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2 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Christie takes silver medal in skeet shooting

The 34-year-old from Dundee, which is near to the shooting competition in Barry Buddon, delighted the home crowd by reaching the gold-medal match.

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4 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

Commonwealth Games shooting: Jen McIntosh qualifies

Scotland's Jen McIntosh took a giant step forward in defending her 10m air rifle Commonwealth championship when she successfully qualified for the final during a tense morning session at the Barrty Buddon shooting range.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Georgios Achilleos, Summer Olympics, Daniel Repacholi, Summer Olympic

4 hrs ago | The Age

Repacholi wins shooting gold

Australian shooter Daniel Repacholi's air pistol gold medal has been overshadowed by the remarkable achievement of bronze medallist Michael Gault.

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7 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

SHOOTING: Hot-shot Rivers delighted with Commonwealth bronze

Dan Rivers admitted he has never been under so much pressure after winning a bronze medal in the Commonwealth Games yesterday.

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7 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

SHOOTING: Hot-shot Rivers delighted with Commonwealth bronze

Dan Rivers admitted he has never been under so much pressure after winning a bronze medal in the Commonwealth Games yesterday.

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8 hrs ago | India.com

Commonwealth Games 2014: India's schedule on Day 3

Glasgow, July 26: Abhinav Bindra and Malaika Goel gave India a gold and a silver from shooting on Day 2 of the Commonwealth Games and the country will look forward to earning more glory from the discipline with medals up for grabs on Day 3 here Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Abhinav Bindra, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Rahi Sarnobat, Olympic Boxing, Manoj Kumar, Vijender

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Mail

'If single drop a line': Lonely First World War seamstress tried to ...

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The Age

Laura Coles claims Commonwealth shooting gold

Gold medal effort ... Laura Coles of Australia competes in the Women's Skeet qualifying at Barry Buddon Shooting Centre.

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The Independent

Commonwealth Games 2014: Dan Rivers fires Games shooting record but loses in shoot-out agony

Elena Allen, a Muscovite who married Welsh shooter Malcolm Allen, settling in Newport, held her nerve to win a shoot-off against England's Sarah Gray for a place in the gold-medal match Carnoustie has not known a day of shoot-out drama quite like it since 1999, when the Frenchman Jean van de Velde fluffed a three-shot lead at the 18th hole of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Elena Allen, Summer Olympics, Abhinav Bindra, Panagiota Andreou

South Wales Argus

First medals in the velodrome and the pool for Team Wales

THERE was a first medal for Team Wales in the velodrome at Glasgow 2014 as Matthew Ellis and Ieuan Williams won bronze, writes Andrew Penman.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Gymnastics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Cycling, Geraint Thomas, Marc Ryan, Sir Chris Hoy, Chris Hoy

Mid-Day Mumbai

Dravid, Bindra and Gopichand to select potential Olympic medal hopefuls

New Delhi : With an aim to increase India's medal tally in 2016 and 2020 Olympics, the Sports Ministry has decided to start a "Target Mission Olympic Podium Scheme" and an elite athletes identification committee, which will include sporting greats Rahul Dravid and Abhinav Bindra among others.

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Related Topix: Sports, Abhinav Bindra, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Archery

Oxford Mail

DIDCOT'S Dan Rivers has won a bronze medal in the 10m air rifle final at Glasgow 2014.

The Wantage Target Shooting Club member topped the rankings in this morning's qualifying event with a Games record 623.6 points.

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Scotsman.com

Commonwealth Games: Scotland fall short in shooting

Scotland's medal winning-form did not carry over into the first event at the Barry Buddon shooting venue, the 10m air pistol for women.

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Related Topix: Sports, Abhinav Bindra, Dorothy Ludwig, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Lalita Yauhleuskaya, Heena Sidhu

DNA India

Last appearance at Commonwealth Games, tweets Abhinav Bindra

Abhinav Bindra, India's first and only individual Olympic gold medallist, has decided to call it a day, at least as far Commonwealth Games, are concerned.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

BBC News

Welsh day two Commonwealth preview

Dates: 23 July - 3 August. Coverage: Live on BBC TV, HD, BBC Radio 5 live, Red Button, Connected TVs, online, tablets and mobiles Rhythmic gymnasts Frankie Jones and Laura Halford hope to add to their day-one team silver with medals in the individual all-around finals Olympian Elena Allen heads Welsh hopes in the shooting, competing in the women's ... (more)

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Sydney Morning Herald

Diamond trains less than competitors

Michael Diamond reckons he's so experienced it's better for him to train less than half as much as his trap shooting rivals.

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BBC News

Boxers enter fray at Commonwealths

Michael Conlan and Steven Ward are among the Northern Ireland boxers entering the fray at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Friday.

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DNA India

Abhinav Bindra, Heena Sidhu look to start with a bang in shooting

Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra and world number one in women's 10-metre air pistol, Heena Sidhu, are expected to set the tone for the strong Indian shooting team, which begins its campaign in the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Friday.

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The Baltimore Sun

Local archers prepare to hit target at nationals

Ask Matthew Jones to describe a sound technique for archery, and you could get one of several answers of varying depth.

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Organic Gardening

10 Reasons I Love FAotbol

I didn't grow up in a sporty family. Our primary sport was reading, punctuated by a few bicycle races in Europe .

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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