canal no alvo!

Why did no one tell me about this guy before?  Canal No Alvo (which translates as ‘On Target Channel’) is the brainchild of Bernado Oliveira, a competitive archer from Brasília, who likes to make all sorts of ker-razy videos with him and his recurve bow. I particularly enjoyed ‘Pool Challenge’, which sees him try some version … Continue reading canal no alvo!

Archery at the Asian Games – Day 6 (recurve finals)

  After a tournament which briefly looked like it was veering dangerously away from the script followed by previous Asiads, the recurve finals finally delivered the hoped-for ‘Golden Sunday’ for the home nation. After the shock semi-final defeat for the Korean men’s team on Friday – the first at an Asian Games for over thirty years – … Continue reading Archery at the Asian Games – Day 6 (recurve finals)

Archery at the Asian Games – Day 5 (compound finals)

INCHEON, Korea:  The Indian squad had an extraordinary day in windy conditions on the Gyegang field, as the men’s compound team capped a highly successful day for India by clinching a historic gold medal, beating favourites Korea 227-225. Rajat Chauhan, Sandeep Kumar and Abhishek Verma shot consistently in the middle from the second arrow on, in a closely-fought contest that saw … Continue reading Archery at the Asian Games – Day 5 (compound finals)