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  • Cool Chetcuti hits Grand Prix glory at Bidnija

    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

    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...

  • Chetcuti 13th in Slovenia

    William Chetcuti just missed out on a place in the ISSF World Cup Double Trap final in Slovenia yesterday as he finished just one point short of a top-six placing. Competing in his first World Cup shoot since his triumph in Beijing in April,...

  • Chetcuti heads MSSF team for shoot in Slovenia

    Double trap stalwart William Chetcuti heads a group of Maltese shooters who are travelling to Slovenia to compete in the ISSF World Cup. Around 591 shooters from 77 countries are expected to head to Maribor for the World Cup with many vying to...

  • Farrugia shows form in Skeet Selection

    Farrugia shows form in Skeet Selection

    Clive Farrugia was in top form during the weekend when he won the MSG Skeet Selection organised by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation at the Bidnija ranges. The two-day competition was contested over 125 clays and another round of 25 in the...

  • Federation of Maltese Target Shooters established

    The Association of Arms Collectors and Target Shooters (AACTS) and the Association of Maltese Arms Collectors and Shooters (AMACS) have announced that they have jointly set up a federation to cover all forms of target shooting sports other than...

  • Aquilina wins Bidnija Trap competition after final shoot-off

    Jason John Aquilina was the overall winner of the Horace Micallef Enterprises Ltd Trap Selection shoot organised over the weekend by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation at its ranges in Bidnija. The fine weather during the two days of competition...

  • Vella misses out on bronze after tense shoot-off

    Vella misses out on bronze after tense shoot-off

    William Vella was a whisker away from a GSSE medal yesterday when he was edged out to fourth place following a tense shoot-off with Liechtenstein’s Michael Mattle in the men’s Air Rifle final at the Gemeindessal Range in Balzers. Vella, winner of...

  • Shooting: Malta just misses first medal

    William Vella came a whisker away from winning Malta’s first medal of the Small Nations Games after he was edged out to fourth place following a thrilling shoot-off with Liechtenstein’s Michael Mattle in the men’s Air Rifle final at the...

  • Malta-Wales competition

    A team of Welsh trap shooters, that included Scott Morgan, Davies Jonathon, Lyons Nick and Williams Alan, were in Malta these past few days for a training camp. During the weekend, they competed against local shooters in a selection shoot at...

  • Success for Chetcuti in Italian competition

    William Chetcuti maintained his positive form yesterday when capturing the double trap title at Il Gran Premio Nazionale Italiano, held in Umbriaverde. Some of the world’s leading shooters, including former Olympic medallists, competed in this...

  • Xuereb first, Chetcuti third in Italy shoot

    Double Trap shooters Nathan Lee Xuereb and William Chetcuti left their mark in the Italian international Grand Prix, which was held yesterday, after finishing first and third in their respective categories. Xuereb, 14, won the Grand Prix for...

  • Chetcuti, Xuereb set for Italian GP

    Fresh from his success at the World Cup shoot in Beijing, double trap shooter William Chetcuti is heading to Italy to compete in the Italian International Grand Prix, to be held in Umbria Verde this week. Chetcuti, 26, and youngster Nathan Lee...

  • Maltese shooters in Bologna training camp

    Maltese shooters in Bologna training camp

    A group of shooters from the Malta Rifle and Pistol Shooting Club, which is affiliated to the Malta Shooting Sport Federation, are having a training camp in Bologna. Lawrence Darmanin, Romeo Gregor Zuber, Raymond Cacciattolo, William Vella,...

  • Beijing trap experience for Tonna, Deguara

    Maltese shooters Jeffrey Tonna and Rennie Deguara yesterday competed in the trap event at the 2011 ISSF World Cup in Beijing. Tonna placed 39th overall with a score of 113 (23, 22, 22, 22, 24) out of 125 points while Deguara hit 106 points (21,...

  • Gold medal could be turning point in my career – Chetcuti

    Gold medal could be turning point in my career – Chetcuti

    William Chetcuti was given a hero’s welcome yesterday on his return to Malta after winning the gold medal in Sunday’s ISSF World Cup shoot in Beijing. A sizeable crowd of shooting enthusiasts and other well-wishers thronged the Arrivals’ Hall at...

  • Chetcuti wins gold in Beijing

    Chetcuti wins gold in Beijing

    William Chetcuti continued to hone his reputation as the country’s best prospect to achieve an unprecedented medal-winning success in the Olympic Games yesterday when he won the third leg of this year’s ISSF World Cup in Beijing, China. The...

  • Olympics berth – a dream fulfilled

    Olympics berth – a dream fulfilled

    Bidnija was an unusually quiet place yesterday as all Malta Shooting Sport Federation (MSSF) competitions at the ranges were halted for a much-awaited break in a hectic 2010-11 calendar. For some, it was an ideal occasion to spend some time with...

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