World Bowling

World Bowling Creates Group to Explore Alternative Scoring Systems
World Bowling

Uniting the Global Game

World Bowling is recognized by the International Olympic Committee as the world governing body for the sport of Bowling. World Bowling was originally founded in 1952 as the International Bowling Association in order to foster worldwide interest in amateur tenpin and ninepin bowling, as well as international competition by encouraging world and zone tournaments and other events between bowlers of different countries. World Bowling is autonomous in administering the sport and is responsible to promote the development of bowling throughout the world, promote the Olympic movement, contribute to the achievement of the goals set forth in the Olympic Charter, establish rules for the uniform practice of bowling throughout the world, and ensure that official bowling activities meet the requirements of the Olympic Charter.


Team USA’s Missy Parkin, Kelly Kulick shatter PABCON Women’s Doubles record -

Another record was broken Sunday at the 2014 Pan American Bowling Confederation Women’s Championships as Team USA’s Missy Parkin and Kelly Kulick (r.-l; photo USBC) shot 2,861 (238.42 average) to win the Doubles gold medal. Parkin put together a six-game total of 1,498, while Kulick added 1,363, as the pair rolled to the title at […]

Jeroen van Geel, Priscilla Maaswinkel take early lead in Chandra Open 2014 -

Dutch bowlers Jeroen van Geel and Priscilla Maaswinkel took the early lead in the qualifying of the Chandra Open 2014, which got underway Sunday with the first two of 13 qualifying squads at Chandra Bowling in Nieuwegein, Netherlands. Van Geel (pictured left) averaged 235.17 in the opening squad en route to lead the field of […]

Nadejda Korablinova becomes the second consecutive woman to win the Russian Open -

Nadejda Korablinova (pictured left) of Russia defeated Ahmed Gamal (right) of Egypt in the two-games, total pins title match to win the 2014 Russian Open Sunday afternoon at Russkoe Pole “Russian Field” bowling center in St. Petersburg, Russia. Korablinova was down by 21 pins after the first game, 172 including eight pins handicap to Gamal’s […]

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