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 56 Member National Authorities, in 53 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

Latest World Bowls information newsletter

By | July 19th, 2017|News|

THE July 2017 World Bowls newsletter which shares the latest developments of the sport's global governing body with all bowlers is here now.

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now On-Line

By | July 3rd, 2017|Inside Bowls, News|

THE July 2017 edition of Inside Bowls, the official magazine of World Bowls, is now on line and ready to read FREE of charge. Among the many great features are coverage of last month's Multi Nations dress rehearsal [...]

Young stars crowned singles champions at world’s richest tournament

By | June 23rd, 2017|News|

2017 Australian Open Championships, Broadbeach, Qld MEN’S SINGLES: Round of 16: Shannon Gittoes (NSW) d Glenn Scott (Vic) 21-19, Wayne Ruediger (SA) d Scott Walker (WA) 21-15, Jay Breust (NSW) d Dale Shillington (Qld) 21-17, Nathan [...]

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.