World Bowling

WORLD BOWLING FEATURES ON TOP TEN LIST IN SPORTCAL’S SOCIAL MEDIA INDEX

June 20, 2017 : 4:00 am

  LAUSANNE, June 20th – World Bowling was featured on multiple lists ranking the top ten sports organisations and selected sporting events in Sportcal’s Social Media Index for 2017. World Bowling was recorded as having one of the top percentage growths on Facebook, Youtube and Instagram. The Index, which analyses social media accounts of the top sports […]


DANIELLE McEWAN, ANTHONY SIMONSEN WIN WORLD BOWLING TOUR FINALS TITLES

February 27, 2017 : 3:31 am

LAS VEGAS – Two-time Professional Women’s Bowling Association Tour champion Danielle McEwan of Stony Point, New York, successfully defended her World Bowling Tour Finals title Sunday by delivering a clutch strike in the final frame. The 25-year-old right-hander’s strike at The Orleans Bowling Center gave her a final score of 203, forcing two-time PWBA Player […]


TOP SIX BOWLERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE WORLD BOWLING TOUR FINALS

December 22, 2016 : 1:25 pm

LAUSANNE, December 22 – The completion of the 2016 World Bowling Tour events confirms that February’s finals will see the following athletes competing head to head for the Championship titles and top prize of $20,000 at The Orleans in Las Vegas on February 26th, 2017. Men Martin  Larsen Sweden 146 Anthony Simonsen USA 142 Marshall […]


WORLD BOWLING JOINS THE OLYMPIC CHANNEL

December 22, 2016 : 4:06 am

LAUSANNE, December 22 – The Olympic Channel today announced that it has reached a cooperation agreement with World Bowling to collaborate on content for the Olympic Channel. World Bowling joins air sports and flying disc as well as 36 International Federations (IFs) and IOC Recognised Sports Federations who have previously announced similar agreements with the […]


SWEDEN ANNOUNCES WORLD SINGLES CHAMPIONSHIPS TEAM

November 1, 2016 : 6:08 am

With next month’s World Singles Championships hot on the international calendar, World Bowling’s national federations have began naming their top players who will compete against the world’s best at the competition in Doha, Qatar December 2nd – 9th.  The Swedish team, who last Singles Championship made the quarter finals, will be back with bite this […]


Weber Cup XVII starts today using the World Bowling Scoring System

August 5, 2016 : 3:25 am

5th August, Lausanne, Switzerland: The World Bowling Scoring System will be used today for the first time in 17 years for the start of the Weber Cup in Manchester, England.  The World Bowling Scoring System maintains the traditional 10-frame scoring format but awards 30 pins for a strike, 10 pins for a spare plus the […]


Malaysia wins their first gold on the final day of the 14th World Youth Championships in Nebraska

August 4, 2016 : 8:06 am

3rd August, Lincoln, Nebraska: Natasha Roslan won Malaysia’s first gold medal at the concluding 14th World Youth Championships with victory in the Girl’s Masters final, while Anthony Simonsen captured the USA’s sixth gold in the boy’s division.       At eighth-seed, Natasha easily took the first best-of-three game, 190-158, and almost sealed the tie when she ended the second […]


Top Youths of the World Meet for Championships

July 26, 2016 : 8:40 am

26th July, Lincoln, Nebraska: 206 youths from 37 countries from around the world marched past in front of a packed crowd at the Sun Valley Lanes during the opening ceremony of the 14th World Youth Championships 2016 on Sunday. The competitors comprise of 127 boys and 79 girls, accompanied by 86 team officials and coaches have […]


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 […]


Bowling chiefs call for Olympics to be lengthened as part of bid for inclusion

July 1, 2014 : 6:44 pm

Republished from insidethegames with permission from Zjan Shirinian. Sunday, 29 June 2014 By Zjan Shirinian Hopes remain that bowling will be added to the Olympic programme before long ©Getty Images for DAGOCBowling chiefs are calling for the Olympics to be extended to three weeks in the hope it will give them the chance of getting […]