Archery

Olympic-standard equipment handed to Rwandan archers as Rio 2016 target takes shape

By Nick Butler

Archery is on target for growth in Rwanda after a distribution of Olympic standard equipment ©Getty ImagesArchery equipment worth $5,000 (£3,000/€4,000) is being distributed by the Rwanda National Olympic and Sports Committee (RNOSC) throughout the African country in a major boost for the sport.

Ellison edges Brazilian superstar in a shootout to claim third Archery World Cup Final title

By Nick Butler at the Place de la Navigation in Lausanne

Brady Ellison (right) defeated Marcus Dalmeida in an Archery World Cup Final that came down to a deciding shootout ©World ArcheryUnited States star Brady Ellison claimed his third Archery World Cup Final title here this afternoon after holding his nerve to defeat 16-year-old Brazilian Marcus D'Almeida in a thrilling recurve men's final shootout.

Deaton shoots 10 after 10 to secure dazzling double gold at Archery World Cup Final

By Nick Butler at the Place de la Navigation in Lausanne

Bridger Deaton celebrates after winning the second of two gold medal on the opening day of the World Cup Final ©World ArcheryAmerican Bridger Deaton beat the two highest ranked men in the world en route to winning the compound title on the opening day of the Archery World Cup Final here this afternoon, while Colombian teenager Sara Lopez won the women's event.

Leading archers descend on Olympic capital for World Cup Final weekend

By Nick Butler at Hotel Alpha-Palmiers in Lausanne  

Archers are descending on Lausanne for the World Cup Final this weekend ©World ArcheryLeading competitors from four different continents are descending here this weekend for the Lausanne Archery World Cup Final, taking place on the shores of Lake Geneva at the Place de la Navigation in Ouchy Harbour.

Row leads to resignation of Archery Association of Malta leadership

By Gary Anderson

The Archery Association of Malta is set for fresh elections after the resignation of its Executive Committee ©Archery Association of MaltaA row has led to the resignation of the Executive Committee of the Archery Association of Malta with President John Schembri, treasurer Brian Micallef and membership secretary Edgar Formosa all standing down.

"You can't get any better than winning a shoot-off", says Bach after archery final

By Nick Butler at the Main Media Centre in Nanjing

Thomas Bach alongside World Archery President Ugur Erdener during the girl's individual final ©World ArcheryInternational Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has hailed a "fantastic" girl's individual archery final at the Fangshan Archery Field this afternoon, after Li Jiaman of China overcame France's Melanie Gaubil in a deciding shootout.

Mexico City on target after being awarded 2017 World Archery Championships

By Gary Anderson

Mexico City is celebrating after being awarded the 2015 World Cup Final and the 2017 World Championships ©Moveo LabsWorld Archery today announced it has awarded the 2015 World Cup final and the 2017 World Championships to Mexico City.

Turkish Airlines to continue as official airline of World Archery until 2015

By Emily Goddard

Turkish Airlines has extended its sponsorship of World Archery until the end of 2015 ©Turkish AirlinesTurkish Airlines will continue as the official airline of World Archery until the end of the 2015 season after the company revealed it has extended its sponsorship of the sport's world governing body for a further two years.

World Archery reveals competition schedule for 2015 season

By Emily Goddard

World Archery has revealed its competition schedule for the 2015 season ©World ArcheryWorld Archery has revealed its international competition schedule for the 2015 season, including the dates for the World Championships, Rio 2016 Olympic test event and World Cup events.
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