I want to reach peak form and maintain it: Gagan Narang
I want to reach peak form and maintain it: Gagan Narang

Injuries and recoveries have marked Gagan Narang's life over the last three years and the shooting ace, having just secured a quota for the Rio Olympics, says he is striving to reach peak form and maintain the momentum going into the multisport extravaganza.

Gagan Narang is powerhouse of Indian shooting: NRAI
Gagan Narang is powerhouse of Indian shooting: NRAI

 Gagan Narang has been dubbed the "powerhouse" of Indian shooting by the Nation Rifle Association of India (NRAI), a day after he earned the country its third Rio Olympics quota place in the sport with a bronze medal at the ISSF World Cup in Fort Benning, USA.

Gagan Narang wins World Cup bronze, secures quota for Rio Olympics
Gagan Narang wins World Cup bronze, secures quota for Rio Olympics

 Gagan Narang on Friday won the bronze medal in the 50m Rifle Prone Event of the ISSF World Cup at Fort Benning in USA, earning himself a quota place for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Gagan Narang, Abhinav Bindra fail to qualify for 10m Air Rifle final at World Cup
Gagan Narang, Abhinav Bindra fail to qualify for 10m Air Rifle final at World Cup

Olympic medallists Abhinav Bindra and Gagan Narang failed to qualify for the final round of men’s 10m Air Rifle event while Jitu Rai progressed to the qualification round in 50m Pistol on the opening day of the International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup at Fort Benning, United States on Thursday.

ISSF World Cup: Chain Singh misses final qualification by a point
ISSF World Cup: Chain Singh misses final qualification by a point

Chain Singh missed out on a berth in the final of men's 50-metre rifle 3 position by only a point as the Indian shooting team finished its campaign at the ISSF World Cup (Rifle/Pistol) with one Olympic quota and two bronze medals, here on Wednesday.

Gagan Narang, Sanjeev Rajput survive elimination rounds at World Cup
Gagan Narang, Sanjeev Rajput survive elimination rounds at World Cup

Olympic bronze medallist Gagan Narang, Sanjeev Rajput and Chain Singh survived their respective elimination rounds to enter the qualification round for the finals of men's 50m rifle 3 position event at the ISSF World Cup (Rifle/Pistol) here today.

Don't want to be in Padma awards controversies: Gagan Narang
Don't want to be in Padma awards controversies: Gagan Narang

Seeking to steer clear of the furore that was triggered by Saina Nehwal's open displeasure at being ignored for the Padma awards, ace Indian shooter Gagan Narang said he would prefer to wait for the government to take a call on such matters.

Gagan, Samaresh, Anjali in line for gold in Shooting Nationals
Gagan, Samaresh, Anjali in line for gold in Shooting Nationals

Olympic medallist Gagan Narang and veterans Samaresh Jung and Anjali Bhagwat lined themselves up for gold medals in their respective events at the 58th National Shooting Championships here today.

Abhinav Bindra wins bronze in Shooting Nationals, gold for Hariom Singh
Abhinav Bindra wins bronze in Shooting Nationals, gold for Hariom Singh

India's sole individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra today bagged the 50-metre rifle prone bronze medal, but the gold went to Hariom Singh in the 58th National Shooting Championships here on Wednesday.

Chain Singh bags 50m 3-position rifle bronze; India miss out in team event
Chain Singh bags 50m 3-position rifle bronze; India miss out in team event

Chain Singh won a bronze medal in 50m Rifle 3 Positions Men's Finals, even as India narrowly missed out on a third-place finish in men's team event of the Asian Games here on Friday.

Incheon Asian Games: Day 8 - As it happened...
Incheon Asian Games: Day 8 - As it happened...

Welcome to our live blog for all the action of Day 8 at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon.

Asian Games: Indian women bag bronze in double trap shooting
Asian Games: Indian women bag bronze in double trap shooting

The Indian shooting team comprising Shagun Chowdhary, Shreyasi Singh and Varsha Varman bagged a bronze in women's double trap event but Gurpreet Singh narrowly missed out on a medal in his event at the 17th Asian Games here Thursday.

Asiad 2014: India aiming to make mark with big medal haul in Incheon
Asiad 2014: India aiming to make mark with big medal haul in Incheon

Bolstered by a better-than-expected performance in the Commonwealth Games, Indian athletes would now look to assert themselves against the sporting might of continental powerhouses such as China and Japan in the 17th Asian Games commencing here on Thursday.

Shooting World Championships: Gagan Narang misses Olympic quota by a place
Shooting World Championships: Gagan Narang misses Olympic quota by a place

Gagan Narang missed out on an Olympic quota by just one place as he finished sixth in the finals of 50-metre rifle prone while Prakash Nanjappa and Jitu Rai narrowly missed out on finals of men's 10-metre air pistol in the 51st Shooting World Championships here on Thursday.

Task cut out as Indian shooters begin World Championships campaign
Task cut out as Indian shooters begin World Championships campaign

They may have been hitting the bulls eyes often in recent years but Indian shooters will still have their task cut out when they take to the range for the 51st World Championships starting here on Monday, eyeing as many Olympic quotas as possible.

Telangana Government bonanza for Commonwealth Games medallists

There was a bonanza for several sportspersons here Friday with the Telangana Government presenting cash awards to players like Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu and Gagan Narang for bringing laurels to the country and the state in events such as Commonwealth Games.

Telangana government rewards CWG medallists, other sportspersons

There was a bonanza for several sportspersons here today with the Telangana Government presenting cash awards to players like Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu and Gagan Narang for bringing laurels to the country and the state in events such as Commonwealth Games.

Indian shooters biggest beneficiary of government grants

With shooters bringing laurels at major international meets, the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) has emerged as the biggest beneficiary of government grants in the last three years.

Time to switch gear for World Championships and Asiad: Gagan Narang

Ace shooter Gagan Narang, who recently bagged a silver and a bronze in 50-metre rifle prone and 50-metre rifle 3 position, respectively, at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, said it was time to switch gears as World Championships and Asian Games come calling next month.

Sachin Tendulkar attends SAI felicitation function amidst controversy

Even as a controversy raged in the Rajya Sabha over his low attendance, batting great Sachin Tendulkar today attended a function at Vigyan Bhawan here to give away awards to the medal winners of the recent Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.