2006 Caracas

Republished courtesy of the Winnipeg Sun (Nov 3, 2006)

11/04/06

Bowler Schmidt heads to Venezuela on a roll By Glenn Dawkins

Michael_Schmidt_5566.jpg When tenpin bowler Michael Schmidt (archive picture) arrived at the Qubica/AMF Bowling World Cup last year, he was an unknown commodity, just hoping to do well in his first trip on the world stage. This time around, he's the defending world champion with all the expectations that come with that title.

Malaysia

10/27/06

Bowler Adrian Ang fired up to prove a point by Rajes Paul

Republished courtesy of The Malaysian Star Online (Oct. 26, 2006)

Adrian_Ang_5011.jpg Siti_Safiyah_5274.jpg Youngster Adrian Ang (left) is all fired up to prove a point in the AMF World Cup after being sidelined from two major bowling tournaments this year. The 18-year-old Adrian and Siti Safiyah Amirah Abdul Rahman (right) are the Malaysian representatives in the men's and women's competitions respectively in Caracas from Nov 4-10.

Venezuela

10/26/06

Chavez and Marcano to represent the host country in Bowling World Cup

Mampote Bowling Center in Caracas, Venezuela (Nov. 4-10, 2006)

2006BWCLogo_small.jpg Eduardo Marchandet, President of the Venezuelan Bowling Federation, has informed us that Reynier Chavez and Karen Marcano will represent the host country of Venezuela in the 2006 QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup. Bowlingdigital will cover the 42nd edition of the prestigious event live from Mampote Bowling Center in Caracas, November 4-10.

Venezuela

10/21/06

Brazil sends Pizzoli and Ivata to 42nd QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup

Mampote Bowling Center in Caracas, Venezuela (Nov. 4-10, 2006)

2006BWCSuzileneIvata.jpg 2006BWCCaioPizzoli.jpg Bira Teodoro from Boliche Online reports that Caio Pizzoli (l.) and Suzilene Ivata (r.), both of Sao Paulo, will represent Brazil in the 42nd QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup at Mampote Bowling Center in Caracas, Venezuela (Nov. 4-10, 2006). World Masters silver medalist Achim Grabowski replaces Peter Knopp as the German representative.

Venezuela

10/09/06

Mampote gets ready to welcome the 42nd QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup with a record breaking 102 countries entered

2006BWCLogo_small.jpg It's "All systems go" with just less than four weeks to the opening ceremony of the 42nd QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup in Caracas, Venezuela. The tournament will take place from November 4-10, 2006 in the 40-lane center in Mampote, just outside Caracas. The final line up in Venezuela could well beat the record of 95 participating nations in Singapore 2004.

Breaking News

10/08/06

42nd QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup will be in Caracas as planned

Mampote Bowling Center in Caracas, Venezuela (Nov. 4-10, 2006)

2006BWCLogo_small.jpg Good news from the tournament office of the QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup. The local issues have been resolved and the 42nd QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup will be in Caracas as planned. The tournament runs from November 4 through 10, 2006 in the 40-lane center at Mampote, a short drive outside the main city.

Venezuela

09/29/06

Entries look to top 90 for 42nd QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup

Mampote Bowling Center in Caracas, Venezuela (Nov. 4-10, 2006)

2006BWCLogo_small.jpg Entries are heating up for the 42nd QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup, planned for Caracas, Venezuela for fourth to 10th November, and the number of countries competing looks as if it may reach the 90 mark. Anne-Marie Board, QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup manager, said: "I am really looking forward to this year's event. There are so many fine players that I know the competition will be fierce but friendly, as is the tradition of this tournament."

Venezuela/United States

09/25/06

Message from John Walker, President and CEO, QubicaAMF Worldwide

2006 QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup, Caracas, Venezuela

John_Walker_5245.jpg John Walker, President and CEO, QubicaAMF Worldwide, has sent us the following message:

"I know there are a lot of rumors about the 42nd annual QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup and I would like to clarify the situation regarding this year's venue. For reasons beyond our control, modernization work at the bowling centre at Mampote, Caracas has been delayed.

Israel

09/22/06

Brother and sister to represent Israel at the 2006 QubicaAMF World Cup

2006BWCMorandOrAviram_small.jpgOr Aviram and his younger sister Mor were the winners in the Israeli qualifying tournament for the 42nd QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup to be held November 4-10, 2006 at Mampote Bowling Center in Caracas, Venezuela. Or, the 2005 World Cup runner-up, will make his third World Cup appearance, while Mor qualified for the second time after Singapore 2004.

Venezuela

08/01/06

More entries coming in for the 42nd QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup in Caracas

Mampote Bowling Center in Caracas, Venezuela (Nov. 4-10, 2006)

2006BWCLogo_small.jpg Anne-Marie Board, QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup Manager, has informed us that more entries have come in for the 42nd QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup, to be held in Caracas, Venezuela, from fourth to 10th November. The list of participants includes - for the first time - competitors from Cuba.

Venezuela

07/04/06

Two champions in the starting line up for 42nd QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup

Mampote Bowling Center in Caracas, Venezuela (Nov. 4-10, 2006)

Peter_Ljung_5425.jpg Michael_Schmidt_5605.jpgTwo previous champions in the starting line up for the 42nd QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup in Caracas, Venezuela in November. Defending champion Michael Schmidt (left) from Canada and Peter Ljung (right) from Sweden, who won the the title in Copenhagen back in 1986 at the tender age of 19.

Venezuela

04/05/06

QubicaAMF adjusts dates for 2006 Bowling World Cup

Mampote Bowling Center in Caracas, Venezuela (Nov. 4-10, 2006)

2006BWCDates.jpg QubicaAMF had to adjust the dates for the 2006 QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup. The 42nd annual edition of the prestigious event needs to finish on Friday 10th November this year, two days earlier as usual. Bowling competition in Venezuela takes place from November 4-10 in the 40-lane center at Mampote, a short drive outside the main city of Caracas.

Canada

03/21/06

World champ bowler has shot at repeat By Glenn Dawkins

Republished courtesy of Winnipeg Sun (March 20, 2006)

2005WCChampionMichaelSchmidtS.jpg Now it's on to Venezuela. Winnipeg's Michael Schmidt successfully defended his Canadian World Cup tenpin bowling title, yesterday at the Bowling World Cup Canadian National Championships in Caraquet, N.B. Last November in Ljubljana, Slovenia, Schmidt became only the third Canadian male and seventh Canadian to claim the world title at the Bowling World Cup (archive picture).

Venezuela

02/22/06

Caracas to welcome the 42nd QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup

2006WCOfficialSigning_118.jpg QubicaAMF has announced that the 42nd Bowling World Cup will be held in Caracas, Venezuela, between fourth and 10th November 2006 (not 12th as earlier reported) in the 40-lane center at Mampote, site of the 1983 FIQ Worlds. The Deputy Minister for Sport and President of the Instituto National de Deportives, Prof. Eduardo Alvarez Camacho, gave the event the full backing of the government when he signed the contract. 

41st QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup

11/21/05

Lynda Barnes and Michael Schmidt win 41st QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup

Bowling Alley: Gladiator Bowling Center in Ljubljana, Slovenia

2005WCChampionsBarnesSchmidtXS.jpg Team USA member Lynda Barnes and Michael Schmidt of Canada captured one of the most coveted titles in amateur bowling when they won the women's and men's titles in the 41st QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup at Gladiator Bowling Center in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

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