Monthly Archives: May 2016

23 05, 2016

Branding boost for World Junior Championships

By | 2017-11-02T15:49:05+00:00 May 23rd, 2016|News|

WORLD Bowls, the global governing authority of lawn bowls, has taken the decision to rebrand its world junior championships as the ‘World Youth Championships’. ‘Times have changed,’ said president John Bell in announcing the decision. ‘At Broadbeach in April there were three mothers and two husbands in the field. All of the competitors were eligible [...]

18 05, 2016

Glasgow summit heralds new era of Euro bowls

By | 2017-11-02T15:49:05+00:00 May 18th, 2016|News|

THE recent European Development Seminar in Glasgow, an initiative of World Bowls, the global governing authority of lawn bowls, has ushered in a new era of confidence, co-operation and growth for the sport in Europe. Featuring the best and most influential minds in European bowls, the summit comprised ten participating countries freely sharing views, experiences, [...]

5 05, 2016

Public Relations Appointment

By | 2017-11-02T15:49:05+00:00 May 5th, 2016|News|

President John Bell and the Board of Directors are delighted to announce the appointment of award-winning journalist and publisher David Allen to the position of Public Relations Consultant to the World Bowls organisation. ‘It’s an extension of our determination to grow the World Bowls brand, to raise the profile of lawn bowls, and to gain [...]

3 05, 2016

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now On-line

By | 2017-11-02T15:49:05+00:00 May 3rd, 2016|Inside Bowls, News|

The May 2016 edition of Inside Bowls, the official magazine of World Bowls, is now online and ready to read. Click here for all the latest news and stories, including the recent World Junior Championships in Australia and the newest 'Countdown to Christchurch' instalment leading into the forthcoming World Championships in New Zealand. DOWNLOAD NOW [...]

1 05, 2016

IOC recognition application process launched

By | 2017-11-02T15:49:05+00:00 May 1st, 2016|News|

At the World Bowls European Development Seminar being staged in Glasgow this weekend Gary Smith, World Bowls Chief Executive announced that World Bowls has launched the formal process of seeking International Olympic Committee (IOC) recognition for our sport. Smith said:- 'We had to await the results of a full review undertaken by the IOC of their eligibility criteria to firstly ensure [...]