Play Ball! The Baseball European Champions Cup 2024 Kicks Off on May 15
15/05/2024 1 Minute Read

Play Ball! The Baseball European Champions Cup 2024 Kicks Off on May 15

The 2024 Baseball European Champions Cup kicks off on May 15 with a new format, transitioning from a one-week tournament to a league spanning four months. This change was made to enhance fan engagement and involve all stakeholders more deeply, as requested by the leading WBSC Europe Federation Members.
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Cornelia Chwojka, Luis Ángel Melero Martín, Theourania Zavitsanou, Dionysis Chorafas and Stamos Mazarakis inducted to the WBSC Europe Hall of Fame
10/02/2024 2 Minute Read

Cornelia Chwojka, Luis Ángel Melero Martín, Theourania Zavitsanou, Dionysis Chorafas and Stamos Mazarakis inducted to the WBSC Europe Hall of Fame

In 2024, the WBSC Europe Hall of Fame welcomed five baseball and softball icons: Cornelia "Conny" Chwojka (AUT), Luis Ángel Melero Martín (ESP), Theourania Zavitsanou (GRE), Dionysis Chorafas (GRE) and Stamos “Tom” Mazarakis (GRE).
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Baseball Commission presents  Individual Awards for the 2023 season: Czechia named Baseball Federation of the Year
09/02/2024 1 Minute Read

Baseball Commission presents Individual Awards for the 2023 season: Czechia named Baseball Federation of the Year

During the WBSC Europe Congress 2024, the WBSC Europe Baseball Commission assigned individual awards to the National Federation, Player, Coach, and Scorer of the Year.
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Learn about the Leadership Club at Congress: Fostering Equal Opportunity in WBSC Europe
07/02/2024 1 Minute Read

Learn about the Leadership Club at Congress: Fostering Equal Opportunity in WBSC Europe

The WBSC Europe Leadership Club emerges as a platform for fostering significant discussions and networking opportunities among its members. In its first meeting, the WBSC Europe Leadership Club will focus on how to develop equitable leadership for the future.
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Baseball and Softball secure spots in the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Games: a triumph inspiring the new generations
16/10/2023 1 Minute Read

Baseball and Softball secure spots in the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Games: a triumph inspiring the new generations

At the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session held in Mumbai, India, baseball and softball have been officially reinstated into the sports programme for the Olympic Games Los Angeles 2028.
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Florian Lautenschläger appointed as WBSC Europe Director of Softball Umpires
19/09/2023 2 Minute Read

Florian Lautenschläger appointed as WBSC Europe Director of Softball Umpires

Florian Lautenschläger has been appointed as the new Director of Softball Umpires for the World Baseball Softball Confederation Europe. Former WBSC Europe Director of Softball Umpires Nacho Pardo will remain involved in the working group but stepped down as he assumed the role of WBSC Director of Softball Umpires.
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European Teams at World Baseball Classic: Italy advances to Quarterfinals, all secure spots for 2026
16/03/2023 2 Minute Read

European Teams at World Baseball Classic: Italy advances to Quarterfinals, all secure spots for 2026

The first round at the 2023 World Baseball Classic with thrilling games at the venues in Tokyo, Taichung, Miami and Phoenix is in the books. All the European participants, Italy, the Netherlands, Israel, Czech Republic and Great Britain were able to win at least one game to ensure qualification for the 2026 edition. Italy survived a crazy five-team tie to earn a spot in the quarterfinals and the top eight.
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Three new members appointed for the WBSC Europe Governance Department
19/12/2022 1 Minute Read

Three new members appointed for the WBSC Europe Governance Department

John Boyd (GBR), Elliot Fleys (FRA), and Bjørn Christian Thode (NOR) are the newly appointed members of the WBSC Europe Governance Department, led by Mette Nissen Jakobsen (DEN).
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František Bunta appointed as the WBSC Europe Baseball Technical and Competitions Director
17/12/2022 1 Minute Read

František Bunta appointed as the WBSC Europe Baseball Technical and Competitions Director

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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WBSC Europe reveals the 2023-2029 planning for Baseball, Softball, Baseball5 European events
13/09/2022 1 Minute Read

WBSC Europe reveals the 2023-2029 planning for Baseball, Softball, Baseball5 European events

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
05/09/2022 3 Minute Read

WBSC Europe first part of the 2022 season: recap

Thirty-one European Championships and Cups have been played so far in the 2022 baseball and softball season.
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WBSC Europe presented the European Individual Awards
23/02/2022 4 Minute Read

WBSC Europe presented the European Individual Awards

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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The WBSC Europe Executive Board has been elected
12/02/2022 1 Minute Read

The WBSC Europe Executive Board has been elected

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
09/02/2022 1 Minute Read

WBSC Europe Elective Congress set to take place in Ljubljana

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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Recap: ESF Extraordinary Congress 2021
22/11/2021 1 Minute Read

Recap: ESF Extraordinary Congress 2021

The ESF Extraordinary Congress took place in Rome, Italy, on November 20, 2021.
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