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Advertorial: Bohning Archery

Looking for the best fletching for your olympic recurve arrows? Look no further than Bohning’s new Griffin Vane. You’ve probably heard about Bohning’s new Griffin Vane for Olympic recurve archery. Perhaps you wonder what benefits this strange-looking vane could provide.

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Ask the experts – August 2021

Question: I’m currently shooting 27in 850 ACE’s with 60 grain points out of a 68in 35lb bow (I’ve just increased my poundage to assist aiming to get to 100 yards). I’m having an issue and I’m not sure where to

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World Archery: looking forward to Paris 2024 and beyond

Paris 2024 and beyond: the future for the international sport Tokyo gave us some new events and new technology, but now the Olympics is done, everyone in the archery world has one city on their minds: Paris. Bow caught up

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International archery judge Graham Potts interview

Graham Potts has been at the forefront of international judging for a while, and was back in the technical team in Tokyo. He talks to Sophie Meering. Tell us what you did in Tokyo My role at these Games was

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Tokyo 2020: men’s individual

The heat was back with a vengeance. The cicadas screamed. The arena baked. Just a handful of archers were left, warming up on the ranking field, waiting to be led by a crew of helpful volunteers down the long blue

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Tokyo 2020: women’s individual

The women’s individual competition concluded today at Yumenoshima Park, in a brooding, thundery atmosphere that saw visible lightning strikes just north of the field. There were a handful of surprises, some exceptional quality, and a well-deserved winner, fighting through exceptionally

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Tokyo 2020: Thursday eliminations

It’s still too damn hot. For anyone. Or anything. Super Thursday perhaps brought less in the way of shocks, and even in the humidity, everyone’s bow stayed in one piece. The biggest story of the day was Oh Jin Hyek,

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Olympic Archery: The Early Years

Jan H Sachers takes an in-depth look at the history of archery at the modern Olympic Games. The Olympic Games of antiquity were held every four years from at least 776 BC to AD 393, when these ‘vulgar’ pagan displays

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Tokyo 2020: men’s team

It’s early morning, and the opening men’s session gets underway, a little subdued. The USA are taking on France. After a dull warm-up of a first set, both sides are getting moving when Jean-Charles Valladont posts a six. Quizzical looks

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Interview: Park Sung-Hyun

The 2004 Olympic champion talks to Bow The greatest? Park Sung-Hyun once described her archery medals as “gifts I’ve received along with my coach… If anything, I think I’ve had more luck than other people.” But Sung-Hyun dominated archery in

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