Press Release World Baseball Softball Confederation
IWAKI, Japan — The World Baseball Softball Confederation today announced that coverage of the U-15 Baseball World Cup® 2016, which opens tomorrow (Friday, 29 July) in Iwaki, Japan, will feature free live-streaming via YouTube.com/WBSC, making the premier U-15 youth sports event available to watch online for millions of fans worldwide.
All live-streamed games — from the opening game and Opening Ceremony to the world championship finale on 7 August — of the U-15 Baseball World Cup 2016 will include real-time, running commentary in English.
WBSC’s online world feed (excluding territories covered by WBSC’s Official Broadcast Partners) will be available for 26 of the 39 world championship games in Iwaki.
J SPORTS — one of Japan’s leading content producers/channels dedicated to sport – has been awarded the host broadcasting rights and will be overseeing video production of III U-15 Baseball World Cup.
LIVE-STREAMING SCHEDULE – OPENING ROUND
>DAY 1 – Friday, 29 July (All times local JST)
- 09:00 Korea vs. Czech Republic – Watch
- 13:00 United States vs. Chinese Taipei – Watch
- 17:30 Opening Ceremony – Watch
- 19:00 Australia vs. Japan – Watch
DAY 2 – Saturday, 30 July
- 09:00 Chinese Taipei vs. Panama – Watch
- 13:30 Korea vs. Colombia – Watch
- 18:00 Japan vs. Cuba – Watch
DAY 3 – Sunday, 31 July
- 09:00 Chinese Taipei vs. Mexico – Watch
- 13:30 Japan vs. Korea – Watch
- 18:00 Panama vs. United States – Watch
DAY 4 – Monday, 1 August
- 09:00 Venezuela vs. Chinese Taipei – Watch
- 13:30 Korea vs. Cuba – Watch
- 18:00 Japan vs. Czech Republic – Watch
DAY 5 – Tuesday, 2 August
- 09:00 Australia vs. Korea – Watch
- 13:30 Chinese Taipei vs New Zealand – Watch
- 18:00 Japan vs. Colombia – Watch
At the conclusion of each international match, highlights and video-on-demand will be available to worldwide audiences through WBSC’s official social media platforms.
The schedule for the phase II “Super Round” will be announced at the conclusion of Opening Round, where only six of the twelve nations in the global competition advance.