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2017 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS TO BE HELD IN LAS VEGAS

May 17, 2017 : 9:00 am

LAUSANNE, May 17th – The 2017 World Championships will be held from November 24th to December 4th in South Point Hotel Casino, Las Vegas.  The Championships which was due to be held in Kuwait City in December has had to change location due to unforeseen delays with the construction of the Kuwait Bowling Center.  World […]


64 ATHLETES SET TO COMPETE AT THE 2017 WORLD GAMES

May 10, 2017 : 7:06 am

LAUSANNE, May 10 – World Bowling will have 64 athletes from 21 countries competing in The World Games 2017 which is set to take place July 20th – 30th in Wroclaw, Poland.  The 32 men and 32 women will be battling it out across four days of tough competition with 18 medals up for grabs. […]


WORLD SINGLES CHAMPIONSHIPS HEAT UP WITH STEP 2

December 8, 2016 : 4:04 am

DOHA, December 8 – The World Singles Championship begins this morning, live from Doha, Qatar with step two in the competition commencing.  The top 32 men and the top 32 women from the qualifying rounds will be battling it out for a chance to advance to tomorrow’s step three. Christopher Via from the USA will […]


GERMANY’S POPPLER REMAINS IN THE LEAD

December 7, 2016 : 2:42 am

DOHA, December 6 – Block 1 daily high-series award winner and leader, Birgit Poppler of Germany remained unchallenged extending her lead in the Women’s qualifying round of the World Singles Championship 2016 after the second block. Poppler got off the second block with a superb 235 in the fifth game as Esther Cheah of Malaysia fired […]


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 […]


Thunderbowl Lanes to Host Bowling’s Most Prestigious Event for Young Athletes

June 13, 2016 : 11:17 pm

Detroit, July 13 – The Detroit Sports Commission (DSC) announced today that Thunderbowl Lanes in Allen Park has been named the host venue for the 2018 World Bowling Youth Championships scheduled to take place July 26-Aug. 3. It will mark the first time the state of Michigan has welcomed a World Bowling championship event. The DSC was […]


Larsen Bumped into Top Spot Following the Start of the 2016 World Bowling Tour

March 22, 2016 : 12:31 am

LAUSANNE, March 21 – With the first half of 2016’s World Bowling Tour events coming to a close, the World Bowling Tour Rankings see Swedish stayer Martin Larsen head the men’s list whilst the USA’s Danielle McEwan remains in top spot for the women.  The latest changes include the results from the global tour’s H.H. […]


Barrett & McEwan Win World Bowling Tour Events Showcasing a Spectacular 300 Game

February 22, 2016 : 1:20 am

LAUSANNE, February 22 – England’s Dom Barrett and USA’s Danielle McEwan win the men’s and women’s World Bowling Tour final matches respectively in an exciting showcase event presented by the Professional Bowlers Association. The final wraps up the 15 event, global series tour and features a new trial scoring system labeled “Current Frame Scoring”. The […]


WORLD BOWLING TOUR FINALS ON ESPN FEATURE NEW SCORING SYSTEM

February 19, 2016 : 8:23 pm

LAUSANNE, February 20 – The World Bowling Tour finals will air tomorrow at 3pm (EST) on ESPN in the United States. Coming to you from Woodland Bowl in Indianapolis, the finals take on the three best men and three best women from the two-year rolling points system from all events featured on the World Bowling […]


Sheikh Talal M. Al-Sabah to Lead World Bowling

December 16, 2015 : 11:37 am

ABU DHABI, December 16th, 2015 – Following yesterday’s biannual World Bowling Congress in Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Talal Mohammed Al – Sabah of Kuwait has taken his place as the President of World Bowling. Sheikh Talal has been involved in the sport for over 30 years, both as a coach and a player and he will […]