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Bangladesh joins India in appeals to include shooting at 2022 Commonwealth Games

Bangladesh sports minister Zahid Ahsan Russel, this week, wrote to Tariq Ahmad Britain's Commonwealth minister for the inclusion of shooting in the Commonwealth Games. Earlier this month India's sports minister Kiren Rijiju wrote a similar letter to British sports secretary Nicky Morgan.
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newsshooting3 days ago

Asian Shooting Championship | India announce 41-member contingent

A 41-member strong Indian shooting squad was announced by the selection committee of the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) for the 14th Asian Championship, which begins in Doha on November 3. Thirty-eight Olympic quota places will be up for grabs in the continental tournament.
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newsshooting14 days ago

My hard work finally bore fruit, says Yashaswini Singh Deswal after winning gold at the ISSF World Cup

Yashaswini Singh Deswal let out a sigh of relief after her efforts finally came to fruition in the form of a gold medal at the ISSF World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The 22-year-old secured India’s ninth Olympic quota after clinching the top prize in the women’s 10m air pistol shooting.
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newsshooting14 days ago

When you get to the Olympics, you need a different level of mental stability, says Abhishek Verma

Abhishek Verma, who clinched his second World Cup gold medal last week in Rio, admits that it would require a different level of mental stability to succeed at the Olympics. Verma secured his place at Tokyo 2020 by winning the 10m air pistol gold medal at the Beijing World Cup in April this year.
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newsshooting14 days ago

National shooting trials | Dhanush Srikanth comes out on top in air rifle

17-year-old Dhanush Srikanth showed great grit and talent as he shone in the star-studded air rifle competition in the sixth National shooting selection trials at the Dr. Karni Singh Range on Saturday. Apart from him, Arjun Singh Cheema and Mitesh Kumar Manilal Gohil also topped their events.
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newsshooting15 days ago

Preparations underway by Indian shooters ahead of Olympics

Indian shooters have been notching up one victory after another of late and are now focused on emulating the same form in next year’s Olympics in Tokyo to come home with a record medal haul in shooting. A few shooters shared their preparation methods and progress ahead of the marquee event.
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newsshooting15 days ago

Zero conversation during competition helps us most, says Manu Bhaker about Saurabh Chaudhary

Contrary to popular belief, star Indian mixed team pistol shooters Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary hardly interact with each other, more so during competitions, as the former revealed. Bhaker also stated they are extremely different in terms of personality and just focus on their performances.
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newsshooting16 days ago

India shooters rue lack of hostel in best shooting range of India

Top Indian shooters, who have sealed their quotas for Tokyo Olympics next year, lamented the lack of lodging facilities at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range in New Delhi. The shooters revealed that they always had to book a hotel whenever they came to the capital city to practice or compete.
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newsshooting16 days ago

India shooters warm up in national trials ahead of Asian Championships

Indian shooters wouldn’t get time to rest on their laurels after the World Cup feat as they would be competing in the sixth and seventh national selection trials in Tughlakabad. The strong domestic system put into place by the NRAI has started bearing fruits with India already reaching new heights.
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newsshooting17 days ago

ISSF World Cup | India see a record 14 shooters qualify for finals in China

After finishing atop the medal tally table in all the four World Cups held in Delhi, Beijing, Munich, and Rio de Janeiro, the Indian shooting contingent would see as many as 14 athletes taking part in the ISSF World Cup finals in China. The finals would be held in Pultan from November 17 to 23.
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