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newsshootinga day ago

Indian shooting team taken care of very well by Croatian federation in Zagreb

Indian Tokyo-bound shooters currently in Croatia for a preparatory tour ahead of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics are being taken care of very well by the local federation. The contingent will take part in the European Championships from May 20 to June 6 in Osijek, Croatia, followed by the ISSF World Cup.
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newsshooting5 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian shooting contingent leaves for Croatia tour

The Indian shooting contingent left for Croatia, on Tuesday, to complete their training ahead of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, as well as participate in the European Championships and the ISSF World Cup in June. The athletes would be travelling to Europe by a chartered flight arranged by the SAI.
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newsshooting8 days ago

2021 ISSF World Cup to be held in Croatia from June 22 - July 3

The ISSF World Cup, which was supposed to be staged in Baku, ahead of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, will now be held in Osijek, Croatia. A majority of the Indian Tokyo-bound shooters are heading for Zagreb, Croatia, for their last lap of training in the build-up to the Games at the Japanese capital.
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newsshooting9 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian shooters receive first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

The Indian shooting contingent for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, along with coaches and support staff received their first dose of Covid-19 vaccine this Thursday. All of the 13 rifle and pistol shooters will leave for Zagreb, for their final preparations, while the shotguns shooters will head for Italy.
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newsshooting12 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Shooters to leave for Zagreb by chartered flights for preparations ahead of Games

13 Tokyo-bound shooters will be travelling to Zagreb on a chartered flight on May 11, to train for three months in the build-up to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. The current situation in India has deemed it impossible for the athletes to train here, with most of the national camps already cancelled.
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newsshooting14 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian shooters to train in Europe in build-up to Tokyo Games

Tokyo-bound Indian shooters are likely to compete in the European Shooting Championships this month as well as train in Europe in the build-up to the 2021 Olympics. A total of 15 shooters have qualified for the Games, with the contingent expected to bring at least one medal back home.
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newsshooting19 days ago

ISSF World Cup cancelled owing to surge in Covid-19 cases in Baku

The ISSF World Cup, which was supposed to be held from June 21 to July 2, in Baku, has been cancelled owing to the surge in Covid-19 cases on Azerbaijan. The event was supposed to serve as the final preparation ahead of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, which begins on July 23, later this year.
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newsshooting25 days ago

Want to be like Rodger Federer, he is my idol, reveals Mairaj Ahmed Khan

Tokyo-bound shooter Mairaj Ahmed Khan revealed that he wants to be like Rodger Federer, whom he idolises for the way the Tennis star is still going strong at the age of 39. The shooter is the senior-most member of the 15-member Indian shooting contingent which will feature in the upcoming Olympics.
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featureshootinga month ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Missing out on testing events will be beneficial for Skeet shooters, claims Mairaj Ahmed Khan

As many as 15 shooters have qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, in what is going to be the biggest ever Indian contingent in the discipline so far. While 13 of them are either Pistol or Rifle shooters, only two have made a cut in the Skeet events - Mairaj Ahmed Khan and Angad Bajwa.
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newsshootinga month ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | NRAI announces 15-member shooting squad for the Games

The NRAI (National Rifle Association of India) has announced the 15-member shooting squad for the upcoming 2021 Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, with India set to take part in 10 events. The Indian shooting team finished as the best-placed nation in the recently concluded ISSF World Cup, in New Delhi.
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