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2010 BWC

12/19/10

Women's World Cup Final to be featured on the Dominican Republic's CDN Canal 37

CDNTelevisionLogo_small.jpg2010 QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup women's champion Aumi Guerra of the Dominican Republic has informed us that this years women’s final will be featured in a one-hour Christmas special December 25th at 9:00 PM (Atlantic Standard Time) on the Dominican Republic's leading news network CDN Canal 37. CDN is broadcasting 24/7 at www.alojado.com.do/video/cdn/index.html. The 46th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup was contested from Oct. 15-23, 2010 at Bowling de Provence in Toulon, France.

2010 BWC

11/09/10

Eurosport announces TV schedule for QubicaAMF World Cup finals

EurosportLogo.jpg2010BWCLogo2_small.jpgEurosport, the only pan-European sports channel, has announced its TV schedule for the men's and women's finals of the 46th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup which was held from Oct. 15-24, 2010 at Bowling de Provence in Toulon, France. Eurosport is a European sports satellite and cable network, available in 59 countries and broadcasting in 20 different languages.

2010 BWC Video #6

11/04/10

Men's Championship: Third and deciding game

2010BWCMichaelSchmidt4_small.jpgThe men's championship match of the 46th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup between No. 1 seed Matt Miller, England and No. 2 seed Michael Schmidt (pictured), Canada went the distance as both players traded wins over the first two games. The Englishman won the first game in best-of-three format 246-205 but Schmidt, who was looking for his second World Cup title after 2005, leveled the match with a 212-207 win in game #2 to force a deciding third game.

2010 BWC Video #5

11/02/10

Women's Championship: Third and deciding game

2010BWCVideo05WomenChampionshipGame3_small.jpgThe women's championship match of the 46th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup between No. 1 seed Gye Min-Young, Korea and No. 3 seed Aumi Guerra (pictured), Dominican Republic was decided in the third game and last game. Gye won the first game, 226-203, and was one mark away from the title in game #2. However, when the Korean left a 6-7-10 split and was unable to convert it, Guerra got up and struck out in the 9th and 10th frame to level the match with a 202-196 win and to force a decider.

2010 BWC

10/25/10

Review Bowlingdigital's Live Coverage of the 46th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup

Bowling de Provence in Toulon, France (Oct. 15-24, 2010)

2010BWCTop3MenWomen_small.jpgCanada's Michael Schmidt and Aumi Guerra of the Dominican Republic claimed the men's and women's titles in the 46th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup which was contested from Oct. 15-23, 2010 at Bowling de Provence in Toulon, France. Matt Miller, England and Gye Min-Young, Korea earned the silver medals while Biboy Rivera, Philippines and Fiona Banks, England took bronze. England has won the Bent Pedersen trophy for the top nation in the tournament.

New!!!!! 2010 BWC Video #4

10/25/10

Slow Motion Studies (Men's Qualifying and Round of 24)

Now in High Definition

2010EBT05V07PBAProsSlomo_small.jpg Extreme high definition slow-motion studies of strike balls filmed during the Men's Qualifying Block Three and the Round of 24 at the 46th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup in Toulon, France featuring John Szczerbinski, United States; Francois Louw, South Africa; Matt Miller, England; William Ching, Venezuela; Roberto Silva, Mexico; Mads Sandbækken, Norway; Achim Grabowski, Germany; Or Aviram, Israel; James Kelly, New Zealand; and Mykhaylo Kalika, Ukraine.

2010 BWC

10/25/10

Michael Schmidt captures his second QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup title

Defeats No. 1 seed Matt Miller in the men's title match, 2-1, after being down 0-1

2010BWCMenTop3_small.jpg2010BWCChampionMichaelSchmidt2_small.jpg2005 champion and last year's runner-up Michael Schmidt, Canada, won his second title in the 46th QubicaAMF Bowling World when he defeated top seeded Matt Miller, England in best-of-three games format, two-games-to-one. Schmidt, the No. 2 seed, swept Biboy Rivera, Philippines in the opening match. England (Miller and Fiona Banks) won the trophy for the top country.

2010 BWC

10/25/10

Aumi Guerra comes from behind to win women's title at 2010 QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup

No. 3 seed defeats top seeded Gye Min-Young in dramatic fashion

2010BWCChampionAumiGuerra_small.jpg2010BWCWomenTop3_small.jpgAumi Guerra, Dominican Republic, seeded third, came back from a 1-0 deficit to beat tournament leader Gye Min-Young, Korea, two-games-to-one en route to win the women's division of the 46th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup in Toulon, France. Guerra swept No. 2 Fiona Banks, England, in the opening match. It is the first World Cup title ever for the Dominican Republic.

2010 BWC

10/23/10

It's down to three in 46th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup

The trophy for the top country goes to England

2010BWCMattMiller2_small.jpg2010BWCGyeMinYoung_small.jpgMatt Miller (left), England, Michael Schmidt, Canada and Biboy Rivera, Philippines on the men's side and Gye Min-Young (right), Korea, Fiona Banks, England and Aumi Guerra, Dominican Republic on the women's side will bowl for the titles in the 46th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup in Toulon, France on Saturday. With Miller and Banks in the finals, the Bent Petersen trophy for top country goes to England. Live Streaming of the Stepladder finals starts at 10am.


2010 BWC

10/23/10

Matt Miller shoots big numbers to overtake the lead in 46th QubicaAMF World Cup

Rivera defeats Louw in roll-off for the last spot in Men's Round of 8

2010BWCMattMiller3_small.jpg2010BWCJohnSzczerbinski3_small.jpgMatt Miller (l.), England, posted some big numbers in the men's Round of 24 at the 46th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup to jump into the lead as the field was trimmed to the top 8 for round robin match play. Miller averaged 235 for eight games to pace the field with 5426 (226.08). John Szczerbinski, USA, fell to second place with 5370. In a one-game roll-off for the last spot to advance, Biboy Rivera, Philippines, defeated Francois Louw, South Africa, 267-191.

2010 BWC Video #3

10/22/10

Women's and Men's Qualifying

2010BWCVideo03Qualifying_small.jpgRecord 167 players from 92 countries participated in the 46th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup. Many of the players have no coach, others are accompanied by their personal trainers and Some countries have even sent their national team coaches. Among the coaches are former World Cup champions Tomas Leandersson (Sweden) and Patrick Healey (Kuwait), as well as Rod Ross (USA), Craig Woodhouse (Dom. Rep.), Erik Garder (Norway), Ron Hatfield (Ukraine), Sandy Lowe (Canada), Or Aviram (Israel) and more.

2010 BWC

10/22/10

Gye Min-Young widens her lead in Women's Bowling World Cup

Koreans leads by 151 pins as the field is cut to the top 8 women

2010BWCGyeMinYoung3_small.jpg2010BWCAumiGuerra_small.jpgGye Min-Young (l.), Korea, widened her lead to 151 pins in the Round of 24 at the 46th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup on Friday morning. Gye had a 1784 8-game series to lead the top 8 women into round robin match play with 5340 pinfall total  and an average of 222.50. Aumi Guerra (r.), Dominican Republic, was second with 5189. The top 8 women features four Asian bolwers and two each from Europe and America.

2010 BWC

10/22/10

Team USA's John Szczerbinski tops Men's Division after qualifying at Bowling World Cup

Leads the top 24 of 91 bowlers into the Intermediate Round on Friday

2010BWCJohnSzczerbinski3_small.jpg2010BWCAchimGrabowski_small.jpgTeam USA's John Szczerbinski (l.) dominated the men's qualifying in the 46th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup in Toulon, France averaging 231.88 for the 16-game preliminaries as the field of 91 bowlers from 91 countries was cut to the top 24. With 3710 pinfall total Szczerbinski held a 127-pin lead over Achim Grabowski (r.), Germany, who jumped from 13th to second place behind the highest six-game block of 1433 to finish qualifying with 3583 pinfall total.

2010 BWC

10/22/10

Achim Grabowski rises to the top as Men's Squad A has finished World Cup

Averages 238.83 in fnal six-game block to overtake lead; Squad B has still to bowl

2010BWCAchimGrabowski2_small.jpg2010BWCMadsSandbakken3_small.jpgAchim Grabowski (l.), Germany took the lead in the men's division at the 46th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup after the 46 players of Squad A have completed the 16-game preliminaries. Grabowski totaled 3583 pins, a 223.94 average, to beat out Mads Sandbækken (r.), Norway (3571) for the top spot by 12 pins. Overnight leader John Szczerbinski, United States, needs 1249 for his six games in Squad B, a 208.16 average, to overtake Grabowski.

2010 BWC

10/21/10

Korea's Gye Min-Young leads top 24 women into Intermediate Round

India's Prathima Hegde hits the cutoff number for 24th place

2010BWCGyeMinYoung_small.jpg2010BWCAumiGuerra_small.jpgGye Min-Young (l.), Korea, averaged 222.25 over 16 games and knocked down 3556 pins en route to finish the women's qualifying at the 46th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup atop the leaderboard. Gye holds a 114-pin lead over Aumi Guerra, Dominican Republic (r.), who was second with 3442. Wendy Chai, Malaysia, fell to third place with 3415. Prathima Hegde, India beat put Felicia Wong, Canada for 24th and last place to advance by two pins.

2010 BWC

10/21/10

Aumi Guerra sets the pace as Women Squad A has completed the 16-game preliminaries

Leads 46th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup Women's Division with 215 average

2010BWCAumiGuerra_small.jpg2010BWCFionaBanks_small.jpgAumi Guerra (l.), Dominican Republic, set the pace in the women's division at the 46th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup as Squad A has completed the 16-game preliminaries on Thursday morning. Guerra overtook the lead in Squad A with 3442 and an average of 215.13 for 16 games. Fiona Banks (r.), England, was second with 3409. However, Squad B leader Gye Min-Young, Korea needs 969 for her five-game block or average of 193.8 to overtake Guerra.

2010 BWC

10/21/10

John Szczerbinski averages over 246 to overtake the lead in Men's World Cup

Team USA member holds 75-pin lead after the second round

2010BWCJohnSzczerbinski2_small.jpg2010EBT10MadsSandbakken2_small.jpgJohn Szczerbinski (l.), United States, took a 75-pin lead after the second round of men's qualifying Wednesday at the 46th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup. Szczerbinski, who had had games of 238, 246, 267, 256 and 227, averaged 246.8 for five games in the second block and moved from seventh place into the lead with a 10-game total of 2335. Mads Sandbækken (r.), Norway, jumped from 16th to second place with 2260 after a 1207 series.

2010 BWC

10/21/10

Asian women dominate QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup after the second block

Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines atop the leaderboard after 11 games

2010BWCGyeMinYoung_small.jpg2010BWCWendyChai_small.jpgAsian bowlers dominate the women's division after the 11 games in the 46th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup. Gye Min-Young (l.), Korea, overtook the lead on Wednesday with 2474 11-game total and an average of 224.91. Day one leader Wendy Chai (r.), Malaysia, slipped to second place with 2367. Daphne Tan, Singapore, jumped from 18th to third place with 2347. Apple Posadas, Philippines, leaped from 17th to fourth place with 2336.

2010 BWC

10/20/10

Business as usual at the 46th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup

Competition continues as QubicaAMF CEO John Walker declares "the place is safe"

2010BWCLogo2_small.jpg On Tuesday evening at 7.15pm CET, John Walker, CEO of QubicaAMF Worldwide made an announcement at the players' hotel "Lou Pigno" in regard to the construction problems at Bowling de Provence in Toulon, France, host center of the 46th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup. Walker said that the biggest concern of his company would be the safety of the players but he could confirm that the place would be safe and would note a lot of changes. Therefore, the World Cup will continue on Wednesday after one men's squad and both women's squads had been cancelled today.

Breaking News

10/20/10

Bowling is cancelled for Tuesday at 46th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup

Possible construction failure at Bowling de Provence causes cancellation of three squads

2010Contruction3_small.jpgRight after Men Squad A has finished their second block of qualifying, in the 46th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup the WTBA Technical Delegate found some unusual dust on lane 29. After a closer inspection he noticed a crack in one of the support columns that supports the second floor. An engineer was called in to inspect the situation. After two hours of delay QubicaAMF decided to cancel the today's men Squad B and both women's squads.

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