News: Kneale To Feature On Stamps

British Shooting athlete Tim Kneale will feature on a new set of Olympic stamps commissioned by the Isle of Man Post Office. Kneale produced a great performance in Rio to finish fourth in the double trap event and was narrowly pipped to the bronze medal by fellow Team GB shooter Steve Scott. Fellow Manx athlete…

News: Rio Celebrations Hit Manchester

Team GB’s Olympians and Paralympians are set to be honoured tomorrow in Manchester with thousands expected to cheer on the athletes. Rio 2016 was very successful for British Shooting with Ed Ling and Steve Scott winning bronze medals in trap and double trap respectively. The parade will begin outside the Museum of Science and Industry…

News: Paralympics Schedule

With the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games opening ceremony marking the start of the world’s largest disability sporting event, we wanted to bring you the schedule for our sport shooting, as well as provide you with some key names to look out for. Paralympic shooting is set to take place from the 8th until the 14th…

News: Joe Neville – 8 Olympics and Counting

Tomorrow Amber Hill will compete in her first ever Olympic Games. And while the youngster’s experience at the world’s biggest sporting event may be minimal, her coach Joe Neville has coached shotgun at the Olympic Games for 32 years. Most athletes are lucky to feature in the Olympics Games once or twice – but Joe…

News:McIntosh Finishes 18th In Rio

Jen McIntosh has finished in 18th place in the 50m three positions rifle at the Rio 2016 Olympics. The Scottish shooter was visibly disappointed with the result but everybody watching was so proud of McIntosh, who was GB’s only rifle representative in Brazil. The Scottish shooter started well in the kneeling position with a score…

News: Scott Wins Olympic Bronze

Steve Scott has won double trap bronze at the Rio 2016 Olympics. The victory was a little bittersweet for Team GB as the bronze medal match was fought between Scott and compatriot, Tim Kneale. But the pair, who train together on a regular basis, shared an embrace at the end of the event to show…

News: Ling Wins Olympic Bronze

  Ed Ling has won trap bronze at the Rio 2016 Olympics. After impressive performances in qualifying and the semi-final, Ling held his nerve in the bronze medal match to shoot a score of 13/15 to beat Czech Republic’s David Kostelecky. The Taunton born shooter has been in fine form throughout the two days of…

News: Ling Starts Strong

Ed Ling put in a fantastic performance in day one of trap qualifying to shoot 73/75. The score puts him up to second place out of 33 competitors ahead of the second qualifying session and the finals tomorrow. Ling missed his second bird in his first round of shooting but didn’t let that affect him…

News: McIntosh Finishes 15th In Rio

Jen McIntosh finished in 15th place in the 10m Rifle competition at the Olympics in Rio. The Commonwealth Games medallist scored 414.7 after four series which was not quite enough to qualify for the final with the top eight scoring 415.9 or higher. It was a valiant effort by McIntosh who had a technical scare…

News: Rio Schedule

Shooting is one of the first events of the Olympics starting this Saturday and continuing until Sunday 14th August. Ed Ling, Steve Scott, Tim Kneale, Jen McIntosh, Amber Hill and Elena Allen will all be bidding for gold in Rio and you can watch every shot fired on the BBC. All the times below are…

News: Parr Wins World Silver

Ken Parr has won a silver medal in the 50m Rifle Prone at the Baku World Cup. Parr is the first male British rifle athlete to win a medal at a World Cup since Neil Stirton in 2008 and could see him rise up into the top 10 of the ISSF rankings. Parr shot 62.8…

News: Hill Wins World Bronze

Amber Hill has secured a bronze medal in the skeet competition of the ISSF Shotgun World Cup in San Marino. After qualifying for the semi-final with a score of 72/75, the 18-year-old shot 12/16 which was enough to finish joint 4th with Meng Wei and advance to a shoot-off. Hill held her nerve in the…