Shooting

AC/DC tribute band to star at Opening Ceremony of 2014 IPC Shooting World Championships

By Paul Osborne

Around 300 athletes are expected to travel to Germany for the 2014 IPC Shooting World Championships ©China Photos/Getty ImagesApril 7 - Organisers of the 2014 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Shooting World Championships have confirmed 47 of the expected 50 countries have confirmed their attendance at the event.

Home shooter Skelhon gets off to impressive start as qualification for Rio 2016 begins

By Gary Anderson

March 26 - Matt Skelhon impressed on home soil claiming gold and silver medals in the first IPC Shooting World Cup of the year ©Getty Images Former Paralympic gold medallist Matt Skelhon led the home charge for medals in the first International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Shooting World Cup of the year in Stoke Mandeville by claiming gold and silver medals in the rifle competitions.

Shooting to begin qualifying process for Rio 2016 Paralympics at Stoke Mandeville

By Paul Osborne

Stoke Mandeville Stadium is set to host the 2014 IPC Shooting World Cup next week ©Getty ImagesMarch 21 - Stoke Mandeville Stadium is getting set to host the 2014 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Shooting World Cup, an event that will have added importance because it is the first opportunity to begin earning qualifying points for Rio 2016. 

Shooting star on target in IPC Athlete of the Month poll

By Gary Anderson

November 13 - Natascha Hiltrop is the IPC Athlete of the Month for October @IPCGerman shooting star Natascha Hiltrop has picked up the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athlete of the Month award for October following her exploits at the IPC Shooting European Championships in Alicante.

Skelhon takes final day European shooting spoils for Britain

By Nick Butler

Europe's shooters were on target on the final day of the IPC European Championships in AlicanteOctober 25 - Britain's Matt Skelhon claimed a gold medal to highlight the final day of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) European Shooting Championships in Alicante as the curtain was brought down with a total of 11 world and 14 continental records.

Vadovicova fires way to third gold and European record

By Gary Anderson

October 24 - Veronika Vadovicova (centre) celebrates her second indivdual gold medal at the 2013 IPC Shooting European ChampionshipsProving herself arguably the athlete of the week so far, Slovakian Veronika Vadovicova claimed her second individual gold medal and set a European finals record on the penultimate day of action at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Shooting European Championships in Alicante.

Swedish veteran Jacobsson takes gold and sets qualification world record at European Championships

By Gary Anderson

October 23 - Paralympic great Jonas Jacobsson of Sweden secured another title at the IPC Shooting European Championships in AlicanteSweden's 17-time Paralympic gold medallist Jonas Jacobsson once again showed why he is one the greatest shooters of all-time by bagging another European title and setting a world record qualification score at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Shooting European Championships in Alicante.

New shooting star is born in Alicante as Hiltrop overcomes Paralympic champions

By Gary Anderson

October 22 - Germany's Natacha Hiltrop announced her arrival on the international shooting scene by taking European gold in AlicanteGermany's Natascha Hiltrop caused a big upset at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Shooting European Championships after seeing off the challenge of three Paralympic champions in the mixed SH1 R1 10 metre air rifle competition in Alicante.

Alicante starts with world record and European title for Serbian

By Gary Anderson

October 21 - Serbian Laslo Suranji (centre) was the sharpest shooter in Alicante taking the European title and setting a world record markSerbia's Laslo Suranji set a world record on the opening day of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC)'s European Shooting Championships, while Slovakia's Veronika Vadovicova topped the podium once again at Club Lucentum in Alicante. 
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