newsshootinga day ago

Know Your Heros : Avani Lekhara - The fighter who just keeps shooting

What would one classify as a good story? Is it the tale of a champion who has achieved success after being continuously pitted against challenges or is it the story of a hero whose life was a bed of roses? 
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newsshooting3 days ago

2020 Shooting World Cup to be held in New Delhi

The 2020 Shooting World Cup is going to be held in New Delhi, as the opportunity to host the World cup by the International Shooting Sport Federation has been given to India. Indian shooters will have top-class competition plus practice at home before they head to Tokyo for the 2020 Olympics.
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newsshooting8 days ago

Heena Sidhu is very demanding which is necessary for winning, reveals coach Ronak Pandit

Heena Sidhu’s coach and life-partner, Ronak Pandit, has revealed that the determination shown by his wife is the reason why she has won so much on the international level. Heena will be competing for the gold medal at the Asian Games in the 10m air pistol event along with youngster Manu Bhaker.
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newsshooting9 days ago

Asian Games 2018 | NRAI warns to use passport size photographs after shooters upload selfies

After shooters uploaded selfies and motivational quotes for their ID card applications, the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) has made it mandatory for the shooters to use passport size photographs. NRAI also went in to warn the athletes of 'disciplinary actions’ if they fail to comply.
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newsshooting16 days ago

Hopefully Indian shooters will improve their performance this time, suggests Heena Sidhu

Heena Sidhu has said that the young batch of Indian shooters have truly upped the ante ahead of this year’s Asian Games adding that the shooting contingent could better their result from 2014. She also suggested that the Asian Games will definitely be more competitive than the Commonwealth Games.
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newsshooting16 days ago

Asian Games 2018 | I am not thinking about medals, only about competing : Manu Bhaker

With the Asian Games around the corner, Manu Bhaker, who won gold in her first senior World Cup, has insisted that she doesn’t think about winning medals and only focuses on competing in the next competition. She stated that she doesn’t think about the selections and only concentrates on shooting.
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newsshootinga month ago

Jitu Rai removed from TOP scheme due to non-selection in Asian Games

Shooter Jitu Rai became the latest sportsperson to be dropped from the list of sportspersons being supported by the much touted Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) on Tuesday. Three other shooters, along with Rai, have been dropped from the scheme due to below-par performances in the recent past.
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newsshooting2 months ago

ISSF World Cup | India bag 8 medals on final day to top tally

The Indian contingent picked up 8 medals including 5 golds on the final day of the ISSF World Cup and finished atop the medals tally. In the 10m air pistol mixed team, India finished with gold and silver as Devanshi Rana and Saurabh Chaudhary edged ahead of compatriots Manu Bhaker and Anmol Jain.
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newsshooting2 months ago

ISSF World Cup | Manu Bhaker breaks world record to clinch gold, Anish Bhanwala secures bronze

Teen sensation Manu Bhaker shot 242.5 to create another world record on her way to gold in 10m air pistol event at the ISSF World Cup in Germany. Commonwealth Games champion Anish Bhanwala had to settle for bronze in men's 25 m rapid fire event which took India's tally to 17 medals at the meet.
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newsshooting2 months ago

ISSF World Cup | Twins Udheyveer Sidhu and Vijayveer Sidhu win 25m Pistol team gold

18-year-old twins Udheyveer Sidhu and Vijayveer Sidhu borrowed pistols and won the team gold medal with Rajkanwar Singh in the 25 m Pistol junior men event at the ISSF World Cup. Coach D S Chandel believes their strength is their focus and winning national competitions have given them confidence.
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