Press Releases

Bowling’s Best Head to Tokyo for the Bowling World Open

LAUSANNE, Thursday July 9 –  The world’s richest bowling event in 2015, the Bowling World Open, has begun this morning in central Tokyo. As part of the World Bowling Tour, the event will host the best men and women bowlers from 52 countries around the globe. Here they will join Japan’s greatest athletes to compete for a total prize pool of...read more →


HISTORIC DAY FOR WORLD BOWLING

LAUSANNE, June 22 – Today World Bowling is delighted to count itself among the eight candidate sports on the shortlist to be included in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Already very popular in Japan, with millions of people bowling every year, the inclusion of Bowling in the Tokyo Olympic Games would bring a great added value to the event. The...read more →


WORLD BOWLING HANDS IN TOKYO 2020 APPLICATION WITH SUPPORT FROM 1 MILLION JAPANESE FANS

LAUSANNE, June 8th 2015 - This morning World Bowling submitted its application to be considered by the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee (Tokyo 2020) as an additional event for inclusion in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. One of 33 sports invited by the organizing committee to submit an application, World Bowling has highlighted the...read more →


2015 World Bowling Open Announcement

The World Bowling Open will be held in Tokyo July 9 through 12, 2015. It will be unique on several levels. It will feature invited players from 70 different countries. It will offer separate open qualifying for international and domestic athletes. It will combine and female athletes. It will feature a site-built arena Finals. It is entirely...read more →


THE WORLD BOWLING TOUR WELCOMES TOKYO TO ITS LIST OF MAJOR EVENTS IN 2015

The World Bowling Tour is thrilled to announce it has added the host city of Tokyo to its list of Major events for 2015. Utilising a World Class existing bowling venue and an adapted built-in lane construction to one of Tokyo’s convention centres, the event is set to impress with a generous prize pool and a tournament schedule showcasing men and...read more →


Brunswick Bowling, World Bowling and the Chinese Bowling Association Launch Chinese Bowling Foundation

Partners Develop Plan to Foster Bowling Resurgence in China Brunswick Bowling has joined forces with World Bowling—the international governing body of the sport of bowling—and with the Chinese Bowling Association to establish the new Chinese Bowling Foundation (CBF). The Foundation’s mission is to more actively promote and publicize the...read more →


BARRETT, KULICK SIT ATOP WORLD BOWLING TOUR RANKINGS

BARRETT, KULICK SIT ATOP WORLD BOWLING TOUR RANKINGS ARLINGTON, Texas – After the recently concluded United States Bowling Congress Masters, England’s Dom Barrett and the United States’ Kelly Kulick sit atop the World Bowling Tour rankings. Double points were awarded at the Masters, which is a major event on the World Bowling Tour...read more →


BARRETT ON TOP AS 2015 WORLD BOWLING TOUR KICKS OFF

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – It may be a new year but it is results from 2014 that is key for World Bowling Tour rankings as the men’s PBA World Championship finals and Brunswick Ballmaster Open begin the calendar year. Englishman Paul Moor took the Championship title of the Brunswick Ballmaster Open in Finland and USA thunderbolt Mike Fagan...read more →


World Bowling Announces Host Cities for Championship Events

The  World  Tenpin  Bowling  Association  Executive  Board  has announced  the  host  cities  for  the  World  Bowling  Championship  events  for  the years 2017-­2020. The  decision  to  elect  the  following  host  cities  was  announced  today  in  Abu  Dhabi,  where  the Executive  Board  has  met...read more →


WORLD BOWLING MEN’S CHAMPIONSHIPS BEGIN IN ABU DHABI

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – Athletes from 49 countries from around the world are set to compete in the 2014 World Bowling Men’s Championships beginning Saturday in Abu Dhabi. A total of 272 bowlers will compete in the event at the Khalifa International Bowling Centre for medals in six events – singles, doubles, trios, team,...read more →


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