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Indian shooters aim for World Championship, glory at Asian Games

Indian shooters aim for World Championship, glory at Asian Games

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 00:13

After winning a host of medals in the Commonwealth Games, the Indian shooters are now aiming to bring laurels to the country in the upcoming World Shooting Championship in Granada and Asian Games in Incheon.

Shooting well, hope to win Olympic quota in Spain: Gurpal Singh

Shooting well, hope to win Olympic quota in Spain: Gurpal Singh

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 16:41

Commonwealth Games silver medallist Gurpal Singh is confident of cashing in on the momentum and earning a 2016 Olympic quota place in the upcoming World Championships in Granada, Spain.

CWG 2014: Jitu Rai breaks Games record to enter 50m men`s pistol finals

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 18:22

Indian shooter Jitu Rai broke the Commonwealth Games record to march into the 50-metre men`s pistol finals while compatriot Gurpal Singh also qualified, finishing sixth, at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre here Monday.

Amit Pilaniya to participate in Asian Airgun championship

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 17:41

Shooter Amit Kumar Pilaniya will take part in the seventh Asian Airgun Championship to be held at Kuwait from March 7 to 13.

Shooting coaches agree to sign contracts with SAI

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 21:08

The protesting shooting coaches today agreed to sign the contracts, which was mandatory for them to get salaries on monthly basis, after their meeting with the NRAI and SAI officials here.

Samresh wins gold in 25m standard pistol, Vijay third

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 20:22

Ace marksman Samresh Jung won gold while Olympic medallist Vijay Kumar settled for a bronze in 25 meter standard pistol event at the 57th National Shooting Championship at Dr Karni Singh Ranges here on Saturday.

Rakesh, Mampi & Anirudh win golds in National shooting c`ship

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 22:16

Rakesh Manpat clinched the 50 meter Rifle Prone Gold, Mampi Das won the Gold in 10m Air Rifle event, while Anirudh Singh claimed the Gold of Trap Shooting on a day when big names came tumbling down at the 57th National shooting championship here Friday.

India’s Heena Sidhu strikes gold in World Cup Final

Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 09:54

Young pistol shooter Heena Sidhu outshined reigning world champion Zorana Arunovic to win gold medal at the ISSF World Cup Final in Munich on Sunday.

Gagan Narang moots IPL-style shooting league

Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 13:25

Inspired by the success of cricket`s Indian Premier League, ace marksman and London Olympic medallist Gagan Narang has favoured a similar club competition for shooting to popularise the sport in the country.

Nanjappa`s career not threatened by paralytic attack: NRAI

Last Updated: Monday, July 08, 2013, 16:26

Indian shooter Prakash Nanjappa`s tryst with the sport will not end with a lone World Cup bronze medal as the 37-year-old is recovering well.

Stringent action in sexual harassment case: Sports Ministry

Last Updated: Sunday, June 23, 2013, 11:54

Taking serious note of the sexual harassment complaint that a woman shooter has filed against two of her own team members, the Sports Ministry has promised "stringent action" against the accused.

Qureshi donates money to Jaspal Rana`s shooting institute

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 19:14

Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi on Wednesday gave Rs 51,000 from the Governor`s Discretionary Fund to the Jaspal Rana Institute of Shooting and Sports at Paundha.