World Bowling marks the beginning of a new era
LAUSANNE, Friday March 20th – World Bowling were officially welcomed to the Olympic Capital on Thursday evening by Patrice Iseli, Head of Sport for the City of Lausanne at a buzzing cocktail reception hosted at the Maison du Sport International. The event attracted over 40 representatives from neighbouring international sports federations as well as sporting businesses from abroad, cultivating a stirring hub of industry chatter.
The occasion marks a huge milestone in bowling’s history and signifies the beginning of an era of vast development for the sport. Joining 55 other sports federations in Lausanne, World Bowling will be housed in the Maison du Sport International, a unique complex that brings together leading players in international sports administration.
World Bowling President Kevin Dornberger is delighted that bowling now joins this international sporting family “Through the connections made with other sports federations we open ourselves to a world rich in the knowledge of sporting governance. The move to Lausanne is a vital step in the development of the sport of bowling and for reaching our future goals. ”
The World Bowling Executive Board will meet in Lausanne on August 8th and 9th at the Maison du Sport International.
About World Bowling: World Bowling is the official trade name for FIQ, recognized by the International Olympic Committee as the world governing body for the sport of Bowling. World Bowling is autonomous in administering the sport and is responsible to promote the development of bowling throughout the world, promote the Olympic movement, contribute to the achievement of the goals set forth in the Olympic Charter, establish rules for the uniform practice of bowling throughout the world, and ensure that official bowling activities meet the requirements of the Olympic Charter.
World Bowling Kevin Dornberger, President
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