Shooting

Fabbrizi secures place at Rio 2016 after trap shooting World Cup success

By Daniel Etchells

Massimo Fabbrizi secured his place at Rio 2016 after claiming the men's trap event title in Acapulco ©ISSFLondon 2012 Olympic silver medallist Massimo Fabbrizi of Italy claimed the men's trap event title at the season-opening International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Acapulco to secure his country's second Olympic Quota spot for Rio 2016.

Cogdell returns from break to win season-opening trap shooting World Cup title

By Nick Butler

Corey Cogdell won the trap event to open the first shooting World Cup of the season ©ISSFUnited States' Corey Cogdell won the opening International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup title of the season today in Acapulco, triumphing in the trap event to also secure an Olympic Quota spot for Rio 2016.

Italian and South Korean appointed 2014 Shooters of the Year

By Nick Butler

Rifle shooter Petra Zublasing received the female award ©ISSFItaly's Petra Zublasing and South Korea's Jin Jongoh have been elected 2014 Shooters of the Year following a year in which both secured World Championship titles alongside numerous other successes. 

Exclusive: Shooting boss dismisses concerns over future of sport in Britain after closure of key centre

By Liam Morgan

Peter Wilson won double gold at the 2012 Olympics and says the centres closure was a key factor in his decision to retire Getty ImagesBritish Shooting chief executive Hamish McInnes has dismissed claims the closure of the Southern Counties shooting centre will lead to the end of the Olympic discipline in the country.

Munich and Nicosia to host ISSF World Cup Finals in 2015

By Nick Butler

Shooting World Cup Finals in all three disciplines have been awarded for 2015 ©ISSFMunich will host next year's International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Final in rifle and pistol events on the same range used at the 1972 Olympic Games, while Cypriot capital Nicosia will host the shotgun season finale.

Olegario Vazquez Raña re-elected President of ISSF

By Paul Osborne

Olegario Vazquez Raña has been re-elected President of the ISSF ©ISSFOlegario Vazquez Raña has been re-elected President of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF).

Moscow awarded 2017 ISSF Shotgun World Championships

By Duncan Mackay

The Russian Shooting Union's bid to host the 2017 World Shotgun Championships in Moscow has been successful ©ESCMoscow today beat Slovenian town Gaj-Maribor to win its bid to host the 2017 International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Shotgun World Championships.

Exclusive: ISSF Presidential candidate accused of using Government position to try to influence election

By Duncan Mackay

Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Homoud Al-Sabah has been accused of abusing his Government position to help get him elected as President of the ISSF ©WikipediaA row has broken out on the eve of the election for President of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) after Olegario Vázquez Raña's rival was accused of using his Government position in Kuwait to try to influence voters.

Vázquez Raña facing Kuwaiti opposition for ISSF Presidency as General Assembly opens

By Nick Butler

Olegario Vazquez Raña faces a challenge is his bid to return as ISSF President for another four years ©ISSFOlegario Vázquez Raña's bid to extend his 34-year tenure at the helm of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) faces a major test at the General Assembly at the Hilton Park Hotel in Munich starting tomorrow.
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