World Bowling

World Bowling Creates Group to Explore Alternative Scoring Systems
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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.



ARLINGTON, Texas – The top-ranked bowlers in the world will be featured in the season-ending World Bowling Tour (WBT) Finals presented by the Professional Bowlers Association in November in the grand finale to the WBT season. The top three men and top three women in the WBT rankings were finalized over the weekend as the […]

Barb Wilt retires after 44-year career of service to PBA and its members -

In the 56-year history of the PBA, there is no one who has personally experienced as much of the history and evolution of the sport’s professional organization than Barb Wilt (pictured left), who will bring her 44-year career with PBA to an end when she retires on Aug. 31. Wilt began her career with PBA […]

Professional Bowlers Association moves administrative headquarters to Chicago -

Effective September 2, the Professional Bowlers Association will enter into a shared services agreement with Luby Publishing, publisher of Bowlers Journal International and other periodicals, and move its operational headquarters to Luby’s home in Chicago, Commissioner Tom Clark announced today.The move, Clark said, is designed to improve the organization’s operational efficiencies, taking advantage of Luby […]

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