Archery

Canadian Paralympic bronze medallist banned for two years after faking impairment

By Gary Anderson

Canadian Para-archer Norbert Murphy has been banned for two years after being found to have misled classifiers at a tournament earlier this year ©Getty ImagesCanadian Paralympic bronze medallist Norbert Murphy has been banned for two years by World Archery after he was found to have misrepresented the level of his impairment during classification for a competition earlier this year.

World Archery chooses its top moments to mark IPC's 25th anniversary

By Zjan Shirinian

Matt Stutzman's inspiring performance at London 2012 was World Archery's second best moment in the Para history of the sport ©Getty ImagesWorld Archery has chosen the 1948 Stoke Mandeville Games - seen as the forerunner to the Paralympics - as its Para highlight as part of the International Paralympic Committee's anniversary celebrations.

Archery GB calling for talented male athletes as it searches Rio 2016 stars

By Zjan Shirinian

Archery GB is looking for a new crop of talent to bring medal glory at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games ©Getty ImagesArchery GB is calling on male archers to get it touch as it looks for potential stars who could strike gold at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Three golds sees Italy top medal table at European Para-Archery Championships

By Gary Anderson

Italy emerged as the top nation nation at the European Para-Archery Championships winning five medals including three gold ©Getty Images Italy emerged as the top nation at the European Para-Archery Championships, winning three gold medals and two bronze, while 11 of the 24 countries taking part won at least one medal in Nottwil, Switzerland.

Paralympic archery champion Brown hits back at classification changes

By Emily Goddard

Danielle Brown has slammed the IPC and World Archery's classfication changes ©Getty ImagesApril 20 - Danielle Brown, the British archer who won Paralympic gold medals at Beijing 2008 and London 2012, has hit back at changes in classification that mean she is now unable to defend her title at Rio 2016.

Paralympic champion Brown "heartbroken" after ruled out of Rio 2016

By Gary Anderson

February 18 - British archer Danielle Brown has been banned from defending her Paralympic title in Rio ©Getty Images Double Paralympic champion Danielle Brown has been left "heartbroken" after World Archery upheld its decision to ban her from going for a hat-trick of titles at Rio 2016.

Double archery champion Brown to appeal against Paralympic exclusion

By Nick Butler

Danielle Brown has launched an appeal following her exclusion from future Paralympic Games ©Getty ImagesDecember 10 - Two time Paralympic gold medal winning archer Danielle Brown has appealed against the decision to bar her from future Games following classification changes which deem her ineligible from future competitions.

World Archery launch appeals process after competitors ruled out of Paralympics by classification changes

By Nick Butler

Many of those who competed at London 2012 will be unable to do so at Rio...although they will be able to appeal ©Getty ImagesNovember 27 - Archers deemed ineligible for future Paralympic competitions following classification changes introduced earlier this month will have the right to appeal, World Archery (FITA) have announced. 

British archer unable to defend Paralympic title at Rio 2016 after classification change

By Duncan Mackay

Britain's Danielle Brown will be unable to defend the titles she won at Beijing 2008 and London 2012 after World Archery changed its classification rulesNovember 8 - Britain's double Paralympic archery champion Danielle Brown will be unable to defend her title at Rio 2016 after a change in the sport's classification procedures.
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