Andrew Oram spoke at the 2019 World Bowling Congress in Las Vegas

Credit: Terence Yaw, ABF-online

LAUSANNE, October 31 – World Bowling has appointed Andrew Oram as its new Chief Executive Officer of the organisation. Oram joins World Bowling following a short-term contract which was implemented prior to the World Bowing Women’s Championships held in Las Vegas in August where Sheikh Talal Mohammed Al-Sabah was elected for a second term as President at the 2019 Congress.

A former professional athlete, Oram moved into the sports broadcast industry before occupying the position of TV and Broadcast Director working within International Federations of Olympic sports in Lausanne, Switzerland.

World Bowling President Sheikh Talal Mohammed Al-Sabah says “We are delighted to have Andrew on board. He brings with him a diverse skill set and experience in the commercial and media sectors of high-performance sport. We look forward to working with him in this next and crucial phase for World Bowling.”

Oram says “I thank World Bowling President and the Executive Board for this opportunity. Over the past months I have been incredibly impressed by the level of passion and commitment shown by all the athletes and their member federations in showcasing the sport of bowling and I very much look forward to working with all of them as we aim to bring the sport to new audiences, locations and fans.”

About World Bowling: World Bowling is the governing body for the sport of tenpin bowling and heads 114 national federations from five confederations. Bowling is played in the Asian Games, the Pan American Games and The World Games and the Asian Indoor and Martial Art Games.

For more information on World Bowling, visit or please contact: World Bowling Media Department, Telephone: +41 78 830 3651; Email:


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