newsshooting12 days ago

Jaspal Rana covers Manu Bhaker up by saying someone else tweeted from Manu Bhaker’s account

India's junior pistol shooting coach Jaspal Rana has revealed that Manu Bhaker was not responsible for the controversial Tweet that surfaced on her Twitter handle last month. The tweet was aimed at the Rs 2 crore prize money promised by the state government for her gold medal at the Youth Olympics.
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newsshootinga month ago

ISSF World Cup | Heena Sidhu, Manu Bhaker part of Indian contingent

Heena Sidhu and Manu Bhaker will take up the responsibility for leading the charge of the Indian shooting contingent during the ISSF World Cup to be held in Delhi next month. The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) announced the Indian squad to take part in the first of the four World Cups.
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newsshootinga month ago

Anjum Moudgil sets her eyes on retaining Olympic quota in 10m air event

Anjum Moudgil has set herself a target of retaining her Olympic quota in the 10m air rifle event for the impending Tokyo Games in 2020. Moudgil had a rather busy 2018 season, but insists that she has shifted her attention towards working on her fitness levels in the upcoming season.
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newsshootinga month ago

Shooting | Manu Bhaker should apologize for her outburst, asserts Anil Vij

Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij has stated that a sportsperson should have a sense of discipline and Manu Bhaker should feel sorry for her outburst on Twitter. Bhaker was promised prize money of two crore rupees after she won a gold medal at the Youth Olympics but is yet to receive the money.
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newsshootinga month ago

Shooting | I will try to get an Olympic berth at the upcoming World Cup, says Anish Bhanwala

Young shooting sensation Anish Bhanwala has stated that he will try to secure an Olympic 2020 spot for himself at the upcoming World Cup. Earlier last year, Bhanwala became the youngest Indian ever to win a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games at a very young age of only 15 years.
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newsshooting2 months ago

Shooting | Manu Bhaker wins both junior and senior 10m air pistol events at National Trials

Manu Bhaker has managed to bag both the junior and women’s category gold medals of the 10 meters air pistol events at the national selection trials being held in Delhi. A few days ago, Bhaker also got top positions in the women’s 25m pistol events in both the women’s and junior sections.
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newsshooting2 months 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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newsshooting2 months 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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newsshooting2 months 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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newsshooting3 months 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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