The Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) Council has approved a new World Health Organization (WHO) tool launched to improve the safety of competitions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Baseball and Softball
The Italian Baseball Softball Federation (FIBS) has launched the logo for the 2021 European Baseball Championship at a press conference in one of the host cities Turin.
Trading cards for women’s softball are to be produced by the Topps Company for the first time in its 82-year history.
The manager of the men's Japanese baseball team has said his side are still aiming for gold and hope to "share the joy of a win" with fans at the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Softball Europe has confirmed the cancellation of the European Masters Cup in Zagreb due to the coronavirus pandemic.
New Zealand's Mark Porteous revealed he was "honoured" to be selected as a softball umpire for next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Softball Europe has invited National Federations to bid for its remaining events from 2021 through to 2023, with the deadline for submissions coming in November.
Softball Australia has rescheduled all national events that were set to be held in December 2020 and January 2021, including National Championships.
The first member of the Finnish Baseball Hall of Fame, Jukka Ropponen, has been named as the new President of the Finnish Baseball and Softball Federation (SBSL).
Japanese softball player Eri Yamada has been given the World Games athlete of the month award for August.
An autographed Mike Trout rookie card has sold for $3.93 million (£2.94 million/€3.3 million), making it the highest-price trading card in history.
Seven members of the United States' Olympic softball roster are set to feature in the the inaugural Athletes Unlimited softball league, which starts today.
The World Baseball Softball Confederation's (WBSC) new e-learning platform received unanimous approval from the governing body's Executive Board.
The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Congress appears set for postponement after the body's Executive Board approved a proposal to delay it by four months.
Former Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star Adrian Gonzalez has revealed he has "not officially retired" as he bids to represent Mexico at the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games next year.