Shooting

Kostelecky earns Czech Republic Rio 2016 berth with men's trap triumph at ISSF World Cup

By Daniel Etchells

David Kostelecky overcame windy conditions to win the men's trap event title ©ISSFBeijing 2008 Olympic champion David Kostelecky landed the men's trap event title on day two of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, and secured his country's place at Rio 2016. 

Italy's Stanco takes trap event gold at ISSF World Cup

By Daniel Etchells

Silvana Stanco won the women's trap event to earn Italy an Olympic quota place ©ISSFItaly's Silvana Stanco claimed the women's trap event title on the opening day of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, to secure an Olympic quota place for her country. 

United States continue domination as "wonderful" shooting World Cup concludes

By Nick Butler

Vincent Hancock was on superb skeet form on the final day of the ISSF World Cup ©ISSFInternational Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) President Olegario Vazquez Raña has hailed a "wonderful competition" following the conclusion of the shotgun World Cup in Acapulco in his home country of Mexico.

Rhode continues glittering shooting career with skeet World Cup victory

By Nick Butler

American Kimberley Rhode utilised all of her experience to win the skeet competition at the ISSF World Cup in Acapulco ©ISSFReigning Olympic champion Kimberley Rhode ensured more success for the United States at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Acapulco, beating compatriot Caitlin Connor in the skeet final.

Holguin continues dominant double trap Shooting World Cup form

By Nick Butler

Jeffrey Holguin continued his superb shooting World Cup form with double trap victory in Acapulco ©ISSFUnited States' reigning International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) double trap World Cup champion Jeffrey Holguin continued his superb form at this year's season opener in Acapulco.

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 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.
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