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

Softball pitching clinics from Becky Blatnick and Nancy Evans begin in Italy on December 7, 2021
04/12/2021
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

"Unity is strength" is the motto for European baseball and softball with the birth of WBSC Europe
20/11/2021
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

European baseball and softball unite with the birth of WBSC Europe
19/11/2021
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

Rome serves as World Baseball Softball Confederation Europe headquarters
18/11/2021
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

Team Italy U15 and U18 softball squads meet via Zoom on November 9, 2021
04/11/2021
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

FIBS Federal Council announces dates for 2022 championships and CON6
24/10/2021
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

Poderi Dal Nespoli Forlì wins 2021 Italian Softball Series title
09/10/2021
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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Poderi Dal Nespoli Forlì takes 2-0 lead in Italian Softball Series

Poderi Dal Nespoli Forlì takes 2-0 lead in Italian Softball Series
02/10/2021
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

Serie A1 Softball Playoffs begin in Italy
09/09/2021
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

Bollate and Forlì compete in Euro Premiere Cup, while Saronno plays in Euro Cup Winners Cup
15/08/2021
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

Caronno and Forlì return to action with a softball sweep
07/08/2021
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

Softball bronze medal game-bound Canada beats Team Italy 8-1 in Tokyo Olympics
26/07/2021
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

Softball medal hopes for Team Italy diminish with 5-0 loss to Mexico in Tokyo Olympics
25/07/2021
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

Czechs take first while Team Italy places second in U18 Euro Softball Championship
24/07/2021
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

Team Italy women's softball squad plays with heart in 5-0 loss to Japan in Tokyo Olympics
24/07/2021
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)

Team Italy defends Juniors Euro Softball Championship title on July 24, 2021 at 11 am (ET)
23/07/2021
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

Team Italy suffers first loss in U18 Women's European Softball Championship
22/07/2021
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

Team Italy women’s softball squad falls victim to Australia 1-0 shutout in Tokyo Olympics
22/07/2021
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

Undefeated Team Italy advances in U18 Women's European Softball Championship after 23-2 rout over France
21/07/2021
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

Tenacious Team Italy holds USA hitless for three innings but falls short in Olympic Softball debut
21/07/2021
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

Undefeated Team Italy beats Sweden and Germany in U18 Women’s European Softball Championship
20/07/2021
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

Team Italy picks up two mercy-rule wins on day one of U18 Women’s European Softball Championship
19/07/2021
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

Team Italy women's softball squad prepares for Tokyo Olympics with 2-0 shutout over Honda Reverta in Sendai
18/07/2021
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

Team Italy U18 softball squad arrives in Prague to defend Euro Championship throne
17/07/2021
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

Team Italy roster announced for U18 European Softball Championship in Prague
07/07/2021
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

Team Italy manager Federico Pizzolini reveals women's softball roster for Tokyo Olympics
04/07/2021
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

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

Team Italy guarantees Women's European Softball Championship final berth with 11-0 shutout over Israel
02/07/2021
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

Team Italy is the only undefeated squad in the 2021 Women's European Softball Championship
01/07/2021
Below is a recap of all the action from the 2021 Women's European Softball Championship in Friuli-Venezia Giulia
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Team Italy's Alexia Lacatena throws one-hitter in 10-0 shutout over Germany in Women's European Softball Championship

Team Italy's Alexia Lacatena throws one-hitter in 10-0 shutout over Germany in Women's European Softball Championship
01/07/2021
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 and Kingdom of the Netherlands remain as the only undefeated squads in the Women's European Softball Championship in Friuli-Venezia Giulia

Team Italy and Kingdom of the Netherlands remain as the only undefeated squads in the Women's European Softball Championship in Friuli-Venezia Giulia
30/06/2021
Women's European Softball Championship Round Robin 2 results for June 30, 2021
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Team Italy keeps win streak alive in Women's European Softball Championship with 5-0 shutout over Czech Republic

Team Italy keeps win streak alive in Women's European Softball Championship with 5-0 shutout over Czech Republic
30/06/2021
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

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
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

Day 3 Women's European Softball Championship results from Friuli-Giulia Venezia
29/06/2021
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

Undefeated Team Italy guarantees top-seed ranking in Women's European Softball Championship with 27-0 shutout over Bulgaria
29/06/2021
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

Team Italy, Kingdom of the Netherlands, Israel and Spain on top in Women's European Softball Championship
28/06/2021
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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Team Italy’s Greta Cecchetti throws no-hitter against Russia in Women’s European Softball Championship Opener

Team Italy’s Greta Cecchetti throws no-hitter against Russia in Women’s European Softball Championship Opener
27/06/2021
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

Team Italy U14 and U15 softball squads play exhibition games against Czech Republic and Bollate teams from July 8-11, 2021
26/06/2021
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

Team Italy U18 softball team plays exhibition game in Parma on June 15, 2021
11/06/2021
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

Team Italy women's softball team gathers in Gradisca d’Isonzo prior to Euros in Friuli Venezia Giulia
06/06/2021
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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Team Italy U14 softball squad assembles in Bologna

Team Italy U14 softball squad assembles in Bologna

2021 Women’s European Softball Championship calendar revealed

2021 Women’s European Softball Championship calendar revealed
03/06/2021
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

Team Italy U18 softball manager Andrea Longagnani summons 14 players for workout and exhibition game in Collecchio on May 25, 2021
12/05/2021
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

Team Italy welcomes the start of 2021 season with virtual press conference and doubleheader against Softball All Stars in Caronno Pertusella
08/05/2021
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

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
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

Greta Cecchetti joins Team Italy slugger Erika Piancastelli for Athletes Unlimited second softball season beginning August 28, 2021 in Rosemont, Illinois
01/05/2021
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

Team Italy women’s softball squad reunites for All-Star Game in Caronno Pertusella on May 8, 2021
30/04/2021
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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