The oldest signs of archery’s use in Europe date from around 10,000BC, while in Asia and the Middle East evidence suggests archery originated even earlier. In modern times, it is mainly a competitive sport and recreational activity.
Archery is the sport which has a bow and arrows as basic equipment other than the target. World Archery is the world body for the sport of archery. Archery has Target archery, Para archery, Field archery, 3D archery, Flight & clout archery and Ski & run archery as disciplines.