The IBAF Women's Baseball World Cup is an international baseball tournament featuring female players that begins today.
The sixth edition of the World Cup is hosted by Japan, which has won the tournament the past three times it has been held. The United States is also taking part, which has two gold medals.
Other nations participating include Canada, Netherlands, Hong Kong, Chinese Taipei, Australia, and Venezeula.
Team USA's first game was against Chinese Taipei and they defeated their opponents 9-0.