South African Senior women team will be participating at the WBSC world championships in Chiba, Japan from the 3rd of August 2018 to 14 August 2018. For more information visit wbsc.org website


30 July 2018



WBSC awards broadcast rights across 80+ territories for 2018 Women’s Softball World Championship/2020 Olympic Qualifier. All 73 games of the Women’s Softball World Championship will be live-streamed by WBSC and WBSC’s partners

CHIBA, Japan – The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today announced that broadcast and online rights agreements covering 84 countries and territories have been reached for the upcoming WBSC Women's Softball World Championship — a Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Qualifier — which is set to open this Thursday, 2 August, in Chiba, Japan.

WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari said: "These agreements will guarantee record coverage and engagement for the Women's Softball World Championship in Chiba, driving the exposure and excitement of our sport to millions of households and mobile users across the world, while further building the anticipation of baseball and softball’s historic return at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020."

In Europe, Sportradar has been awarded live-stream rights across 42 European territories and will provide blanket coverage via its leading OTT platform at www.baseballsoftball.tv.

In Japan, WBSC has awarded TV Tokyo the exclusive host broadcasting rights and the exclusive online/mobile and broadcast rights.

FloSports (www.flosoftball.com) has been awarded the exclusive English live-streaming rights in Canada and the United States.

AYM Sports has acquired rights in 41 countries and territories and will offer Spanish-language coverage across North, South and Central America, and the Caribbean.

All games of the WBSC Women's Softball World Championship 2018 will be live-streamed and free-to-view on the WBSC YouTube channel (< href=""http://www.youtube.com/wbsc">www.youtube.com/wbsc) for those games and territories not covered by WBSC's broadcast and live-stream partners.

The worldwide list of territories covered by WBSC's partners can be found here.

For complete tournament news and updates, the official tournament website at wbsc.org is available in six languages (English, French, Japanese, Korean, Spanish and Traditional Chinese).



WBSC YouTube channel to showcase all 54 games of Jr. Men's Softball World Championship 2018 in Prince Albert, Canada


LAUSANNE- Switzerland - 28 June 2018



The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today announced that all 54 games of the XII WBSC Junior Men's Softball World Championship 2018 in Prince Albert, Canada, will be live-streamed and available to audiences worldwide for free through the Official WBSC YouTube Channel at www.youtube.com/wbsc.

Thirteen National Teams from the five Olympic continents will be a part of the global battle in Prince Albert, with Guatemala and Hong Kong making their historic debuts.

"The WBSC Junior Men's Softball World Championship 2018 is the world's top men's softball competition on this year's international calendar, and we are excited to showcase this global event exclusively through the WBSC YouTube Channel," said WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari. "With this strategy we raise awareness of our sport's growing global footprint, while connecting with more fans and new followers around the world through this engaging live content."

The WBSC Junior Men's Softball World Championship 2018 opens Saturday, 7 July, at 10:00 a.m. local time, with Denmark versus Mexico (Group A) serving as the group-stage opener of the global tournament.

For the Opening Round of the Junior Men's Softball World Championship, production across the two main venues will feature three cameras, with production expanded to four cameras for the final four playoff games. All games will feature running commentary in English.

The nations competing For the Title of World Champion have been drawn into two groups:

Group A: No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Argentina, No. 5 Australia, No. 9 Mexico, No. 11 Denmark, No. 14 South Africa and No. 16 India.

Group B: No. 1 New Zealand, No. 2 Canada, No. 6 United States, No. 7 Czech Republic, No. 15 Guatemala and No. 17 Hong Kong.

The top four nations from each group will advance to the playoffs, which begin on 13 July.

Japan will head to Prince Albert as the defending World Champion, after going undefeated two years ago in Midland, USA, and defeating New Zealand in a thrilling 2-1 World Championship Finale.

For media inquiries, contact media@wbsc.org, @WBSC.

About the World Baseball Softball Confederation

Headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland -- the Olympic Capital -- the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) is the world governing body for baseball and softball. WBSC has 202 National Federation and Associate Members in 143 countries and territories across Asia, Africa, Americas, Europe and Oceania, which represent a united baseball/softball sports movement that encompasses over 65 million athletes and attracts approximately 150 million fans to stadiums worldwide annually.

The WBSC governs all international competitions involving official National Teams. The WBSC oversees the Softball World Cups, Softball World Championships (Men, Women, U-19 Men, and U-19 Women), Premier12, World Baseball Classic, and Baseball World Cups (U-12, U-15, U-18, U-23 and Women's).

For more information, visit www.wbsc.org, which is available six languages: English, French, Japanese, Korean, Spanish and Traditional Chinese.

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Mashilo Matsetela
Mashilo Matsetela
President
Trevor Mogale
Trevor Mogale
Vice President
Sharon West
Sharon West
Vice President
John Legodi
John Legodi
Treasurer
Sandra Sewell
Sandra Sewell
Chairperson (Masters)
Thelma Achilles
Thelma Achilles
Additonal member
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Derick Mahapa
Chairperson of Constitutional Committee
Vincent Maoeng
Vincent Maoeng
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