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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: 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: 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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The day the Olympic Movement started back up: 8 May 1984

TSX HEADLINES – for May 9, 2018: It didn’t seem like it at the time, but the momentous events of the 8th of May, 1984 marked the turn of the Olympic Movement from tragedy to triumph. The 1984 torch relay, beset by controversy, started in a drizzle at United Nations Plaza in New York and […]
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The day the Olympic Movement started back up: 8 May 1984

TSX HEADLINES – for May 9, 2018: It didn’t seem like it at the time, but the momentous events of the 8th of May, 1984 marked the turn of the Olympic Movement from tragedy to triumph. The 1984 torch relay, beset by controversy, started in a drizzle at United Nations Plaza in New York and […]
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