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NRAI proposes setting up of panel to review Rio debacle

NRAI proposes setting up of panel to review Rio debacle

Indian shooters proved to be an epic failure in a disastrous Rio Olympic Games as the 12-member team, with the exception of Bindra, failed miserably to live up to the sky-high expectations.

Shooters Gagan Narang and Chain Singh fail to qualify in 50m rifle event at Rio Olympics 2016

Shooters Gagan Narang and Chain Singh fail to qualify in 50m rifle event at Rio Olympics 2016

Russian Sergey Kamenskiy set a new Olympic record to secure the top qualifying spot, with a score of 1184, including 67 inner 10s.

India at Rio Olympics 2016, Day 8: Preview — Focus on Sania-Bopanna pair as hunt for first medal continues

India at Rio Olympics 2016, Day 8: Preview — Focus on Sania-Bopanna pair as hunt for first medal continues

One more victory tonight, over US star Venus and her Indian-origin partner Rajeev in the semis will ensure India a silver medal while a defeat would give Sania and Bopanna a chance to fight for the bronze.

India at Rio Olympics 2016, Day 7 Recap: Vikas Krishan, Sania Mirza-Rohan Bopanna bring cheer on dismal day

India at Rio Olympics 2016, Day 7 Recap: Vikas Krishan, Sania Mirza-Rohan Bopanna bring cheer on dismal day

Sania and Bopanna entered the semi-finals of the mixed doubles tennis event by defeating Andy Murray and Heather Watson of Britain in straight sets.

Gagan Narang and Chain Singh fail to qualify for 50m Rifle Prone finals

Gagan Narang and Chain Singh fail to qualify for 50m Rifle Prone finals

It was particularly disappointing for Narang, who was placed as high as 4th at one stage.

Rio Olympics: How India performed on Day 3 of biggest sporting extravaganza

Rio Olympics: How India performed on Day 3 of biggest sporting extravaganza

India's dismal show at the Rio Olympics 2016 continued as the country is still waiting for its first medal after three days.

Rio Olympics 2016, Day 3: Abhinav Bindra misses bronze by whisker; India's wait for first medal continues

Rio Olympics 2016, Day 3: Abhinav Bindra misses bronze by whisker; India's wait for first medal continues

Germany scored late in 2-1 win over India, while Abhinav Bindra finished 4th in men's 10m air rifle event.

Rio Olympics 2016, Day 3: India's complete schedule; Abhinav Bindra, Gagan Narang in spotlight

Rio Olympics 2016, Day 3: India's complete schedule; Abhinav Bindra, Gagan Narang in spotlight

Abhinav Bindra and Gagan Narang are not new to the pressure of participating in the Olympics and expectations are high from these two veteran shooters to bag medals for India on Day 3 in Rio.

Gagan Narang

Like Abhinav Bindra, Rio 2016 is Gagan Narang's last Olympic Games. The 33-year-old bagged a bronze medal at London 2012 and is one India's brightest prospects this year. He will lead the country's charge in 10m Air Rifle, 50m Rifle Prone and 50m Rifle 3 Position.

Olympian predicts record medal haul from Indian shooters at 2016 Rio Games

Olympian predicts record medal haul from Indian shooters at 2016 Rio Games

A strong 12-member shooting squad will be representing India at Rio de Janeiro.

2016 Rio setback for India: Olympics shooter down in Lausanne

2016 Rio setback for India: Olympics shooter down in Lausanne

The Army shooter – who will represent India in 50m rifle prone and 50m rifle 3 position events at the Rio Games.

2016 Rio Olympics: Complete list of Indian athletes qualified for XXXI Olympiad so far

2016 Rio Olympics: Complete list of Indian athletes qualified for XXXI Olympiad so far

The Indian Olympic Association is going to send the nation's largest ever delegation.

Sanjeev Rajput wins silver in 50m Rifle 3 Positions

Sanjeev Rajput wins silver in 50m Rifle 3 Positions

The gold medal went to Petar Gorsa of Croatia who led from pillar to post in the finals, shooting a total of 457.5 to Rajput's 456.9.

Shooting World Cup: Gagan Narang, Abhinav Bindra Disappoint in Finals

Shooting World Cup: Gagan Narang, Abhinav Bindra Disappoint in Finals

Bindra eventually finished sixth in the event after having shot a solid 627.4 in qualifying to make the final in fourth position.

'Gold-finger' Chain Singh stars as India continues to lord at 12th South Asian Games

'Gold-finger' Chain Singh stars as India continues to lord at 12th South Asian Games

For the ninth successive day of competitions, India stood atop the medals table with 275 overall (160 gold, 88 silver and 21 bronze).

12th South Asian Games: Gold rush, Rio Olympic berth for Kavita Raut but India lose hockey final

12th South Asian Games: Gold rush, Rio Olympic berth for Kavita Raut but India lose hockey final

Holding on firmly to the top spot in the overall standings, India increased their tally to 248 -- including 146 gold, 79 silver and 23 bronze medals.

Gold pours in for India from shooting, track-and-field at South Asian Games

Gold pours in for India from shooting, track-and-field at South Asian Games

The Indian contingent has so far garnered 237 medals, including 139 gold, 78 silver and 20 bronze.

12th South Asian Games: Krishna Poonia, Baichung Bhutia to run with torch during opening ceremony

12th South Asian Games: Krishna Poonia, Baichung Bhutia to run with torch during opening ceremony

The opening ceremony will start at 5pm, and PM is expected to declare the Games open at 5:30pm.

Singing national anthem before 2011 WC final my 'proudest feeling': Sachin Tendulkar

Singing national anthem before 2011 WC final my 'proudest feeling': Sachin Tendulkar

Besides being a sporting icon, the batting legend is known for his exemplary duties towards the nation, which includes many social works.