baseball Coaches from all over Europe took part in the WBSC Coach Licensing Preparation Course held in the Netherlands
05/11/2022
Members of the WBSC Coaches Commission conducted a "pilot" for 14 Baseball coaches from October to 30 in Diessen, Netherlands, at the same time as the fifth ESCA Training Camp.
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European Technical Commissioner Roland Hoffmann passed away

European Technical Commissioner Roland Hoffmann passed away
24/10/2022
The German Baseball and Softball Federation (DBV) is mourning the death of Roland “Rolles” Hoffmann. Roland died on Thursday, October 20, 2022 in a hospital in Mannheim, Germany. The executive boards of the DBV and WBSC Europe express their dearest condolences to his family and friends.
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U-23 Baseball World Cup: Netherlands claim 8th, Germany 11th in Final Standings

U-23 Baseball World Cup: Netherlands claim 8th, Germany 11th in Final Standings
23/10/2022
While Japan won the 2022 WBSC U-23 Baseball World Cup, which was held in the cities of Taipei, Taichung and Douliu, Taiwan, the Netherlands and Germany represented European Baseball well and finished in eighth respective eleventh in the final standings.
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National Championships: Bonn Capitals win German Baseball Championship 2022

National Championships: Bonn Capitals win German Baseball Championship 2022
20/10/2022
The Bonn Capitals won their second German Baseball Championship in the 2022 season in Germany’s 1. Baseball-Bundesliga. They defeated the Untouchables Paderborn 3-1 (3-0, 10-3, 2-5, 5-2) in the best-of-5 final series to claim the title. Eric Brenk was named MVP in the final series.
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WBSC Europe and Blast Motion Partner to Advance Baseball and Softball Player Development Throughout Europe

WBSC Europe and Blast Motion Partner to Advance Baseball and Softball Player Development Throughout Europe
18/10/2022
Blast Motion, the industry leader in sensor-based swing analysis, and the World Baseball Softball Confederation Europe (WBSC Europe), the European governing body of baseball, softball, and all national team and club competitions, recently signed a partnership agreement to advance player development throughout Europe. The Blast Motion hitting improvement platform combines powerful swing analytics with a mobile app and cloud-based software services and insights to provide organizations, coaches, and players with real-time player development feedback, personalized hitting assessments, and much more.
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Team Ukraine will be hosted in Maimonides Park, home of the Brooklyn Cyclones, to play friendlies with the NYPD and FDNY

Team Ukraine will be hosted in Maimonides Park, home of the Brooklyn Cyclones, to play friendlies with the NYPD and FDNY
06/10/2022
Maimonides Park, home of the Brooklyn Cyclones, will host Team Ukraine for a pair of charity baseball games against the NYPD and FDNY to raise funds to help rebuild sports fields and complexes throughout Ukraine.
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The second edition of the European Baseball Winter League is to take place in Tenerife at the end of November

The second edition of the European Baseball Winter League is to take place in Tenerife at the end of November
28/09/2022
WBSC Europe, together with the Royal Spanish Baseball and Softball Federation and the Canary Islands Baseball and Softball Federation, is organising the second edition of the European Baseball Winter League.
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30 thousand euros for "Soulball" - the baseball project co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union

30 thousand euros for "Soulball" - the baseball project co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union
22/09/2022
"Soulball" is a project written by the Serbian Baseball Association co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union for €30.000.
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Czech Republic joins Great Britain in 2023 World Baseball Classic after downing Spain on Wednesday

Czech Republic joins Great Britain in 2023 World Baseball Classic after downing Spain on Wednesday
21/09/2022
The Czech Republic defeated Spain 3-1 on Wednesday evening at the World Baseball Classic Qualifier in Regensburg to punch a ticket for next year’s main tournament alongside Great Britain, which had qualified on Tuesday. The Czech Republic had lost the opening match to Spain 21-7 on Saturday and then went on to beat France 7-1, host Germany 8-4 and now Spain 3-1.
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Great Britain rallies to beat Spain on route to World Baseball Classic 2023

Great Britain rallies to beat Spain on route to World Baseball Classic 2023
20/09/2022
Great Britain became the first team to qualify for the 2023 World Baseball Classic after celebrating a 10-9 extra inning win against Spain on Tuesday evening at the qualifier in Regensburg, Germany. Spain will get a second chance to advance to the World Baseball Classic on Wednesday evening against Czechia. The Czech Republic beat host Germany 8-4 to stay in the tournament.
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Host Germany stays alive at World Baseball Classic Qualifier

Host Germany stays alive at World Baseball Classic Qualifier
19/09/2022
Host Germany beat South Africa 11-5 on Monday afternoon to stay alive at the World Baseball Classic Qualifier in Regensburg. They will now face Czechia on Tuesday afternoon at 1pm in an elimination game. On Tuesday at 7pm meanwhile the undefeated teams from Great Britain and Spain will square off with the winner qualifying for the 2023 World Baseball Classic.
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Czechia eliminates France at WBC Qualifier, Germany-South Africa postponed

Czechia eliminates France at WBC Qualifier, Germany-South Africa postponed
18/09/2022
Rain continued to hinder play at the World Baseball Classic Qualifier in Regensburg, Germany on Sunday. In the afternoon Czechia beat France 7-1 to stay alive and eliminate their opponents from the tournament. In the evening the contest between host Germany and South Africa was postponed due to rain. The game will be made up on Monday at 12pm with the winner remaining in the WBCQ to face Czechia on Tuesday.
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Spain, Great Britain reach first final at WBC Qualifier in Regensburg

Spain, Great Britain reach first final at WBC Qualifier in Regensburg
18/09/2022
Spain and Great Britain improved to 2-0 in the World Baseball Classic Qualifier in Regensburg, Germany on Saturday with wins over Czechia and Germany. Both teams will meet on Tuesday evening at 7pm in a game to determine the first of two participants at the 2023 World Baseball Classic. Meanwhile the losers of the first two days square off in the next games hoping to avoid elimination.
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Spain and Great Britain win on Day 1 of WBC Qualifier in Regensburg

Spain and Great Britain win on Day 1 of WBC Qualifier in Regensburg
16/09/2022
The World Baseball Classic Qualifier in Regensburg, Germany started off with wins for Spain and Great Britain on Friday at the Armin-Wolf-Baseball-Arena. Spain edged out South Africa, while Great Britain beat France. On Saturday Spain now will take on the Czech Republic, followed by the clash between Germany and Great Britain.
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Call for Organizers for the WBSC Europe events

Call for Organizers for the WBSC Europe events
16/09/2022
WBSC Europe calls for organisers for the 2023-2026 events. The bid to organise the 2023-2026 baseball, softball and baseball5 competitions can be sent until November 1, 2022.
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World Baseball Classic Qualifier in Regensburg, Germany commences on Friday

World Baseball Classic Qualifier in Regensburg, Germany commences on Friday
15/09/2022
The focus from international baseball will be on Regensburg, Germany from September 16 to 21, as one of just two World Baseball Classic Qualifiers will take place at the beautiful Armin-Wolf-Baseball-Arena. Host Germany, Spain, Great Britain, Czech Republic, France and South Africa are competing for two spots in the World Baseball Classic 2023 during these days.
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WBSC Coach Licensing Course to be held in conjunction with the ESCA Training Camp

WBSC Coach Licensing Course to be held in conjunction with the ESCA Training Camp
14/09/2022
WBSC Europe will conduct a Coach Licensing Course in cooperation with WBSC at the end of October in the Netherlands in conjunction with the ESCA Training Camp.
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WBSC Europe reveals the 2023-2029 planning for Baseball, Softball, Baseball5 European events

WBSC Europe reveals the 2023-2029 planning for Baseball, Softball, Baseball5 European events
13/09/2022
The World Baseball Softball Confederation Europe (WBSC Europe) announced the 2023-2029 Baseball, Softball, and Baseball5 European Championships planning.
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WBSC Europe first part of the 2022 season: recap

WBSC Europe first part of the 2022 season: recap
05/09/2022
Thirty-one European Championships and Cups have been played so far in the 2022 baseball and softball season.
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National Championships: Huskies Rouen and Normandie are the French Baseball Champions

National Championships: Huskies Rouen and Normandie are the French Baseball Champions
01/09/2022
In France, the Huskies Rouen and Normandie dominated the French baseball scene.
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Spain wins U-18 European Baseball Championship 2022

Spain wins U-18 European Baseball Championship 2022
20/08/2022
Spain defeated the Netherlands 6-2 in a rain-shortened final in Brno at the U-18 European Baseball Championship in the Czech Republic to claim their first ever gold medal in this age category. Host Czechia captured third place ahead of Italy, while Germany finished in fifth and France in sixth in the final standings.
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Day 7 of the U-18 European Baseball Championship: Preview

Day 7 of the U-18 European Baseball Championship: Preview
20/08/2022
Final day at the U-18 European Baseball Championship in the Czech Republic on Saturday. The grand finale between the Netherlands and Spain will take place in the evening at 6pm at MBS Stadium in Brno. Earlier in the day the classification games are on the schedule as well.
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Netherlands, Spain reach final at U-18 European Baseball Championship

Netherlands, Spain reach final at U-18 European Baseball Championship
19/08/2022
Defending champion Netherlands and Spain have reached the final at the U-18 European Baseball Championship after winning their respective semi-finals against Czechia and Italy on Friday in Brno, Czech Republic. The final will take place on Saturday at 6pm at MBS Stadium in Brno. Czechia and Italy will play for third place at 2pm. After winning in the placement round on Friday Germany and France will be playing for fifth place. Israel and Great Britain will settle for the game for seventh place. Belgium and Austria are playing for ninth, while Lithuania and Ireland are in the game for eleventh place.
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Day 6 at the U-18 European Baseball Championship: Preview

Day 6 at the U-18 European Baseball Championship: Preview
19/08/2022
After the preliminary round at the U-18 European Baseball Championship ended on Thursday the tournament enters the decisive phase. Semi-finals and the first games of the placement round are on the schedule on Friday.
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Czechia, Spain, Netherlands and Italy book Semi-Final Tickets at U-18 European Baseball Championship

Czechia, Spain, Netherlands and Italy book Semi-Final Tickets at U-18 European Baseball Championship
18/08/2022
After an off day on Wednesday as the teams moved from Hluboka and Ostrava to Brno for the remainder of the U-18 European Baseball Championship, the preliminary round ended with six games on Thursday. Undefeated Spain and Czechia as well as the Netherlands and Italy are reaching the semi-finals, which will be played on Friday.
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Day 5 of the U-18 European Baseball Championship: Preview

Day 5 of the U-18 European Baseball Championship: Preview
17/08/2022
After an off day on Wednesday the twelve participants at the U-18 European Baseball Championship have said farewell to Hluboka and Ostrava to move to Brno and Blansko for the last day of the preliminary round on Thursday as well as the final round on Friday and Saturday. In Group A and B Spain and Czechia sit atop the standings with perfect 4-0 records, but the Netherlands and France, as well as Italy and Germany still are hoping for the semi-finals as well.
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Czechia and Spain enter Off Day at U-18 European Baseball Championship with 4-0 records

Czechia and Spain enter Off Day at U-18 European Baseball Championship with 4-0 records
16/08/2022
After four of five days at the preliminary round at the U-18 European Baseball Championship in the Czech Republic the hosts and Spain remained undefeated heading into the off day. However Italy, Germany, the Netherlands and France still remain hopeful to gain a spot in the semi-finals.
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Day 4 of the U-18 European Baseball Championship: Preview

Day 4 of the U-18 European Baseball Championship: Preview
16/08/2022
Prior to an off day on Wednesday, the 12 teams in action at the U-18 European Baseball Championship in Hluboka and Ostrava, Czech Republic will return for the fourth of five days of the preliminary round on Tuesday with six games on the schedule.
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Three days of preliminary round action in the books at U-18 European Baseball Championship

Three days of preliminary round action in the books at U-18 European Baseball Championship
15/08/2022
Three of the five scheduled days in the preliminary round at the U-18 European Baseball Championship in the Czech Republic are played. On Monday the Netherlands and Spain from Group A in Hluboka and Germany and host Czechia from Group B in Ostrava improved to 3-0 and remained undefeated as the race for the semi-finals is heating up.
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Day 3 of the U-18 European Baseball Championship: Preview

Day 3 of the U-18 European Baseball Championship: Preview
15/08/2022
After Saturday’s postponement was made up yesterday we’re back on the regular schedule at the U-18 European Baseball Championship in Hluboka and Ostrava, Czech Republic on Monday. On day three of the preliminary round six games are on the tap.
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Czechia, Germany, Netherlands and Spain improve to 2-0 at U-18 European Baseball Championship

Czechia, Germany, Netherlands and Spain improve to 2-0 at U-18 European Baseball Championship
14/08/2022
Four teams remain undefeated after the first two days of the preliminary round at the U-18 European Baseball Championship in the Czech Republic. On Sunday host Czechia, Germany, defending champion Netherlands and Spain improved to 2-0 in the competition. The first round continues on Monday with six games.
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Day 2 of the U-18 European Baseball Championship: Preview

Day 2 of the U-18 European Baseball Championship: Preview
14/08/2022
Day 2 at the U-18 European Baseball Championship in Czech on Sunday will feature seven games after one of the originally six games on Saturday was rained out.
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Netherlands, Italy, Czechia, Spain and France lopsided winners on day one of the U-18 European Baseball Championship in the Czech Republic

Netherlands, Italy, Czechia, Spain and France lopsided winners on day one of the U-18 European Baseball Championship in the Czech Republic
13/08/2022
Day one at the U-18 European Baseball Championship in the Czech Republic on Saturday saw five lopsided wins in the ballparks in Hluboka and Ostrava and an evening rainout, which adds a game to day two on Sunday.
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Austria wins U-23 European Baseball Championship Qualifier in Ljubljana

Austria wins U-23 European Baseball Championship Qualifier in Ljubljana
13/08/2022
Austria shut out Ukraine 1-0 in the final on Saturday to win the U-23 European Baseball Championship Qualifier in Ljubljana, Slovenia to qualify for next year’s U-23 European Baseball Championship.
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Day 1 of the U-18 European Baseball Championship: Preview

Day 1 of the U-18 European Baseball Championship: Preview
12/08/2022
Day 1 of the U-18 European Baseball Championship takes place on Saturday, August 13 with six games being played in the preliminary round at the ballparks in Hluboka and Ostrava.
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Belgium wins U-23 European Baseball Championship Qualifier in Utena

Belgium wins U-23 European Baseball Championship Qualifier in Utena
12/08/2022
Belgium shut outs Switzerland in the final of the U-23 European Baseball Championship Qualifier in Utena, Lithuania on Friday to qualify for next year’s U-23 European Baseball Championship.
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U-18 European Baseball Championship commences on Saturday

U-18 European Baseball Championship commences on Saturday
11/08/2022
Twelve Junior Baseball National Teams will compete in the 2022 U-18 European Baseball Championship, which will be played from Saturday, August 13 to Saturday, August 20 in six different venues in the Czech cities of Ostrava, Brno, Hluboka and Blansko.
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Introducing the teams in Group B at the U-18 Baseball European Championship

Introducing the teams in Group B at the U-18 Baseball European Championship
11/08/2022
Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Ireland, Israel, and Italy are the six teams in Group B of the U-18 Baseball European Championship, set to take place in Czech Republic, from Saturday 13 August to Saturday 20 August. Group B will play in Ostrava on the field of the Arrows.
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WBSC Europe and Sportradar’s Synergy Sports announce partnership

WBSC Europe and Sportradar’s Synergy Sports announce partnership
09/08/2022
The World Baseball Softball Confederation Europe (WBSC Europe) and Synergy Sports, a division of Sportradar, have signed a partnership agreement granting Synergy access to film, analyse and store data and video from all WBSC Europe tournaments to use within the range of products and services it offers.
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Introducing the teams in Group A at the U-18 Baseball European Championship

Introducing the teams in Group A at the U-18 Baseball European Championship
09/08/2022
The six teams in Group A of the U-18 Baseball European Championship will play at the sports complex in Hluboká nad Vltavou, Czech Republic, from Saturday 13 August to Tuesday 16 August. The games will be played at 11:00, 15:00, and 19:00.
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Qualifiers for U-23 European Baseball Championships to be played this week in Utena and Ljubljana

Qualifiers for U-23 European Baseball Championships to be played this week in Utena and Ljubljana
07/08/2022
The summer in European Baseball continues this week with a pair of qualifiers for next year’s U-23 European Baseball Championship. Utena, Lithuania is hosting Belgium, Israel, Lithuania, Poland and Switzerland, while Ljubljana, Slovenia will have Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia and Ukraine in its group.
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France wins Women’s European Baseball Championship 2022 in Montpellier

France wins Women’s European Baseball Championship 2022 in Montpellier
06/08/2022
France has defended its title at the Women’s European Baseball Championship 2022, which was held in Montpellier, France. They defeated the Czech Republic 13-3 in a one-sided final on Saturday afternoon. The Netherlands finished in third place in the final standings ahead of Great Britain in fourth, which had played its first international competition in Women’s Baseball.
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Czech Republic, France to play in Final of Women’s European Baseball Championship in Montpellier

Czech Republic, France to play in Final of Women’s European Baseball Championship in Montpellier
05/08/2022
The Czech Republic for the first time in the history of the tournament and host and defending champion France will play in the final of the Women’s European Baseball Championship in Montpellier, France. Czechia rallied to beat the Netherlands 24-9 advancing to the final. France walked off in the bottom of the seventh 13-12 against Great Britain to reach the championship game. Prior to the last day of the preliminary round all four games were tied 1-1 in the standings, setting up the exciting finish.
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Czechia and Netherlands prevail on Day two of Women’s European Baseball Championship

Czechia and Netherlands prevail on Day two of Women’s European Baseball Championship
04/08/2022
After two days of preliminary round action all four teams have one win and one loss in the standings at the Women’s European Baseball Championship in Montpellier. On Thursday the Netherlands defeated Great Britain 12-2, while Czechia stunned host and defending champion 11-9. On Friday the preliminary round ends with the Czech Republic taking on the Netherlands and France playing against Great Britain. The final is scheduled for Saturday.
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Great Britain and France winners on Day one of Women’s European Baseball Championship

Great Britain and France winners on Day one of Women’s European Baseball Championship
03/08/2022
The Women’s European Baseball Championship started with two games on Wednesday in Montpellier, France. Host and defending champion France came back against the Netherlands to claim a thrilling walk-off win. Great Britain celebrated its debut in official competition with a commanding win over the Czech Republic.
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Women’s European Baseball Championship starts in Montpellier on Wednesday

Women’s European Baseball Championship starts in Montpellier on Wednesday
01/08/2022
For the second time in the history of European Baseball a Women’s European Baseball Championship will be played from Wednesday, August 3 to Saturday, August 6. Montpellier in France will host the second edition, which also will serve as qualifying event for the next WBC Women’s Baseball World Cup. Four teams will participate with host and defending champion France, the Netherlands, Czech Republic and Great Britain.
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Hungary claims victory at U-15 European Baseball Championship Qualifier in Budapest

Hungary claims victory at U-15 European Baseball Championship Qualifier in Budapest
24/07/2022
Host Hungary has won the U-15 European Baseball Championship Qualifier in Budapest. They shut out Austria in a thrilling final on Saturday to win the tournament. With the victory they earned a spot in next year’s U-15 European Baseball Championship.
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Spain wins U-15 European Baseball Championship Qualifier in Valencia

Spain wins U-15 European Baseball Championship Qualifier in Valencia
24/07/2022
Spain has qualified for the 2023 U-15 European Baseball Championship. On Saturday they defeated Great Britain 13-3 to win the U-15 European Baseball Championship Qualifier in Valencia, Spain. Spain remained undefeated in the tournament. They went 5-0 during the preliminary round outscoring their opponents 92-9 in the process. Great Britain was 4-1 in pool play to reach the final.
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Men’s European Baseball Qualifiers by the view of WBSC Europe Baseball Commission

Men’s European Baseball Qualifiers by the view of WBSC Europe Baseball Commission
19/07/2022
Over the weekend, the three Qualifiers for the European Championship 2023 in Czechia finished. Qualifiers winners Hungary, France and Switzerland will fight at a play-off tournament early next year and only two of them will advance to the main tournament.
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Hungary scores early, often to beat Slovakia in Final of European Baseball Championship Qualifier in Belgrade

Hungary scores early, often to beat Slovakia in Final of European Baseball Championship Qualifier in Belgrade
17/07/2022
Hungary has won the European Baseball Championship Qualifier in Belgrade, Serbia. On Sunday they beat Slovakia 8-1 in the final to claim the tournament win. With the victory they qualified for next year’s playoff tournament, where they will meet France and Switzerland, which had won their European Baseball Championship Qualifiers in Blagoevgrad and Utena on Saturday. The top two teams of the playoff tournament will qualify for the European Baseball Championship 2023, which will be held in the Czech Republic.
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France dominates European Baseball Championship Qualifier in Blagoevgrad

France dominates European Baseball Championship Qualifier in Blagoevgrad
16/07/2022
France has won the European Baseball Championship Qualifier in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria. They defeated host Bulgaria 8-1 in the final on Saturday. With the victory the French team earns a spot at next year’s playoff tournament, where also the winners of the European Baseball Championship Qualifiers from Utena and Belgrade will participate. At the playoff the top two teams will earn the right to participate in the 2023 European Baseball Championship in the Czech Republic.
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Switzerland wins European Baseball Championship Qualifier in Utena

Switzerland wins European Baseball Championship Qualifier in Utena
16/07/2022
Switzerland has won the European Baseball Championship Qualifier in Utena, Lithuania. They defeated host Lithuania 3-1 in the final on Saturday. With the victory the Swiss team earns a spot at next year’s playoff tournament, where also the winners of the European Baseball Championship Qualifiers from Blagoevgrad and Belgrade will participate. At the playoff the top two teams will earn the right to participate in the 2023 European Baseball Championship in the Czech Republic.
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U-15 European Baseball Championship Qualifiers set to commence in Budapest and Valencia

U-15 European Baseball Championship Qualifiers set to commence in Budapest and Valencia
16/07/2022
The focus of European baseball will shift to the U-15 European Baseball Championship Qualifiers, which will be played from July 18 to 23 in Budapest, Hungary and Valencia, Spain. Split into two groups eleven Baseball Cadets National Teams will compete to earn two spots in next year’s U-15 European Baseball Championship.
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Haarlem Baseball Week is back

Haarlem Baseball Week is back
12/07/2022
Honkbalweek Haarlem, or Haarlem Baseball Week if you prefer, has currently been played in the Netherlands after a covid break. This world known tournament celebrates its 30th anniversary and organizers have decided to offer live streaming of all games free of charge.
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13 National Teams to compete in European Baseball Championship Qualifiers in Utena, Belgrade and Blagoevgrad

13 National Teams to compete in European Baseball Championship Qualifiers in Utena, Belgrade and Blagoevgrad
10/07/2022
From July 12 to 17 the European Baseball Championship Qualifiers will be played in Utena, Lithuania, Belgrade, Serbia and Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria. 13 national teams will compete in the three tournaments with the winners meeting in a playoff tournament in the summer of 2023 to claim two spots in the main tournament of the European Baseball Championship to be played in the Czech Republic in 2023.
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Germany wins U-12 European Baseball Championship 2022 after dramatic Walk-Off-Win in Extra-Innings over Czechia

Germany wins U-12 European Baseball Championship 2022 after dramatic Walk-Off-Win in Extra-Innings over Czechia
09/07/2022
Germany has won the U-12 European Baseball Championship 2022 in Vienna, Austria. On Saturday evening they defeated Czechia 10-9 after nine dramatic innings. The tying and winning runs were scored on a walk-off double by Felipe Morales Weggemann with two outs in the bottom of the third extra inning. For Germany its their second juveniles title after 2016. Germany and Czechia have qualified for the WBSC U12 Baseball World Cup in 2023.
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Great Britain wins U12 European Baseball Championship Qualifier in Vienna

Great Britain wins U12 European Baseball Championship Qualifier in Vienna
09/07/2022
Great Britain has won the U12 European Baseball Championship Qualifier, which was held parallel to the U12 European Baseball Championship in Vienna, Austria this past week. They defeated Ukraine 9-5 in the final game on Saturday to bring their tournament record to 4-0. With the victory Great Britain promotes to the U12 European Baseball Championship for 2023.
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Belgium walks off against Ukraine in Extra-Innings to win U18 European Baseball Championship Qualifier in Trnava

Belgium walks off against Ukraine in Extra-Innings to win U18 European Baseball Championship Qualifier in Trnava
09/07/2022
Belgium denied the Cinderella story for Ukraine with a 6-5 win in extra innings on Saturday to claim victory at the U18 European Baseball Championship Qualifier in Trnava, Slovakia. Belgium tied the game in the seventh to force extra innings, before walking off in the ninth. With the tournament win Belgium qualified for the U18 European Baseball Championship, which will take place in the Czech Republic in August 2022.
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Great Britain wins U18 European Baseball Championship Qualifier in Sundbyberg

Great Britain wins U18 European Baseball Championship Qualifier in Sundbyberg
09/07/2022
Great Britain has won the U18 European Baseball Championship Qualifier, which was held this week in Sundbyberg, Sweden. In the final on Saturday the British Juniors topped host Sweden 5-1. With the victory Great Britain qualified for the U18 European Baseball Championship, which will take place in the Czech Republic in August 2022.
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"We can train in bomb shelters." With the U-12 coach Yevgenii Tkachenko about baseball in Ukraine

"We can train in bomb shelters." With the U-12 coach Yevgenii Tkachenko about baseball in Ukraine
09/07/2022
If you look at the team of Ukraine at the U-12 European Championship Qualifier in Vienna, you will spot only one man around the players. And still, despite the current conditions in Ukraine not in favour of any sports, Yevgenii Tkachenko picked up 18 players and together with his female coach assistant Viktoriia came to Austria with the goal of winning the tournament. Not for them. For the children, parents and coaches who could not come but mostly for the whole country of Ukraine.
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Day 5 of the U-12 Baseball European Championship: preview

Day 5 of the U-12 Baseball European Championship: preview
09/07/2022
Final day of the 2022 U-12 Baseball European Championship takes place on Saturday, 9 June, at Spenadlwiese Ballpark in Vienna, Austria.
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U-12 Baseball European Championship Day 4: Czechia and Germany reach Gold Medal Game

U-12 Baseball European Championship Day 4: Czechia and Germany reach Gold Medal Game
08/07/2022
The Czech Republic and Germany will face off in the final of the U-12 Baseball European Championship 2022 in Vienna, Austria. Germany edged out Italy 5-1 in the first semi-final on Friday afternoon to return to the juveniles finals for the first time since 2016. In the evening Czechia beat the Netherlands 6-1 in the second semi-final to join Germany in the Gold Medal Game. In the placement round Austria and France dominated their matchups to claim victories.
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Day 4 of the U-12 Baseball European Championship: preview

Day 4 of the U-12 Baseball European Championship: preview
08/07/2022
Day 4 of the 2022 U-12 Baseball European Championship takes place on Friday, 8 June, at Spenadlwiese Ballpark in Vienna, Austria.
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U-12 Baseball European Championship Day 3: Preliminary round ends in Vienna with Czechia and Italy Group Winners

U-12 Baseball European Championship Day 3: Preliminary round ends in Vienna with Czechia and Italy Group Winners
07/07/2022
The preliminary round at the U-12 Baseball European Championship in Vienna, Austria ended on Thursday with four games. Czechia and Italy claimed their group crowns by reaching the semifinals undefeated. They will face off with the Netherlands and Germany on Friday to determine the finalists for Saturday. Austria, France, Hungary and Lithuania will compete in the placement round.
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Regensburg, Germany to host one of two Qualifiers for World Baseball Classic

Regensburg, Germany to host one of two Qualifiers for World Baseball Classic
07/07/2022
World Baseball Classic, Inc. (WBCI) on Thursday announced the dates, venues and pools for the 2023 World Baseball Classic. The fifth installment of the Classic, which will be played from March 8th-21st, 2023, will take place at Intercontinental Stadium in Taichung, Taiwan; the Tokyo Dome in Japan; Chase Field, the home of the Arizona Diamondbacks, in Phoenix; and loanDepot park, the home of the Miami Marlins, in Florida.
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Day 3 of the U-12 Baseball European Championship: preview

Day 3 of the U-12 Baseball European Championship: preview
07/07/2022
Day 3 of the 2022 U-12 Baseball European Championship takes place on Thursday, 7 June, at Spenadlwiese Ballpark in Vienna, Austria.
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U-12 Baseball European Championship Day 2: Italy, Netherlands, Germany and Czech Republic book tickets for Semi-Finals

U-12 Baseball European Championship Day 2: Italy, Netherlands, Germany and Czech Republic book tickets for Semi-Finals
06/07/2022
After two days of preliminary round action at the U-12 Baseball European Championship in Vienna, Austria, the semifinalists are already known. Defending champion Italy and the Netherlands in Group A, as well as record title holder Czech Republic and Germany in Group B have won two games apiece to claim spots in the semi-finals. On Thursday the first round ends with the teams determining the group winners.
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Day 2 of the U-12 Baseball European Championship: preview

Day 2 of the U-12 Baseball European Championship: preview
06/07/2022
Day 2 of the 2022 U-12 Baseball European Championship takes place on Wednesday, 6 June, at Spenadlwiese Ballpark in Vienna, Austria.
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U-12 Baseball European Championship day 1: Three games were determined by mercy rule

U-12 Baseball European Championship day 1: Three games were determined by mercy rule
05/07/2022
First day of the tournament is over. Four games have been played at the Ballpark Spenadlwiese in Vienna, Austria. Despite weather forecast promising rainy day, it was a perfect weather for baseball.
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Day 1 of the U-12 Baseball European Championship: preview

Day 1 of the U-12 Baseball European Championship: preview
05/07/2022
Day 1 of the 2022 U-12 Baseball European Championship takes place on Tuesday, 5 June, at Spenadlwiese Ballpark in Vienna, Austria.
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Vienna hosts U12 European Baseball Championships and Qualifiers from July 5 to 9

Vienna hosts U12 European Baseball Championships and Qualifiers from July 5 to 9
01/07/2022
Once again the U12 European Baseball Championship and the U12 European Baseball Championship Qualifiers will be held in the same week at the same venue, as the ballpark at the Spenadlewiese in Vienna, Austria will host the juveniles tournaments from July 5 to 9, 2022.
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U18 European Baseball Championship Qualifiers to be played in Sundbyberg and Trnava next week

U18 European Baseball Championship Qualifiers to be played in Sundbyberg and Trnava next week
01/07/2022
The U18 European Baseball Championship Qualifiers will be played from July 4 to 9, 2022 in Sundbyberg, Sweden and Trnava, Slovakia. Two groups of five teams apiece will determine one winner each advancing to the U18 European Baseball Championships, which will be held in the Czech Republic in August of 2022.
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Apollo Bratislava claims Federation Cup Qualifier in Belgrade through Extra-Inning Walk-Off

Apollo Bratislava claims Federation Cup Qualifier in Belgrade through Extra-Inning Walk-Off
26/06/2022
Apollo Bratislava (SVK) has won the Men’s Baseball Federation Cup Qualifier, which was held in Belgrade, Serbia this past week. In the final on Sunday against Vojvodina (SRB) one run in the tenth inning made the difference to lift Apollo to the victory. By winning the Federation Cup Qualifier Bratislava claimed a spot in next year’s Federation Cup for the Slovakian Baseball and Softball Federation.
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Zurich Barracudas win Federation Cup Qualifier in Sofia

Zurich Barracudas win Federation Cup Qualifier in Sofia
26/06/2022
The Zurich Barracudas (SUI) have won the Men’s Baseball Federation Cup Qualifier, which was held this week in Sofia, Bulgaria. In the final on Sunday the Barracudas defeated the London Capitals (GBR) by a score of 6-2. With the victory Zurich earned a spot for the Swiss Baseball and Softball Federation in next year’s Federation Cup.
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Hakusah Globetrotters win Prague Baseball Week 2022

Hakusah Globetrotters win Prague Baseball Week 2022
25/06/2022
The Prague Baseball Week ended on Saturday evening with the Hakusah Globetrotters winning the title at the traditional international baseball tournament with a 6-1 win over the Spanish National Team.
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Astros Valencia march to Federation Cup 2022 Win

Astros Valencia march to Federation Cup 2022 Win
25/06/2022
The Astros Valencia from Spain have won the 2022 Men's Baseball Federation Cup in Brasschaat, Belgium. On Saturday the Astros shut out the Brasschaat Braves 10-0 in the final to earn a berth for the Spanish Baseball and Softball Federation in next year’s Confederation Cup.
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Prague Baseball Week live-streamed and commented in two languages

Prague Baseball Week live-streamed and commented in two languages
23/06/2022
The Czech Baseball Association signed an agreement with the Swedish company StayLive for the streaming of its competitions. This company offers live streaming of sports matches in three languages: English, Spanish, and Czech.
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2022 Prague Baseball Week gets underway on Wednesday

2022 Prague Baseball Week gets underway on Wednesday
20/06/2022
From Wednesday to Saturday, June 22 to 25, the 2022 edition of the Prague Baseball Week will take place in Prague, Czech Republic. The ballparks of the Eagles Prague and the Tempo Titans Prague will host one of the most prestigious international baseball tournaments in European Baseball. This year eight teams will compete for the title, including four national teams.
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Federation Cup Qualifier continue in Sofia, Bulgaria and Belgrade, Serbia on Tuesday

Federation Cup Qualifier continue in Sofia, Bulgaria and Belgrade, Serbia on Tuesday
19/06/2022
The Rattvik Base&Softball Klub (SWE) had won the first of three Federation Cup Qualifiers earlier in June in Kutno, Poland. This week the other two Federation Cup Qualifiers will be played in Sofia, Bulgaria and Belgrade, Serbia. Each winner will clinch a spot for their respective federation in next year’s Federation Cup.
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Federation Cup starts on Monday in Brasschaat, Belgium

Federation Cup starts on Monday in Brasschaat, Belgium
19/06/2022
The Men’s Baseball European Cup competition resume play on Monday with the start of the Federation Cup in Brasschaat, Belgium. The third tier of the European Baseball Cups is going to feature the Astros Valencia (ESP), Brasschaat Braves (BEL), Diving Ducks (AUT), London Mets (GBR) and Sofia Blues (BUL). The winner will earn a berth for their federation in next year’s Confederation Cup.
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Baseball Europe is now on Instagram

Baseball Europe is now on Instagram
16/06/2022
The World Baseball Softball Confederation Europe (WBSC Europe) launched the Baseball Europe account on Instagram.
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Czechia hosted massive youth international tournament

Czechia hosted massive youth international tournament
15/06/2022
In Czechia, the first June weekend was devoted to the youth baseball. More than 400 baseball players from 8 countries arrived at the sports relaxation complex to play U10 tournament SuperCup.
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Host Rouen Huskies wins Confederation Cup 2022 with Walk-Off Win in Final

Host Rouen Huskies wins Confederation Cup 2022 with Walk-Off Win in Final
12/06/2022
The Rouen Huskies defeated the Hoboken Pioneers 6-5 in the final game of the Men’s Baseball Confederation Cup in Rouen, France. Playing at their own turf the Huskies won the game on Sunday in walk-off style, as the decisive run was pushed over home plate in the bottom of the ninth inning thanks to a bases loaded walk.
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Parma wins European Champions Cup 2022 in Bonn, Germany

Parma wins European Champions Cup 2022 in Bonn, Germany
11/06/2022
ASD Parma has won the Men’s Baseball European Champions Cup 2022 in Bonn, Germany. They defeated L&D Amsterdam 7-6 in an exciting final game on Saturday evening at the Rheinaue ballpark. It was the 15th title for Parma in the history of the European Cup Baseball and the second in a row. The hosting Bonn Capitals finished in third place after beating ASD San Marino 6-3 in the bronze medal match. Earlier in the day Curacao Neptunus Rotterdam claimed seventh place with a 10-8 win over the VOITH Heidenheim Heidekoepfe in the tenth inning. Arrows Ostrava and Draci Brno finished tied for fifth place.
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Rattvik wins Federation Cup Qualifier in Kutno

Rattvik wins Federation Cup Qualifier in Kutno
11/06/2022
The Rattvik Baseball and Softball Club has won the Men’s Baseball Federation Cup Qualifier in Kutno, Poland thanks to a 13-3 victory over Beisbolas Klubas Vilnius in the final on Saturday. The Swedish Club already went undefeated 3-0 in the preliminary round and then beat the Tampere Tigers 20-0 in the semi-finals on Friday. Vilnius reached the final thanks to an 8-5 win over MKS Stal Kutno. With the win Rattvik earned a Swedish spot in next year’s Federation Cup.
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L&D Amsterdam and ASD Parma reach Final at European Champions Cup in Bonn

L&D Amsterdam and ASD Parma reach Final at European Champions Cup in Bonn
10/06/2022
Dramatic fourth day at the Men’s Baseball European Champions Cup 2022 in Bonn, Germany on Friday. In the end L&D Amsterdam and ASD Parma will play in the final on Saturday at 7pm. Amsterdam defeated ASD San Marino 13-9 in a high-scoring semi-final. In the evening game on Friday Parma edged out a strong host Bonn Capitals by a score of 6-5 after ten innings. Bonn and San Marino will play the game for third place at 3pm. Meanwhile the VOITH Heidenheim Heidekoepfe will take on Curacao Neptunus Rotterdam in the game for seventh place. Arrows Ostrava and Draci Brno will finished tied for fifth after winning the relegation round games on Friday.
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Tiebreaker needed to determine Preliminary Round Standings at European Champions Cup

Tiebreaker needed to determine Preliminary Round Standings at European Champions Cup
09/06/2022
The preliminary round at the Men’s Baseball European Champions Cup in Bonn, Germany is almost over. Only the suspended game from Tuesday between ASD San Marino and Curacao Neptunus needs to be completed, as the score is tied 5-5 after eight innings. The outcome will reveal the standings in Group B, which currently has San Marino on top with a 2-0 record following an extra-inning win over host Bonn Capitals. Bonn and Curacao Neptunus had two games each on Thursday, splitting them for 2-1 and 1-1 records in the standings. In Group A the team quality balance was needed to break the tie between L&D Amsterdam, ASD Parma and the VOITH Heidenheim Heidekoepfe. Amsterdam beat Parma 12-4 to win the tiebreaker with Parma coming in second after a 12-0 shutout over Heidenheim. Draci Brno and Arrows Ostrava had to settle for fourth place in both groups.
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Walk-Off Grand Slam for Bonn as rain continues to damp Champions Cup

Walk-Off Grand Slam for Bonn as rain continues to damp Champions Cup
08/06/2022
Similar to day one at the Men’s Baseball European Champions Cup rain also played a huge role on the second day of the competition in the preliminary round. At early afternoon two games were called earlier due to rain with L&D Amsterdam and ASD San Marino reaching the win column with shutouts over Draci Brno respective Arrows Ostrava. Ostrava then took on the hosting Bonn Capitals, which also featured lengthy rain delays, but eventually was finished with Bonn winning by a score of 6-3 on a walk-off grand slam. The game between ASD Parma and the VOITH Heidenheim Heidekoepfe got suspended due to rain in the third inning.
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Champions Cup gets underway until the Rain came

Champions Cup gets underway until the Rain came
07/06/2022
The Men’s Baseball European Champions Cup 2022 in Bonn, Germany got underway on Tuesday with the first games of the preliminary round. In Group A ASD Parma celebrated a commanding win over Draci Brno and the VOITH Heidenheim Heidekoepfe came back in the ninth inning to beat L&D Amsterdam. In Group B the game between Curacao Neptunus and ASD San Marino got suspended with the score at 5-5 after eight innings due to rain. The evening game between the Bonn Capitals and Arrows Ostrava got postponed.
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Rouen in France Center Stage for Confederation Cup 2022

Rouen in France Center Stage for Confederation Cup 2022
05/06/2022
The Confederation Cup 2022 – formerly known as CEB Cup – will be played from Wednesday, June 8 to Sunday, June 12 in Rouen, France, featuring seven teams from France (2), Austria (1), Belgium (1), Croatia (1), Spain (1) and Switzerland (1). The winner of the Confederation Cup will earn a spot for its federation in next year’s European Champions Cup.
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Federation Cup Qualifiers start on Monday in Kutno

Federation Cup Qualifiers start on Monday in Kutno
04/06/2022
The Federation Cup Qualifier in Kutno, Poland will open the 2022 season in the European Baseball Cup calendar on Monday, June 6. Through Saturday, June 11 five teams will compete to gain a spot for their federation in next year’s Federation Cup, ATMA 1991 (UKR), Beisbolo Klubas Vilnius (LTU), MKS Stal Bis Kutno (POL), Rattvik Base&Softball klub (SWE) and Tampere Tigers (FIN).
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European Champions Cup 2022 to commence on Tuesday in Bonn

European Champions Cup 2022 to commence on Tuesday in Bonn
03/06/2022
From Tuesday, June 7 to Saturday, June 11, 2022 the European Champions Cup 2022 will be played in Bonn, Germany. Hosted at the facility of the European Championship of 2019 eight teams from the Netherlands (2), Germany (2), Czech Republic (2), Italy (1) and San Marino (1) will compete to become the top club team in European Baseball.
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The Rouen Huskies win the Men's Baseball "Challenge de France"

The Rouen Huskies win the Men's Baseball "Challenge de France"
30/05/2022
During the weekend, the Huskies from Rouen won the "Challenge de France" and qualified for the 2023 European Cup.
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Schedules announced for the 2022 Men's Baseball Cups

Schedules announced for the 2022 Men's Baseball Cups
08/05/2022
The schedules for the 2022 Champions Cup, Confederation Cup, Federation Cup, and Federation Cup Qualifier have been announced.
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WBSC Europe Baseball Competitions Regulations 2022 now available

WBSC Europe Baseball Competitions Regulations 2022 now available
02/05/2022
WBSC Europe Baseball Technical and Competitions Committee released the WBSC Europe Baseball Competitions Regulations and its appendix for the 2022 season. Alongside, the approved bat lists have been published.
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34 teams from 12 countries participated in the qualifiers for the SUMA Pony League World Series

34 teams from 12 countries participated in the qualifiers for the SUMA Pony League World Series
26/04/2022
After two years of forced break, the SUMA Pony League and Krčanda took place in Prague, Czech Republic, from April 21 to 24, 2022.
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WBSC Europe recommends to consider players from Ukraine as home players

WBSC Europe recommends to consider players from Ukraine as home players
20/04/2022
Following a request from the Ukraine Baseball and Softball Federation, the World Baseball Softball Confederation Europe (WBSC Europe) sent out a recommendation to its National Federations members to have Ukrainian baseball and softball players considered as home players.
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Prague, Czech Republic, to host the European qualifiers for the SUMA Pony League World Series

Prague, Czech Republic, to host the European qualifiers for the SUMA Pony League World Series
16/04/2022
Prague is getting ready to host the SUMA Pony League European qualifiers for the U-14 PONY, the U-16 COLT and the U-16 KRCANDA PONY League World Series.
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New York Mets' High-A Affiliate Brooklyn Cyclones announce fundraiser to benefit Ukraine

New York Mets' High-A Affiliate Brooklyn Cyclones announce fundraiser to benefit Ukraine
14/04/2022
The Brooklyn Cyclones will honor the Ukrainian people on June 26th, wearing blue and gold jerseys and donating the proceeds to benefit humanitarian efforts in Ukraine.
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The WBSC Europe Executive Board appoints the Baseball and Softball Commissions

The WBSC Europe Executive Board appoints the Baseball and Softball Commissions
12/04/2022
Over the weekend, the WBSC Europe Baseball and Softball Commissions were appointed by the Executive Board in Lausanne, Switzerland.
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Russian and Belarusian teams excluded from all the WBSC Europe 2022 competitions

Russian and Belarusian teams excluded from all the WBSC Europe 2022 competitions
28/02/2022
The World Baseball Softball Confederation Europe (WBSC Europe) continues to stand in solidarity with Ukraine, the Ukrainian people and the baseball/softball family in Ukraine in the face of the continued illegal invasion of Ukrainian territory by Russia that began on 24 February 2022.
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WBSC Europe stands in solidarity with Ukraine

WBSC Europe stands in solidarity with Ukraine
27/02/2022
The World Baseball Softball Confederation Europe (WBSC Europe) stands in solidarity with Ukraine, the Ukrainian people and the baseball/softball family in Ukraine in the face of the unprovoked and illegal invasion of Ukrainian territory by Russia.
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WBSC Europe presented the European Individual Awards

WBSC Europe presented the European Individual Awards
23/02/2022
During the WBSC Europe General Congress, the WBSC Europe Baseball Commission handed the 2021 awards to the players, coaches, and officials. The WBSC Europe Softball Commission announced three inductees in its Hall of Fame. For the first time, the baseball and softball European awards were allocated at the same time and place.
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2022 Super6 officially cancelled

2022 Super6 officially cancelled
18/02/2022
The Men's Baseball and Women's Softball Super6 scheduled for September 2022 has been cancelled due to the withdrawals of the awarded organisers.
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The WBSC Europe Executive Board has been elected

The WBSC Europe Executive Board has been elected
12/02/2022
The WBSC Europe General Congress elected the new Executive Board during the 2022 WBSC Europe Congress in the Austria Trend Hotel in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on February 12, 2022.
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WBSC Europe Elective Congress set to take place in Ljubljana

WBSC Europe Elective Congress set to take place in Ljubljana
09/02/2022
The fifth WBSC Europe General Congress will be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, from February 10 to 13, 2022. The 2022 WBSC Europe Congress will be Elective.
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Baseball Europe announces the 2022 calendar

Baseball Europe announces the 2022 calendar
19/01/2022
The 2022 calendar includes three qualifiers for the 2023 WBSC Baseball World Cups.
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Open call for the Polish national teams head coaches

Open call for the Polish national teams head coaches
14/01/2022
The Polish National Baseball and Softball Association (Polski Zwiazek Baseballu I Softballu) is recruiting a head coach for the baseball National Team and a coach for the softball National Team.
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Thierry Raphet is the new president of the French Baseball and Softball Federation

Thierry Raphet is the new president of the French Baseball and Softball Federation
10/01/2022
Thierry Raphet is the new president of the French Baseball and Softball Federation. He had served as the Secretary-General since 2014 and succeeds interim president Fabien Carrette-Legrand.
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​The best of the 2021 Swiss Season

​The best of the 2021 Swiss Season
10/12/2021
At the end of November 2021, the Swiss Baseball and Softball Federation (SBSF) hosted its Awards Night in Zurich, Switzerland. The SBSF celebrated its 40th anniversary at the event.
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2022 European Baseball Calendar announced

2022 European Baseball Calendar announced
08/12/2021
Baseball Europe has unveiled the dates and places of its 2022 Club and National Team Competitions.
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​The Super6 and the U-17 Baseball5 European Championship will take place in 2022

​The Super6 and the U-17 Baseball5 European Championship will take place in 2022
30/11/2021
Among the Baseball and Softball European Championships and Cups, WBSC Europe will organise two events under its umbrella in 2022: the Super6 and the first-ever U-17 Baseball5 European Championship.
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​WBSC Europe announces 2022 Congress dates

​WBSC Europe announces 2022 Congress dates
24/11/2021
WBSC Europe announced to its Members that the 2022 General Congress will take place on February 11 and 12, 2022, in Slovenia.
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Historical step for WBSC Europe: new Statutes approved

Historical step for WBSC Europe: new Statutes approved
21/11/2021
On November 19, 2021, the new WBSC Europe Constitution was approved in Roma, Italy, paving the way for the future of European Baseball, Softball, and Baseball5. European Baseball & Softball leaders were in Roma, Italia, for the WBSC Europe, CEB, and ESF Congresses on November 19 and 20, 2021.
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WBSC Europe prepares for Congress in Italy

WBSC Europe prepares for Congress in Italy
12/11/2021
The governing body for European baseball, softball, and baseball5 - WBSC Europe – will welcome its members to its Extraordinary Congress at the Italian National Olympic Committee buildings in Rome, Italy.
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European Baseball Championship about to kick-off

European Baseball Championship about to kick-off
11/09/2021
The European Baseball Championship is back in Italy! For the first time in history, 16 countries will participate in the Baseball Euros, after WBSC Europe expanded the tournament in 2019. The tournament will be played from September 12-19 in the Piemonte Region.
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Italy wins the 2021 U-12 European Baseball Championship

Italy wins the 2021 U-12 European Baseball Championship
15/08/2021
Italy and finalist Czech Republic will represent Europe at the next U-12 WBSC Baseball World Cup.
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London, Tenerife and Sofia win the 2021 Federation Cup Qualifiers

London, Tenerife and Sofia win the 2021 Federation Cup Qualifiers
15/08/2021
All three nations are being promoted to the Federation Cup level for 2022.
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Czech Republic is 2021 U-15 European Baseball Champion, qualified for the 2022 WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup together with France

Czech Republic is 2021 U-15 European Baseball Champion, qualified for the 2022 WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup together with France
26/07/2021
The Championship Game was stopped due to rain and Czech Republic declared European Champion because of a better Team Quality Balance against France. Both teams are qualified for the 2022 WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup.
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U15 European Baseball Championship starts in Brno and Trnava

U15 European Baseball Championship starts in Brno and Trnava
21/07/2021
After Russia's withdrawal due to Covid, 7 teams will battle for the U15 European Baseball Championship title in Brno and Trnava.
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Parma Baseball wins the 2021 Champions Cup

Parma Baseball wins the 2021 Champions Cup
18/07/2021
The Italian club prevailed 6-4 in the Champions Cup final against the Bonn Capitals.
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Draci Brno wins the 2021 CEB Cup

Draci Brno wins the 2021 CEB Cup
18/07/2021
Brno prevails a three teams tie against Sénart and Valencia due to a better Team Quality Balance, qualify a Czech team for the 2022 Champions Cup.
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Champions Cup and CEB Cup underway in Ostrava and Sénart

Champions Cup and CEB Cup underway in Ostrava and Sénart

The Netherlands win the U18 European Baseball Championship, qualify for the World Cup along Italy

The Netherlands win the U18 European Baseball Championship, qualify for the World Cup along Italy
12/07/2021
Both finalists The Netherlands and Italy will represent Europe at the U-18 Baseball World Cup next september in Sarasota and Bradenton, Florida.
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U18 European Baseball Championship kick-off in Macerata, Italy

U18 European Baseball Championship kick-off in Macerata, Italy
05/07/2021
Eleven teams will battle for the European crown, the best two teams will be qualified for the 2021 WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup.
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Russia, Ukraine, Slovakia and Greece qualified for the European Baseball Championship 2021

Russia, Ukraine, Slovakia and Greece qualified for the European Baseball Championship 2021
04/07/2021
Russia, Ukraine, Slovakia and Greece won their Qualifiers and are completing the field of 16 teams of the 2021 European Baseball Championship to be played next September in Italy.
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European Baseball Championship Qualifiers Preview

European Baseball Championship Qualifiers Preview
28/06/2021
Moscow, Belgrade, Utena and Bratislava are hosting 17 National Teams vying for a qualification for the 2021 European Baseball Championship in Italy.
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WBSC Europe launches new website

WBSC Europe launches new website
18/06/2021
The new website is being launched a few days ahead of the 2021 European Baseball Softball season.
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WBSC Medical Commission issues 12 tips to prevent spread of Coronavirus at sport venues

WBSC Medical Commission issues 12 tips to prevent spread of Coronavirus at sport venues
05/03/2020
The 12 suggestions to counter the spread of the virus should be “respected not only by athletes, but also by companions, referees, coaches, managers, masseurs, spectators and professionals.”
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MLB, MLBPA, WBSC reach player agreement for Olympics, Qualifiers

MLB, MLBPA, WBSC reach player agreement for Olympics, Qualifiers