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posted Apr 24, 2014, 8:33 PM by Unknown user







FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                24 April 2014



       International Baseball Federation President/World Baseball Softball co-President Riccardo Fraccari issued the following statement regarding the decision by the Little League Congress to align its age determination calendar according to that of the IBAF (the International Baseball Division of the World Baseball Softball Confederation):


       "The WBSC is proud to serve as a guide for other organisations' policy-making. As baseball and softball continue to spread globally, we foresee -- and are fully prepared for -- an increased reliance on the world governing body for uniformity."


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Headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) was established in April 2013 and granted recognition as the sole competent authority in baseball and softball at the world level by the International Olympic Committee at the 125th IOC Session in September 2013. The WBSC will be led by an Interim Executive Board until the Inaugural WBSC Congress in May 2014. The WBSC has National Federation members in 141 territories across Asia, Africa, Americas, Europe and Oceania.


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