newsshooting6 hours ago

India to host ISSF World Cup in 2020

India has got the hosting rights for the 2020 International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Combined World Cup, confirmed the ISSF Executive Committee. The World Cup having all three rifle, pistol and shotgun events, will be played in New Delhi from March 15 to March 26 next year.
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newsshooting6 days ago

I need to work hard to manage my ranking, claims Manu Bhaker

Manu Bhaker revealed that she needs to work hard in order to maintain her ranking on the international stage as the youngster attempts to win an Olympic quota for the Tokyo 2020 Games. Bhaker agrees that Indian shooting is doing well as it topped the medal tally for the third World Cup in a row.
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newsshooting6 days ago

Universiade 2019 | I am never satisfied with silver, says Elavenil Valarivan

After finishing second in the women’s air rifle event at the Universiade, Elavenil Valarivan has said that she is never satisfied with silver and rued the fact that she missed out on the gold due to her silly mistakes. She also bagged a team bronze at the 30th edition of the University Games.
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newsshooting8 days ago

World University Games | Yashaswini Singh Deswal misses bronze narrowly in women's air pistol

India’s Yashaswini Singh Deswal finished fourth at the summer games in Napoli with a total score of 197.7 in the women’s air pistol finals. Though she qualified second with 573, only behind Kim Minjung (582), Yashaswini later slipped to fourth as Kim leapfrogged her to the bronze medal in the end.
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newsshooting11 days ago

World University Games | Elavenil Valarivan wins silver in 10m air rifle

India’s Elavenil Valarivan managed to win a silver medal in the 10m air rifle event at the ongoing World University Games in Napoli, Italy. In doing so, the 19-year-old also shot a record score of 630.8 in the qualification but eventually fell behind Lucie Brazdova who bagged the gold medal.
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newsshooting14 days ago

Gaurav Rana tops men’s air pistol at national shooting selection trials

Gaurav Rana claimed top honours in the men’s air pistol category at the National Shooting Selection trials at the Dr. Karni Singh Range, Delhi on Monday. Sharvan Kumar managed to shoot more than the world record held by Saurabh Chaudhary but failed to finish at the top by 0.1 points against Rana.
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newsshooting14 days ago

Shooting not being part of Commonwealth Games is not a setback, believes Gagan Narang

Gagan Narang is of the belief that shooting not being a part of the 2022 Commonwealth Games is not a setback for the Indian shooters. Olympic medallist Narang also advised that the Indian shooters to be positive and give their best in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics next year as the news is out now.
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newsshooting16 days ago

Indian government to use diplomacy to have shooting included in CWG, says Kiren Rijiju

Kiren Rijiju has stated that the central government cannot interfere much in the matter of the Commonwealth Games Federation but will try to take diplomatic steps for the inclusion of Shooting in 2022. Rijiju also reiterated the fact that India has a good chance of winning medals in shooting.
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newsshooting21 days ago

Chinki Yadav, Mehuli Ghosh clinch gold at T5 national selection trials

Mehuli Ghosh has bagged a gold medal in the women’s 10m air rifle event at the T5 national selection trials for shooting competitions in Delhi. On the other hand, Chinki Yadav shot a score of 32 in the final round to claim the gold medal in the women’s 25m pistol event on Monday.
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newsshooting23 days ago

Kumar Surendra Singh Shooting Championship | Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar bags two golds

Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar has clinched a couple of gold medals at the Kumar Surendra Singh Shooting Championship at the Dr. Karni Singh Range in New Delhi. Tomar won both the men's and junior rifle 50-metre 3-position gold medals on Saturday to emerge as the star performer of the day.
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