Czech Republic denied Israel the chance to secure a place at Tokyo 2020 with a 7-4 victory at the World Baseball Softball Confederation Africa/Europe qualification event in Italy.
South Africa's hopes of participating in the baseball competition at Tokyo 2020 suffered a major setback after a convincing defeat to Spain in the Africa/Europe qualification event in Bologna.
The Netherlands made a winning start to the Africa/Europe qualification event for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games by overcoming the Czech Republic in Parma.
The Netherlands will hope to build on their European Baseball Championship success by winning the crucial Africa/Europe qualification event for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The Netherlands recorded their first victory at the 2019 European Baseball Championship to get their title defence back on track in Germany.
Defending champions The Netherlands fell to a shock defeat against the Czech Republic on day two of the European Baseball Championship in Germany.
Chinese Taipei overcame the United States to win the Under-18 Baseball World Cup in South Korea.
Darkness delayed The Netherlands as they began their European Baseball Championship defence against Britain in Germany.
The Netherlands will seek to defend their European Baseball Championship when competition begins tomorrow in Germany.
Four countries are tied on the same record at the World Baseball Softball Confederation Under-18 Baseball World Cup in South Korea, following the first super round fixtures.
Australia claimed a huge 7-6 victory over Canada to book their super round spot at the World Baseball Softball Confederation Under-18 Baseball World Cup in South Korea.
Hosts South Korea booked their place in the super round at the World Baseball Softball Confederation Under-18 World Cup, defeating China 7-2 in Group A.
Japan lost their 100 per cent record at the World Baseball Softball Confederation Under-18 Baseball World Cup as rain washed out all but two matches at the Gijang-Hyundai Dream Ballpark.
Japan thrashed defending champions United States 16-7 at the World Baseball Softball Confederation Under-18 Baseball World Cup in South Korea and are now the only undefeated team left at the tournament.
The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has announced a prize money purse of more than $5 million (£4 million/€4.5 million) for this year's Premier12 tournament.