newsshooting2 days ago

Youngsters coming through the ranks is a good sign, says Abhinav Bindra

Shooter Abhinav Bindra has stated that India is quite fortunate in the sense that young kids are taking up shooting day-in and day-out which, he says, is a positive sign for the country. Bindra is a lone athlete from India to have won an individual gold medal in any sport at the Summer Olympic.
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newsshooting14 days ago

Adarsh Singh registers major upset by beating Anish Bhanwala in shooting nationals

17-year old teenager Adarsh Singh has pipped CWG Gold medalist Anish Bhanwala to clinch the men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol national title at the 62nd National Shooting Championship in Kerala on Saturday. Adarsh also won a team gold in the junior category and a silver in the individual junior finals.
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newsshooting15 days ago

Abhinav Bindra, Raninder Singh bestowed with ISSF Diploma of Honour medals

Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra and NRAI president Raninder Singh were both awarded with ISSF Diploma of Honour medals at the General Assembly meeting of the international body in Munich, Germany. Singh is also in line to be elected as one of the four vice-presidents of the ISSF.
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newsshooting24 days ago

Anjum Moudgil racks up five gold medals at National Shooting Championships

Anjum Moudgil bagged gold medals in the 50m 3-positions, 10m air rifle and 10m air rifle mixed event, women's 50m rifle prone gold and team gold medal as well at the Nationals in Kerala. Moudgil now aims to become the first Indian woman to finish on the podium at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games.
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newsshootinga month ago

Shooting Nationals | Mehuli Ghosh secures four golds while Anjum Moudgil takes women’s 10m air rifle top honours

CWG medalist Anjum Moudgil has been on a very good run of form lately and now won the women’s 10m air rifle competition at the shooting nationals to secure her second medal. On the other hand, Bengal’s Mehuli Ghosh claimed four gold medals in Thiruvananthapuram on Monday.
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newsshootinga month ago

Report : National Shooting Championship to have record 6000 participants

The National Shooting Championship, which is currently being held in Thiruvananthapuram, is having a whopping 6000 shooters as the participants with no wild cards system this time. The likes Manu Bhaker and Mehuli Ghosh among others would all grace the 23-day event concluding on December 7.
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newsshootinga month ago

Gagan Narang Foundation signs MOU with Odisha Govt. to set up India’s largest shooting range

Gagan Narang Sports Promotion Foundation has signed a MoU with the Odisha Government to install a High-Performance Shooting Centre (HPC) in the city. The center, which would capacitate 400 shooters, will be responsible for training them while the government will be providing the land for it.
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newsshootinga month ago

Reports : SAI denies senior shooters permission to participate in Asian Airgun meet

Senior Indian shooters were miffed after the Sports Authority of India (SAI) denied permission at the eleventh hour to participate in the Asian Airgun shooting championships. NRAI has been of the opinion that the government denied some valuable practice time ahead of important competitions.
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newsshooting2 months ago

Need to keep Manus and Sourabhs grounded, asserts Jaspal Rana

Indian shooting chief coach Jaspal Rana has claimed that they have to ensure that the young players remain grounded for couple of years to protect them from the lure of fame and money. He also stated that the issues are not on the field but going off field which could be a great loss to the nation.
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newsshooting2 months ago

Told everyone we’ll come back with four medals from youth Olympics, says NRAI president

A jubilant NRAI president, Raninder Singh, lavished praise on the young shooters who returned with four medals from the ongoing Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires. Manu Bhaker, Saurabh Chaudhary, Shahu Mane, and Mehuli Gosh bagged medals for the Indian shooting contingent at the Games.
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