World Bowling

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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.


Norm Duke earns PBA50 Player and Rookie of the Year -

It didn’t take long for PBA Hall of Famer Norm Duke (pictured left) to make an impact on the PBA50 Tour. In his rookie season on the tour for players ages 50 and older, the 37-time PBA Tour champion from Clermont, Florida, became only the second player to earn PBA50 Player of the Year and […]

50+ Euro Bowling Open 2014 -

Liliane Vintens of Belgium (pictured left) and England’s Ron Oldfield (right) captured their second International Seniors Bowling Tour (ISBT) title this season in the 50+ Euro Bowling Open Sunday, August 17, at Euro Bowling in Deurne, Antwerp, Belgium. The eighth stop on the 2014 ISBT tour was scheduled to be in Brussels, but the tournament […]

Naif Oqab leads qualifying in World Bowling Tour Thailand tournament -

Naif Oqab (pictured left), UAE, averaged 239 to lead the qualifying in the World Bowling Tour Thailand tournament which is underway at Blu-O Paragon bowling center in Bangkok, Thailand. The Emirati has rolled three-game series of 746, 718 and 687 to lead a field of 81 players from 12 countries with 2151 pinfall total. Cho […]

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