A Case of ‘The Nearly’s’

July 15th, 2010 by admin | Comments Off

A Case of 'The Nearly's'

Two chances of 300s in the second game of Squad 6. The first to Stuart Williams from England, who arrived at Bowling Pedralbes just two minutes before his name was cancelled from the roster, delayed in traffic coming from the airport. He hit the first ten strikes then left the 10-pin with the eleventh ball. […]


Another PBA Notch

July 15th, 2010 by admin | Comments Off

Another PBA Notch

The honour of bowling the frist perfect game of the 2010 Ciutat de Barcelona goes to Mathias Arup of Sweden. The 33-year-old from Gothenburg hit 12 strikes, good and true, in his third game of Squad 5. Arup is one of the Swedish men’s team that will be a formidable force in the upcoming World […]


Local Honors in Squad 4

July 15th, 2010 by admin | Comments Off

Local Honors in Squad 4

Didn’t he do well? Local lad Artur Colomer, from the small village of Llagostera on the outskirts of Barcelona, led the dawn patrol Thursday morning squad, 21 strong, with 1312 to take his place in Sunday’s final. “I told you yesterday I was going to win,” he joked after his post-squad photo session. Petite Nina […]


PBA Dominate Squads 2 & 3

July 15th, 2010 by admin | Comments Off

Finnish PBA member and well-known international Mika Koivuniemi took first place in Squad 2 of the Ciutat de Barcelona on Wednesday evening, shooting 1390 over his six games to top the leader board and qualify for Sunday’s finals. Koivuniemi outpointed England’s Dominic Barrett, the 2008 and 2009 World Bowling Writers International Bowler of the Year, […]


The Flying Dutchman

July 14th, 2010 by admin | Comments Off

The Flying Dutchman

With an opening six-game series of 1340, Dutchman Hans Snelting, 32, from Duivendrecht led the opening squad of theĀ  32nd Ciutat de Barcelona at the delightful Bowling Pedralbes, outpointing one of the strongest opening squads on any stage of the European Bowling Tour. Opening with a humble 197, Snelting then put together a string of […]



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