Ukraine School Baseball League 2015

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By philipp

Ukraine School Baseball League 2015

by Andre Butnari

Ukranian baseball and softball Federation in cooperation with Kiev baseball Academy has organized in March new baseball Tournament – Ukraine School baseball League (indoor), in which this year played more than 20 schools of Ukraine ( Kiev, Kirovograd,Rivne,Iliychivsck,Chernivtsy).

This is a tournament for kids 9-11 years old.

In final round, which was played in Kiev (Pusha Voditsa) 28-29 march 2015, top 5 schools -winners of their region, played for medals of Tournaments.

Final standing:

school No. 1 (Rivne). Team’s MVP ( Malinovskii Maxim)
school No. 111 (Kiev). Team’s MVP ( Erofeev Dmitro)
school No. 1 “Mria” (Kirovograd). Team’s MVP ( Vasiliev Maxim)
school No. 7 (Iliichivsk). Team’s MVP ( Kovalichuk Oleg)
school No. 24 (Chernivtsy). Team’s MVP ( Kosovan Mihailo)

Mannheim Tornados sign Alexander Burkard

By philipp

The Mannheim Tornados are replacing Mauro Schiavoni with Alexander Burkard. The 26-year-old is an American left-hander from Atlanta with an Italian passport. He played together with former German national team pitcher Martin Dewald at a college in the United States. With the Los Angeles Angels he reached High-A. This winter he played with the Perth Heat, winning the Australian Baseball League. Schiavoni originally was announced to come back for a second season in the German Baseball-Bundesliga. The Tornados celebrate their 40th anniversary this year and will host the German All-Star Game on July 12.

News Feature about Europe vs Japan on Euronews on Thursday evening

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By philipp

News Feature about Europe vs Japan on Euronews on Thursday evening

Euronews broadcasts a weekly show called “Sports United”, which is produced in partnership with SportAccord (one of the central organizations of the Olympic Movement). The next Sport United episode (Thursday, 2 April) will include a news feature about the success of WBSC’s Europe vs Japan Series in Tokyo.

The show is about 8min30 in length and is broadcast every Thursday evening, beginning at 20.45 CET. The show is repeated 15 times until Friday afternoon, normally every hour unless there is breaking news. Each Sport United weekly show is posted to the SportAccord YouTube Channel. Euronews is covered in over 150 territories in 13 languages and reaches over 415 million households.