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Tokyo 2020 is dead. Long live Tokyo 2021.

“The one thing that brings the world together is the Olympics.” said two-time archery Olympian, and three-time Olympic medalist Brady Ellison, of the USA. “It just sucks all around no matter how you look at things. I really hope they

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Archery tournaments: What to do when things go wrong

Roy Rose is here to tell you what to do when it all goes pear-shaped at an archery tournament. Our initial tournament experiences are always packed with mixed emotions. There’s anticipation, there’s natural excitement, there’s logical trepidation and finally of

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Intermediate compound: stepping up

Duncan Busby rates the current intermediate compound bows on the market. All sports have different spending options, depending on the brand name and quality of the item you’re buying, but for us archers it’s rarely as simple as picking up

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ATA: New For 2020

Part 1 of our annual report from archery’s biggest show. The ATA is the Archery Trade Association, based very firmly in the USA, and it’s also the given name of the trade show every year in January, kicking off the

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New Products: February

Shiny new kit available from your dealer now. MK Archery: limbs / stabs MK have introduced several new lines in their intermediate range, out in time for the seasonal shopping extravaganza, Their L3 Foam limbs are designed for beginners and

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KTA: An introduction

Kristina Dolgilevica took a second trip to Korea to learn traditional archery, and gave us a taste. Korean traditional archery (KTA), much like Japanese kyudo, descends from both martial and ceremonial practices. Thanks to various Imperial campaigns to preserve archery

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Tokyo 2020: less than 200 days to go

On the 6th January, a couple of days before Bow 139 went to press, the Olympic Games were 200 days away. The Summer Olympics is the biggest dance of all for archery as a global sport, and this year’s outing,

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Looking back at Berlin 2019

The Berlin Open is one of the more respected indoor tournaments in Europe. Running since 2012, it has moved venues – and management teams – more than once. There is now ambition here to be one of the major indoor

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Archery’s Olympic profile increases at Dakar Games 2022

The number of archers that will compete at the next Youth Olympic Games is set to increase by 50% to a total of 96. Held in Senegal, Dakar 2022 will make history as the first Olympic event to take place

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GBR women get funding boost

The GBR women’s recurve team gets a boost of £195,379 for its Tokyo plans after a major grant was awarded by UK Sport based on 2019’s performances.  The team of Sarah Bettles, Bryony Pitman and Naomi Folkard beat China to

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