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

Malaysian Tigers bare claws at Asian Championships

By | October 10th, 2017|News|

THE formidable Malaysian team snared five of a possible eight senior gold medals at the 12th Asian Lawn Bowls Championships which concluded in India yesterday (9th October). In a powerhouse display at the RK Puram's [...]

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now On-Line

By | October 1st, 2017|Inside Bowls, News|

THE October 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 features are a comprehensive coverage of the recent [...]

Ireland quartet strikes Euro gold on Channel Islands

By | September 29th, 2017|News|

THE youthful Ireland team of Catherine Beattie, Megan Wilson, Andrew Kyle and Mark Wilson epitomised those immortal Fleetwood Mac lyrics ‘people out there turning silver into gold’ at the 11th European Bowls Championships on the [...]

Our Member Nations

Our Member Nations

Contact details for each of our member nations.

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Events Calendar

Events Calendar

Choose your event and keep up to date with the latest scores and results.

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Equipment

Equipment

Information on manufacturers and suppliers of playing equipment.

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World Video

World Video

Check out our YouTube Channel for classic matched from yesteryear, official Rules and bowling clips from around the world

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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.