After softball was dropped from the Olympic Program in 2005, the BackSoftball campaign, a long with a 10-point blueprint, was created to develop the sport of softball internationally. The Task Force, Athlete Ambassadors, and other representative for the sport of softball have increased their efforts as the vote for its reinstatement draws closer.
In February, the ISF opened its office in Lausanne, Switzerland located at the a la Maison du Sport International. The ISF thought necessary to open headquarters in Europe where the sport of softball has been growing. ISF President Don Porter was recently in Lusanne addressing softball’s almost 30 year doping-free record in international competition. According to Porter, softball has always followed the initiatives of the World Anti-Doping Agency. (Read more…)