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The International Bowling Federation

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  • The FIQ was founded in 1952 to foster worldwide interest in amateur tenpin and ninepin bowling, as well as international friendship by encouraging world and zone tournaments and other competition between bowlers of different countries.

    The FIQ has been recognized by the International Olympic Committee since 1979 as the world governing body for the sport of Bowling. In that capacity, the FIQ 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 Chart
    -Establish rules for the uniform practice of bowling throughout the world
    -Ensure that official bowling activities meet the requirements of the Olympic Chart