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Jesper Svensson Takes Grand Casino Hotel & Resort PBA Oklahoma Open Semi-final to Advance to Championship Round

SHAWNEE, Okla. (July 2, 2017) – Six-time PBA Tour winner Jesper Svensson of Sweden won the final semi-final round match of the Grand Casino Hotel & Resort PBA Oklahoma Open Saturday to earn a berth as the fifth qualifier for Sunday’s championship round at the Grand Casino Hotel & Resort. The 2015 PBA Rookie of the Year, who was the...read more →


Marshall Kent Leads Nine Players Set for Grand Casino Hotel & Resort PBA Oklahoma Open Finals

Australia’s Jason Belmonte averages 256 in final round to qualify second for Sunday’s ESPN finals telecast at Grand Hotel Event Center SHAWNEE, Okla. (July 1, 2017) – Three-time PBA Tour titlist Marshall Kent of Yakima, Wash., averaged 227 over four rounds on different lane conditions to lead a field of nine players who advanced to this...read more →


Denmark’s Larsen Meeting Challenge of Multiple Lane Conditions To Retain Grand Casino Hotel & Resort PBA Oklahoma Open Lead

Field cut to top 33 players for Friday’s fourth Round on Oklahoma Open lane condition SHAWNEE, Okla. (June 30, 2017) – In a tournament that puts a premium on a player’s ability to adjust to vastly different lane conditions, third-round leader Thomas Larsen of Denmark feels he’s as prepared as he can be to meet the challenges of...read more →


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

  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...read more →


2017 WORLD BOWLING TOUR FINALS CONFIRMED

LAUSANNE, June 17th – The 2017 World Bowling Tour Finals will be held November 19th at the Reno Bowling Stadium in conjunction with the PBA World Series of Bowling. The event will again be produced by the Professional Bowlers Association and played in conjunction with the PBA World Championships with both events to be shown on ESPN. The...read more →


2017 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS TO BE HELD IN LAS VEGAS

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 Bowling Executive Board...read more →


64 ATHLETES SET TO COMPETE AT THE 2017 WORLD GAMES

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. The full list of athletes competing at the 10th...read more →


WORLD SINGLES CHAMPIONSHIPS HEAT UP WITH STEP 2

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 lead the men’s group...read more →


GERMANY’S POPPLER REMAINS IN THE LEAD

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 the...read more →


Weber Cup XVII starts today using the World Bowling Scoring System

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 pin fall of the first shot in...read more →


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