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SHOOTING Preview: Shotgun World Cup gets started in Acapulco, with strong fields

A large field of 351 shooters from 61 countries is assembling on the Mexican Riviera – specifically in Acapulco – for the first ISSF...

SHOOTING: Haldeman, Jungman, Carroll and Rhode claim World Champs slots at Shotgun Spring Selection

Plane tickets to the most important competitions of the season were on the line for the American Trap and Skeet specialists at the Shotgun...

SHOOTING: Huge field in New Delhi World Cup produces four world records; two wins...

Although it will be remembered mostly for the controversy over an non-admission of two Pakistani shooters, the first ISSF World Cup of 2019 also...

SHOOTING Preview: U.S. international team slots at stake in Shotgun Spring Selection in Tucson

Who will represent the U.S. in the upcoming Pan American Games, World Cups and World Championships will be decided – mostly – by the...

SHOOTING: Three world records in first four events at ISSF World Cup in New...

The ISSF World Cup in New Delhi was overshadowed at its start by the refusal of the Indian government to issue a visa for...

LANE ONE: Think politics and sports don’t mix? They mix, but pretty badly...

During his 20-year term as the head of the International Olympic Committee, Avery Brundage often insisted that “sports and politics don’t mix.” He found out, to his horror and that of the entire world, that they do mix and can mix very badly, as Palestinian terrorists murdered 11 members of the Israeli Olympic delegation at […]
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SHOOTING: First ISSF World Cup overshadowed by Pakistan visa issue

The ISSF World Cup in New Delhi (IND) was supposed to be an opportunity for Olympic qualification for Tokyo in 2020, but the competition has already been impacted by politics. First, the schedule: • 23 Feb.: Women/10 m Air Rifle • 24 Feb.: Men/50 m Rifle/3 Pos., Men/10 m Air Pistol, Women/25 m Pistol • […]
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LANE ONE: USOC’s reformation attempt with gymnastics is only its latest NGB adventure

The move by the United States Olympic Committee to institute revocation of recognition proceedings against USA Gymnastics drew headlines in the wake of the Larry Nassar sex-abuse scandal. But it’s hardly the first instance of the USOC getting involved – and in some cases, actually running – a national governing body. In fact, since the […]
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SHOOTING: Lagan sweeps Winter AirGun Champs and Selection Matches

No rest for the top shooters in the U.S. as the annual USA Shooting Winter AirGun Championships took place at the Olympic Training Center...

SHOOTING: U.S. sweeps Skeet titles at Americas Championship

The United States was expected to dominate the 12th Championship of the Americas in Guadalajara (MEX) and it delivered. On the final weekend of the competition, American shooters won both the men’s and women’s Skeet titles and piled up a total of 25 medals! Frank Thompson won the men’s Skeet and Amber English and Kim […]
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SHOOTING: Lexi Lagan wins second gold at Americas Championship

U.S. pistol ace Lexi Lagan entered the 12th Championship of the Americas in Guadalajara (MEX) without having won an international medal in her career. Now...

SHOOTING: U.S. wins all three Mixed titles at Americas Championship

The U.S. continued its march through the 12th Championship of the Americas in Guadalajara (MEX), winning all three of the Mixed Team titles. In the...

SHOOTING: U.S. dominating Americas Championship

The U.S. shooting squad figured to be the best coming into the 12th Championship of the Americas, being held in Guadalajara (MEX) and it...

SHOOTING Preview: No. 1-ranked Kim Rhode leads U.S. at Americas Championships

The 12th Championship of the Americas will start Thursday in Guadalajara (MEX) and carry on through the 10th, with competition in Rifle, Pistol and...

SHOOTING: Vizzi defends her National Shotgun Skeet title in snow!

“It was my first time shooting in snow so that was pretty exciting.” There you have the highlight of the just-completed women’s Skeet final at the USA Shooting National Shotgun Championships at International Shooting Park at Ft. Carson near Colorado Springs, Colorado. The 2017 World Skeet Champion, Dania Vizzi, 23, defended her 2017 national title […]
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SHOOTING: Lindsey and Skinner progress to National Shotgun Trap titles

Experience matters. Time matters. And the combination led to Caleb Lindsey’s gold medal in the USA Shooting National Shotgun Championships in Trap. “That result showed me what I was made of, that I could compete at this level,” Lindsey said. “I knew if I focused harder, with more quality practice versus quantity training, I could […]
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SHOOTING Preview: U.S. Shotgun Nationals start in Colorado Springs

The 25th USA Shooting National Shotgun Championships start Sunday and continue through 10 October at the International Shooting Park at Ft. Carson in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with competition in Trap and Skeet for both men and women, and for Mixed Teams in Trap. Both the Trap and Skeet events will be conducted in four stages […]
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SHOOTING: China and India best in World Junior Championships

As part of the massive ISSF World Championships, a full set of World Junior Championships were held for men, women and mixed teams at Changwon (KOR). The big winner on the junior level was China, with 11 gold-medal performances, followed by India (9) and Italy (4). The U.S. also did well, winning four men’s medals […]
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SHOOTING: Hancock equals World Record for men’s Skeet gold at ISSF Worlds

Twice Olympic gold medalist Vincent Hancock of the U.S. had his eye on the Skeet title at the ISSF World Championships in Changwon (KOR) and he almost didn’t miss a single shot! With Olympic qualifying quota spots on the line for the U.S., Hancock went out and equaled the World Record of 125 (0 misses) […]
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SHOOTING: Hancock favored to medal in men’s Skeet at ISSF Worlds

The ISSF World Championships in Changwon (KOR) is rushing toward the close this weekend, with the men’s Skeet the only Olympic-program event to contest. The U.S. has a good shot – pun intended – at a medal with Vince Hancock, the 2008 and 2012 Olympic gold medal, at the top of the team. He led […]
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