Welcome to World Bowls – supporting the game across the world

The sport of bowls is played across the world. It’s a vibrant, dynamic and exciting leisure activity that can be played and enjoyed by all ages, both indoors and outdoors.
World Bowls is the recognised International Federation for the Sport of Bowls.

Currently there are 55 Member National Authorities, in 52 countries, across six continents that are members of World Bowls.
Our mission is to encourage, promote, develop and ensure the growth of our sport throughout the world and to assist those who wish to develop bowls as a sport in their country.

News From World Bowls

England’s Allan Thornhill appointed to World Bowls Laws Committee

By | July 8th, 2016|News|

Following Andy Ewens' recent decision to relinquish his position as a member of the World Bowls Laws Committee, World Bowls is delighted to welcome England's highly qualified Allan Thornhill as his replacement. Allan brings a [...]

Aussies scoop pool in world’s richest event

By | June 24th, 2016|News|

FORMER world singles champion of champions winners Brett Wilkie and Aron Sherriff staged a herculean battle for the crown in the Australian Open Championship men’s final today at the Broadbeach Bowls Club on Queensland’s Gold [...]

Golden dreams at world’s richest event

By | June 23rd, 2016|News|

AUSTRALIA'S No.1 ranked lady Natasha Scott reaffirmed her status as one of the sport’s premier performers today when she powered to victory in the women’s singles final at the Australian Open Championships. Presented at the [...]

The World Bowls Gallery

A selection of photos from our archives taken at many events and competitions around the world.

Just click on the arrow to scroll through the Gallery.