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featureshooting23 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian shooters raising hopes ahead of showpiece event

As usual, we are expecting quite a lot from the Indian shooters at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics especially in light of the fact that they been performing exceedingly well in the ongoing ISSG World Cup. With a mixed bag of youngsters and veterans, India is likely to field their best contingent ever.
sounak mullick
newsshooting24 days ago

ISSF Shotgun World Cup 2021 | Indian strike Gold in women's 25m Air Pistol team event

The Indian trio of Manu Bhaker, Chinki Yadav, and Rahi Sarnobat claimed yet another Gold medal for India, in the women’s 25m Air Pistol event, at the ongoing ISSF World Cup, in New Delhi this Thursday. India also earned a Silver medal in the women’s 50m Air Rifle 3 positions team event.
SportsCafe Desk
newsshooting25 days ago

ISSF World Cup 2021 | Chinki Yadav, Aishwary Pratap Singh bag Gold in their respective events

Indian shooters claimed all three podium finishes in the women’s 25m Sir Pistol event at the ISSF World Cup in New Delhi, this Wednesday. Chinki Yadav won the Gold in the women’s 25 Air Pistol event, while Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar won a Gold medal in the men’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions.
SportsCafe Desk
newsshootinga month ago

2021 ISSF World Cup | India claim two gold medals, holds top position in medals tally

India claimed a couple of Gold medals in the men’s and women’s 10m Air Pistol team events and climbed up to the top of the medals tally in the ongoing ISSF World Cup in New Delhi. India also claimed a historic bronze medal in the women’s skeet event owing to a brilliant display from Ganemat Sekhon.
SportsCafe Desk
newsshooting2 months ago

Air India denies any allegation of 'harassment' or 'insult' to Manu Bhaker

Air India has denied any allegations of ‘harassment’ or ‘insult’ on Indian shooter Manu Bhaker at the IGI Airport, in Delhi this Sunday. It was only after the intervention of Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju that the former ISSF World Cup winner allowed to board the flight from Delhi to Bhopal.
SportsCafe Desk
newsshooting2 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian squad announced for ISSF World Cup

The Indian team for the ISSF World Cup has been announced with Commonwealth Games Gold medallist Anish Bhanwala picked in the men’s 25m rapid-fire event. All 15 Tokyo quota holders, along with other top shooters of the country will take part in the event which begins on March 18.
SportsCafe Desk
newsshooting9 months ago

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.
SportsCafe Desk
featureshooting10 months ago

Online shooting gave us exposure during lockdown, a kind of attachment to real shooting, claims Joydeep Karmakar

'Shooting is not a very physical sport, there haven’t been many issues, but shooting is like mathematics, if you don’t practice, you lose out a lot. Online shooting has given us a different platform altogether, but at least they are getting some exposure during the lockdown' - Joydeep Karmaker.
sounak mullick
featureshootinga year ago

Pathbreakers | Abhinav Bindra’s golden run in Beijing 2008 and a shot in the arm for brighter future

Abhinav Bindra became an overnight sensation after a Gold medal finish at 2008 Beijing Games - India's first individual Gold medal at the Games. A whole generation of shooters emerged after the triumph, following the footsteps of Bindra - to script a never-written chapter in Indian sports.
sounak mullick
newsshootinga year 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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