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New sports formats - Baseball joins growing list

22 November 2017

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) is one of the latest federations to introduce a new format for their sport. Taking inspiration from an informal version of baseball played in Cuba, WBSC introduced Baseball5 to the Friendship Games in Burundi earlier this year.

Baseball5 features five-inning games played by five on-field players on each side, as opposed to the traditional baseball game of nine players per side and nine innings. Players are limited to using only their bare hands to hit and field the balls.

WBSC has ambitions to build a billion-strong baseball / softball community…[...]

Posted by Guntur Dwiarmein on 22.11.2017 in International, I Trust Sport, Sports Governance

The crisis in trust - what sport can learn from other sectors

7 September 2017

A new I Trust Sport article has been published by Play the Game on what sport may be able to learn from other sectors about tackling the loss of…[...]

I Trust Sport contributes to ASOIF governance review of International Federations

5 April 2017

I Trust Sport has provided independent consultancy support for a review of governance of the 28 International Federations which are members of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations…[...]

Review of "The Edge" by Professor Roger Pielke, Jr / Anti-Doping Policy and Governance

26 January 2017

The LSE Review of Books has published two reviews by I Trust Sport Research Analyst Slobodan Tomic. A new book by Professor Roger Pielke, Jr called "The Edge: The…[...]

Accountability and institutional design in anti-doping

17 January 2017

A new article by Slobodan Tomic, Research Analyst at I Trust Sport, has been published on the LSE European Politics and Policy blog - Doping in world sport:…[...]

"Re-elected unopposed" - limited competition in International Federation presidential elections in 2016

30 November 2016

A new I Trust Sport article has been published by Play the Game about the limited competition in many of the International Federation presidential elections in 2016. There have…[...]

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