Paris 2024: Try an Olympic and Paralympic sport this summer!


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Project Rimaya highly commended at British Muslim Awards

Archery GB's Project Rimaya has been highly commended at the British Muslim Awards 2024.

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03 February 2024

The wand targets: a fun medieval challenge for archers

As a beginner in archery, you might believe that the classic five-colour circles seen in the Olympics are the only types of targets used in archery. However, while they're the most common, they're not the only ones. In fact, there are dozens and dozens of different types of targets for archers to aim at. We're going to be looking at the wand target, which offers a rich history and quite a challenge for any archer.

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26 January 2024

Junior archer’s mission to support Cancer Research UK

Isla Turner has become a bit of a star on archery-related Facebook groups by selling her arrow pens, keyrings and archery-themed travel mugs to raise money for Cancer Research UK in memory of her great grandma.

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16 January 2024

Girls' youth club introduces weekly archery sessions

A girls' youth club in Bolton, which engages ethnically diverse communities in sport, has introduced weekly archery sessions.

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08 January 2024

Get the Blue Peter Sport badge by trying archery!

Blue Peter's Sport badge is available to earn now and you can get it by trying any sport for the first time including archery.

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04 January 2024

RED January: Try archery as part of your challenge!

Are you looking to get 2024 off to an active start? Then consider joining RED January - a free, inclusive initiative that encourages increased physical activity to uplift spirits and enhance overall wellbeing.

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01 December 2023

Archer shortlisted for BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year

The top three contenders for BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year 2023 have been announced live on Blue Peter this evening (Friday 1 December), with GB archer Penny Healey among the final three.

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14 November 2023

Archery at any age

One of the questions Archery GB hears a lot is "Am I too old to get into archery?" Our response is "You're never too old." Archery knows no age or boundaries. A large percentage of our membership are people who have retired and are looking for a way to stay active and the feeling of community and friendship that comes with being part of an archery club.

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24 October 2023

Club members give Field and 3D archery a go

An archery club in Gloucestershire organised an intro to Field and 3D event so members could try a different type of archery.

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07 October 2023

Archery GB partners with Path to Paris to inspire children to get active

Next year, the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games will take place in Paris. To mark this occasion, Get Set (the official youth engagement programme from Team GB and ParalympicsGB), is on a mission to get children aged 5-11 and their families more active with their new virtual challenge - Path to Paris.

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19 September 2023

Delivering archery to madrassahs in Lancashire

Over the past six months, Yvonne Stead, the Regional Development Officer for the Northern Counties, has been working in partnership with Active Lancashire and Together and Active Future (TaAF) to help support the delivery of archery as part of the Active Madrassah initiative, linked to Archery GB's Project Rimaya.

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10 September 2023

Having a go at archery at the World Blind Games

The World Blind Games played host to an archery have-a-go event, offering visitors to the Games a chance to experience the excitement of archery and showcased the power of sport to bring people of all abilities together.

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01 September 2023

A new generation of archery instructors

What are the benefits of being an instructor, how do you become one and what opportunities are available? Archery GB's Grassroots Digital Officer, Daniel Fisher-Jones, who has just completed his instructor course and led his very first sessions, breaks it down for us.

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22 August 2023

Bear Grylls Adventure becomes an Archery Activity Partner

Bear Grylls Adventure at the NEC in Birmingham is known for its exciting activities, including high ropes, indoor skydiving, axe throwing and, of course, archery.

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14 August 2023

Sharing archery opportunities for older adults in care homes

As an enthusiastic coach and archer, Ged Laing of Ayr Archery Club in South Ayrshire, has been supporting various care homes over the past couple of months by delivering soft archery sessions to residents. This has allowed older adults the opportunity to have a go of archery within their care home setting and experience the positive physical and mental health benefits of the sport.

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10 August 2023

Be part of the National Tour Final at Wollaton Hall this September!

The 2023 National Tour Finals will take place at Nottingham's Wollaton Hall on 2-3 September and tickets are now on sale.

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