ISSF: “Olympic Programme reforms best for shooting’s long-term future”

Member Federations arrive in Munich ahead of EGA to discuss reforms… Ahead of tomorrow’s Extraordinary General Assembly (EGA), International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) President Olegario Vázquez Raña today expressed his firm belief that changes to shooting’s events on the Olympic programme are not just necessary, but essential for the long-term future of the sport. The…

ISSF to Discuss Olympic Changes with Shooting Industry

The International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) has invited key stakeholders from the shooting industry to attend a summit in Munich on 5 June, to further explain and discuss the ISSF’s proposed innovative amendments to the Olympic Program. In recent editions of the Olympic Games, shooting has presented medal opportunities in nine men’s events, but only…

ISSF Shotgun World Cup: Wei Meng Steals The Show In Larnaka…

Wei Meng Steals The Show In Larnaka, beating Rhode to win women’s Skeet final Wei Meng of the People’s Republic of China, 27, won today’s Skeet Women final at the ISSF Shotgun World Cup in Larnaka, Cyprus. The 27-year old shooter scored 54 targets in the final to beat USA’s 6-time Olympic medalist Kimberly Rhode,…

ISSF Rejects False Allegations Of Vice President Luciano Rossi

In a recent letter to all ISSF Member Federations, and in a subsequent open letter distributed to the media, ISSF Vice President Luciano Rossi attacked the 2020 Olympic Shooting Program recommendations submitted by the ISSF to the IOC last February, providing ISSF Member Federations, media and stakeholders with false information. The letter of Mr. Rossi…

ISSF Meetings: Tokyo 2020 Recommendation, Agenda 2020 Implementations and Championships Designation

The ISSF Executive Committee and Administrative Council unanimously approved the recommendation for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic program that aims to achieve gender equality and retain 15 Olympic events. Agenda 2020 implementation and designation of 2018 / 2019 ISSF Championships organizers were also among key decisions taken during the meetings. The ISSF Executive Committee and Administrative…