Baseball - 20 Dec 2016
The Play for Change (PFC) Charitable trust and the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today announced a new partnership that will enable more children around the world to benefit from PFC’s sports programmes, which aim to improve health, education, employment and inequality outcomes.
Baseball - 30 Jul 2010
The Japanese University Sports Board together with the All-Japan University Baseball Federation will host the 5th edition of the FISU World University Baseball Championship. The event will be staged in Tokyo and was officially opened today by the President of the Japanese Olympic Committee Mr. Takeda Tsunekazu at the Opening Ceremony.
Baseball - 18 Feb 2009
We hope this update finds you well as spring training gets underway in the United States, Japan, Korea, Europe and other spots around the world. Thank you for all your efforts to cover the sport, and continued success as things get going on the field. I did want to briefly update you on our efforts at the International Baseball Federation.
Baseball - 14 Jan 2009
(LAUSANNE, Switzerland) – For the first time ever, Tuesday, the International Baseball Federation (IBAF) released its World Rankings, with Cuba sitting comfortably at the #1 overall position.
Baseball - 18 Dec 2007
The International Baseball Federation (IBAF) announced on Monday the appointment of Nicki Vance as the federation’s new Anti-Doping Manager.
Baseball - 10 Apr 2007
Seoul, South Korea and Tokyo, Japan – MBC ESS Sports Co., Ltd. (MBC ESPN) of South Korea and Total Sports Asia K.K. (TSA) have acquired the exclusive television rights to a number of Japan’s Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) professional baseball games for broadcast in South Korea in 2007.
Baseball - 29 Nov 2006
Frankfurt, Germany. November 28, 2006 - Major League Baseball is in the running to win a prestig-ious sports marketing award for Play Ball!, baseball's grassroots initiative in Germany.
Baseball - 27 Jul 2006
25.07.06.- This evening at 8.35 p.m. the President of the International Baseball Federation, Aldo Notari, passed away unexpectedly after suffering a serious setback in the illness that had confined him to hospital over the last few days.
Baseball - 07 Feb 2006
Dentsu Inc. (President: Tateo Mataki; Head Office: Tokyo, Japan; Capital: 58,967.1 million yen) announced today that it had reached an agreement with the International Baseball Federation, IBAF, (Established in 1938, Headquarters: Lausanne, Switzerland, President: Aldo Notari) the world governing body for Baseball, giving it exclusive worldwide marketing agent contract from 2006 through 2013.
Baseball - 07 Feb 2006
Lausanne 06.02.2006.- During the World Baseball Classic, WBC, to begin next March 3rd, the International Baseball Federation, IBAF, will carry out 108 doping controls, as agreed with the Major League Baseball, MLB, and the Players Association, MLBPA, owners of the competition.