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The Bahamas will host 2012 World Bowling Tour event

August 17, 2011 : 8:33 am

ARLINGTON, Texas – The Bahamas will host a World Tenpin Bowling Association event for the first time in its history when the Bahamas International Bowling Classic 2012 joins the World Bowling Tour next year. The inaugural event is scheduled to be conducted Feb. 27-March 4 at Mario’s Bowling and Entertainment Palace, a new 50-lane bowling […]


WTBA Signs Proclamation of mutual support with Special Olympics

July 11, 2011 : 3:53 pm

ARLINGTON, Texas – The World Tenpin Bowling Association has become the first international federation to sign a proclamation of mutual support with Special Olympics International. The agreement includes a Special Olympics event to be held in conjunction with the 2011 World Tenpin Bowling Association World Women’s Championships in late August in Hong Kong. In addition, […]


World Bowling Tour adds Korean Event to schedule

July 7, 2011 : 3:38 pm

ARLINGTON, Texas – The prestigious Korean Daejeon International Open has been added to the World Bowling Tour schedule for 2011, the World Tenpin Bowling Congress announced today. The event, which will be organized by the Korea Professional Bowling Association, will be held from Aug. 21-26 at Daejeon World Cup Bowling Center in Deajeon, Korea. The […]


Koivuniemi, Dorin-Ballard still top ranked after 5 events

March 23, 2011 : 9:19 am

ARLINGTON, Texas – Although there was no movement among the leaders after five events, the top three in the World Bowling Tour rankings were shaken up a little bit after the conclusion of the Kuwait Open. Finland’s Mika Koivuniemi and the United States’ Carolyn Dorin-Ballard did not compete in the Kuwait Open but held onto […]


Koivuniemi, Dorin-Ballard top ranked after 4 events

March 14, 2011 : 7:26 am

ARLINGTON, Texas – With four events now completed, there was no change atop the World Bowling Tour rankings with Mika Koivuniemi of Finland and Carolyn Dorin-Ballard of the United States remaining the leaders. In the title match at the Brunswick Euro Challenge in Saint Maximin, France, Dorin-Ballard fell in the championship match to Colombia’s Clara […]


Koivuniemi, Dorin-Ballard still top WBT Rankings

March 1, 2011 : 7:15 am

ARLINGTON, Texas – Finland’s Mika Koivuniemi and American Carolyn Dorin-Ballard maintained the lead at the top of their respective divisions after three events on the new World Bowling Tour presented by the World Tenpin Bowling Association. Koivuniemi’s fantastic year continued at the 68 th Lumber Liquidators U.S. Open, where he finished second to Norm Duke […]


Koivuniemi, Dorin-Ballard Top WBT Rankings

February 17, 2011 : 7:15 am

ARLINGTON, Texas – After two events on the new World Bowling Tour presented by the World Tenpin Bowling Association, Finland’s Mika Koivuniemi maintained his lead at the top of the men’s rankings, while Carolyn Dorin-Ballard of the United States moved into the women’s lead. Koivuniemi, who won the season-opening tournament at the Brunswick Ballmaster Open, […]


World Bowling Tour adds two events

February 4, 2011 : 8:32 am

ARLINGTON, Texas – The World Tenpin Bowling Association has announced that two additional events have been added to the World Bowling Tour schedule for 2011. The U.S. Open, a major on the Lumber Liquidators Professional Bowlers Association Tour, and the AMF Australian Masters bring the total of events on the World Bowling Tour to seven. […]


WBT Finals to be televised

February 2, 2011 : 3:52 pm

ARLINGTON, Texas – The first World Bowling Tour schedule will culminate with a special made for television event featuring the top three men and top three women in the season-ending points list. The World Tenpin Bowling Association World Bowling Tour Finals presented by the Professional Bowlers Association will be taped for broadcast during the PBA’s […]


2013 World Bowling Championships awarded to Henderson (Las Vegas), USA

December 5, 2010 : 11:29 am

Henderson (Las Vegas) has been selected to host the World Bowling Championships in 2013. The decision was taken by the Executive Board of the World Tenpin Bowling Association (WTBA) during their meetings in Lausanne from December 1-3. Henderson, Las Vegas, was selected following the exciting bidding process facilitated by TSE Consulting launched in April 2010. […]