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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.


World Bowling Community Set to Grow as Digital Presence Expands

August 1, 2014 : 12:00 am

Arlington, USA – August 1, 2014: World Bowling has expanded its digital presence with the launch of a new website and various social media channels. World Bowling, the federation that now unites all of international bowling under one name, aims to connect international bowlers worldwide, while also developing new global fans. To support these efforts, [...] Read More »

Unified Bowling League – Special Olympics Israel

July 29, 2014 : 7:45 pm

By Reuven Astrachan The final of the Unified 10 Pin Bowling League games were held on Friday 18 th July 2014, at the Gan Shmuel Bowling Center. The parents and friends of the bowlers were invited to the final round, as many other guests. After the competition, a ceremony was held, where participation medals were [...] Read More »

Bowling’s image crisis, and what needs to be done about it

July 1, 2014 : 6:54 pm

Republished from insidethegames with permission from Zjan Shirinian. Sunday, 29 June 2014 By Zjan Shirinian Luis Suárez and bowling have something in common, it turns out. Bear with me here. Image might not be everything, but it counts for an awful lot. Suárez’s Jaws-like shoulder-gnawing at the FIFA World Cup last week simply added to [...] Read More »

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