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

World Bowls Championships Christchurch NZ – Day 7 results

By | December 6th, 2016|News|

Men’s singles: Sec.1: Rd.1: Ryan Bester (CAN) bt Darren Burnett (SCO) 21-8, Aron Sherriff (AUS) bt Pete Bonsor (ESP) 21-14, Malcolm De Sousa (JER) bt Sunil Bahadur (IND) 21-17, Todd Priaulx (GUE) bt Johnny Ng (MAC) [...]

World Bowls Championships Christchurch NZ – Day 6 results

By | December 4th, 2016|News|

Double Gold for Bold Aussies An heroic trail shot to collect four shots and ultimate victory for Australian superstar Karen Murphy was perhaps a fitting climax to a day of Aussie domination at the Burnside [...]

World Bowls Championships Christchurch NZ – Day 5 results

By | December 3rd, 2016|News|

Women’s fours: Final: Australia (Kelsey Cottrell, Carla Krizanic, Bec Van Asch, Natasha Scott) bt England (Jamie-Lea Winch, Rebecca Wigfield, Wendy King, Ellen Falkner) 23-8. Men’s triples: Final: England (Jamie Walker, Andy Knapper, Rob Paxton) bt Australia (Barrie Lester, [...]

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.