newsshooting10 days 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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newsshooting12 days ago

Para Shooter Sidhartha Babu aims for a medal in 2020 Tokyo Paralympics

Sidhartha Babu is gunning for a podium finish at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics, armed with a new German-made Walther, worth Rs 11 lakh, gifted by the state government. Sidhartha is also eligible for the Union government’s TOP Scheme which provides financial assistance to Olympic aspirants for training.
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newsshooting12 days ago

Chinki Yadav secures India’s 11th Tokyo Olympic quota in shooting

Chinki Yadav secured India's 11th Tokyo Olympic quota in shooting with a career-best qualification score of 588 at the 14th Asian Championship in Doha on Friday. India had already bagged Olympic quota places in 10m air rifle, three positions in 50m rifle, 10m air pistol and 25m air pistol.
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newsshooting19 days ago

UK proposes seperate CWG shooting event to mitigate India’s concerns

To mitigate India’s concern over the exclusion of shooting at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games, Britain has asked the CGF and British Shooting to consider hosting a separate event for the sport in 2022. India have threatened to boycott the Commonwealth Games over the exclusion of shooting.
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newsshootinga month ago

NRAI refers errant shooters to Athlete commission for indulging in feud

Two marksmen involved in a fistfight inside the Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range in Delhi forced the National Rifle Association of India to act against them by asking its Athletes Commission to launch an inquiry into the incident. The two shooters identified as Babar Khan and Yoginder Pal Singh.
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reportshooting2 months ago

India's junior shotgun squad pick up four medals at the Asian Championship

India's junior shotgun squad picked up four medals – two individual bronze and a silver each in the men’s and women’s team events at the Ninth Asian Shotgun Championship at Almaty in Kazakhstan. The individual medals came courtesy of Abhay Singh and Parinaaz Dhaliwal in the junior skeet competition.
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newsshooting2 months ago

Narinder Batra to discuss shooting exclusion with CWG Federation head in November

Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Batra is going to meet Commonwealth Games Federation head Louise Martin in New Delhi on November 14. The IOA chief will discuss matters regarding the exclusion of shooting from the 2022 Commonwealth Games which will be played in Birmingham.
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newsshooting2 months ago

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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newsshooting2 months 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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newsshooting2 months 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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