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  • Attard wins Trap title

    Nazzareno Attard won the Malta-Italy Trap Challenge event for singles yesterday at the Malta Shooting Sport Federation ranges in Bidnija. Attard claimed the title after a very tight barrage mainly contested with back-to-form Frans Pace after both...

  • Newcomers do well at Bidnija

    The Larry Vella indoor airgun range in Bidnija hosted the third Air Rifle and Air Pistol competitions of the season last weekend. Romeo Zuber claimed the honours in the air rifle shoot. Alison Vella and Lorraine Vella were making their first...

  • Cacciattolo, Bezzina in top form in air-pistol competition

    Air-Pistol shooting is making great strides in quality and popularity on our shores. This is reflected by the recent increase in shooters practising the Olympic sport at the Larry Vella Indoor Airgun Shooting Range in Bidnija. Last Saturday, Ray...

  • Mifsud dominates season

    The Rifle and Pistol Shooting Club have just organised their last events of the season at the Victoria Ranges and under the auspices of the Malta Shooting Sport Federation. This was the first kind of Rim Fire/Centre Fire pistol champ­ion-ship...

  • Chetcuti fifth in ISSF list

    William Chetcuti accumulated 1,488 points in 2011 to finish the World Cup season in fifth place in Double Trap world rankings issued recently by the world body ISSF. Chetcuti has just completed an outstanding season following a series of positive...

  • Chetcuti eighth in Abu Dhabi

    William Chetcuti was unable to repeat the same feat of his only other appearance in the World Cup Double Trap finals yesterday as he finished eighth in Abu Dhabi, failing to make the cut after hitting two clays less than the sixth-placed shooter...

  • Chetcuti leaves for World Cup finals

    Double trap shooter William Chetcuti departed for the United Arab Emirates yesterday ahead of his participation in the ISSF World Cup finals. The double trap competition is scheduled to take place on Tuesday. The World Cup finals, hosted annually...

  • Chetcuti to compete in World Cup Finals next week

    Maltese Double Trap shooter William Chetcuti leaves Malta for Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emerites tomorrow for the ISSF World Cup Finals 2011. He is accompanied by his coach Jimmy Bugeja. This is the most prestegios event in the ISSF shooting...

  • Pace prevails in tight shoot

    Frans Pace had to rely on his vast reserves of experience yesterday to top a tight Vivendo Group Trap Selection shoot organised by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation in Bidnija. The competition was on 125 clays with the best six qualifying for...

  • Chetcuti fifth in worlds

    Malta’s William Chetcuti came a whisker away from winning a medal at the ISSF World Championships in Belgrade yesterday. The Mellieħa shooter was in fine form as he compiled scores of 48, 50 and 48 to qualify for the final barrage with an overall...

  • Maltese shooters in Belgrade

    Trap shooters Jason John Aquilina, George Cassar and Jeffrey Pisani will be in action at the 2011 ISSF World Championships in Belgrade between today and tomorrow. Saviour Portelli, the president of the Malta Shooting Sport Federation (MSSF), is...

  • Impressive scores at Bidnija Trap competition

    Impressive scores were achieved during the weekend competition at Bidnija where the All Malta Trap shoot was organised by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation. This annual event was on 125 clays – 75 shot on Saturday and 50 yesterday morning. The...

  • Chetcuti sixth at Euro Double Trap

    William Chetcuti had to be content with sixth place in yes-terday’s European Champion­ship Double Trap shoot which took place in Belgrade, Serbia. Chetcuti did well to reach the finals after winning a three-way shoot-off with Germany’s An-dreas...

  • Impressive Varga wins Trap title in Belgrade

    The trap competition from the 2011 European Championships in Bel-grade, Serbia, came to a close yesterday with Slovakia’s Erik Varga winning the title in impressive style thanks to an overall score of 147 from a maximum of 150 points. Varga only...

  • Pace hits straight in Belgrade

    Frans Pace, one of five Maltese shooters at the Euro Champion-ships in Belgrade, yesterday hit a straight of 25 clays in the first three rounds of the Trap competition. Pace also had another good effort of 24 and a lower 21 in his two other rounds...

  • Nine-strong MSSF squad for Euro Champs

    Nine shooters from the Malta Shooting Sport Federation (MSSF) will travel to Serbia this week ahead of their participation in the European Championships, to be held in Belgrade. Jason J. Aquilina, Nicky Carabott and Frans Pace will represent Malta...

  • Cool Chetcuti hits Grand Prix glory at Bidnija

    William Chetcuti made up for last year’s upset in the inaugural Malta Grand Prix after an almost faultless display in the second edition of the Double Trap competition held yesterday at the Malta Shooting Sport Federation ranges in Bidnija. In...

  • Double Trap GP at Bidnija this weekend

    A list of world class shooters are currently in Malta for the week-end’s Double Trap Grand Prix at the Malta Shoot Sport Federation ranges in Bidnija. The first to arrive was Saad Almutairi, from Kuwait. He conducted a one-week training camp here...

  • Strong field for International Double Trap GP

    The Malta Shooting Sport Federation (MSSF) will be hosting an array of talented shooters for the second International Double Trap Grand Prix at its ranges in Bidnija on July 24. Carmel Cascun, MSSF secretary general, yesterday told a news...

  • Bright start for Farrugia in skeet

    Clive Farrugia produced an almost flawless display in the opening two rounds of the skeet event at the ISSF World Cup in Maribor, Slovenia yesterday. The talented Maltese shooter began impressively, firing a straight in the first round before...

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