The Daily Passes for the Softball World Cup can be purchased at the direct links
12/05/2024 1 Minute Read

The Daily Passes for the Softball World Cup can be purchased at the direct links

Daily tickets for the WBSC Women’s Softball World Cup Finals in July can be reached from the single-day link. 20% World Baseball Softball Day discount promotion extended to through Monday May 13th.
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Team Italy U15 softball squad impresses in Caronno and Bollate
03/05/2024 1 Minute Read

Team Italy U15 softball squad impresses in Caronno and Bollate

Team Italy U15 softball manager Maristella Perizzolo was impressed with her squad’s strong showing at recent workouts in in Caronno and Bollate. The Azzurrine will reunite again at the end of June.
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Team Italy manager Mike Piazza and Steel Sports present Baseball and Softball Family Day in Florence on April 26, 2024
12/04/2024 1 Minute Read

Team Italy manager Mike Piazza and Steel Sports present Baseball and Softball Family Day in Florence on April 26, 2024

National Baseball Hall of Famer and Team Italy manager Mike Piazza joins official partner Steel Sports for a day dedicated to the boys and girls of baseball and softball, their parents and their coaches
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Young Italian softball prospects are making progress at U.S. colleges
29/03/2024 2 Minute Read

Young Italian softball prospects are making progress at U.S. colleges

The Federazione Italiana Baseball Softball (FIBS) and Italian American Baseball Foundation (IABF) College Pipeline in association with Between the Lines has already proven successful for young Team Italy prospects at American colleges
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Team Italy U15 softball squad competes in Bollate Tournament from March 22-24, 2024
05/03/2024 1 Minute Read

Team Italy U15 softball squad competes in Bollate Tournament from March 22-24, 2024

Team Italy U15 softball manager Maristella Perizzolo has selected 18 players for the Bollate Tournament from March 22-24, 2024
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Team Italy competes in U18 Softball World Cup Group B in China from August 14-18, 2024
02/02/2024 1 Minute Read

Team Italy competes in U18 Softball World Cup Group B in China from August 14-18, 2024

Team Italy faces U18 Softball World Cup Group B host China, Japan, Kingdom of the Netherlands and two representatives from the Americas Qualifier in Pingtan from August 14-18, 2024
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CON-X 2024 welcomes international umpires Zdenek Zidek and Frances Billingsley to Rimini
19/01/2024 2 Minute Read

CON-X 2024 welcomes international umpires Zdenek Zidek and Frances Billingsley to Rimini

Twenty workshops are scheduled for baseball and softball umpires at CON-X 2024 at the Palacongressi in Rimini from January 26-28, 2024. Comitato Nazionale Arbitri (CNA) commissioner Gianluca Magnani will open the Italian Baseball and Softball Convention program for umpires and host an award ceremony.
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CON-X 2024: Softball Royalty grace the Palacongressi stage in Rimini, Italy
02/01/2024 2 Minute Read

CON-X 2024: Softball Royalty grace the Palacongressi stage in Rimini, Italy

Team Italy Senior Elite special advisor Mike Candrea and pitching coaches Nancy Evans and Becky Blatnik are among the guest speakers scheduled to appear at CON-X, the Italian Baseball and Softball Convention, at the Palacongressi in Rimini from January 26-28, 2024.
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CON-X 2024 at Palacongressi Rimini welcomes Team Italy catcher Brett Sullivan to Coaches Convention
26/11/2023 1 Minute Read

CON-X 2024 at Palacongressi Rimini welcomes Team Italy catcher Brett Sullivan to Coaches Convention

Palacongressi di Rimini hosts the Italian Baseball and Softball Convention for the third time from January 26-28, 2024. San Diego Padres catcher Brett Sullivan is the first of many special guests slated to appear at CON-X 2024.
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LA 2028 proposes the inclusion of baseball and softball in the Olympic program
10/10/2023 1 Minute Read

LA 2028 proposes the inclusion of baseball and softball in the Olympic program

Baseball and softball are among the disciplines proposed by LA28 for inclusion in the Olympic program. The decision is expected at the IOC Congress on Monday, October 16, 2023 in Mumbai, India.
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FIBS and Steel Sports partnership paves The Lasorda Way for Team Italy baseball and softball
22/09/2023 2 Minute Read

FIBS and Steel Sports partnership paves The Lasorda Way for Team Italy baseball and softball

Federazione Italiana Baseball Softball and Steel Sports have formed a strategic partnership to have the Steel Sports Coaching System, named The Lasorda Way, integrated into all levels of the Italian national baseball and softball programs
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FIBS and IABF present Between The Lines' 2023 Junior College Softball Showcase
11/09/2023 1 Minute Read

FIBS and IABF present Between The Lines' 2023 Junior College Softball Showcase

Women softball players between 15-18 years of age are welcome to compete for a scholarship awarded by FIBS and IABF at the Between The Lines' 2023 Junior College Softball Showcase on October 14 and 15, 2023 in Bollate
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IABF, FIBS Partner on Development of International Baseball, Softball Portal
16/08/2023 2 Minute Read

IABF, FIBS Partner on Development of International Baseball, Softball Portal

Organizations evolve partnership through technology and player, coach opportunities.
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Team Italy defeats Philippines 6-5 and earns wild card berth to 2024 Softball World Cup Finals in Buttrio and Castions di Strada
26/07/2023 2 Minute Read

Team Italy defeats Philippines 6-5 and earns wild card berth to 2024 Softball World Cup Finals in Buttrio and Castions di Strada

The Italians earned the right to compete in the Softball World Cup Group Finals with a 6-5 win over Philippines in Castions di Strada on Wednesday, July 26, 2023. Olympic champions Japan and Tokyo bronze medalists Canada also punched tickets to the international competition after finishing first and second respectively at the Softball World Cup Group Stage C tournament.
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Team Italy suffers first Softball World Cup Group Stage C Opening Round loss to Japan
25/07/2023 2 Minute Read

Team Italy suffers first Softball World Cup Group Stage C Opening Round loss to Japan

The Italians played with heart and suffered a 3-0 shutout to Japan in Castions di Strada on Tuesday, July 25, 2023. Yesterday's postponed game against Philippines is scheduled to resume later today at 2:30 pm (ET).
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Two wins for Team Italy at Softball World Cup Group Stage C in Castions di Strada and Buttrio
22/07/2023 2 Minute Read

Two wins for Team Italy at Softball World Cup Group Stage C in Castions di Strada and Buttrio

Team Italy kicked off Softball World Cup Group Stage C action in Castions di Strada and Buttrio with a 4-2 win against Venezuela and a 9-0 shutout over New Zealand. The Azzurre play undefeated Canada on July 23, 2023 at 2 pm (ET).
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Team Italy roster disclosed for Softball World Cup Group Stage C in Castions di Strada and Buttrio
17/07/2023 1 Minute Read

Team Italy roster disclosed for Softball World Cup Group Stage C in Castions di Strada and Buttrio

Team Italy manager Federico Pizzolini brings the same 16 players who recently captured the Canada Cup Bronze Medal at Softball City in Surrey, BC to the Softball World Cup Group Stage C competition in Castions di Strada and Buttrio (Friuli Venezia-Giulia), Italy from July 22-26. 2023
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Team Italy prepares for Softball World Cup with exhibition games against University of Alabama in Ronchi dei Legionari on July 19 and 20, 2023
17/07/2023 1 Minute Read

Team Italy prepares for Softball World Cup with exhibition games against University of Alabama in Ronchi dei Legionari on July 19 and 20, 2023

After a third place finish at the Canada Cup in Surrey, British Columbia, Team Italy plays exhibition games against University of Alabama on the diamond of Ronchi dei Legionari on July 19 and 20, 2023 in preparation for the Softball World Cup Group Stage C in Castions di Strada and Buttrio, Italy from July 22-26, 2023.
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Team Italy beats Mexico 7-6 in extra innings and faces Japan in Canada Cup playoffs
15/07/2023 4 Minute Read

Team Italy beats Mexico 7-6 in extra innings and faces Japan in Canada Cup playoffs

Team Italy finished Canada Cup round-robin play at Softball City in Surrey, British Columbia on Friday night, July 14, 2023 by defeating Mexico 7-6 in nine innings and earning the right to battle top-seed Japan as the fourth-seed in the playoffs on Saturday, July 15, 2023 at 1:30 pm (ET)
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Team Italy crushes Greece 16-0 via mercy rule in Canada Cup
14/07/2023 2 Minute Read

Team Italy crushes Greece 16-0 via mercy rule in Canada Cup

After suffering a 2-1 loss to undefeated TC Colorado earlier in the day, Team Italy returned with a vengeance in the Canada Cup at Softball City in Surrey, British Columbia on Thursday night, July 13, 2023 and easily beat Greece 16-0 in a three-inning mercy-rule game.
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Team Italy defeats Israel 9-2 for first Canada Cup win
12/07/2023 2 Minute Read

Team Italy defeats Israel 9-2 for first Canada Cup win

After two consecutive losses to Japan and Canada, Team Italy bounced back with a 9-2 five-inning mercy-rule victory over Israel in the Canada Cup at Softball City in Surrey, British Columbia on Wednesday, July 12, 2023
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Team Italy suffers 7-4 loss to Canada in Canada Cup
12/07/2023 3 Minute Read

Team Italy suffers 7-4 loss to Canada in Canada Cup

Team Italy suffered its second consecutive Canada Cup loss to Olympic bronze medal winner Canada by a score of 7-4 at Softball City in Surrey, British Columbia on Tuesday, July 11, 2023
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Team Italy loses Canada Cup debut to Japan 8-0
10/07/2023 3 Minute Read

Team Italy loses Canada Cup debut to Japan 8-0

Having experienced a euphoric 7-3 win over Australia in an exhibition game just two days prior, Team Italy came down to earth when losing to softball powerhouse Japan 8-0 via mercy rule in six innings during the Canada Cup at Softball City in Surrey, British Columbia on Monday, July 10, 2023. Undefeated Japan (2-0) shut out Australia 7-0 earlier in the day, while Israel beat Greece 4-0.
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Team Italy U18 Women's European Softball Championship roster unveiled
03/07/2023 3 Minute Read

Team Italy U18 Women's European Softball Championship roster unveiled

After final practices and exhibition games in Ronchi dei Legionari from July 23-28, 2023, the Team Italy U18 women's softball squad departs for the European Softball Championship in Prague, Czech Republic. Manager Andrea Longagnani said, "We always aim for the gold as we are not interested in other colors."
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Team Italy U13 softball squad plays in Giancarlo Bianchi Tourney in Saronno from July 13-16, 2023
28/06/2023 1 Minute Read

Team Italy U13 softball squad plays in Giancarlo Bianchi Tourney in Saronno from July 13-16, 2023

Team Italy U13 softball manager Maria Grazia Barberis has selected 16 players to participate in the Giancarlo Bianchi Tournament in Saronno from July 13-16, 2023
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Team Italy women’s softball squad prepares for the Canada Cup
13/06/2023 1 Minute Read

Team Italy women’s softball squad prepares for the Canada Cup

Prior to hosting the Softball World Cup Group Stage in Friuli Venezia-Giulia during late July, the Team Italy women’s softball squad travels to Surrey in British Columbia to participate in the Canada Cup from July 10-16, 2023
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Team Italy U15 softball squad competes in Città di Bollate tourney from June 30-July 2, 2023
08/06/2023 1 Minute Read

Team Italy U15 softball squad competes in Città di Bollate tourney from June 30-July 2, 2023

Team Italy U15 softball manager Maristella Perizzolo has summoned 16 players for the fifth annual Città di Bollate tournament from Friday, June 30-Sunday, July 2, 2023
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Team Italy U15 softball squad finishes the Utsugi Cup with a 21-0 win over Tanzania
04/06/2023 1 Minute Read

Team Italy U15 softball squad finishes the Utsugi Cup with a 21-0 win over Tanzania

Team Italy leaves the Utsugi Cup in Takasaki City, Japan after a three-inning 21-0 mercy-rule victory against Tanzania to secure fifth place in the international competition. U15 softball manager Maristella Perizzolo said, "We'll treasure it in view of the World Cup in October."
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Team Italy U15 softball squad loses to USA and China at the Utsugi Cup
03/06/2023 1 Minute Read

Team Italy U15 softball squad loses to USA and China at the Utsugi Cup

At the Utsugi Cup in Takasaki, Japan on Saturday, June 3, 2023, the Azzurrine softball squad was shut out by USA 3-0 and China 5-0. The Italians seek redemption tomorrow as they battle Tanzania for fifth place on the final day of the international competition.
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Team Italy women’s softball squad put to the test against Rheavendors Caronno, MKF Bollate and Inox Team Saronno
18/05/2023 1 Minute Read

Team Italy women’s softball squad put to the test against Rheavendors Caronno, MKF Bollate and Inox Team Saronno

From May 22-24, 2023, the Team Italy women’s softball squad plays exhibition games against Rheavendors Caronno, MKF Bollate and Inox Team Saronno
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Team Italy U18 softball squad gathers in Rovigo on June 12-13, 2023
18/05/2023 1 Minute Read

Team Italy U18 softball squad gathers in Rovigo on June 12-13, 2023

The Team Italy U18 softball squad undergoes a series of athletic tests and two days of intensive training in Rovigo in preparation for the upcoming U18 European Softball Championship
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Team Italy U13 softball squad holds workout in Casteldebole on Sunday, June 18, 2023
11/05/2023 1 Minute Read

Team Italy U13 softball squad holds workout in Casteldebole on Sunday, June 18, 2023

Team Italy U13 softball manager Maria Grazia Barberis has summoned 26 players for an intensive day of training in the Bologna area on Sunday, June 18, 2023
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Team Italy U15 softball squad prepares for Utsugi Cup in Japan
08/05/2023 1 Minute Read

Team Italy U15 softball squad prepares for Utsugi Cup in Japan

Team Italy U15 softball manager Maristella Perizzolo has selected sixteen players to compete in the Utsugi Cup in Takasaki City, Japan from June 2-4, 2023
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Team Italy U18 softball squad plays exhibition game in Parma and trains in Collecchio
14/04/2023 1 Minute Read

Team Italy U18 softball squad plays exhibition game in Parma and trains in Collecchio

Team Italy U18 softball manager Andrea Longagnani has summoned 20 players for an exhibition game against Taurus-Donati Gomme Old Parma at the Aldo Notari Sports Center in Parma on Monday, May 1, 2023 at 4 pm (local time). On the following day, the team will hold workouts and training in Collecchio.
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Team Italy U13 softball squad holds workout in Caronno Pertusella on April 25, 2023
12/04/2023 1 Minute Read

Team Italy U13 softball squad holds workout in Caronno Pertusella on April 25, 2023

Team Italy U13 softball manager Maria Grazia Barberis has selected 26 players for an intensive day of training in Caronno Pertusella on Tuesday, April 25, 2023
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Japan and the Philippines join Team Italy in Softball World Cup Group C
08/04/2023 1 Minute Read

Japan and the Philippines join Team Italy in Softball World Cup Group C

Based on the recent results of the 2023 Asian Softball Cup, Japan and the Philippines are now placed in Softball World Cup Group C alongside host Team Italy in Castions di Strada and Buttrio from July 22-26, 2023
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Team Italy U15 softball squad holds workouts and exhibition games in Avigliana on April 24 and 25, 2023
06/04/2023 1 Minute Read

Team Italy U15 softball squad holds workouts and exhibition games in Avigliana on April 24 and 25, 2023

After successful training in Grosseto and exhibition games in Bollate, the Team Italy U15 softball squad gathers for more workouts and competition in Avigliana on April 24 and 25, 2023
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Team Italy U18 softball squad meets in Bollate and Saronno on April 10-11, 2023
28/03/2023 1 Minute Read

Team Italy U18 softball squad meets in Bollate and Saronno on April 10-11, 2023

Team Italy U18 softball manager Andrea Longagnani has summoned 17 players to the diamonds of Bollate and Saronno on April 10-11, 2023
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Team Italy U15 softball squad gathers in Grosseto
20/02/2023 1 Minute Read

Team Italy U15 softball squad gathers in Grosseto

After undergoing a series of athletic tests in Modena recently, the Team Italy U15 softball squad reunites for a three-day training camp in Grosseto from March 3-5, 2023
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Team Italy U15 softball squad put to the test in Modena
03/02/2023 1 Minute Read

Team Italy U15 softball squad put to the test in Modena

Team Italy U15 softball manager Maristella Perizzolo has selected twenty-four players to undergo a series of physical tests at at Giovanni Torri Municipal Baseball Stadium in Modena on Sunday, February 19, 2023
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Team Italy women’s softball team undergoes athletic and physical tests in Rome
26/01/2023 1 Minute Read

Team Italy women’s softball team undergoes athletic and physical tests in Rome

Eighteen players have been summoned by Team Italy Elite manager Federico Pizzolini, who will assisted by Azzurre staff members and the CONI Institute of Sciences at the Giulio Onesti Olympic Training Center in Rome, to oversee a weekend of athletic and physical tests on February 4 and 5, 2023
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CON-X 2023 CNA program offers advice for umpires
23/01/2023 2 Minute Read

CON-X 2023 CNA program offers advice for umpires

The PalaCongressi di Rimini stage will welcome an international cast of umpires including Trevor Grieve and Gustavo Rodriguez from North America, Nacho Pardo and Raoul Machalet from Europe and Andrea Caser, Yuri Macchiavelli and Gian Paolo Pelosi from Italy
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Team Italy softball manager Federico Pizzolini reflects on Florida training camp experience
15/01/2023 2 Minute Read

Team Italy softball manager Federico Pizzolini reflects on Florida training camp experience

The Team Italy women's softball squad held a winter training camp in Tampa, Florida from January 3-8, 2023 to kick off the new year. Azzurre manager Federico Pizzolini said, "I am satisfied with the results and the positive feedback."
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Jessica and Alana Mendoza to special guest at CON-X 2023 in Rimini, Italy
05/01/2023 1 Minute Read

Jessica and Alana Mendoza to special guest at CON-X 2023 in Rimini, Italy

The Mendoza sisters, authors of the critically-acclaimed book "There's No Base Like Home", will special guest at CON-X 2023 from January 27-29, 2023 at Palacongressi di Rimini in Italy
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Tickets now on sale for CON-X 2023 in Rimini, Italy
26/12/2022 3 Minute Read

Tickets now on sale for CON-X 2023 in Rimini, Italy

Just one month remains before baseball and softball luminaires Brent Strom, Jessica Mendoza, Alana Mendoza Dusan, Henry 'Turtle' Thomas, Rob Gray, Jean Côté, Barry Butera, Caitlyn Callahan, Mike Candrea, Nancy Evans and Becky Blatnick headline CON-X 2023 at Palacongressi di Rimini from January 27-29, 2023
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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from FIBS President Andrea Marcon
24/12/2022 2 Minute Read

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from FIBS President Andrea Marcon

FIBS President Andrea Marcon looks forward to a year of strong commitment and great opportunities in 2023
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Team Italy U18 softball squad begins 2023 season in Rome
07/12/2022 1 Minute Read

Team Italy U18 softball squad begins 2023 season in Rome

The Team Italy U18 softball squad reunites at the Giulio Onesti Olympic Training Center in Rome from January 5-7, 2023
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CON-X: the Italian baseball and softball convention returns to Rimini from January 27-29, 2023
15/11/2022 1 Minute Read

CON-X: the Italian baseball and softball convention returns to Rimini from January 27-29, 2023

The biggest event of the Italian baseball and softball off-season returns to the PalaCongressi in Rimini from January 27-29, 2023
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Team Italy youth softball pitchers and catchers train in Collecchio and Modena
07/11/2022 1 Minute Read

Team Italy youth softball pitchers and catchers train in Collecchio and Modena

Beginning Sunday, November 13, 2022 and continuing on selected dates through Sunday, March 12, 2023, the top Team Italy youth softball prospects will refine their skills in Collecchio and Modena
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Team Italy U15 softball squad reunites in Modena
10/10/2022 1 Minute Read

Team Italy U15 softball squad reunites in Modena

14 members of the Team Italy U15 softball squad will undergo a series of physical tests at the Giovanni Torri complex in Modena beginning on Sunday, October 30, 2022. The athletes will be joined by another nine players on Monday, October 31, 2022.
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The first historical title of Inox Team Saronno celebrated by a new Special Edition of FIBS' NFT
07/10/2022 2 Minute Read

The first historical title of Inox Team Saronno celebrated by a new Special Edition of FIBS' NFT

FIBS issues in limited edition, for its Honor Club, the new Special Edition of the Official Token entitled "Saronno Softball Italian Champion 2022".
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Video recap of Italy Softball Week 25: Saronno is champion of Italy for the first time
05/10/2022

Video recap of Italy Softball Week 25: Saronno is champion of Italy for the first time

Inox Team Saronno and the youth finals are at the center of focus in Video recap Week 25.
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Video recap of Italy Baseball and Softball Week 22: San Marino wins Italian Baseball Series, Softball Semifinals
13/09/2022

Video recap of Italy Baseball and Softball Week 22: San Marino wins Italian Baseball Series, Softball Semifinals

View highlights from an exciting extra-innings Game 7 between San Marino and Parma Clima as well as the Softball Semifinals.
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Video recap of Italy Softball and Baseball Week 16: Bronze for Team Italy elite softball, Serie A baseball playoffs
02/08/2022

Video recap of Italy Softball and Baseball Week 16: Bronze for Team Italy elite softball, Serie A baseball playoffs

Team Italy elite softball squad earns a bronze medal at the Women’s European Championship in Barcelona, Spain. Serie A baseball playoffs are coming to a close.
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Team Italy beats Czech Republic but loses to the Dutch in the Women's European Softball Championship
28/07/2022 3 Minute Read

Team Italy beats Czech Republic but loses to the Dutch in the Women's European Softball Championship

The Team Italy women's softball squad defeated Czech Republic 13-1 and lost to Kingdom of the Netherlands 3-2 in the European Softball Championship at Estadio Municipal de Sófbol Antonio Hervás in Sant Boi de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain on Thursday, July 28, 2022
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Team Italy wins one, loses one on day four of Women's European Softball Championship
27/07/2022 2 Minute Read

Team Italy wins one, loses one on day four of Women's European Softball Championship

Team Italy shut out France 10-0 before coming up short in a 2-1 loss against Great Britain in the Women's European Softball Championship at Estadio Municipal de Sófbol Antonio Hervás, Sant Boi de Llobregat (Barcelona) on Wednesday, July 27, 2022
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Team Italy defeats Germany 4-3 and shuts out Ireland 7-0 in Women's European Softball Championship
26/07/2022 2 Minute Read

Team Italy defeats Germany 4-3 and shuts out Ireland 7-0 in Women's European Softball Championship

Undefeated Team Italy came from behind to beat Germany 4-3 and later shut out Ireland 7-0 in the Women's European Softball Championship at Camp Municipal de Sófbol de Viladecans in Viladecans (Barcelona), Spain on Tuesday, July 26, 2022
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Team Italy beats Israel 12-2 in Women's European Softball Championship
25/07/2022 3 Minute Read

Team Italy beats Israel 12-2 in Women's European Softball Championship

The Team Italy women's softball squad defeated Israel 12-2 in the European Softball Championship at Campo Municipal de Béisbol Can Torelló in Gavá (Barcelona), Spain on Monday, July 25, 2022
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Team Italy elite shuts out Poland 11-0 in European Softball Championship debut
24/07/2022 1 Minute Read

Team Italy elite shuts out Poland 11-0 in European Softball Championship debut

The Team Italy women's softball squad defeated Poland in a four-inning mercy-rule 11-0 shutout in the European Softball Championship at Campo Municipal de Béisbol Can Torelló in Gavá (Barcelona), Spain on Sunday, July 24, 2022
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Team Italy wins U15 European Softball Championship Silver Medal and qualifies for 2023 U15 World Cup in Tokyo
23/07/2022 2 Minute Read

Team Italy wins U15 European Softball Championship Silver Medal and qualifies for 2023 U15 World Cup in Tokyo

Undefeated Czech Republic shut out Team Italy 10-0 in a four-inning mercy-rule Gold Medal win in the U15 European Softball Championship final in Enschede, the Netherlands on Saturday, July 23, 2022. Both teams have punched their ticket to represent the Europe-Africa Region at the upcoming 2023 WBSC U15 Softball World Cup in Tokyo Japan.
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Great Britain forfeits to Team Italy in U15 European Softball Championship
22/07/2022 1 Minute Read

Great Britain forfeits to Team Italy in U15 European Softball Championship

Team Italy wins by forfeit 7-0 due to the British federation's failure to register its roster but still plays abbreviated game halted by injury sustained by Great Britain pitcher Amy Morris
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Two more wins for Team Italy in U15 European Softball Championship
21/07/2022 2 Minute Read

Two more wins for Team Italy in U15 European Softball Championship

After a 16-1 rout over Lithuania and a slim 4-3 victory over Ukraine on Wednesday, July 21, 2022, Team Italy looks to score a medal in the U15 European Softball Championship in Enschede, the Netherlands
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Team Italy beats Germany and the Netherlands at the U15 European Softball Championship
20/07/2022 2 Minute Read

Team Italy beats Germany and the Netherlands at the U15 European Softball Championship

Team Italy defeated Germany 16-3 and host Netherlands 5-1 in the U15 European Softball Championship in Enschede on Wednesday, July 20, 2022
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Team Italy rebounds after loss to Czechs with 24-0 win over Croatia at U15 European Softball Championship
19/07/2022 1 Minute Read

Team Italy rebounds after loss to Czechs with 24-0 win over Croatia at U15 European Softball Championship

After suffering a 10-0 shutout to Czech Republic, Team Italy rebounded with a 24-0 three-inning mercy-rule victory over Croatia in the U15 European Softball Championship in Enschede, the Netherlands on Tuesday, July 19, 2022
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Team Italy wins U15 European Softball Championship debut over France
18/07/2022 1 Minute Read

Team Italy wins U15 European Softball Championship debut over France

Team Italy shut out France 1-0 to kick off the U15 European Softball Championship in Enschede, the Netherlands on Monday, July 18, 2022
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Team Italy roster and schedule revealed for U15 European Softball Championship from July 18-23, 2022
17/07/2022 2 Minute Read

Team Italy roster and schedule revealed for U15 European Softball Championship from July 18-23, 2022

The young and talented Team Italy U15 softball players have arrived in Enschede, the Netherlands to compete for the European Championship title from July 18-23, 2022
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Team Italy softball squad beats Mexico, places 7th in the World Games
13/07/2022 2 Minute Read

Team Italy softball squad beats Mexico, places 7th in the World Games

The Team Italy elite women's softball squad won its first and final game in the World Games against Mexico by a score of 4-1 at Hoover Met Stadium on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 to place seventh in the international competition
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Erika Piancastelli wins MLB Home Run Derby X MVP in London
10/07/2022 1 Minute Read

Erika Piancastelli wins MLB Home Run Derby X MVP in London

Team Italy softball slugger Erika Piancastelli put on quite a show at the MLB Home Run Derby X at London's Crystal Palace Park, where she won MVP honors as a member of the New York Yankees on Saturday, July 9, 2022
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Team Italy women's softball squad roster and schedule announced for the World Games in Alabama
04/07/2022 1 Minute Read

Team Italy women's softball squad roster and schedule announced for the World Games in Alabama

The World Games in Birmingham, Alabama begin on Saturday, July 9, 2022. Team Italy is in Group A with host USA, Canada and Taiwan. The Italians make their debut against USA at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium on Saturday night, July 9, 2022 at 7 pm (CT).
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Team Italy goes for the gold in the U22 European Softball Championship final on July 2, 2022 at 12:45 pm (ET)
01/07/2022 3 Minute Read

Team Italy goes for the gold in the U22 European Softball Championship final on July 2, 2022 at 12:45 pm (ET)

After the 12-5 victory over France and the come-from-behind 8-7 win over Spain in the U22 European Softball Championship final round robin on Friday, July 1, 2022, undefeated Team Italy has earned the right to compete in the U22 European Softball Championship final in Kunovice against host Czech Republic on Saturday, July 2, 2022 at 12:45 pm (ET)
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Undefeated Team Italy shuts out Ireland and the Netherlands in U22 European Softball Championship
30/06/2022 2 Minute Read

Undefeated Team Italy shuts out Ireland and the Netherlands in U22 European Softball Championship

With the 10-0 shutout over Ireland and the 4-0 shutout over the Netherlands, Team Italy has won eight consecutive games in the U22 European Softball Championship in Kunovice, Czech Republic
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Team Italy advances to U22 European Softball Championship final round robin
29/06/2022 2 Minute Read

Team Italy advances to U22 European Softball Championship final round robin

Undefeated Team Italy (6-0) beat host Czech Republic 4-1 and Germany 7-0 in the second round robin of the U22 European Softball Championship in Kunovice on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 to guarantee access to the final round robin
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Undefeated Team Italy advances to U22 European Softball Championship second round robin
28/06/2022 1 Minute Read

Undefeated Team Italy advances to U22 European Softball Championship second round robin

After shutting out Croatia 14-0 and Slovakia 10-0 in U22 European Softball Championship Group A action in Kunovice, Czech Republic on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, undefeated Team Italy (4-0) plays Czech Republic (3-0) and Germany (2-1) on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 in the second round robin
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Team Italy wins two in U22 Women’s European Softball Championship debut
27/06/2022 2 Minute Read

Team Italy wins two in U22 Women’s European Softball Championship debut

The Team Italy U22 women’s softball squad shut out Sweden 16-0 in afternoon and hours later returned to defeat Ukraine 18-2 at the U22 European Softball Championship in Kunovice, Czech Republic on Monday, June 27, 2022
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Video recap of Italy's Serie A Baseball Week 13: San Marino breaks Bologna's unbeaten streak
27/06/2022

Video recap of Italy's Serie A Baseball Week 13: San Marino breaks Bologna's unbeaten streak

San Marino wins two out of three in the rematch of last year's Italian Baseball Series. Parma picks up a pair of victories in Grosseto.
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Team Italy roster revealed for U22 European Softball Championship
26/06/2022 1 Minute Read

Team Italy roster revealed for U22 European Softball Championship

With the U22 European Softball Championship in Kunovice, Czech Republic already in progress, Team Italy defends the European Championship title with games on Monday, June 27, 2022 against Sweden at 1.30 pm (local time) and Ukraine at 6 pm (local time)
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Young Italian softball pitchers and catchers welcome to attend free clinics conducted by coach Becky Blatnick in Ronchi, Bologna and Saronno
24/06/2022 1 Minute Read

Young Italian softball pitchers and catchers welcome to attend free clinics conducted by coach Becky Blatnick in Ronchi, Bologna and Saronno

Internationally-renowned pitching coach Becky Blatnick hosts free clinics for softball players aged 14-20 on Sunday, June 26th in Ronchi, Wednesday, June 29th in Bologna, and Thursday, June 30th in Saronno
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Team Italy U15 softball: roster revealed for Bollate tourney and European Softball Championship
23/06/2022 2 Minute Read

Team Italy U15 softball: roster revealed for Bollate tourney and European Softball Championship

With less than a month to prepare for the U15 European Softball Championship in the Netherlands, U15 manager Maristella Perizzolo has selected 17 players to participate in the upcoming U16 Bollate tournament from July 1-3, 2022
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FIBS presents its Blue Roster Honor Club NFT
20/06/2022 2 Minute Read

FIBS presents its Blue Roster Honor Club NFT

Federazione Italiana Baseball Softball (FIBS) is the first federation in the world to offer its Honor Club through the latest generation blockchain technology
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Video recap of Italy baseball and softball Week 12: Collecchio sweeps softball leader Bollate
20/06/2022

Video recap of Italy baseball and softball Week 12: Collecchio sweeps softball leader Bollate

Bollate suffers its first sweep of the softball season. Torino overtakes Grosseto for second place in baseball.
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Team Italy softball senior elite and U22 squads gather in Buttrio on June 20, 2022
15/06/2022 1 Minute Read

Team Italy softball senior elite and U22 squads gather in Buttrio on June 20, 2022

Team Italy softball managers Federico Pizzolini and Andrea Longagnani have revealed the summer calendar for the senior elite and U22 squads
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Team Italy U14 softball players announced for Giancarlo Bianchi International Tournament in Saronno from July 14-17, 2022
14/06/2022 1 Minute Read

Team Italy U14 softball players announced for Giancarlo Bianchi International Tournament in Saronno from July 14-17, 2022

Team Italy U14 softball manager Vanessa Tuci has selected 14 players and three reserves to compete against La Loggia, Blue Angels, Bollate, Saronno, TTT and Softball School in the Giancarlo Bianchi International Tournament in Saronno from July 14-17, 2022
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Video recap of Italy baseball and softball Week 11: Parma Clima wins its 15th European Champions Cup
12/06/2022

Video recap of Italy baseball and softball Week 11: Parma Clima wins its 15th European Champions Cup

Parma Clima wins back-to-back European Baseball Champions Cups. Bollate and Forli are still on top in Serie A1 softball.
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Italy hosts Women’s Softball World Cup Group Stage in 2023 and Finals in 2024
09/06/2022 2 Minute Read

Italy hosts Women’s Softball World Cup Group Stage in 2023 and Finals in 2024

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) awarded the WBSC Women’s Softball World Cup Group Stages hosting to Italy, Ireland and Spain. Each country will host a group of the Softball World Cup in 2023, and Italy will ultimately the finals in 2024.
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Team Italy softball senior elite and U22 squads unite in Saronno for workout and exhibition game on June 14, 2022
08/06/2022 1 Minute Read

Team Italy softball senior elite and U22 squads unite in Saronno for workout and exhibition game on June 14, 2022

In preparation for the European Softball Championships, the Team Italy women’s softball senior elite and U22 squads gather in Saronno for a morning workout followed by a 5 pm exhibition game against Serie A1’s Inox Team on Tuesday, June 14, 2022.
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Video recap of Italy’s Serie A Baseball Week 10: Bologna sweeps and remains undefeated in playoffs
06/06/2022

Video recap of Italy’s Serie A Baseball Week 10: Bologna sweeps and remains undefeated in playoffs

Bologna sweeps while Parma, BBC Grosseto and San Marino pick up two of three. In Serie A1 softball, Bollate, Forli, Caronno and Pianoro win doubleheaders.
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Video recap of Italy’s Serie A Baseball Week 9: Bologna and San Marino sweep in the playoffs
30/05/2022

Video recap of Italy’s Serie A Baseball Week 9: Bologna and San Marino sweep in the playoffs

San Marino rebounds from two losses against Parma last week. Bollate suffers its second defeat this softball season.
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Video recap of Italy’s Serie A Baseball Week 7: Godo and Nettuno qualify for playoffs
16/05/2022

Video recap of Italy’s Serie A Baseball Week 7: Godo and Nettuno qualify for playoffs

The battle of Piemonte between Torino and Settimo will determine the final spot in the Serie A baseball championship. In Serie A1 softball, Caronno and Bollate sweep.
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Video recap of Italy’s Serie A Baseball Week 6: The championship title on the line
09/05/2022

Video recap of Italy’s Serie A Baseball Week 6: The championship title on the line

The playoff hunt continues with three spots still to be determined this week. In Serie A1 softball, Bollate and Saronno while Sestese and Parma split.
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Video recap of Italy’s Serie A Baseball Week 5: Five teams vie for championship title
02/05/2022

Video recap of Italy’s Serie A Baseball Week 5: Five teams vie for championship title

Parma, Bologna, Collecchio, San Marino and Grosseto have qualified for the Serie A Baseball Championship title. Forlì and Bollate are at the top in Italian softball.
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Despite the rain, Poderi Dal Nespoli Forlì prevails in Serie A1 softball sweep over Banco di Sardegna Nuoro
23/04/2022 1 Minute Read

Despite the rain, Poderi Dal Nespoli Forlì prevails in Serie A1 softball sweep over Banco di Sardegna Nuoro

The fourth day of the Italian Serie A1 softball championship was hampered by adverse weather conditions as only the doubleheader between Banco di Sardegna Nuoro and Poderi Dal Nespoli Forlì was played
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Italian baseball and softball lifetime stats dating back to 1956 available online
21/04/2022 2 Minute Read

Italian baseball and softball lifetime stats dating back to 1956 available online

National Classifiers Committee (CNC) President Anna Maria Paini has led the charge in the demanding job of completely re-digitalizing all baseball and softball rosters from the 1950s to modern day
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Video recap of Italy’s Serie A Baseball Week 3: Six teams still undefeated
18/04/2022

Video recap of Italy’s Serie A Baseball Week 3: Six teams still undefeated

In Group D action, Grosseto wins both games against Nettuno. In A1 Softball, Saronno and Bollate clash.
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Team Italy women's softball squad returns from USA with renewed confidence and enthusiasm to win
06/03/2022 2 Minute Read

Team Italy women's softball squad returns from USA with renewed confidence and enthusiasm to win

After a successful Spring Training campaign in Arizona and California, Team Italy women's softball manager Federico Pizzolini was interviewed to discuss how the trip abroad has given the squad a renewed sense of purpose and energy
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Simona Conti, Marta Gambella and Lauro Lanzarini awarded 2021 Italian Coach of the Year
10/02/2022 1 Minute Read

Simona Conti, Marta Gambella and Lauro Lanzarini awarded 2021 Italian Coach of the Year

Italian coaches Simona Conti and Marta Gambella received over 60% of the 796 votes cast to win the 2021 Coach of the Year Award over second-place finishers Francesco Aluffi and Elisa Peri. Lauro Lanzarini won the 2021 Baseball for the Blind Coach of the Year Award.
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Italian baseball and softball media visibility data reveals major growth in 2021
22/01/2022 2 Minute Read

Italian baseball and softball media visibility data reveals major growth in 2021

As compared to 2019, the recent uptick in global viewership and media visibiiliiy suggests the thriving demand for Italian baseball and softball coverage will increase in 2022
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Softball pitching clinics from Becky Blatnick and Nancy Evans begin in Italy on December 7, 2021
04/12/2021 1 Minute Read

Softball pitching clinics from Becky Blatnick and Nancy Evans begin in Italy on December 7, 2021

A canceled flight has postponed the arrival of the American pitching coaches Becky Blatnick and Nancy Evans. As a result, Team Italy coach Marco Villani will coordinate the scheduled workout in Modena on December 5, 2021 and the second Modena pitching clinic on the following day has been canceled. Those athletes affected by the cancellation must email teamitaly@fibs.it and choose another date in either Bollate or Caprino Veronese.
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"Unity is strength" is the motto for European baseball and softball with the birth of WBSC Europe
20/11/2021 1 Minute Read

"Unity is strength" is the motto for European baseball and softball with the birth of WBSC Europe

CEB President Didier Seminet and ESF President Gabriel Waage, two of the top representatives for the European baseball and softball federations, share their enthusiasm for newly-founded World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSCE) before their respective organizations dissolve, while FIBS Vice Presidents Roberta Soldi and Gigi Mignola shed light on the bright future ahead post-pandemic working in conjunction with WBSCE.
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European baseball and softball unite with the birth of WBSC Europe
19/11/2021 1 Minute Read

European baseball and softball unite with the birth of WBSC Europe

With the historic vote by Euro delegates on Friday, November 19, 2021 inside Rome’s CONI Hall of Honor, the completion of the World Baseball Softball Confederation Europe (WBSCE) marks the unification of baseball and softball disciplines and the combined advocacy for both sports in future Olympic competitions
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Rome serves as World Baseball Softball Confederation Europe headquarters
18/11/2021 1 Minute Read

Rome serves as World Baseball Softball Confederation Europe headquarters

Federazione Italiana Baseball Softball (FIBS) welcomes representatives from the various European National Baseball and Softball Federations to Rome from November 19-21, 2021 to come together as one and make history as the newly-created World Baseball Softball Confederation Europe (WBSCE)
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Team Italy U15 and U18 softball squads meet via Zoom on November 9, 2021
04/11/2021 2 Minute Read

Team Italy U15 and U18 softball squads meet via Zoom on November 9, 2021

Team Italy U15 softball manager Giulio Brusa and Team Italy U18 softball manager Andrea Longagnani will lead their respective teams through the Zoom conference call on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 6:30 pm (local time)
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FIBS Federal Council announces dates for 2022 championships and CON6
24/10/2021 4 Minute Read

FIBS Federal Council announces dates for 2022 championships and CON6

The FIBS steering committee also appointed the new Team Italy U15 baseball staff and approved the documentation governing next year's competitive calendar
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Poderi Dal Nespoli Forlì wins 2021 Italian Softball Series title
09/10/2021 2 Minute Read

Poderi Dal Nespoli Forlì wins 2021 Italian Softball Series title

Poderi Dal Nespoli Forlì won its fifth Italian Softball Series title in history on October 9, 2021 after sweeping MKF Bollate in game three by a score of 6-2. The winner of the European Premiere Cup in August, Forlì completed the double with the addition of the Italian Softball Series championship title. MVP accolades went out to Forlì's Miriana Cerioni, but not before honoring home plate umpire Gianluca Magnani in his last official game before retirement.
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02/10/2021 2 Minute Read

Poderi Dal Nespoli Forlì takes 2-0 lead in Italian Softball Series

The return of team captain Erika Piancastelli combined with outstanding Poderi Dal Nespoli Forlì starting pitching performances by Ilaria Cacciamani and Samantha Sheeley was enough to win the first two games of the Italian Softball Series over MKF Bollate by scores of 2-0 and 4-1.
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Serie A1 Softball Playoffs begin in Italy
09/09/2021 1 Minute Read

Serie A1 Softball Playoffs begin in Italy

The Serie A1 postseason starts on Friday, September 10, 2021 with the first two quarterfinal games between MKF Bollate and Pianoros Softball followed by a third contest on Saturday. The other quarterfinal matchup between Poderi Dal Nespoli Forlì and Rhevandors Caronno takes place on Saturday, September 11 (games 1 and 2) and Sunday, September 12 (game 3). In addition, the first two games of the best-of-five series playout between Lacomes New Bollate and Caserta happen on Sunday.
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Bollate and Forlì compete in Euro Premiere Cup, while Saronno plays in Euro Cup Winners Cup
15/08/2021 1 Minute Read

Bollate and Forlì compete in Euro Premiere Cup, while Saronno plays in Euro Cup Winners Cup

MKF Bollate and Poderi Dal Nespoli Forlì compete in the European Premiere Cup in Buttrio and Castions di Strada, while Inox Team Saronno hosts the European Cup Winners Cup beginning Monday, August 16, 2021
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Caronno and Forlì return to action with a softball sweep
07/08/2021 2 Minute Read

Caronno and Forlì return to action with a softball sweep

Rheavandors Caronno and Poderi Dal Nespoli Forlì remained in control of third place in their respective groups after sweeping a pair of games against softball foes Taurus Donati Gomme Parma and Bertazzoni Collecchio on August 7, 2021
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Softball bronze medal game-bound Canada beats Team Italy 8-1 in Tokyo Olympics
26/07/2021 1 Minute Read

Softball bronze medal game-bound Canada beats Team Italy 8-1 in Tokyo Olympics

The Team Italy women's softball squad ended the Tokyo Olympics with an 8-1 loss to bronze medal game-bound Canada in Yokahama on July 26, 2021
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Softball medal hopes for Team Italy diminish with 5-0 loss to Mexico in Tokyo Olympics
25/07/2021 2 Minute Read

Softball medal hopes for Team Italy diminish with 5-0 loss to Mexico in Tokyo Olympics

The Team Italy women's softball squad fell victim to a one-hitter by Mexico pitcher Dallas Escobedo, who led her team to its first-ever Olympic win and eliminated Italy's chances of earning a medal in Tokyo
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Czechs take first while Team Italy places second in U18 Euro Softball Championship
24/07/2021 1 Minute Read

Czechs take first while Team Italy places second in U18 Euro Softball Championship

The Team Italy Juniors softball squad lost 6-3 to host Czech Republic in the U18 Women's European Softball Championship final in Prague on July 24, 2021
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Team Italy women's softball squad plays with heart in 5-0 loss to Japan in Tokyo Olympics
24/07/2021 1 Minute Read

Team Italy women's softball squad plays with heart in 5-0 loss to Japan in Tokyo Olympics

Team Italy held Japan scoreless for three innings before a two-run home run in the top of the fourth inning by cleanup hitter Yu Yamamoto put the Tokyo Olympics host in control of the game
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Team Italy defends Juniors Euro Softball Championship title on July 24, 2021 at 11 am (ET)
23/07/2021 1 Minute Read

Team Italy defends Juniors Euro Softball Championship title on July 24, 2021 at 11 am (ET)

Having lost to host Czech Republic two days prior, Team Italy looks to make amends with the Czechs and win the U18 Women's European Softball Championship final game in Prague on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 11 am (ET)
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Team Italy suffers first loss in U18 Women's European Softball Championship
22/07/2021 1 Minute Read

Team Italy suffers first loss in U18 Women's European Softball Championship

Czech Republic defeated Team Italy 9-4 on day four of the U18 Women's European Softball Championship in Prague, Czech Republic
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Team Italy women’s softball squad falls victim to Australia 1-0 shutout in Tokyo Olympics
22/07/2021 1 Minute Read

Team Italy women’s softball squad falls victim to Australia 1-0 shutout in Tokyo Olympics

Team Italy played with heart but lost 1-0 to Australia during the Tokyo Olympics in Fukushima on July 22, 2021
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Undefeated Team Italy advances in U18 Women's European Softball Championship after 23-2 rout over France
21/07/2021 1 Minute Read

Undefeated Team Italy advances in U18 Women's European Softball Championship after 23-2 rout over France

Team Italy (5-0) finished U18 Women's European Softball Championship Group A round-robin play after defeating France 23-2 in Prague, Czech Republic on July 21, 2021
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Tenacious Team Italy holds USA hitless for three innings but falls short in Olympic Softball debut
21/07/2021 1 Minute Read

Tenacious Team Italy holds USA hitless for three innings but falls short in Olympic Softball debut

Team Italy starter Greta Cecchetti matched USA ace Cat Osterman pitch-for-pitch for three complete innings, but the Americans prevailed in the end by a score of 2-0 in game one of the Tokyo Olympics
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Undefeated Team Italy beats Sweden and Germany in U18 Women’s European Softball Championship
20/07/2021 1 Minute Read

Undefeated Team Italy beats Sweden and Germany in U18 Women’s European Softball Championship

On day two of the U18 Women’s European Softball Championship in Prague, Czech Republic on July 20, 2021, defending Euro champion Team Italy won a pair of games over Sweden and Germany to remain undefeated (4-0) and the top-seed in Group A
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Team Italy picks up two mercy-rule wins on day one of U18 Women’s European Softball Championship
19/07/2021 1 Minute Read

Team Italy picks up two mercy-rule wins on day one of U18 Women’s European Softball Championship

Team Italy easily defeated Poland and Croatia on opening day of the U18 Women’s European Softball Championship in Prague, Czech Republic on July 19, 2021
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Team Italy women's softball squad prepares for Tokyo Olympics with 2-0 shutout over Honda Reverta in Sendai
18/07/2021 1 Minute Read

Team Italy women's softball squad prepares for Tokyo Olympics with 2-0 shutout over Honda Reverta in Sendai

The Team Italy women's softball squad ended its five-game Sendai exhibition series with a 2-0 win over Honda Reverta in preparation for the Tokyo Olympics opener against USA on July 20, 2021 at 11 pm (ET)
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Team Italy U18 softball squad arrives in Prague to defend Euro Championship throne
17/07/2021 1 Minute Read

Team Italy U18 softball squad arrives in Prague to defend Euro Championship throne

Team Italy defends the U18 Women's European Softball Championship title in Prague, Czech Republic from July 19-24, 2021
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Team Italy roster announced for U18 European Softball Championship in Prague
07/07/2021 2 Minute Read

Team Italy roster announced for U18 European Softball Championship in Prague

Team Italy manager Andrea Longagnani names 17 players for the U18 European Softball Championship in Prague, Czech Republic from July 19-24, 2021
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Team Italy manager Federico Pizzolini reveals women's softball roster for Tokyo Olympics
04/07/2021 1 Minute Read

Team Italy manager Federico Pizzolini reveals women's softball roster for Tokyo Olympics

After successfully defending the Women's European Softball Championship throne in Friula-Venezia Giulia on July 3, 2021, Team Italy is already back at work preparing for the Tokyo Olympics.
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Team Italy and Kingdom of the Netherlands clash for Women's European Softball Championship Gold, while Israel and Czech Republic battle for Bronze on July 3, 2021
02/07/2021 1 Minute Read

Team Italy and Kingdom of the Netherlands clash for Women's European Softball Championship Gold, while Israel and Czech Republic battle for Bronze on July 3, 2021

Below is a recap of all the action from the 2021 Women's European Softball Championship in Friuli-Venezia Giulia on Friday, July 2, 2021
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02/07/2021 2 Minute Read

Team Italy guarantees Women's European Softball Championship final berth with 11-0 shutout over Israel

WIth a 11-0 shutout over Israel on July 2, 2021, undefeated Team Italy has won nine games straight in the Women's European Softball Championship in Friuli-Venezia Giulia
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Team Italy is the only undefeated squad in the 2021 Women's European Softball Championship
01/07/2021 1 Minute Read

Team Italy is the only undefeated squad in the 2021 Women's European Softball Championship

Below is a recap of all the action from the 2021 Women's European Softball Championship in Friuli-Venezia Giulia
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01/07/2021 2 Minute Read

Team Italy's Alexia Lacatena throws one-hitter in 10-0 shutout over Germany in Women's European Softball Championship

Fans got a look at the future of Team Italy when young and talented Azzurre pitcher Alexia Lacatena dominated German hitters in the Women's European Softball Championship on July 1, 2021
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Team Italy keeps win streak alive in Women's European Softball Championship with 5-0 shutout over Czech Republic
30/06/2021 2 Minute Read

Team Italy keeps win streak alive in Women's European Softball Championship with 5-0 shutout over Czech Republic

Defending Euro champion Team Italy remains undefeated in the Women's European Softball Championship in Friuli-Venezia Giulia after getting to Czech Republic pitcher Veronika Peckova in the bottom of the fifth inning with a five-run rally
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Team Italy's Lisa Birocci throws no-hitter in 19-0 shutout over Hungary to advance Azzurre squad to Women's European Softball Championship phase two
29/06/2021 1 Minute Read

Team Italy's Lisa Birocci throws no-hitter in 19-0 shutout over Hungary to advance Azzurre squad to Women's European Softball Championship phase two

Team Italy remains undefeated (4-0) in the Women's European Softball Championship and plays a pair of phase two games against Czech Republic and Spain on June 30, 2021
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Day 3 Women's European Softball Championship results from Friuli-Giulia Venezia
29/06/2021 1 Minute Read

Day 3 Women's European Softball Championship results from Friuli-Giulia Venezia

Team Italy, Kingdom of the Netherlands, Israel and Spain remain undefeated going into Women's European Softball Championship round-robin phase two
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Undefeated Team Italy guarantees top-seed ranking in Women's European Softball Championship with 27-0 shutout over Bulgaria
29/06/2021 1 Minute Read

Undefeated Team Italy guarantees top-seed ranking in Women's European Softball Championship with 27-0 shutout over Bulgaria

Team Italy earned the right to advance to Women's European Softball Championship round-robin phase two after crushing Bulgaria 27-0 in Cervignano on June 29, 2021
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Team Italy, Kingdom of the Netherlands, Israel and Spain on top in Women's European Softball Championship
28/06/2021 1 Minute Read

Team Italy, Kingdom of the Netherlands, Israel and Spain on top in Women's European Softball Championship

On day two of the Women's European Softball Championship in Friuli-Giulia Venezia, four undefeated front runners emerged in the standings with perfect 2-0 records.
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27/06/2021 2 Minute Read

Team Italy’s Greta Cecchetti throws no-hitter against Russia in Women’s European Softball Championship Opener

Defending champion Team Italy kicked off the Women’s European Softball Championship in Fruili Venezia Giulia with a convincing 9-0 shutout over Russia on June 27, 2021
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Team Italy U14 and U15 softball squads play exhibition games against Czech Republic and Bollate teams from July 8-11, 2021
26/06/2021 1 Minute Read

Team Italy U14 and U15 softball squads play exhibition games against Czech Republic and Bollate teams from July 8-11, 2021

Local Bollate softball team hosts Italian and Czech Republic National Teams for four-day exhibition tourney from July 8-11, 2021
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Team Italy U18 softball team plays exhibition game in Parma on June 15, 2021
11/06/2021 1 Minute Read

Team Italy U18 softball team plays exhibition game in Parma on June 15, 2021

Team Italy U18 softball manager Andrea Longagnani has selected 14 players to compete against a local Serie A1 squad in Parma
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Team Italy women's softball team gathers in Gradisca d’Isonzo prior to Euros in Friuli Venezia Giulia
06/06/2021 1 Minute Read

Team Italy women's softball team gathers in Gradisca d’Isonzo prior to Euros in Friuli Venezia Giulia

Prior to the official roster being announced for the European Championship, the Team Italy women's softball team begins a week-long training camp in Gradisca d’Isonzo on June 20, 2021.
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2021 Women’s European Softball Championship calendar revealed
03/06/2021 1 Minute Read

2021 Women’s European Softball Championship calendar revealed

The Team Italy women's softball squad begins Euro Championship Group A play with a game against Russia on June 27, 2021.
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Team Italy U18 softball manager Andrea Longagnani summons 14 players for workout and exhibition game in Collecchio on May 25, 2021
12/05/2021 1 Minute Read

Team Italy U18 softball manager Andrea Longagnani summons 14 players for workout and exhibition game in Collecchio on May 25, 2021

In preparation for the in Prague, Czech Republic from July 19-24, 2021 and the in Lima, Peru from August 28-September 5, 2021, Team Italy manager Andrea Longagnani has summoned 14 of his finest U18 softball prospects to Collecchio for a brief workout on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 beginning at 4 pm followed by an exhibition game against a local Serie A1 squad
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Team Italy welcomes the start of 2021 season with virtual press conference and doubleheader against Softball All Stars in Caronno Pertusella
08/05/2021 2 Minute Read

Team Italy welcomes the start of 2021 season with virtual press conference and doubleheader against Softball All Stars in Caronno Pertusella

After the minute of silence dedicated to the late and great Team Italy softball manager Enrico Obletter, President Andrea Marcon, current women's softball squad manager Federico Pizzolini and Azzurre captain Erika Piancastelli spoke from the heart at the virtual press conference held prior to the doubleheader against the Softball All Stars at Francesco Nespoli Stadium in Caronno Pertusella on May 8, 2021
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Team Italy must win Women's European Softball Championship to advance to World Games in Birmingham, Alabama from July 7-17, 2022
02/05/2021 1 Minute Read

Team Italy must win Women's European Softball Championship to advance to World Games in Birmingham, Alabama from July 7-17, 2022

With National Softball Hall of Famer and legendary University of Arizona head coach up until the time the Azzurre squad departs for the , the Italians have momentum going into the in Friuli Venezia Giulia
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Greta Cecchetti joins Team Italy slugger Erika Piancastelli for Athletes Unlimited second softball season beginning August 28, 2021 in Rosemont, Illinois
01/05/2021 1 Minute Read

Greta Cecchetti joins Team Italy slugger Erika Piancastelli for Athletes Unlimited second softball season beginning August 28, 2021 in Rosemont, Illinois

Team Italy softball pitching ace Greta Cecchetti has agreed to join in its second softball season beginning August 28, 2021 at the Parkway Bank Sports Complex in Rosemont, Illinois
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Team Italy women’s softball squad reunites for All-Star Game in Caronno Pertusella on May 8, 2021
30/04/2021 1 Minute Read

Team Italy women’s softball squad reunites for All-Star Game in Caronno Pertusella on May 8, 2021

After competitive contests against Olympic foes USA and Canada as well as a victory over Florida International University last month, the Team Italy women’s softball squad reunites on May 7, 2021 in preparation for an exhibition game against a group of Italian softball all-stars in Caronno Pertusella on the following day
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