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
THE powerful South African Proteas team emerged from this week's 2017 African States Tournament at Edenvale Bowling Club as overall champions in men's and women's teams competition. Individually, the South African squad collected gold in [...]
SEVERAL new faces will be appearing in the forthcoming European Championships hosted in Jersey 24th to 29th September. It will be the third time the island has staged the event, having previously done so in [...]
THE September 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 a comprehensive coverage of 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.