USA Rule Both Skeet Women Events At ISSF World Championship Moscow

Dania Jo Vizzi is the third United States’ shooter to claim the women’s Skeet world title after Brandy Drodz in 2014 and Morgan Craft in 2015. While the junior event saw Katharina Monika Jacob, Austen Jewell Smith and Samantha Simonton sweep the whole podium. Less than three weeks later after they all qualified for the…

Russia’s Fokeev Claims Double Trap Shooting World Title

43-year old Vitaly Fokeev of the Russian Federation claimed the men’s Double Trap world title on his home turf, today, at the 2017 ISSF Shotgun World Championship in Moscow Region. The four-time Olympian came back atop of the ISSF Wolrd Championship podium 11 years after winning the 2006’s edition in Zagreb, Croatia. Fokeev, supported by…

ISSF Shotgun World Championship Kicks-Off In Moscow

640 athletes will compete in 22 medal events from this morning until the 10th of September…. The 2017 ISSF Shotgun World Championship officially kicked-off at the Fox Lodge shooting range, Moscow Region, Russia, where the championship will run from today right to the 10th of September. 640 athletes from 76 nations will compete there in…

ISSF EGA approves Tokyo 2020 Programme…

The International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Extraordinary General Assembly (EGA) today approved the Tokyo 2020 Shooting Sport Olympic program, and the creation of an open and consultative forum comprising athletes, coaches and representatives from Member Federations to review the shooting events for the 2024 Olympic Games and beyond. The EGA had been called to discuss…

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…