IBAF Women's World Cup
Six countries - Australia, Canada, Chinese Taipei, Dominican Republic,
Japan and the United States - have confirmed that they will be sending
a team to the first Women's Baseball World Cup, to be held from 30 July
to 8 August in Edmonton, Canada. A further two countries will be announced
in the next few days. The competition will begin with a 'round robin',
followed by the semi-finals 1-4 and 2-3, then the game between the losers
for the Bronze Medal and between the winners for the Gold Medal.
TO PLAY HARDBALL?
TEAM USA STRIKES GOLD AT FIRST WORLD CUP
The USA Baseball Women's National Team (WNT) defeated Japan to claim the gold medal at
the first IBAF World Cup of Women's Baseball Sunday night at Telus Field. Kristin Mills
threw the three-hit shutout en route to the 2-0 victory.