Entries Tagged ‘Olympics’

WORLD BOWLING FOCUSES ON OLYMPIC QUEST BEYOND 2020

September 28, 2015 : 5:35 am

LAUSANNE, September 28 – Following the announcement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Committee (TOC) this morning, World Bowling is saddened to announce that the sport of bowling has not been recommended for inclusion in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Although this is a big disappointment, World Bowling fully respects the TOC’s decision and believes […]


WOMEN OF BOWLING FROM THE GULF REGION UNITE BEHIND OLYMPIC DREAM

September 11, 2015 : 2:26 am

LAUSANNE, September 9 – As the Seventh Arab Bowling Championships returned last Saturday to its inaugurate host city of Manama in the Kingdom of Bahrain, the women bowling community took the opportunity to unite behind the Olympic dream in 2020. Currently, World Bowling has put together an international campaign for its quest to be part […]


HISTORIC DAY FOR WORLD BOWLING

June 22, 2015 : 10:24 am

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 […]


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

June 8, 2015 : 4:05 am

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 […]