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 Inside Bowls Magazine Now On-Line

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

THE January edition of Inside Bowls is now on-line and available for all bowling folk to read FREE of charge. Click here http://www.insidebowlsmag.com/jan17/html5/index.html?r=62 to enjoy this special edition which includes no fewer that 68 pages of stories [...]

World Bowls Championships Christchurch NZ – Day 12

By | December 11th, 2016|News|

Women’s pairs: Final: Laura Daniels, Jess Sims (Wales) bt Angela Boyd, Jo Edwards (New Zealand) 16-15. Men’s singles: Final: Shannon McIlroy (New Zealand) bt Ryan Bester (Canada) 21-17. Photos: (a) Laura Daniels and Jess Sims from Wales [...]

World Bowls Championships Christchurch NZ – Day 11 results

By | December 10th, 2016|News|

Women’s triples: Final: Carla Krizanic, Natasha Scott, Rebecca Van Asch (Australia) bt Emma Woodcock, Kathy Pearce, Anwen Butten (Wales) 17-6. Men’s fours: Final: Mike Nagy, Mike Kernaghan, Blake Signal, Ali Forsyth (New Zealand) bt Barrie Lester, Brett [...]

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.