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International Olympic Committee Session vote confirms added sports for 2024 Olympics, exclusion of bowling. So where do we go for 2028 and beyond?
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:00 pm
Update June 25, 2019: The IOC Session voted approved the provisional inclusion of breakdancing, skateboarding, rock climbing, and surfing in the 2024 Paris Olympics, the IOC said in this news...
Team Smyrna of Tennessee, M.P. Harlem of Illinois win team titles, Noah Mandujano, Kiearra Saldi win singles titles at 2019 U.S. High School Bowling National Championship
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 6:00 pm
The Team Smyrna Bulldogs of Smyrna, Tennessee, and the M.P. Harlem High School Huskies of Machesney Park, Illinois, won the team titles, and Noah Mandujano of M.P. Harlem and Kiearra Saldi of the...
Update: FloBowling to sponsor a ninth event on 2019 PBA Summer Tour that starts Saturday
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 6:00 am
NOTE: This story originally posted Dec. 5, 2018. What formerly were a series of Xtra Frame PBA Tour tournaments scattered across the calendar will become the 2019 PBA Summer Tour of nine PBA Tour...
GIBA releases 2019-20 schedule with Ebonite taking over sponsorship of Fusion Realtors/Community First National Bank Open tourneys
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 5:00 am
Greater Iowa Bowling Association administrator Joe Engelkes announced in an email Monday that Fusion Realtors and Community First National Bank no longer would be sponsoring the Fusion...
PBA World Series of Bowling XI returns to South Point Bowling Plaza in Las Vegas in 2020 with schedule moved earlier a day
Monday, June 24, 2019 4:00 pm
PBA World Series of Bowling XI will be held at South Point Bowling Plaza in Las Vegas in 2020 with the schedule moved earlier by a day from World Series of Bowling X in the Detroit area, PBA...
Danielle's day: McEwan's win in 2019 U.S. Women's Open illustrates nature of bowling
Sunday, June 23, 2019 11:00 pm
Why does one bowler throw a seemingly perfect shot and not strike, and another throw a lesser shot and strike? That question will prompt some to seek scientific explanations, and others the...
USBC finally jettisons 3-unit rule that high-tech balls had rendered essentially meaningless from the start
Sunday, June 23, 2019 8:00 pm
In 1991, the American Bowling Congress passed a rule that took effect in 1992 that lane dressing (oil) could be applied in any amount and for any distance, as long as there was at least three units...
Indonesia’s Tannya Roumimper comes through with clutch strike in final frame to earn top seed at 2019 U.S. Women's Open
Saturday, June 22, 2019 11:00 pm
Tannya Roumimper of Indonesia needed a mark in the final frame to earn the top seed at the 2019 U.S. Women’s Open and came through with the best mark possible — a clutch strike....
Team USA wins Weber Cup 18-14 to even series 10-10 with Team Europe; 2020 Weber Cup back to England
Friday, June 21, 2019 11:30 pm
In the first Weber Cup competition in the U.S., Team USA held the Weber Cup with an 18-14 win, evening the series 10-10, the Weber Cup reported in this news release. Anthony Simonsen was the MVP and...
With huge first round of match play, Indonesia’s Tannya Roumimper soars to lead at 2019 U.S. Women’s Open
Friday, June 21, 2019 11:00 pm
At the start of the first round of match play of the 2019 U.S. Women’s Open, Indonesia’s Tannya Roumimper was in sixth place, 133 pins behind leader Liz Johnson. Roumimper then won seven...
Seeking her seventh U.S. Women's Open title, Liz Johnson takes lead as first cut is made at 2019 U.S. Women's Open
Thursday, June 20, 2019 11:00 pm
Liz Johnson might not be dominating the PWBA Tour as she did in the first three years after its re-launch in 2015, but she still looks like a dominating force at the U.S. Women’s Open. With a...
Team USA takes commanding 14-9 lead over Team Europe heading into final day of Weber Cup
Thursday, June 20, 2019 6:00 pm
A second straight strong day gave Team USA a commanding 14-9 lead over Team Europe heading into Friday’s final day of the Weber Cup, the Weber Cup reported in this news release. Weber Cup XX,...
ESPY Best Bowler nominees are Jason Belmonte, Norm Duke — going for their fifth — Jakob Butturff, Anthony Simonsen
Thursday, June 20, 2019 1:00 pm
The ESPY 2019 Best Bowler nominees are Jason Belmonte, Norm Duke – both going for their fifth – Jakob Butturff, and Anthony Simonsen, PBA announced in this news release on Thursday....
USA Bowling Coaching seminars set for 4 Wisconsin centers in August
Thursday, June 20, 2019 5:00 am
USA Bowling Coaching seminars are set for four Wisconsin centers in August: Viking Bowl in Colfax on Aug. 10, Ledgeview Lanes in Fond du Lac on Aug. 15, Dale’s Weston Lanes on Aug. 17, and...
Dasha Kovalova grabs lead, scores edge up as 2019 U.S. Women's Open moves from flat pattern to not-quite-flat pattern
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 11:00 pm
Tuesday’s first round of the 2019 U.S. Women’s Open at Texas Star Lanes in the Texas Station Casino in North Las Vegas, Nevada was conducted on a flat lane pattern and scores predictably...