Monthly Archives: August 2016

19 08, 2016

World Bowls President interview on IOC recognition

By |2016-08-19T11:01:27+01:00August 19th, 2016|News|

Whilst the world is enthralled by the athletes and their achievements at the Olympic Games in Rio, World Bowls continues in its endeavour for IOC recognition for Bowls. This week, John Bell, World Bowls President was interviewed whilst at the English National Championships by TalkSport recognition and gave an update and some background on the [...]

11 08, 2016

Recognition Request File submitted to International Olympic Committee

By |2017-11-02T15:49:04+00:00August 11th, 2016|News|

World Bowls has now submitted its Recognition Request File to the International Olympic Committee Sports Department. Commenting on the submission World Bowls Chief Executive Gary Smith said: 'Preparation of the IOC Recognition Request File has been a mammoth task requiring completion of a detailed questionnaire consisting of over 40 pages accompanied by around 120 supporting [...]

4 08, 2016

African starlet’s Oz Open odyssey

By |2016-08-04T00:01:57+01:00August 4th, 2016|News|

With a $250,000 prize pool on offer the Australian Open is the world’s most lucrative bowls tournament and success at the event, particularly in the blue ribbon singles competitions for men and women, guarantees the winners a place in bowls immortality. Not sure whether this was a motivating factor or not, but earlier this year, [...]