Archery

Archery on the rise thanks to The Hunger Games

By Daniel Etchells

Statistics released by USA Archery suggest an increase in archery interest since 2013, especially among women and teenagers ©LionsgateUSA Archery has released membership statistics suggesting interest in the sport has continued to increase dramatically since the film premiere last year of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire", especially among women and teenagers.

Rio Carnival venue holds first archery competition ahead of Olympics

By Nick Butler

A first archery competition has taken place at the Sambodromo Olympic venue ©Rio 2016Brazil's teenage archery superstar Marcus Dalmeida is targeting Olympic gold after competing at the National Championships, the first to be held at Sambodromo venue in which competition will take place at Rio 2016.

Egyptian re-elected President of World Archery Africa

By Duncan Mackay

Egypt's Aladin Gabr has been re-elected President of World Archery Africa ©World ArcheryEgypt's Aladin Gabr has been unanimously re-elected as President of World Archery Africa after his only rival withdrew and pledged to support him.

Television and marketing director set to leave World Archery after nine years

By Daniel Etchells

The Archery World Cup final in Lausanne fittingly marked the end of Didier Mieville's career with World Archery ©Getty ImagesWorld Archery's television and marketing director Didier Mieville is set to leave his role of nine years,  making last month's World Cup final in his hometown Lausanne, his final event with the sport's governing body. 

Swiss watch brand Longines extends partnership with World Archery

By Paul Osborne

Longines has announced the continuation of its partnership with Wordl Archery ©LonginesSwiss watch brand Longines has announced the continuation of its partnership with World Archery, first entered into in 2008.

Dion Buhagiar elected President of the Archery Association of Malta

By Gary Anderson

The Archery Association of Malta has elected a new Executive Board ©Archery Association of MaltaMaltese Olympic Committee (MOC) member Dion Buhagiar has been elected as the new President of the Archery Association of Malta following an Extraordinary General Meeting of the organisation.

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.
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