Baseball World Cup 2009 findet nicht in Kuba statt
Zitat von BaseballdeCuba.comRevamped European-Based World Cup Planned for September 2009 ... With Team USA's upset gold medal triumph over the favored Cubans in Taiwan last November, the 2009 World Cup matches were due to have at least one new look -- for the first time in 25 years Cuba would not be the defending champion. But now the IBAF has proposed unveiling an entirely revamped event with far more than just a cosmetic face-lift. And, as with everything "baseball" these days, the motivations appear in large part to be driven by financial and marketing concerns. The September 2009 IBAF event had originally been targeted for Havana, but that plan went by the wayside once a new format aimed at attracting a larger world audience and potential television revenues came to the table. What now appears to be on the docket is a month-long multi-venue affair featuring several tiers of elimination rounds and looking very much like the highly successful MLB WBC event. As proposed, the 2009 World Cup will run from September 9-26 and will open in five European locations, with a preliminary round featuring 20 countries. ...
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In Antwort auf:Those opening elimination matches would be held at the following five sites: Barcelona (Spain), Paris (France), Regensburg (Germany), Prague (Czech Republic), Moscow (Russia) and Stockholm (Sweden).