Shooting

International Shooting Sport Federation announce details of TV coverage for World Championships

By Gary Anderson

ISSF secretary general Franz Schreiber has announced details of TV coverage of Septembers World Championships ©ISSFThe International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) has announced details of live television coverage of the upcoming World Championships in September that will see all 15 Olympic events in rifle, pistol and shotgun disciplines broadcast live via Eurovision.

Bollywood star sponsors shooters for Commonwealth and Asian Games

By Emily Goddard

Amitabh Bachchan is sponsoring two shooting athletes ©AFP/Getty ImagesBollywood star Amitabh Bachchan is sponsoring the training and coaching of two shooting athletes for this year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow the Asian Games in Incheon.

English shooter Gault targets Commonwealth Games medals record at Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson

April 22 - Mick Gault will be shooting for the record books this summer at Glasgow 2014 ©Getty Images After coming out of retirement three years ago, England's Mick Gault will get the opportunity to become the most successful athlete in Commonwealth Games history after being named as part of England's shooting squad for Glasgow 2014.

New Zealand names nine-strong shooting team for Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

By Paul Osborne

Delhi gold medallists Mike Collings and John Snowden will lead a nine-strong New Zealand shooting team to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow ©Getty ImagesApril 17 - Delhi 2010 gold medallists Mike Collings and John Snowden will lead a nine-strong New Zealand shooting team to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

More visa troubles for India as two shooters denied access to United States

By Gary Anderson

March 25 - Two Indian shooters have been denied visas to the US for the ISSF World Cup event in Fort Benning ©Getty Images Two members of the Indian squad heading to Fort Benning in the United States have been denied visas by the American Embassy forcing them to miss out on the first International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup event of the season.

Junghaenel and Rossi named ISSF Shooters of the Year

By Paul Osborne

Germany's Henri Junghaenel and Italy's Jessica Rossi have won the 2013 ISSF Shooter of the Year awards ©ISSFJanuary 10 - Germany's Henri Junghaenel and Italy's Jessica Rossi have won the International Shooting Sport Federation's (ISSF) Shooter of the Year awards for 2013.

Amendment passed to allow use of lead pellets in Glasgow 2014 shooting competition

By Nick Butler

An amendment has been passed to allow the shooting competition at Glasgow 2014 to go ahead ©Getty ImagesJanuary 9 - The Scottish Government has passed an amendment to a Parliamentary Regulation temporarily allowing the use of lead pellets during the shooting competition at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, it has been revealed. 

ISSF announce new junior Shooting Cup Championship Series

By Paul Osborne

Suhl in Germany will be the host of the first junior ISSF Shooting World Cup ©ISSFDecember 19 - German city Suhl will be host of the first junior World Cup, the the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) has announced. 

London 2012 Olympian Elena Allen leads Welsh Glasgow 2014 shooting team

By Emily Goddard

Elena Allen will lead the Welsh shooting team at Glasgow 2014 ©Getty ImagesDecember 17 - Elena Allen, who competed for Britain at both the Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Olympics, has been named on the 14-strong Welsh shooting squad heading to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
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