The new World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) announced overnight the launch of 'Play Ball 2020' the unified diamond sport global campaign to 'Swing for the Fences' and get baseball and softball back into the Olympic Games.
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TEam Nominations for the July 5-7, 2013 Far North Coast Timberjacks International Friendship Tournament
Baseball Confederation of Oceania Academy
July 1 - 28
The academy format will follow the formats of the past academies with training sessions in the morning and games in the afternoon plus night games against the club teams of St. Albert.
The 2013 WBC has demonstrated emphatically that baseball is flourishing beyond its “American” origins, and if placed on the Olympic Programme, baseball, along with softball, would significantly enhance the excitement, popularity, universality and experience that an alre
With the conclusion of the 2013 World Baseball Classic, which saw the Dominican Republic winning the title in the championship game over Puerto Rico, the International Baseball Federation (IBAF) has updated its Men’s Baseball World Rankings.
Australia 13 New Zealand 28 Guam 41 Palau 45 New Caledonia 51 American Samoa 73
IBAF welcomes Curacao and Saipan as newest members
The official new name for CNMI is SAIPAN BASEBALL LEAGUE
It was officially announced today, the Oceania 18U Championship that had been scheduled for January 2013 , following the Australian Nationals has been cancelled
Australia will represent Oceania at the IBAF 2013 18U World Championships
Taiwan easily cruised past New Zealand in a 10-0 decision over seven innings in the night game in Sinjhuang last night.
New Zealand made it two wins in a row by topping the Philippines 10-6 in the 2013 World Baseball Classic Qualifier
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Nimgil made this years Yap Games Baseball Competition one they will remember for years to come.
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Australia as the host of the 2013 18U Championship. The 18U Oceania Championship will start around the 23rd January 2013 in Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
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WE NEED YOUR NEWS: PLEASE SEND IN AND ALSO YOU CAN UPDATE YOUR OWN WEBSITES . It is happening in Oceania. Little League in Guam, Little League Snr in Phillipines (CNMI) , AAA to be announced shortly. Pacific Games in New Caledonia , Perth Heat in Asian Series, Little League in most countries flourishing, Regional Training Centres, Inter Regional tournaments with CNMI, PALAU & GUAM competing in the Buddweiser League. New Zealand added to the WBC list.
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New Zealander Daniel Devonshire has been drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 37th round (2012)
Pohnpei opens third Little League season on June 1st
Over 30 Oceania member players (excluding Australia)have attended a USA College
Of those, 5 have been drafted by a MLB or Independent club
In February, the 6-foot-1, 210-pound (95 kg) catcher of the 18-and-under Junior Diamondblacks signed a letter of intent to develop his baseball skills at Bellevue College, a two-year post-secondary school in Washington state.
Norms released for XXV IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship
Tournament to be played with 12 Teams from August 30 to September 8 in Seoul, Korea
The age brackets for the IBAF World Championships and the BCO Qualification championships are as follows
(NB*** The IBAF changed the future International tournaments age brackets)
During the XXVI IBAF Ordinary Congress in Dallas, Texas on December 3, 2012 the International Baseball Federation approved and introduced a new format of the international tournaments calendar, which includes new events and modifications to age groups.
The 2012 Regional survey has been sent out , Please complete and return ASAP
New Zealand U23 today beat Victoria 9-7 and then beat South Australia 7-0 Sunday.
Oakland Athletics to take on the Seattle Mariners at the Tokyo Dome tonight
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Future tournaments and planning - thoughts for 2012 to 2019
IBAF have indicated their wish to change the tournament structure internatinally for 12u15u 18u 21 U AND Seniors (ie 15U instead of 16U)
CNMI, Palau (Belau) and Guam are competing in the Guam Buddweiser League . see for results in Pacific News
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