Category Archives: Shooting

Shooting: World Cup season starts for Rifle and Pistol, with Jonathan Hammond

Olympian Jonathan Hammond is the sole British representative at this week’s pistol and rifle World Cup in Changwon. Hammond’s last appearance in the Korean city was in 2011, taking 13th place in the 50m Rifle Prone event. This time last … Continue reading

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Results 11/6/13 – Heather Watson through to second round of AEGON Classic in Birmingham

British number two Heather Watson is one of a select few to make it through to the second round of a home tennis tournament this week, namely the AEGON Classic in Birmingham. Still recovering from an early-season bout of glandular … Continue reading

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Results 10/6/13 – Charlotte Kerwood and Aaron Heading shoot well in Nicosia, but no British qualifiers in Shotgun World Cup

As the latest round of the Shotgun World Cup got under way in Nicosia, Cyprus, six British shooters attempted to make another impression on the global stage but came unstuck in the qualification stages. Both men’s and women’s trap competitions … Continue reading

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Results 17/4/13 – Charlotte Kerwood tops shooting qualification, but falls short in Al Ain

It’s Wednesday! Or, at least it was yesterday. That means some competitions are just kicking off and others are getting into the real nitty gritty. Andy Murray started in Monte-Carlo, Ben Ainslie took to the waves once more Sir Bradley … Continue reading

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Best of the Week: 18th to 24th March 2013

Forty sports worth of action this week in Britain and further afield as several seasons really got under way. Yet, whilst rowing and shooting enjoyed their first World Cup meetings of the year, the year was coming to a close … Continue reading

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Results 27/2/2013: Steven Scott claims double trap gold in Cyprus

It’s not the biggest of competitions in the calendar year, but Britain’s Steven Scott took the most of his opportunites and grabbed the gold medal in the Cyprus Grand Prix Shotgun event. Scott was dominant throughout the entire event, topping … Continue reading

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Coral Kennerley and Michael Bamsey win shooting medals at AYOF 2013

Shooting often goes unmentioned in the British media and for good reason. Peter Wilson’s Olympic gold was a rare victory for Great Britain in a sport we usually fail to make the finals in. That’s why Team GB’s young shooters … Continue reading

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Julia Lydall triumphs twice in shooting’s RIAC 2012 in Luxembourg

Julia Lydall enjoyed a successful week in the RIAC 2012 competition as she shot her way to victory in two individual events and narrowly missed out on a third. Competing in the ladies’ air pistol category, Lydall was way off … Continue reading

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ISSF changes shooting scoring system, Peter Wilson may have missed Olympic gold

Consider me slow to the punch, but I learned today that the ISSF, the governing body for global shooting events, have decided to alter the rules on scoring in finals. Previously, points accumulated in heats were carried through to the … Continue reading

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Results 23/9/12 – John Higgins wins the Shanghai Masters

As usual on a Sunday, several competitions came to a close with mixed fortunes for United Kingdom entrants. On the downside, cycling’s prestigious rainbow jersey passed to a Belgian, our best hope in an F1 car failed to finish at … Continue reading

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