world cup

Records fall across the board

Mike Schloesser has broken his own world record for the 50m compound round. Mike, nicknamed “Mister Perfect” after his unbeatable perfect score of 600 for the indoor 18m round, shot 717 out of a possible 720 at the first stage

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Finalists Finalised

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The qualifiers for the 10th Archery World Cup Finals, taking place in Mexico 24-25 October, have been announced. After stages held in Shanghai, Antalya, Wroclaw and Medellin, seven archers in each competitive division, with a maximum of two per country,

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World Cup celebrates 10 years!

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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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Sight Settings

The study of target faces from Shanghai and Antalya found compound archers gave away fewer points from a mis-set sight than recurve archers

How accurate are yours? James Park looks into an important aspect of bow setup Some readers might be aware that I have had a long-term interest in accurate sight settings. Back in the late 1970s I worked out the mathematics

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New World Cup hosts announced

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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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Brady makes World Cup history… again

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Brady Ellison is the only recurve archer in World Cup history to have won two back-toback finals, but after Lausanne 2014 he is now also the only archer to have three World Cup titles. Brady’s challenging first round match with

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World Cup: Three Stages In

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Three stages of the 2014 World Cup have been completed, and the rankings ahead of the fourth stage give some clues as to who might be making an appearance in the finals at Lausanne. Last year’s champion Oh Jin Hyek leads

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World Archery joins IOC in pledge against match fixing

Archery’s international governing body World Archery is one of the first summer Olympic sport organisations to sign up to the International Olympic Committee‘s integrity system to combat match fixing and corruption. The Integrity Betting Intelligence System, or IBIS, collates information

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World Archery releases 2015 competition dates

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World Archery has released the provisional competition dates for the 2014 indoor season, as well as some for the 2015 outdoor calendar. The 2014-2015 Indoor world cup schedule currently looks like this: Stage 1: Marrakesh, Morocco, 8-9 November 2014 Stage

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World Cup Stage 3

Antalya, Turkey

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