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    2007 Year in Review

    Bowlingdigital Banner.gif Each year, Bowlingdigital publishes an annual review covering the notable events of the previous year. This year we have added the best news stories, feature articles, columns, research stories and videos. You will find the top 10 or 12 in each category as we have tried to pick one per month which was almost impossible as some dates clash with other events and we still can't get information from all events. Select a topic and begin browsing these articles by clicking on it.

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    Top 12 Championships of 2007

    Mediterranean Challenge Cup in Mersin, Turkey
    20th European Youth Championships in Thessaloniki, Greece
    1st Asian Girls Bowling Championship in Tokyo, Japan
    Kegel/USBC World Ranking Masters in Lake Wales, Fla., United States
    Men's American Zone Championships in Guatemala City, Guatemala
    Men's European Championships in Vienna, Austria
    XV PAN American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    14th Asian Youth Tenpin Bowling Championships in Beijing, China
    2007 Women's World Championship in Monterrey, Mexico
    Asian Seniors Bowling Championships in Suzuka, Japan
    43rd QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup in St. Petersburg, Russia
    24th South East Asian Games in Bangkok, Thailand

    Top 12 Tournaments of 2007

    ABF Asian Bowling Tour Tournament of Champions in Jakarta, Indonesia
    2007 USBC Open Championships in Reno, Nev., United States
    Brunswick Euro Challenge in Thessalonica, Greece
    PBA Tournament of Champions in Windsor Locks, CT, United States
    2007 USBC Women's Championships in Charlotte, NC
    1st Kingdom International Open in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    United World Games 2007 in Vienna, Austria
    U.S. Women's Open in Reno, Nev., United States
    1st Maribor Open Strike Tournament in Maribor, Slovenia
    Panama Invitational Tournament in Panama City, Panama
    5th Columbia 300 Vienna Open in Vienna, Austria
    USBC Masters in Wauwatosa, WI, United States

    Top 10 News Stories of 2007

    2007-02-08 ETBF announces inaugural European Bowling Tour Masters for 2007 season
    2007-06-11 American Zone delegates decide name change and new statues
    2007-07-27 Roger Dalkin retires as USBC Chief Executive Officer
    2007-06-14 Proposal to allow professionals on agenda again at WTBA Congress
    2007-08-30 Kevin Dornberger elected WTBA President; Congress votes to allow pros
    2007-08-31 Jessie Phua elected as FIQ President
    2007-11-01 ETBF announces first 'Premier' event for 2008 EBT season
    2007-11-02 USBC and BPAA to study feasibility of integrating operations
    2007-11-10 Once again the outgoing WTBA President appeals
    2007-12-19 ETBF President appointed as FIQ Secretary-General

    Top 10 Feature Stories of 2007

    2007-03-19 Could a Proprietor make a good President of USBC Board of Directors By Dick Evans
    2007-04-17 Bowling….Life after death By John Jowdy
    2007-07-28 One Step Forward By Frenchy Letourneau
    2007-08-05 I've been thinking too... By Ted Thompson
    2007-08-21 The story of the 2007 U.S. Women’s Open By Joe Lyou
    2007-10-02 The Luck Factor by Brian Voss
    2007-10-09 Two-handed bowling - the sport's next revolution
    2007-12-06 On the road with PBA Tour By Missy Bellinder
    2007-12-06 Four champions reflect on PBA Women's Series experience
    2007-12-28 Rhino charges toward the top

    Top 10 Research Stories of 2007

    2007-03-14 Core Properties
    2007-04-17 Understanding the relationship between core and cover stock
    2007-05-22 Bowling Ball Performance and the Resulting Ball Life
    2007-06-16 Solving the mysteries of the two-handed approach delivery
    2007-07-07 Interview with Bob Roloff, USBC Research Engineer
    2007-08-01 Center of Gravity placement on a symmetrical bowling ball
    2007-08-04 The truth about axis migration and core dynamics
    2007-08-30 A statistical approach to lane center certification
    2007-10-12 Two-handed approach example of versatility, athleticism of young athletes
    2007-10-17 USBC unveils Online Bowling Coaching Course

    Top Videos of 2007

    2007-09-15 Impressions from the 1st Maribor Open
    2007-09-19 Videos of all three Stepladder Matches of the 1st Maribor Open
    2007-10-27 Videos from the 5th Vienna Open
    2007-11-10 Videos from the 43rd QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup in St. Petersburg