Press Releases

World Bowling Confirms Mark E. Shepherd, Sr. as ParaBowling Chairman

Mark Shepherd at World Bowling Congress 2019Photo: Terence Yaw Lausanne, March 24, 2020 – World Bowling is delighted to announce the appointment of former Paralympian and World Champion athlete Mark E. Shepherd, Sr. as Chairman of World ParaBowling. With Mark’s vast experience in Paralympic sport activity from his time with the US...read more →


QubicaAMF and World Bowling Confirm Kegel as Lane Maintenance Provider for World Bowling Events

Lausanne, March 19, 2020 – QubicaAMF Worldwide (QubicaAMF), the largest bowling products company in the world, in agreement with World Bowling is pleased to confirm that Kegel is the official lane maintenance provider, including lane preparation and lane conditioning, for the following World Bowling tournaments: World Youth...read more →


World Bowling and QubicaAMF Work to Form a New Partnership

Lausanne, March 9, 2020 – World Bowling, the international governing body for tenpin, ninepin and ParaBowling, and QubicaAMF Worldwide (QubicaAMF), the largest bowling products company in the world, are excited to announce they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to form a new partnership where QubicaAMF will become the...read more →


World Bowling Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

Andrew Oram spoke at the 2019 World Bowling Congress in Las Vegas LAUSANNE, October 31 – World Bowling has appointed Andrew Oram as its new Chief Executive Officer of the organisation.  Oram joins World Bowling following a short-term contract which was implemented prior to the World Bowing Women’s Championships held in Las Vegas in...read more →


ZONE ATHLETES NAMED FOR THE 2019 WORLD BOWLING TOUR FINALS

LAUSANNE, October 25 – For the first time in the history of the World Bowling Tour (WBT) series, one male and one female athlete from each of the three zones (Asian, European and Pan American) have been invited to take part in the WBT Finals alongside the top three male and top three female athletes from the 2019 WBT Rankings list.  The...read more →


TWO WORLD BOWLING TOUR QUALIFYING EVENTS LEFT AS TOP 3 RANKED PLAYERS REMAIN UNCHANGED

LAUSANNE, September 30– Following the completion of the WBT Thailand this weekend, the top three ranked male athletes and the top three ranked female athletes for the World Bowling Tour Finals remain unchanged after the tier 2 event.   Whilst the top six places are currently occupied by 5 athletes from the USA and one from Indonesia,...read more →


RFP FOR WORLD BOWLING NEW EVENT FORMAT WBX

LAUSANNE, September 20 -  World Bowling is seeking responses to this Request for Proposal (“RFP”) to identify partners, hosts, suppliers and agencies who would associate their knowledge, capacity and vision into an exciting project that World Bowling is creating, WBX, launching in November 2020. BACKGROUND World Bowling World...read more →


WORLD BOWLING LAUNCHES QUALITY PROGRAMME FOR BOWLING FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT PROVIDERS

LAUSANNE, September 19 - World Bowling, the global body for Ten Pin Bowling and Para Bowling today launches a Quality Programme for bowling facilities and equipment providers. An internationally recognised quality-assurance programme will provide consistent and dependable industry standards for the performance, construction and durability of...read more →


WORLD BOWLING TOUR QUALIFIER AHEAD OF SEASON FINALE CONFIRMED FOR KUWAIT

LAUSANNE, September 10– The newly renovated Kuwait Bowling Centre will host the 2019 World Bowling Tour Finals on November 7th as well as the last World Bowling Tour Finals qualifier, the Kuwait Open, which runs from October 31st to November 6th.  Kuwait Bowling Centre The season finale of the 12-month series, the 2019 World Bowling...read more →


HRH SHEIKH TALAL MOHAMMED AL SABAH IS RE-ELECTED PRESIDENT OF WORLD BOWLING

LAS VEGAS, September 1– Sheikh Talal won the congress vote 82 to 22 defeating standing opponent Perttu Jussila of Finland. The win means that Sheikh Talal will serve his second 4-year term in this position after first being elected for the role in 2015. Sheikh Talal has overseen significant change in his first four-year term achieving such...read more →


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