commonwealth games

Why not visit Dovey Valley Shooting Ground?

Jasper Fellows breathes in the mountain air and admires the targets with Richard Jones at Dovey Valley Shooting Ground. Snowdonia National Park, home to snow-capped mountains, mysterious towering castles, forgotten slate mines and an ancient forest dedicated to the memory

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Olympic Trap shooter Ellie Seward interview

OT star Ellie Seward with Jasper Fellows on how shooting takes her around the world. Where were you at 22? I was selling TV’s, desperately trying to scrape together enough commission to cover the weekend’s cartridges while dreaming of travelling

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Anita North reports on British Shooting’s progress

Anita North reports on British Shooting’s progress with a return to training and competition. I’m writing this article in July, and there is progress with the considered return to training and competing for Olympic Trap and Olympic Skeet. The international

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Best clay shooting shells – our expert selections

John Robinson – top-level shooting coach, elite triathlete and Mountain Rescue leader – gives us his top picks on the best clay shooting shells John is one of those people who has somehow managed to fit at three lifetimes of

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Birmingham 2022 shooting talks continue

Commonwealth Games Federation president Dame Louise Martin says she is determined to have shooting involved in the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. She was due to attend an ISSF meeting on 7 December and stated that she was “committed to working

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Negotiations under way for shooting competition in 2022…

Negotiations have begun in an effort to secure a Commonwealth Shooting Championships around the time of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, with Altcar Ranges near Liverpool being floated as a possible venue.  The Birmingham 2022 organisers confirmed shooting would not

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So why was shooting dropped from Birmingham 2022?

Shooting officials reacted with disappointment but little surprise to the announcement that the sport of shooting will not be part of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, reports David Owen. So why did the organisers bin shooting, and choose women’s cricket,

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ISSF have their say on exclusion of shooting at 2022 Commonwealth Games

After British Shooting expressed disappointment that the sport of target shooting will not be included at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, ISSF expressed ‘great regret’ when learning of the news. It will be the first time since 1970 that shooting will

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Gold Standard: Commonwealth Games 2018

From Wixey’s win to Skeet silvers and the rise of David McMath, we chart the home nations’ successes at the Commonwealth Games 2018 shooting events

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Interview: Matt French

Time to change: Matt French explains why he’s ditching Trap and pursuing a career in Olympic Skeet

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