Shooting

Dan Mennella
May 12, 2020 - 8:22 am
Detroit Lions defensive back Tracy Walker recently revealed that Ahmaud Arbery, the man gunned down while jogging on a sleepy suburban street in Georgia, was his second cousin.
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FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016 file photo, Uzbekistan's Oksana Chusovitina acknowledges the audience after her routine on the balance beam during the artistic gymnastics women's qualification at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Chusovitina had considered retirement before but chose to carry on before qualifying for her eighth Olympics — breaking her own record in the sport. This time around, the 1992 gold medalist said Tokyo will be her last Olympics. “It's already good that they have postponed. Everything will calm down and everything will be fine, and I think then the Olympics will go ahead as normal,” said the 44-year-old Chusovitina, who is training in restricted. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, file)
March 26, 2020 - 9:51 am
DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Even if it takes an extra year, Nino Salukvadze will still be aiming for an Olympic record. The Georgian shooter has competed at every Olympics since 1988, where she won a gold medal for the Soviet Union. At the Tokyo Olympics — now postponed until 2021 because of the...
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A Pakistani police officer checks documents of passengers travel to India via Samjhota Express at Lahore railway station in Pakistan, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. Indian authorities suspended a bus service this week without explanation. The development comes amid escalated tensions between Pakistan and India in the wake of last week's deadly suicide bombing in Kashmir against Indian paramilitary troops. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
February 22, 2019 - 1:24 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Olympic Committee has revoked the Olympic qualification status of a 25-meter shooting event in New Delhi because Indian officials refused to grant entry visas to two Pakistani athletes and an official. The IOC said Thursday it was informed on Monday...
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AP Photo/Laura Heald
Jason Huber
August 26, 2018 - 3:38 pm
Three people are dead, including the suspect and 11 people shot after a mass shooting took place at Jacksonville Landing shopping area in Jacksonville, Florida during a Madden video game tournament just before 2 p.m. on Sunday. Jacksonville authorities told The Associated Press that the suspect, a...
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Women's vault gold medalist South Korea's Yeo Sejeong, centre, stands with silver medalist Uzbekistan's Oksana Chusovitana, left, and bronze medalist North Korea's Pyon Ry Yong during the medal ceremony for apparatus final at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
August 23, 2018 - 11:00 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — There was a silver lining for seven-time Olympian Oksana Chusovitina at the Asian Games. The 43-year-old Uzbekistan gymnast took silver in the vault, one-tenth of a point behind 16-year-old South Korean Yeo Seo-jeong. Yeo, who was born 10 years after Chusovitina made her...
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In this April 13, 2018, file photo, Anish Bhanwala of India shoots during the men's 25m Rapid Fire Pistol final at the Belmont Shooting Centre during the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia. At 15 and still at high school, Anish was India's youngest gold medalist at the Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast in April when he won the 25-meter rapid fire pistol shooting event in a meet record. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard, File)
August 10, 2018 - 1:06 am
Anish Bhanwala is already considered something of a golden boy in the Indian contingent for the Asian Games. At 15 and still at high school, he was India's youngest gold medalist at the Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast in April when he won the 25-meter rapid fire pistol shooting event...
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Eeli Tolvanen (20), of Finland, celebrates after scoring a goal against Germany during the second period of the preliminary round of the men's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
February 15, 2018 - 12:53 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Eeli Tolvanen had a goal and three assists and as Finland flashed skill and sharp shooting to beat Germany 5-2 Thursday in each team's Olympic opener. Tolvanen, the Nashville Predators' top prospect, scored at even strength and assisted on a power-play goal by Sami...
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FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2017, file photo, Canada goalie Genevieve Lacasse (31) saves a shot by United States' Alex Carpenter (25) as Canada's Jocelyne Larocque (3) defends during the first period of a hockey game in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Canada goaltender Shannon Szabados is going for her third gold and Lacasse won her first in 2014. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
January 20, 2018 - 2:40 am
Four years is a long time to wait for a second chance. For some, the chance for golden redemption has been much longer. The United States women's hockey team has not won Olympic gold since the sport was added to the games in 1998. The Americans have since watched their biggest rival — Canada — take...
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