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Emmons Wins Shooting World Cup

From the U.S. Olympic Committee COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (November 4, 2008) - Two-time Olympian Matt Emmons (Browns Mills, N.J.) won his second medal at the 2008 ISSF Rifle/Pistol World Cup Final in Bangkok, Thailand when he captured the gold medal...

By Amy Shipley  |  November 4, 2008; 4:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Rhode's Shotgun Stolen

From the Associated Press: An Olympic gold medalist shooter is offering $5,000 for the return of her shotgun, which she says was stolen from her pickup truck while she was buying shoes for her wedding in Lake Elsinore, Calif. Champion...

By Tracee Hamilton  |  September 12, 2008; 3:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Shooting: Emmons 4th in Rifle

Matt Emmons placed fourth in the 50m men's 3-position rifle competition at the Beijing Shooting Hall Range Sunday afternoon. Standing second after the qualifying round, Emmons built a solid lead with his first nine shots in the final round. Needing...

By Tracee Hamilton  |  August 17, 2008; 3:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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Hancock Takes Gold in Skeet Shooting

Nineteen-year-old American Vincent Hancock won a shootout over Norway's Tore Brovold to earn the gold medal in the men's skeet competition at the Beijing Shooting Range. Hancock and Brovold, who share the world record in the event, were tied at...

By Dave Sheinin  |  August 16, 2008; 5:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Sanderson's Medal Hopes Dashed in Rapid-Fire Pistol

For a lesson in grace in defeat, we present to you American Keith Sanderson, who entered today's final in the men's 25-meter rapid-fire pistol in first place -- following a Olympic-record performance of 583 points in the qualifying round --...

By Dave Sheinin  |  August 16, 2008; 12:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Shooting: Turner Get Bronze

U.S. shooter Jason Turner was awarded a bronze medal in the 10-meter air pistol after Kim Jong Su from North Korea was disqualified for a positive drug test. Turner was fourth in the competition before Kim's doping positive. From Saginaw,...

By Tracee Hamilton  |  August 15, 2008; 8:09 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Older Entries in This Category »

(Update) Shooter Emmons Wins Silver, Tracee Hamilton , August 15, 2008
Shooting: Emmons into Final, Tracee Hamilton , August 14, 2008
Rhode Wins Silver, Tracee Hamilton , August 14, 2008
Beyerle Fifth in 3-Position Final, Tracee Hamilton , August 14, 2008
Chinese Shooter Yearns For Dad, Amy Shipley , August 12, 2008
Eller Shoots Down Gold, Tracee Hamilton , August 12, 2008
Eller to Double Trap Final, Tracee Hamilton , August 12, 2008
India Shooter Gets Gold (Updated), Tracee Hamilton , August 11, 2008
U.S. Shooter Nabs Bronze, Tracee Hamilton , August 11, 2008
U.S. Trap Shooter Makes Final, Tracee Hamilton , August 11, 2008
Russia, Georgia Share Medal Stand, Jon DeNunzio , August 10, 2008
Gold Rush, Tracee Hamilton , August 10, 2008
Pang Wei Wins Shooting Gold, Tracee Hamilton , August 9, 2008
Shootists Advance to Finals, Tracee Hamilton , August 9, 2008
First Gold Medal Given Out, washingtonpost.com Sports Editor , August 8, 2008
 
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