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Finals draw the crowds

The World Cup Finals, held in Mexico City on the weekend of 24-25 October, was the largest crowd at an archery event since the London 2012 Olympics, according to World Archery’s president. The 4,500-capacity stands were packed out as the

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Voting open for Athlete of the Year

World Archery has opened voting on its Athlete of the Year awards. The public vote makes up 50 per cent of the overall poll – an archery panel also has a say. The athlete categories cover men’s compound, women’s compound, men’s

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World Championships – Who we’re watching

With historic Copenhagen as the venue, the 2015 World Championships in the heart of Denmark are forecast to be the best attended yet. At the time of writing, 623 archers from 96 national federations had been entered into the championships,

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Committee Nominations

World Archery has revealed the archers that will be standing for places on its athlete’s committee. World Archery Congress is held alongside the World Championships every two years, and at the Congress directly before an Olympic Games a new athlete

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Outdoor Championships

The World Archery Outdoor Championships – due to be held in Copenhagen, Denmark, later this year – have received so many entries that the governing body is having to allocate practice sessions. It has urged all teams to submit arrival

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New divisions for Donaueschingen

Visually impaired divisions will compete at the World Archery Para Championships in Donaueschingen later this year for the first time since 2009. Archers from three countries are already registered to shoot in VI1 and VI2/3 categories, with classification by officials

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World Cup celebrates 10 years!

The World Archery World Cup is celebrating its 10th year in existence in this 2015 outdoor season.  The event, which tours iconic locations across the globes for its stages and grand final, was started in 2006 as part of the

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Athletes of the Year

World Archery announced the results of its Athletes of the Year poll at a gala held in Las Vegas during the Vegas Shoot and fourth round and finals of the Indoor World Cup. The winners were: Men’s compound – Pierre-Julien

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Mixed teams in Tokyo?

World Archery is putting forward bids to include a mixed team event in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The motion was agreed at a meeting of the federation’s executive board in Nottingham, UK, and will be put forward to the

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New World Cup hosts announced

World Archery has announced some new stage venues for future World Cup events. Stages are awarded for three years, so organisers have a chance to build on and promote sequential events, and the host cities for 2017-2019 will be Salt

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