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National shooting camp involving Olympic aspirants postponed due to spike in Covid-19 cases

The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) has been forced to postpone the compulsory training camp for the Olympic aspirants in the account of the spike in the number of Covid-19 cases. As per reports, the national body is aiming to start the camp in the second week of August.
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newsshootinga month ago

Indian shooters unsure of attending training camp amidst threat of COVID-19 virus

India’s core group of 32 shooters are scheduled to start their training for the Tokyo Olympics next year on August 1 at the Karni Singh Shooting Range in Delhi. But, many of the shooters are not sure whether they can attend the camp with the COVID-19 pandemic causing more problems day by day.
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newsshootinga month ago

Not in a rush to restart shooting camp and put athletes at risk, claims D. V. Seetharama Rao

The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) is not in a position to rush things and start their national camp amid the pandemic situation and put the athletes in a risk. The spike in the number of COVID-19 cases in the past week has been alarming, which might cause a further delay, es
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newsshootinga month ago

Indian shooters begin training after four-month drought

Indian shooters have begun training following Sports Authority of India’s decision to open the Karni Shooting Range in New Delhi for Tokyo aspirants. The shooters, now, are allowed to train in adherence to social distancing norms, while high-intensity training will start in a phased manner.
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newsshooting5 months ago

Trials and Tournaments hardly matter at this point, feels Manu Bhaker

Postponement of tournaments and cancellation of trials and camps hardly matter at this point to Manu Bhaker, who is hoping to see the world win the battle against the COVID-19. She secured an Olympic quota for India in the women's 10m air pistol event and enjoyed a successful season last year.
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newsshooting7 months ago

Hoping for a couple of medals in shooting at 2020 Tokyo Olympics, asserts Suma Shirur

The high performance specialist coach for the Indian junior rifle team Suma Shirur said she is hoping for the Indian shooting contingent to win a couple of medals at the Tokyo Olympics this year. Shirur expressed that India is very strong in two-three shooting events with talented shooters.
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newsshooting8 months ago

Khelo India Youth Games is a brilliant initiative, asserts Manu Bhaker

India's shooting prodigy Manu Bhaker, who won gold at the Commonwealth Games last year, has lauded the Khelo India Youth Games initiative by the Indian sports ministry. She has also expressed that the competition provides a brilliant platform for youngsters to showcase their talent.
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newsshooting9 months ago

Trials won’t work, need to go with big-stage performers, says Jaspal Rana

Jaspal Rana has reckoned that the NRAI has to opt for those who have the guts to perform on the big stage instead of conducting trials to finalise India’s representatives at the Tokyo Olympics next year. Rana has also credited NRAI president Raninder Singh for India’s success in the sport this year.
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newsshooting9 months ago

We cannot return empty-handed from Tokyo, says NRAI president Raninder Singh

The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) president Raninder Singh has said that the Indian shooting team cannot afford to return from next year’s Tokyo Olympics empty-handed. To this end, the NRAI wants to protect its 15 Olympic-bound shooters from exploitation and distractions.
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newsshooting9 months ago

Asian Shooting Championships | Angad Vir Singh and Mairaj Ahmad bag top prizes

Angad Vir Singh Bajwa and Mairaj Ahmad Khan won gold and silver medals respectively, as they sealed Olympic quota places at the Asian Shooting Championships in Doha on Sunday. Meanwhile, Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar won the Olympic quota place in the men’s rifle 3-position event with a bronze medal.
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