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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Archery soaring after London Olympic success

France's Gael Prevost, far left, joins other archers during a training session at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Feted as a fashionable sport by the entertainment industry, archery has also hit its target of achieving higher Olympic status. Elite archers compete this week in their seasonlong World Cup series at Antalya, Turkey, in the first major event since the IOC board elevated the sport in a Summer Games ranking that ensures it will a bigger share of Olympic revenues.