Tokyo 2020: it begins

Bow reports from Koto City. Tomorrow morning the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will begin; the most beleaguered Olympics in living memory. Beseiged on all sides by coronavirus and a raft of associated issues, it has survived and emerged a year

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Tokyo 2020: no live archery on the BBC?

UK archery fans hoping to watch the live action from Yumenoshima Park free-to-air may be disappointed. In recent years, Olympics fans have got used to having the choice of all available sports live on the ‘red button’ via digital services.

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Review: The Power Of The Bow

Many countries in the world have archers and archery as part of their personal folklore. The bow and arrow has been the protector of the nation for countries as far apart as England and Bhutan. The long association with rugged

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What does it mean to be an archer?

Thinking about starting archery? This is Part 1 of a series sponsored by Easton Archery and JVD. What do you have in mind when you hear the word archer? You might think of someone with a bow in hand, drawn

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What bows can I shoot?

Thinking about starting archery? This is part 2 of a new series sponsored by Easton Archery and JVD Archery. Read Part 1 here. One question many people ask when beginning archery is: ‘do I have to be strong to be

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How can I get started in archery?

Part 3 of a series sponsored by JVD Archery and Easton Archery. The best way is to find someone who can teach you. Archery is a little like learning martial arts. It’s about taking full control of your mind and

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Buying your first bow and arrows

What to look for, what to avoid – making it happen. Part 4 of a series sponsored by JVD Archery and Easton Archery. What bow are you dreaming of? It’s great fun to window shop online, looking at pictures of

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Archery: Next steps – and getting inspired

Part 5 of Bow’s getting started in archery week, sponsored by JVD Archery and Easton Archery. “Life is like an arrow, the farther back you’re pulled, the farther forward you will end up.” So you’ve learned to hit a target,

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Setting up the Easton RX-7 arrow

Sponsored by… Easton’s RX-7 arrow shafts are proving to be one of the most popular and accurate new indoor arrows in history-both recurve and compound shooters love the RX-7 and are seeing great results, because it allows using the biggest

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