Press Releases

SWISS BOWLING SUPPORTS WORLD BOWLING’S OLYMPIC QUEST

LAUSANNE, September 12, 2015 – As part of its National Championships held today at the Vidy Bowling Center in Lausanne, Switzerland, Swiss Bowling took the opportunity to officially support World Bowling’s initiative to have the sport included in the Olympic Games in 2020 in Tokyo, Japan. This new support is very important to World...read more →


WORLD BOWLING FINISH TOKYO 2020 INTERVIEWS WITH OPTIMISM

World Bowling and JBC delegates address the press Photo: Tokyo 2020 - Ryo Ichikawa TOKYO, Saturday August 8th - World Bowling completed their final round of IF interviews with the Tokyo 2020 Additional Events Panel Organising Committee this morning. Incorporated in the campaign for inclusion, World Bowling highlight the sport’s unique...read more →


BOWLING WORLD OPEN BRINGS INCREDIBLE ATMOSPHERE & CHANGE IN RANKINGS

LAUSANNE, July 16th – With the World Bowling Tour Major event Bowling World Open drawing to a close in Tokyo on Sunday, the event truly showcased bowling’s best in sporting talents in an event showcasing exceptional atmosphere.   Athletes from 52 countries joined a large field of Japan’s best bowlers to create a total field of 220 fighting...read more →


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 →


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