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The 11th Frame: Lucrative new World Bowling Tour event in Tokyo aims to boost Olympics effort

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Sunday, April 5, 2015 10:00 am

2020 Olympics host Japan is one of the key countries in bowling’s effort to get into the Olympics, as I wrote up in this blog last month. So it should come as no surprise that a lucrative new World Bowling Tour event has been added to the WBT schedule. The new Round 1 World Open is set for July 9-12 with a top prize of about $83,000,  and competition in a bowling center and lanes built into a convention center, World Bowling announced last week. The Round 1 World Open comes in the...

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