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newsshooting8 days 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.
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featureshootinga month 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.
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featureshooting4 months 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.
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newsshooting8 months 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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newsshooting9 months 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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newsshootinga year 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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newsshootinga year ago

ISSF World Cup | Yashaswini Singh Deswal clinches gold, confirms India’s ninth place at Tokyo

Yashaswini Singh Deswal clinched the 10m air pistol gold medal at the ISSF World Cup in Rio De Janeiro in Brazil, confirming India’s ninth quota place for Tokyo 2020 in shooting. This was India’s third gold medal at the event, following Elavenil Valarivan and Abhishek Verma’s efforts earlier.
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newsshootinga year ago

Selection panel reveals Jaspal Rana wasn’t declared coach by any shooters

The selection panel for the Dronahcraya award has revealed that none of the protégés had names Jaspal Rana as their coach while filling the affidavits and hence, the seasoned coach was ignored for the award. It has snowballed into a huge controversy with Abhinav Bindra standing beside him.
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newsshootinga year 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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newsshootinga year ago

Maintaining form and scores are tougher than securing a quota for the Olympics, feels Manu Bhaker

Manu Bhaker has said that according to her, maintaining the scores and a good form is “tougher” than getting a quota for the Olympics. The 17-year-old Indian shooter missed out on a bronze medal at the ISSF World Cup in Munich but still managed to get a place at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
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